Michael Tresca


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Keys From The Golden Vault
February 21st

Bigby Presents Glory of the Giants
Spring 2023

The Book of Many Things
Summer 2023

Phandelver Campaign
Summer 2023

Fall 2023


Revised Core Rulebooks
(D&D 50th anniversary)

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Michael Tresca

Michael Tresca

RPG Inspiration: In-Person Events
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I find inspiration for my adventures everywhere and sometimes it's not online or in a book, but right in front of me.
RPG Inspiration: Non-Fiction
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Need inspiration? Whether you're making monsters or ending your world, these non-fiction resources will help you get started.
RPG Inspiration: Animated Streaming
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Need inspiration? Great ideas for your next adventure may be lurking in cartoons.
RPG Inspiration: Live-Action Streaming
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Need inspiration? Great ideas for your next adventure are just a click away.
D&D's Missing Archetypes
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Dungeons & Dragons' classes have expanded to include popular tropes from fantasy fiction. Now D&D itself is influencing what archetypes appear in fiction. There's still a few missing.
Playing Your PC Poorly
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Dungeons & Dragons is often about the increasing power of heroes who start out capable and get stronger from there. But it wasn't always that way.
What Makes a Show "D&D"?
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Dungeons & Dragons is everywhere these days, and now thanks to D&D-adjacent cartoons, comics, and podcasts, we've got a good idea of what elements constitute D&D-themed media.
For Those Who Support Us
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My godmother, who always supported my D&D hobby, passed away recently. This is for her.
Who Knows Better, a Player or Their Character?
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Physical stats in RPGs are usually handled by rolls of the dice, but how to handle mental challenges without biasing against a player or their character?
The Child Becomes the Parent
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D&D is doing really well, well enough that Wizards of the Coast is starting to take over its parent company, Hasbro. So what's next?
Treating Session Zero Like a Movie Trailer
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A new adventure, new players, and a new opportunity to get everyone up to speed. I decided to do what I do best: share a PowerPoint presentation.
The Half-Edition Shuffle
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The next edition of Dungeons & Dragons is finally on the horizon, but it's not here just yet. So when do publishers makes the shift?
"Why is the Tarrasque on the Table?"
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Green rooms serve an important purpose in keeping actors out of sight before they go on stage, but they can serve a similar purpose for role-playing games.
When Encanto Comes to Your Village
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The latest Disney movie, Encanto, is about a magical family using their superpowers to help their community. There’s a lot of lessons for fantasy campaigns too. Please Note: This article contains...
What Color is Your Damage?
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When it comes to portraying spells and monsters in Dungeons & Dragons, there's a visual shorthand that tells a story: color.
Looking Ahead to 2022
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Predicting anything is a risky business; predicting the future of the hobby business even moreso, as the ups and downs of the industry aren't necessities and therefore harder to judge. But there's...
My Goals for 2022
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With a 28% success rate on my goals for last year, it’s time to recalibrate.
Looking Back on 2021's RPG Trends
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With 2020 behind us, it's time to look back at what happened (or didn't happen).
Looking Back on My Goals for 2021: Ouch
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With the year just about over, it's an opportunity to look back on my 2021 New Years' resolutions and see just how much I can disappoint myself.
Stocking Stuffers: Dice Ideas for D&D Monsters
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It's D20 Day (get it?)! If your forever Dungeon Master is the type who needs the right dice for every occasion, these monster-inspired dice have got you covered. These dice can all be ordered via...

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