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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...
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5 Highly Customizable 3.5e Prestige Classes We Wish that 5e Would Incorporate

3.5e dndMorgan Carpenter
There are a few major differences between 3.5e and 5e as editions of Dungeons and Dragons (and 4e, of course, but we don’t talk about 4e). The comp...
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Types of Historical Daggers to Flavor Your Weapons and Equipment as in 5e DnD

5e dndMorgan Carpenter
Almost as long as humans have existed, we’ve had knives in some form or another. As a utility and as a weapon, daggers are one of the most prolific...
A drawing from 3e Dungeons and Dragons, depicting various human ethnicities found in the Forgotten Realms campaign setting.

In Defense of Human Fighters - Why D&Ds Most 'Boring' Class-Race Combo Remains so Popular

3.5e dndMorgan Carpenter
When the early access for Baldur’s Gate 3 (the most recent installation of Dungeons and Dragons’ preeminent videogame series) opened, it was soon f...
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What’s the Best Way to Learn Dungeons and Dragons?

3e dndMorgan Carpenter
Dungeons and Dragons has a bit of a learning curve. Less so with more recent editions, but even when learning 5th Edition, it can take a while to f...
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What Makes Ravenloft so Iconic?

5e dndMorgan Carpenter
Just recently, Wizards of the Coast released Van Richten’s Guide to Ravenloft, a worldbuilding sourcebook for Dungeons and Dragons 5e. It expands o...
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6 Oneshot Prompts for a Valentine's Oneshot

3.5e dndMorgan Carpenter
Running a full campaign can be difficult, especially right now - scheduling for the number of people that it takes to run one is a hassle, and even...
An image of the cover of a 3.5e D&D book "Complete Psionic". It shows the 3.5 edition Dungeons and Dragons logo and the title of the book.

5 Psionic Prestige Classes WotC should adapt into 5e Subclasses

3.5e dndMorgan Carpenter
For those who have only played 5e - psionics are the psychics of the D&D universe. Their powers and abilities come from the mind, with intense ...
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5e vs 3e Skills: A Brief Guide with Skill Conversion Chart

3e dndMorgan Carpenter
One of the most easily spotted differences between 3e and 5e Dungeons and Dragons is the way that they handle skills - one look at the two characte...