One-shots are a great way to introduce new mechanics, try out classes you've been neglecting, or explore settings you haven't dared venture in a longer campaign. At Arcane Eye, we've got all the tips when it comes to planning your very own one-shot!
Wednesday February 5, 2020
Skill checks are a massive part of DnD 5e, both in combat and outside of combat. Are you using your character's skills to the fullest?
Monday January 13, 2020
Are you buying gifts for someone that likes Dungeons and Dragons? This guide is the place for you. We've got tips on the best (and worst) gifts to give anybody who loves DnD.
Friday December 13, 2019
In this post, we will examine the different choices you will be presented with when leveling up your character. Everything from which ability scores to max out to which races will give you the best stats (and everything in-between) will be covered. For the time being, this guide will be focusing primarily on content from…
Monday December 9, 2019
Playing music or ambient sounds can do a lot to enhance the immersiveness of your campaign, but it can also ruin an important moment. Imagine this. Your party has just finished a weary day on the road, narrowly escaping with your lives after being ambushed by a gang of bloodthirsty bandits. An NPC you have…
Tuesday November 12, 2019
Dice are probably the single most personalized piece of equipment in any DnD players arsenal.
Tuesday October 22, 2019
In DnD 5e, there are 3 pillars of core gameplay: Combat, Role-playing, and Exploration. In our article A Guide to Building Encounters we stated that “an encounter is when players experience or are faced with something difficult or hostile”. In that article, we focused mainly on Combat encounters, whereas in this article we will be looking at…
Tuesday October 8, 2019
Cities will eventually become a part of just about every campaign. Cities are important to D&D campaigns because they are centers of population, so naturally, they would be where players would go to do things such as seek out information, buy or sell items, and meet powerful figures in the political landscape. Cities are typically…
Monday September 23, 2019
Baldur’s Gate: Descent Into Avernus is the 10th DnD 5e Adventure published by Wizards of the Coast. As with Storm King’s Thunder and the Tyranny of Dragons Adventures, Baldur’s Gate: Descent Into Avernus takes place in the fantasy world of the Forgotten Realms. The adventure starts our players out at the iconic city of Baldur’s Gate and will take them all…
Thursday September 19, 2019
What are Adventures? Adventures typically come in the form of 256 page hardcover books that can be purchased anywhere from $30-$60. Adventures come with a story for the DM to take a number of players (typically 4-6) through. The stories are accompanied by a break down of the NPCs, locations, and monsters that players will…
Wednesday September 11, 2019