The Things We Find Along The Way – Filling The Gaps In A Hexcrawl or Pointcrawl

Here I aim to flesh out the step between “you are traveling” and “you found a dungeon” in a hex- or pointcrawl, in a way that hopefully feels natural and like actual exploration. I’ve taken some inspiration from, yes, Skyrim. It aims to add a bit of risk-reward to the process: discovering new locations might … Continue reading The Things We Find Along The Way – Filling The Gaps In A Hexcrawl or Pointcrawl

Have A Little Faith: A Religious War in D&D in 9 Simple Steps

Before you startThis post is a demonstration of the system I wrote that allows you to run a cult or religion in D&D. Start with that one! Meet Myra Myra is a kind-hearted 6th-level Human Cleric of Finrimbel, God of the Sun, with a problem. She just arrived in Khobai, the City of a Thousand … Continue reading Have A Little Faith: A Religious War in D&D in 9 Simple Steps

Now I’m A Believer: Run A Religion (Or Cult) In Dungeons & Dragons (Or Other TTRPGs)

I wrote an extensive example of this system in use, if you're curious! What This System Tries To Do Provide possibility for emergent storytelling through progress. Starting a real-life religion is probably pretty tricky (I never tried it), but just as Adventurers are capable in combat, I'm assuming that player characters setting out to spread … Continue reading Now I’m A Believer: Run A Religion (Or Cult) In Dungeons & Dragons (Or Other TTRPGs)

Straight To The Moon: Adding A Stock Exchange To Your Dungeons & Dragons Economy

Gold has a bit of a weird role in D&D - it is generally expected to be desired, yet a default out-of-the-box D&D campaign does not provide a lot of things to do with it. An option of investing is sometimes mentioned, which gave me the idea of adding a living macro economy to my … Continue reading Straight To The Moon: Adding A Stock Exchange To Your Dungeons & Dragons Economy