For Players: 18-ish D&D Character Backstory Questions

Post by Peter Watson-Wailes

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Main picture: Bronze Carved Dice by Ty Konzak Please note: The Usual Disclaimer applies as always. When creating a new character for a campaign (or for a book or anything else really), it's useful to have a fleshed-out backstory. That way, whenever you have to improv how your character responds,…

From the Community: D&D Custom Character Sheets

Post by Peter Watson-Wailes

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I came across a beautiful character sheet this morning, and decided that I'd have a nose around for inspiration for custom character sheets. Below are the top five I found, and the people who've created them. Jennifer Nix Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jentendo666 Twitter: https://twitter.com/jentendo666 YouTube:…

GM Tools: Random Trap Generator

Post by Peter Watson-Wailes

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Main picture: matte background by Futurilla I built this as a minor tool for generating ideas for traps when I need the party to encounter something that slows them down. Hopefully you'll find it useful. Enjoy!…

GM Tools: Random Plot Hook Generator

Post by Peter Watson-Wailes

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Main picture: matte background by Futurilla I built this as a minor tool for generating interesting inciting incidents and plot hooks for one-shots or more free-form campaigns. Hopefully you'll find it useful. Enjoy!…

GM Tools: Random Magic Item Generator

Post by Peter Watson-Wailes

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Main picture: matte background by Futurilla I built this as a minor tool for generating interesting things for loot or items for parties to discover. Poke the button to create a new suggestion. The things it suggests often won't make sense as a complete item, so I find it works…