The Inglorious Ingrates Episode 18: The Great Battle of Our Time

The Ingrates finally face off against WAR in this stunning conclusion of Chapter 1 of the Inglorious Ingrates, and lose a companion! Who will it be? Join us to find out!

5 Common Mistakes to Avoid as a New D&D Player

As a new player, it can be overwhelming to learn the rules and the world of D&D. Here are five common mistakes to avoid as a new D&D player. Mistake #1: Not understanding your character When you create your character, you’re not just creating a set of stats and abilities. You’re creating a personality, aContinue reading “5 Common Mistakes to Avoid as a New D&D Player”

Monster Highlight: Arcanoloth

The arcanoloth is a unique and fascinating creature from the world of Dungeons and Dragons (D&D). As an outsider from the Lower Planes, the arcanoloth is an incredibly powerful and intelligent creature, capable of wielding incredible magic and commanding legions of demons and devils. In this blog post, we’ll explore the origins, appearance, abilities, andContinue reading “Monster Highlight: Arcanoloth”

The Role of Roleplaying and Improvisation in D&D Gameplay

One of the defining features of D&D is its emphasis on roleplaying and improvisation, which allows players to immerse themselves in a fictional world and interact with other players in character. In this post, we will explore the role of roleplaying and improvisation in D&D gameplay, and how they contribute to the overall experience ofContinue reading “The Role of Roleplaying and Improvisation in D&D Gameplay”

How-To Run a Successful One-Shot Adventure

One of the most fun and engaging ways to play D&D is through a one-shot adventure. A one-shot adventure is a self-contained story that typically lasts for one session, usually around three to six hours. It’s a great way to introduce new players to the game, and it’s also perfect for more experienced players whoContinue reading “How-To Run a Successful One-Shot Adventure”

Let’s Explore Character Classes!

In Dungeons and Dragons, players have the opportunity to create characters from a variety of classes, each with unique abilities and skills. Choosing a class is an essential step in character creation, as it determines the character’s abilities, strengths, and weaknesses. In this blog post, we will explore different character classes and their unique abilities,Continue reading “Let’s Explore Character Classes!”

How-To DM: Balancing Encounters

As a Dungeon Master, one of the key responsibilities is to create encounters that are challenging and engaging for the players. Encounters can be anything from combat to puzzles, and they serve as a way to move the story forward and keep players invested in the game. However, creating encounters that are both balanced andContinue reading “How-To DM: Balancing Encounters”

The Significance of Dice Rolls and Probability in D&D Gameplay

Dear Readers, it has come to my attention that some of my posts lack a sense of context, in that new readers, or those new to D&D have zero idea what I’m talking about. As such, I will be trying to ensure my posts are clear to both new and veteran players alike! Dice rollsContinue reading “The Significance of Dice Rolls and Probability in D&D Gameplay”

Monster Highlight: Alhoon

Dear Readers, Dungeons and Dragons has always been a game that has captured the imaginations of people around the world (including, obviously, yours truly!). From the moment that you roll your first set of dice, you are transported into a world of adventure and danger, where anything is possible. One of the most fascinating creaturesContinue reading “Monster Highlight: Alhoon”

Inglorious Ingrates Episode 16: The Life of the Party

The Ingrates are dealing with the aftermath of the “Off-site location” and the implications thereof. What will the Ingrates do next to cope with what they saw?

The Psychology of D&D

Dear Readers, in D&D, players create characters and embark on quests, engaging in combat and using their skills and abilities to overcome challenges. But beyond the surface-level gameplay, D&D is a fascinating platform for analyzing the psychology of both the players and the characters they create. Last time, we discussed the benefits of playing D&DContinue reading “The Psychology of D&D”

The Benefits of Playing D&D For Mental Health and Social Skills

While Dungeons and Dragons (and table top RPGs in general) is known for its fantastical elements, it offers many benefits beyond entertainment. In this blog post, we will explore the benefits of playing D&D for mental health and social skills. One of the most significant benefits of playing D&D is that it boosts creativity andContinue reading “The Benefits of Playing D&D For Mental Health and Social Skills”

Monster Highlight: Gem Dragons

Hey there Dear Readers, have you ever encountered a gem dragon in your Dungeons and Dragons campaign? My DMs out there, have you used them before? If not, you’re missing out on one of the most fascinating and unique creatures in the game. Gem dragons are a subset of dragons that are associated with differentContinue reading “Monster Highlight: Gem Dragons”

The Inglorious Ingrates Episode 15 – The Prophecy

The Ingrates are back at it again, this time finding out secrets that no one was meant to find. They also deal with the consequences of the last battle!

Understanding the Different Alignments in D&D and How to Roleplay Them

One of the key aspects of character creation in D&D is choosing an alignment. An alignment is a philosophical and moral outlook that helps define a character’s beliefs, motivations, and actions. There are nine different alignments in D&D, which can be broken down into three categories: Lawful, Neutral, and Chaotic. In this blog post, we’llContinue reading “Understanding the Different Alignments in D&D and How to Roleplay Them”

How-To DM: Dealing With Character Death

All jokes aside, in most tabletop roleplaying games, death is a very real possibility for player characters. Whether it is the result of a failed saving throw, a critical hit from a powerful enemy, or some other unfortunate circumstance, character death can be a devastating experience for players. Dealing with character death in a wayContinue reading “How-To DM: Dealing With Character Death”

D&D Direct Stream – TL;DR Edition

Dear Readers, as many of you may have heard, Wizards of the Coast recently released a D&D Direct stream, to discuss all of the things that are in the works for D&D over the next year. Here’s the TL;DR… That last one can’t be stressed enough. A lot of people were really looking forward toContinue reading “D&D Direct Stream – TL;DR Edition”

Premium Content: Miniature Giveaway & New Monster

Dear Subscribers, I’m here to announce two things, firstly, is that at the end of this week, I’ll be selecting a random miniature in my “box of shame” to paint for one lucky subscriber, posting pictures on my Painting Updates and sending it out to you! For those of you who are unaware, my “boxContinue reading “Premium Content: Miniature Giveaway & New Monster”

Exploring Different Types of Magic Seen in D&D

Magic is a core element of most fantasy RPGs. From casting spells to wielding magical weapons, magic can add a unique and exciting aspect to gameplay. However, not all magic is created equal. There are different types of magic in D&D, each with its own unique flavor and mechanics. In this post, we’ll explore someContinue reading “Exploring Different Types of Magic Seen in D&D”

Monster Highlight: The Abyssal Chicken

Dear Readers, in the world of Dungeons and Dragons, there are countless creatures that players can encounter on their adventures. Some are powerful and dangerous, while others are quirky and comedic. One of the more unusual creatures in the game is the Abyssal Chicken, a diminutive bird-like monster that is known for its strange abilitiesContinue reading “Monster Highlight: The Abyssal Chicken”