Mechanical Design

Dwarf Traits: Dungeons & Dragons System Reference Document

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Elf Traits: Dungeons & Dragons System Reference Document

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Races & Species: Dungeons & Dragons System Reference Document

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Starting Loot: What You Need to Play Dungeons and Dragons

I’m often questioned about the gear needed to get started with D&D, so I thought it was worth a quick post! This isn’t...

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The Environment: Dungeons & Dragons System Reference Document

By its nature, adventuring involves delving into places that are dark, dangerous, and full of mysteries to be explored. The rules in this...

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Activating an Item

Activating some magic items requires a user to do something special, such as holding the item and uttering a command word. The description...

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Sentient Magic Items

Some magic items possess sentience and personality. Such an item might be possessed, haunted by the spirit of a previous owner, or self-aware...

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Movement: Dungeons & Dragons System Reference Document

Movement in Dungeons & Dragons Swimming across a rushing river, sneaking down a dungeon corridor, scaling a treacherous mountain slope–all sorts of movement...

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Time: Dungeons & Dragons System Reference Document

The Passage of Time In situations where keeping track of the passage of time is important, the GM determines the time a task...

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Tiefling Traits: Dungeons & Dragons System Reference Document

  Tiefling Traits Tieflings share certain racial traits.   Ability Score Increase Your Intelligence score increases by 1, and your Charisma score increases...

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