A photo of a carnival mask, in gold and white, against a black background. The words "The Witchlight Carnival" are written next to it in font.

The Witchlight Carnival: "Wild Beyond the Witchlight" Introductory Area, and Standalone Location

5e dndMorgan Carpenter
Recently, I’ve been running the prewritten campaign Wild Beyond the Witchlight (WBTW) for my family. It’s a roleplay-heavy, combat-light campaign t...
A photo of a stack of Fudge dice (dice with plus and minus signs on each side of the cube) in various colors. Next to the dice are the words "Fudge Games"

5 Fate/Fudge System TTRPGs to Try Out for a Rules-Light Tabletop Campaign

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
I love Dungeons and Dragons. But I also know that it isn’t the ‘forever TTRPG’ for everyone – some people are just looking for something different....
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5 Science Fiction LARPS to Run this Summer

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
Summer is just around the corner, if not here already where you live. It’s the time of the year for parties, get togethers, and entertainment! The ...
Constructing Meaningful Character Deaths

Constructing Meaningful Character Deaths

Justice Darin
Adventurers are always remembered for what they’ve done in life, but does it actually have to stop there? From the moment I was assigned the positi...
A sketch of concept art for the Skeksis from The Dark Crystal in red pencil against a yellow background. To the left is the words The Dark Crystal Adventure Game in purple and black font

The Dark Crystal Adventure Game: Discussion and Review

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
There have been a lot of franchise tie-in tabletop games coming out recently. Labyrinth, Marvel, The Princess Bride. It’s easy to understand why, o...
May Gaming Convention Calendar 2022

May Gaming Convention Calendar 2022

Morgan Carpenter
Here are the gaming conventions going on the May!   RPGCON: Huntsville, AL May 20-22 KublaCon Game Convention: Burlingame, CA May 27-30 Gamex: Los...
An illustration from the announcement of Spelljammer in 5th edition Dungeons and Dragons. It depicts Minsc, a human ranger with purple face paint, and Boo, a space hamster, riding a dragon through space.

4 Things We Hope We See in Spelljammer 5e

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
This week, the D&D Direct Youtube channel surprised long time DnD players with a huge announcement – Spelljammer is finally making its way into...
Puzzle for Dungeons and dragons storytelling

Puzzles and Traps As Story Telling Tools

Matt Cole
Traps and puzzles are staples in every DnD game, you can’t have the complete dungeon experience without a few traps for the barbarian to trigger be...
A banner that read "Anime for Shadowrun Players". To the right of the words is an image of a character from Bubblegum Crisis. She has brown hair, and is sitting on a red motorcycle

5 Anime Recommendations for Shadowrun Players

80sMorgan Carpenter
We talk a lot about Dungeons and Dragons here at D20Collective, but don’t think that we’ve forgotten all the other tabletop RPGs out there to play!...
An illustration of Lina Inverse from the anime Slayers. She's a red haired woman wearing pink, white, and yellow clothing, black armor, and white gloves. The is winking and flexing one arm. To the right of her are the words "Anime for DnD Fans"

5 Anime Recommendations for Dungeons and Dragons Players

animeMorgan Carpenter
People who play Dungeons and Dragons don’t tend to limit their fantasy media just to tabletop games. After all, it does require something of a pree...
D&D Around the Web - April Edition

D&D Around the Web - April Edition

Morgan Carpenter
A new addition to the D20 Collective blog where we scour the web for interesting content and link to it here.   Dragon+ Magazine Releases Critical ...
3.5: The Chaos Simulator

3.5: The Chaos Simulator

Justice Darin
Among the many iterations of Dungeons and Dragons, none inspire and promote insanity quite like 3.5. I’ve witnessed many things in my time as a DM ...

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