Author Archives: The Babblemancer

Finding the Lost Familiars

In the previous part of this Familiars series, we covered the 15 common familiars in Finding Familiars.  We then covered the 19 Warlock familiars in Finding Warlock Familiars. In this last part, we will be talking about implementing a few … Continue reading

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Finding Warlock Familiars

In the previous post on Finding Familiars, I shared the 15 beasts cards created from the listed creatures in the 1st-Level Find Familiar spell. This time it is all about the Warlock’s familiars. Warlocks, through the Pact of the Chain class option … Continue reading

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Finding Familiars

I have had a few player’s Wizards cast the 1st-level conjuration spell Find Familiar, but then flip through my copy of the Monster Manual for the next 2 minutes.  The main issue is the 15 beasts the familiar spirit can … Continue reading

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InSpectres: The D&D Filler Game

We all have that time when there isn’t enough folks to play your ongoing campaign, or you just want to have a one-shot you don’t really even need to prep for, well nearly nothing. For my group, InSpectres from Memento … Continue reading

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Poor DM’s Almanac

In my last post Fair-Weather Friends, I talked about my love of weather in D&D.  To that end, I created a 1-page sheet to generate weather for a D&D 5e game. This time, I will tie that into my session Daily … Continue reading

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Fair-Weather Friends

Oh boy.  There are certain aspects of running D&D game worlds that define the meaning of “polarization”.  There are groups that embrace rules of encumbrance, mass combat, specialty critical hit and miss charts, flanking rules, and so-on and so-on. For me it’s weather. Weather … Continue reading

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What’s in a name?

Here are links to the PDFs: Updated List 1: Dwarves, Elves & Half-Elves, Halflings, Half-Orc, Humans Updated List 2: Dragonborn, Drow, Genasi, Gnomes, & Tieflings My players are creating new characters for an upcoming campaign, and one of the morefrustrating and time-consuming … Continue reading

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