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The Lich in Dungeons & Dragons – excerpt from Larloch’s Lexicon of Lichdom

I stumbled across a post on Reddit a while back. It was a simple, one-sentence question, somewhere along the lines of: Can anyone become a lich? Pretty innocuous question, but it got me thinking. And thinking. And thinking so much I decided to write a whole damn book about it, which is being publishing today:… Continue reading The Lich in Dungeons & Dragons – excerpt from Larloch’s Lexicon of Lichdom

Review, Rules & Mechanics

Mythic Odysseys of Theros – Races and Subclasses Review

The newest D&D sourcebook, Mythic Odysseys of Theros dropped on DNDBeyond.com this week. Greek mythology has always fascinated me, so while I haven't done sourcebook reviews before, I felt like this would be a good time to start. Because I have no interest in running a game in a Magic the Gathering-setting, I'll focus on… Continue reading Mythic Odysseys of Theros – Races and Subclasses Review

News, Rules & Mechanics

New release – Nybor’s Tome of Magic weapons

There's an issue with magic weapon in 5th edition Dungeons & Dragons. It's not that they're bad or poorly designed, but simply that there's not enough of them – especially at the first tiers of play (character levels 1-10), where we have less than a handful unique uncommon and about a dozen rare magic weapons.… Continue reading New release – Nybor’s Tome of Magic weapons

Descent Into Avernus, News, Rules & Mechanics

Enhanced demons – or ‘Making the Marilith Great Again’!

Quick introduction – this post will be about our Enhanced Monster-compendiums, a series of supplements we're currently publishing on the DM's Guild. I'll talk a bit about why we feel like the monsters in the Monster Manual need to be enhanced, as well as show an example of how we've enhanced the marilith, my all-time… Continue reading Enhanced demons – or ‘Making the Marilith Great Again’!