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Our Campaign Diary (part 20?)

DMingDad Campaign Diary (part 20?) Okay, this is WAY out of order and a major spoiler alert. This campaign diary comes from when the characters were 10th level. We have been playing the same campaign for several years with the same characters. Flash Backstory Lilith, the gold dragon sorcerer, was

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Our Campaign Diary (part 1)

DMingDad Campaign Diary (part 1) You asked for this…so you deserve what you get (evil smirk intended). This is not my standard blogging format, more of a stream of memory with occasional interruptions by players and maybe their characters. This is the first installment in a campaign diary that recaps a

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ADHD and D&D

Playing Dungeons & Dragons With ADHD This blog post was inspired by Rin. Thanks for taking the time to reach out to me. ADHD can be very frustrating. It’s sometimes difficult to feel “normal” because it seems like other people have it so easy or that things just come naturally

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Homebrew Spell: Force Rain

Brilgar’s Force Rain Level: 5Class: Wizard, Warlock, SorcererRange: 150 ftArea: 30 ft radius (cyldendar)Components: V, S, M*Duration: Up to 1 minute with concentrationSchool: ConjurationSave: Dex save at spell casters’ DC for 1/2 damage on saveDamage/Effect: Variable – 3d6 (table A) + 3d6 (table B) per combat round + 1d4+1 per

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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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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… Read more…

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…
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Looking for a Great Easter Themed Adventure?

First thing this morning, excited farmers arrived at the inn with tales of egg stealing bunnycorns seen leaving chicken coups on multiple farms…