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    5E Help me run four published adventures (spoilers)

    I get you However regardless of being seemingly distasteful of the first part of SKT I want it to work. :) I always liked to run Indiana Jones type adventures: Characters traveling from point A to B on the map and see interesting parts of the Realms. This is especially important in my current...
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    5E Help me run four published adventures (spoilers)

    Thank you for the responses. It will take a considerable time to get the characters from the Dalelands to Cormyr and then Greenest so I don't think I'll be able to start before 22 October. I like to plan way in advance. I didn't mind any of the HotDQ starting scenes especially since I didn't...
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    5E Help me run four published adventures (spoilers)

    So the first section of my 5e campaign soon closes. I have 3 PCs all are level 5. I never touched any published adventures but I thought it was time for a change: The PCs are conveniently traveling from Cormyr to the west it makes sense to start with Hoard of the Dragon Queen. My plan is to...
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    Enhancing Forgotten Realms

    I’d really love to hear what other GMs are adding to Forgotten Realms or how you are chaning certain regions maybe how you remove clunky stuff from the game world. I tend to use as much as I can from the 3E FRCS and some 2E material as well. I’ll start: I follow most of SCAG history but I...
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    Pulling Off a Dragon Heist in Waterdeep: The Review

    Sounds like a Shadowrun adventure: You do the dirty work for the high and powerful and then they take your loot.
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    Pulling Off a Dragon Heist in Waterdeep: The Review

    Do you get to keep the gold at the end of the adventure?
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    [FR] Shadovar in 5e

    I'm running a campaign heavily focused on combating the remnants of the Shadovar/Netherese agencies in Sembia who in turn are plotting to reclaim some or all of the Dalelands. Anyone did a conversion of the Shadovar for 5e or has run any campaigns involving them to give some advice? The 3e FRCS...
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    Help with handing out magic items

    Please help me with constructive criticism on a system I will use to hand out magic items over the course of a lvl1-20 game with around 3 or 4 campaigns. The items will not magically appear in front of characters' doorsteps, instead they will find them at curio shops, in dungeons as loot and...
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    5E Melee Hexblade Sorcerer with Eldritch Smite advice

    I have checked a few places already is there already advice or a build for a melee Hexblade who would use Eldritch Smite on enemies in the same manner as the Paladin Sorcerer? I know this particular build would be weaker because they get no heavy armor proficiency but otherwise looks just as...
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    [FR] Noncombat encounters in Anauroch

    Title says it all. Did anyone GM in Anauroch and if so did you set up any noncombat encounters there?
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    [FR] Adventure ideas for the Sword Coast and the North

    After playing a lot of Pathfinder I came back to 5e and Forgotten realms only to find that the plot hooks for 5e FR are a bit lacking for me in the Sword Coast and the North. After reading the swag twice, the only adventure ideas I could decipher from the book are: The citaldels of the dwarves...
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    I know magic items are unnecessary but

    Do you have any method to give magic items to PCs? I have seen the tables in dmg and xgte but was wondering if anyone uses something different?
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    5E Why penalize returning from death?

    This could be a general question as well but let's go with 5e because it is the newest and most modern version of D&D. So why penalize returning from death from a game design perspective? It used to be poorly defined 'loss of level' in previous editions, now it is only the gold cost. In most...
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    PF1E A Monster of Golarion

    I am pretty sure I read in some book, probably the Inner Sea World Guide, that there is a great beast who's blood grants eternal youth. Anyone remember where I could have read this?
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    PrCs giving ability boosts

    Anyone know of PrCs that give ability boosts aside from: Dragon Disciple, Acolyte of Skin, Green Star Adept, War Chief or War Hulk?