D&D 5E News Week 03 - Updated Artificer/Sidekick Changes

January 16, 2019

#DnD5E News There was a pair of tweets lately.  The first, is the D&D team put out the artificer will be the next unearthed arcana in February.  The second, Jeremy Crawford is thinking of changing the sidekick rules. Also, there is a look at Skill Challenges in your Fifth Edition Dungeons & Dragons game. Plus how D&D 5E is doing on Fantasy Grounds Digital Tabletop. Plus we point you to a blog on how to write fun encounters dealing with insurmountable foes. Furthermore, there is information on a blog and podcast on running puzzles in adventures. Furthermore, you find out about the 40 year old D&D tournament sponsored by National Association of Crazed Gamers at GENCON. Moreover, if you are thinking of running The Dungeon of the Mad Mage we enlighten you about a couple resources that you may want to read or listen to before running or playing the mega-dungeon. Finally the podcast takes about 20 minutes.

 

Links:

Dungeon & Dragons Tweets about Artificer

Jeremy Crawford Tweets about Sidekick Changes

Top Games Played On FG In 2018: D&D, Pathfinder, Savage Worlds

Running Skill Challenges in 'Dungeons & Dragons'

Skill Challenges in 5e

Almost Heroic Presents: Skill Challenges

Encounter of the Week: The Abandoned Festival

Encounter of the Week: The Dying Unicorn

Crazed Gamers Celebrate 40 Years at Gen Con

GENCON Ticket Sales Open

 

Blogs:

Facing Insurmountable Foes

How to Run a Megadungeon in D&D

Exploration and Making the Mind Work

Three Reasons the Ecology of Monsters Can Make Creatures Worse

 

Podcasts:

All About Megadungeons! (Tome 315)

Table Top Babble 107 - Puzzles in RPGS

DwDnD#175 – Listener Q and A

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