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TheEvilDM's "Roots of Evil": Episode 2 - Chatting Sword & Wizardry Ligh...

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In this episode I sit down with Erik and talk about life, things going on, how he got started in gaming, his blog and how S&W Light came about. Check it out!

TheEvilDM's Sage Advice: Episode 9 - Mundane Trap Ideas?

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In this episode, I try to spark a little fun and imagination in your minds by talking about regular mundane trap ideas that can be used in your game, not to hurt characters, but more so throw them off, cause weird things to happen.

D&D 5e Player's Handbook on the cheap, $21 on Amazon.

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If you haven't already picked up another copy because of price, or looking to pick up your first copy, now is your chance, as this book is at an all time (I believe) low for a hard copy of only $21.

This is a great time to grab a back up copy for yourself, or be that cool DM that buys copies to have at the table for your group. With Prime, shipping is free, so why not grab it? Right?!
Link to book:
https://amzn.to/2qCswLh


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Been playing a lot of Comic Book Hero: The Greatest Cape!

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So recently I stumbled upon an older game, made around the end of 2011, by Grey Dog Software, its called Comic Book Hero: The Greatest Cape. 

Campaigns designed around music, have you done this?

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I was driving today and was thinking, back to the days of when I was a kid, I listened to a lot of "heavy metal" music. One of my favorite groups to listen to during that time was Manowar! Not only did their music fall in line with what I loved, but also had amazing fantasy stories with them. I remember basing various AD&D 1e campaigns off of just listening to a story about monsters attacking a kingdom.
I remember creating this giant beast, a demonic beast with 4 heads, and 6 arms that was threatening the kingdom of the great Blood king. This king was a ruthless man, but loved by his people because he kept them safe. Since this beast was threatening the kingdom, that love took a nose dive and the people didn't care for him anymore.
I remember putting the players in a situation that they had to decide, do they help this ruthless King and reap the rewards of doing so? or help the people of the land, and just know they "did the right thing" for everyone and m…

New D&D 5e (Working) Cleric Weapon: Hammer of Blood

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Pulling open my DM Notebook of years past, I have this weapon from my AD&D 1e days that I am updating to 5e.
This was original for a Cleric that worships a God of war... Such as Tempus or Bane. It can be used for an evil character or carefully by a Good aligned character (as long as they are not Lawful Good).



Cleric Weapon: Hammer of Blood

This weapon appears to be a magical +2 to hit weapon, once identified or attuned the follow properties reveal themselves to you.

Drawing first Blood - When any enemy gets to 50% of their health (or Bloodied status) the hammer senses the blood of its enemy and increases to +3 weapon.The Blood of my Enemy, Feeds me - During any battle encounter, after drawing first blood you may declare one of those bloodied enemies as your chosen enemy, and upon a successful strike, you will do an additional 1d8 points of damage, and each round following that you stand alive, the chosen enemy will take that bleeding damage until they are healed. You may use this …