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Flight of the Kipir (Kipine)

Flight of the Kipir (Kipine) A Family-friendly Halloween Themed Adventure This is a Halloween themed family-friendly adventure for D&D 5e. This adventure relies on role play, exploration, problem-solving. There are opportunities for combat due to random encounters of the Kipine or at the end of the adventure if the characters

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Homebrew Items: Pradlers Portable Room

D&D Homebrew Items: Pradler’s Portable Room When a Portable Hole Just Won’t Do… The portable room is actually made up of two magical items, which must be used together for the room to be accessible. The first is a tiny model door and the second is a gold key. When

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A Single Feather

A Single Feather A family-friendly adventure for characters 1st to 4th levels This adventure is intended for up to 4 characters of 1st to 4th level. This adventure relies on role play, exploration, problem-solving and a skill challenge. There is the opportunity for combat at several stages of the adventure.

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BBEG – Big Bad Evil Guy

BBEG: Big Bad Evil Guy Creation Making a compelling and memorable villain can be difficult, especially when DMing for younger players. Let’s take a few minutes to build a BBEG so you can see how it works.  The Dungeon Master’s Guide provides some quick NPC creation tables for you to

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Dungeon Crawls and Exploration in D&D 5e

Dungeon Crawls and Exploration in D&D 5e This is going to be a short how-to post on how to DM mega dungeons and wilderness exploration. I have participated as both a player and a DM in many dungeon crawls and wilderness exploration adventures. Many of them have been horrible slog

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Simplifying Dungeons & Dragons

Simplifying Dungeons & Dragons So, you watched a bunch of videos on YouTube and now you are even more confused than ever about how Dungeons & Dragons works. You feel like you have to memorize over a thousand pages of rules and then there is all of the roleplaying, world

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Role Playing With Kids

My wife and I have two kids of our own and we regularly invite their friends and neighborhood kids to play at our home. When it comes to roll playing games (RPGs) like Dungeons & Dragons, our kids could not be more different, but engaging them both in the game is very important…

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Get Started Here

Most kids will jump at the opportunity to “play pretend” with their parents, siblings and friends. Dungeons and Dragons provides a framework, a ready made world and a lot of fuel for the imagination. The challenge for both parents and children are the huge volumes filled with rules and charts. That is where DMing Dad can help.

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Family Friendly Modules

I understand how difficult it is to wade through the official Dungeons & Dragons published adventure modules looking for kid appropriate content. For the most part, I either use the maps and throw out the adventure text entirely or substantially rewrite their content… Read more…