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Author Interview: J.F. Lewis (Part One)

Cape Rust recently asked J.F. Lewis, the author of Grudgebearer, some questions about writing, gaming, and more. Take a look at the first part of this interview. I have read your bio in the back of your books. What else should readers know about you? About me? Nothing. I’d rather readers know my characters. There’s…

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The Mischievous Art of Monster Infighting

“Who dies first?” —Conan, “The Phoenix on the Sword” Monsters have been teaming up since the dawn of D&D. We’ve seen unlikely allies emerge from the game’s rogues gallery as far back as the famed Keep on the Borderlands. But what happens when villains actually get in the way of each other’s ill-gotten gains? Well,…

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Collection of Curiosities: The Locket

Lockets secure all manner of small things, but not all of them have the usual items within them. You can roll randomly for a result below, or use the handy number provided with each entry to figure out your result on a d12. You can also pick the one that works for the area in…

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The Rise of Tiamat: A DM’s and Player’s Overview

Ideally, players and Dungeon Masters (DMs) who sit down to tackle The Rise of Tiamat will already have played Hoard of the Dragon Queen. Rise is a continuation of Hoard’s story about the Cult of the Dragon, but they are very different adventures in style. Hoard of the Dragon Queen is a big, sprawling adventure…

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Southlands Sound Cues

When you venture into the Southlands, you want the right musical cues to accompany your intrepid player characters. Here’s a short list of epic music, much of it soundtracks from motion pictures with similar themes, folk music appropriate to the region, and a few eclectic choices that will keep your magic carpet aloft. Snakes, Why’d…

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