Tag: Learn DnD

Sep 22

The Campaigns : Wrought Iron Episode 16 : Grief

Hello and welcome to The Campaigns, the Actual Play podcasts from The Rpg Academy. This is episode 16 of our newest DnD 5E actual play podcast. Wrought Iron In this episode, the party members deal with their recent loss. Arhamie Mot played by Michael  (@TheRpgAcademy) Deign Seaborne played by Scott Brown (@geowtf) Cassander Ziegengeist played by …

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Sep 08

The Campaigns : Wrought Iron Episode 15 : Tilly

Hello and welcome to The Campaigns, the Actual Play podcasts from The Rpg Academy. This is episode 15 of our newest DnD 5E actual play podcast. Wrought Iron In this episode, the dungeon crawl concludes. Arhamie Mot played by Michael  (@TheRpgAcademy) Deign Seaborne played by Scott Brown (@geowtf) Cassander Ziegengeist played by Matt Parody (@MattParody) Please …

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Sep 01

The Campaigns : Wrought Iron Episode 14: You Can Do That?

Hello and welcome to The Campaigns, the Actual Play podcasts from The Rpg Academy. This is episode 14 of our newest DnD 5E actual play podcast. Wrought Iron In this episode, the party continues their pursuit of Arahamie’s family through the twisted and mysterious cave that is full of horrible mutated creatures. Arhamie Mot played by Michael …

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Aug 17

GM Advice – Using the PC’s backstory

Using the PC’s backstory:   In my last article, I wrote about creating effective backgrounds for player characters. This included advice on how to write background that are not bogged down with too many details as well as a discussion about how to allow GMs to effectively use this background information in the story. Today …

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Aug 11

The Campaigns : Wrought Iron Episode 13 : A Bit of a Stretch

Hello and welcome to The Campaigns, the Actual Play podcasts from The Rpg Academy. This is episode 13 of our newest DnD 5E actual play podcast. Wrought Iron In this episode, the party re-enters the creepy cave in their pursuit of Arahamie’s parents and Tilly. This time, there is even more danger and things are even …

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Aug 10

World Building 2 : StoneFall

Hello students, Crunch here with an article from Faculty Member Ryan Porta. In this article, he introduces us to the city of StoneFall, describes what makes it unique, and provides some plot hooks to use. The intention of this article is not only to demonstrate how to generate home-brew content, but also to give you …

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Aug 04

The Campaigns : Wrought Iron Episode 12 : Unhappy Returns

Hello and welcome to The Campaigns, the Actual Play podcasts from The Rpg Academy. This is episode 12 of our newest DnD 5E actual play podcast. Wrought Iron In this episode, the battle at the docks rages on. Arhamie Mot played by Michael  (@TheRpgAcademy) Deign Seaborne played by Scott Brown (@Pachetra) Cassander Ziegengeist played by Matt …

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Aug 02

How to build a better backstory

Backstory: It’s quite common for a DM to ask their players to come up with the background or backstory of their new character before the start of a new game. I see questions on forums quite often where players are asking for advice on how to do this, or what to include.   I am …

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Jul 26

An example of world building

Hello students, Crunch here with an article from Faculty Member Ryan Porta. In this article, he introduces us to the city of Redfern, describes what makes it unique, and provides some plot hooks to use. The intention of this article is not only to demonstrate how to generate home-brew content, but also to give you …

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Jul 21

The Campaigns : Wrought Iron Episode 11 : Wait

Hello and welcome to The Campaigns, the Actual Play podcasts from The Rpg Academy. This is episode 11 of our newest DnD 5E actual play podcast. Wrought Iron In this episode, the party leaves and awkward situation and finds a deadly one as they figure out why the Firebrands were summoned to the docks. Arhamie Mot …

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