For players or DMs:
- ‘LEGO D&D – A Match Made in My Own Personal Heaven’ GeekDad – sharing the joys of building custom miniatures and terrain using Lego blocks
- ‘6 Will-o’-Wisps with Personality’ Raging Swan Press – this is pretty self-explanatory. The article also includes a location for the will-o’-wisps to haunt.
- ‘Cave Halflings’ d-Infinity – stats for cave halflings, based on fossils found in Ethiopia
- ‘Ankheg: Dead From Below’ Backflip Dungeon – this post suggests how you can make the most of Ankhegs. It includes some variant stats and a map for a colony.
- ‘Fish Bowl’ Nerdarchy – here’s a clever way to use a monster as a trap
- ‘Bad Curses are Good Curses’ The Mage College – this article demonstrates how ‘curses’ like lycanthropy and vampirism have come to be seen as cool superpowers instead, and how we can turn them back into curses
- ‘What’s on the Menu?‘ Nerdolopedia – this article suggests what we should consider when deciding what’s on the menu in particular areas
- ‘Worldbuilding for One Shots’ World Builder Blog – this article suggests three things to prioritise to flesh out your world, when you know you’re only going to have one session to showcase it
- ‘Metaphysics: Laws and Characteristics of the Multiverse’ World of Farland – this article presents an alternative D&D cosmology, with a plane for each alignment.
For anyone wanting to reflect more deeply on game themes:
- ‘The Clay Models Used to Analyze Entrails in the Ancient World’ Atlas Obscura – this article explains how diviners in the ancient world attempetd to read the future in animals’ livers
Content I’ve published recently:
- ‘#DungeonDrawingDudes – Week 4’ – here’s four weeks worth of daily illustrations that you can use in your campaign, like this bugbear shaman: