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Garibay NPC Kit (Ruby Dove) – One D&D 5E wizard for each race

The next installment in the Garibay NPC Kit Series. Please find below nine Dungeons & Dragons fifth edition wizards, one in each of the game’s races from the Player’s Handbook, ready to make your game more colorful, fun and memorable.

Nine distinct flavors of D&D wizard

KEY

Race Class (Background)

Name

Melee Ranged Armor

Aspect 1

Aspect 2

Aspect 3

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Garibay NPC Kit (Sapphire Dagger) – One D&D 5E Fighter for Each Race

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You are a busy Dungeon Master. While there are lots of great adventures bouncing around the ranging, wide Internet (both free and pay versions), it is always useful to have some quick NPCs at hand to populate a tavern, throw a shoulder at a PC while they walk down the bustling street of your fantasy city or to meet a Player Character with a ready blade when they have a few too many hit points. Please find below 9 Dungeons & Dragon 5E Fighters, one in each of the game’s races, ready to make your game more colorful, fun and memorable. Continue reading Garibay NPC Kit (Sapphire Dagger) – One D&D 5E Fighter for Each Race

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“Shadow of Your Former Self” – Out of The Box D&D Encounters #47

elf D&DAsk any Dungeon Master what the most dangerous thing in a Dungeons & Dragons game is, and I’ll bet the majority will come back to you with “the players.” Players can range in power and abilities more than any monster and will always find the cracks in any system and crawl through. Players will think outside the box more often than not and will work around problems you might think they need to face head on. I can remember playing “Zelda: The Ocarina of Time” forever ago, and the most frustrating encounter was fighting a shadow mirror image of yourself. Continue reading “Shadow of Your Former Self” – Out of The Box D&D Encounters #47

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Nubz Knows Chapter 14: Aligning With Character Alignment Part 9: Chaotic Evil

This will be the ninth part in a nine part series where I get to interview characters of the various character alignments in Dungeons and Dragons and Pathfinder. 

This should give insight and illustrate the richness that can be found in each character alignment in an organic way.

Also I must apologize for the late release of this article as my personal life has been exceedingly active as of late.

To this end, I have chosen out nine NPC’s from campaigns I have written and went across the dimensional borders to speak to these characters face to face in their natural element. Continue reading Nubz Knows Chapter 14: Aligning With Character Alignment Part 9: Chaotic Evil

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Nubz Knows Chapter 12: Aligning With Character Alignment Part 7: Lawful Evil

This will be the seventh part in a nine part series where I get to interview characters of the various alignments in Dungeons and Dragons and Pathfinder.

This should give insight and illustrate the richness that can be found in each character alignment in an organic way.

To this end, I have chosen out nine NPC’s from campaigns I have written and went across the dimensional borders to speak to these characters face to face in their natural element.

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Stepping up to the outer doors of a grand estate, the sharp point of a soldier’s blade in my back expressing the message that retreat is not an option. Continue reading Nubz Knows Chapter 12: Aligning With Character Alignment Part 7: Lawful Evil

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Nubz Knows Chapter 11: Aligning with Character Alignment part 6: Chaotic Neutral

This will be the sixth part in a nine part series where I get to interview characters of the various alignments in Dungeons and Dragons and Pathfinder.

This should give insight and illustrate the richness that can be found in each character alignment in an organic way.

HalflingTo this end, I have chosen out nine NPC’s from campaigns I have written and went across the dimensional borders to speak to these characters face to face in their natural element. Continue reading Nubz Knows Chapter 11: Aligning with Character Alignment part 6: Chaotic Neutral

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Nubz Knows Chapter 9: Aligning With Character Alignment part 4: Lawful Neutral

This will be the fourth part in a nine part series where I get to interview characters of the various alignments in Dungeons and Dragons and Pathfinder.

This should give insight and illustrate the richness that can be found in each character alignment in an organic way.

To this end, I have chosen out nine NPC’s from campaigns I have written and went across the dimensional borders to speak to these characters face to face in their natural element.

Alignment

Looking out upon the open court before me, I see the crowd gathering to watch my sentencing and apparently inevitable hanging, I speak to myself quietly,

“Greetings and salutations loyal Nerdarchy readers. It appears that the court did not look favorably on my aiding a known assassin escape. Continue reading Nubz Knows Chapter 9: Aligning With Character Alignment part 4: Lawful Neutral

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Nubz Knows Chapter 8:Aligning With Character Alignment part 3 – Chaotic Good

This will be the third part in a nine part series where I get to interview characters of the various alignments in Dungeons and Dragons and Pathfinder.

This should give insight and illustrate the richness that can be found in each character alignment in an organic way.

chaotic good

To this end, I have chosen out nine NPC’s from campaigns I have written and went across the dimensional borders to speak to these characters face to face in their natural element.

Laying back on my bed of the night, I speak up to the sky as if it was listening, “Greetings and salutations lovely Nerdarchy readers, Nigel “Nubz” Sanford reporting in  from inside one of the King’s cells. Continue reading Nubz Knows Chapter 8:Aligning With Character Alignment part 3 – Chaotic Good

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Nubz Knows Chapter 5: Aligning With Character Alignment part 1 – Lawful Good

character alignment

This will be the first part in a nine part series where I get to interview characters of the various alignments in Dungeons and Dragons and Pathfinder.

This should give insight and illustrate the richness that can be found in each character alignment in an organic way.

To this end, I have chosen out nine NPC’s from campaigns I have written and went across the dimensional borders to speak to these characters face to face in their natural element.

Continue reading Nubz Knows Chapter 5: Aligning With Character Alignment part 1 – Lawful Good

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Tricky Dungeons and Dragons Terrain – The Insidiousness Of A Swamp

Hello gamers out there.  I have the first in a new line of article for you, Tricky Dungeons and Dragons Terrain.  Here we get to examine the elements of nature so you can use them against your players and maybe make them think twice about stepping outside next time.

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Today we will focus solely on the swamp terrain with other terrains coming later.

Feel free to mix up elements if you think it would work in other areas as well. Continue reading Tricky Dungeons and Dragons Terrain – The Insidiousness Of A Swamp

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Game Master Tips| Covering The Basics For New Game Masters

Before I get into the basics for the new Game Masters out there, let me start off by congratulating you on taking the helm and stepping-up as the GM (short for Game Master, just in case you didn’t know).  Of all the players sitting around a tabletop role-playing game, the Game Master is the most important.  Nothing happens without a GM to run the game. Continue reading Game Master Tips| Covering The Basics For New Game Masters