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D&D 201: How to Run an Interesting Encounter


Being a Dungeon Master is hard, right?  It takes work, in-depth knowledge of the rules minutiae and a ton of time to make a game worthwhile.  How can anyone find the time to run a game?  It’s too much work! Wrong. We’ll show you how easy and fun sitting behind the DM’s screen can be. 

Dungeons and Dragons 101


As seen in A.V. Club Chicago Dungeons and Dragons (D&D) is the quintessential game for nerds.  Because of it, people have slain dragons, rescued villages, saved the cosmos countless times and adventured in innumerable worlds without ever having to leave the house.  Dozens of video games, novels and movies have been inspired by Dungeons &