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Mike Shea
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Hi folks! If you haven't yet taken the 5e D&D DM's Survey, I'd love to include your responses! Thanks!

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeOd0l9frYwDkh_2yi6FeMJchNgm1zYvhAsvS6sWaX6GYFEPw/viewform
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Sly Flourish's 5th Edition Dungeons & Dragons Dungeon Master Survey - 2016A survey conducted to discover how 5th edition Dungeons & Dragons Dungeon Masters prepare for and run their games.
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I chose thise : I prefer to run combat with maps, miniatures, and five foot per square grids


But I run combat with 3D terrain but approximative movement (gridless, no exact movement calculation)
Mostly : Player ask "can I get to there" and I say "yes" or "no, you can only move to about there".

Works great, saves lot of boring distance calculation (counting squares or using rulers and stuff)
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Hoard of the Dragon Queen Chapter 5: The Carnath Roadhouse. by Mike Shea on 2 February 2015. This article continues our journey through the Hoard of the Dragon Queen adventure module for the 5th Edition of Dungeons and Dragons. Here you will find tips and tricks for running your own version of ...
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+James Introcaso did such a great job editing our part 2 of the #dnd  Tarrasque Takedown. Such a fun time.
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Thanks, +Mike Shea! Glad to put the day job to use.
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This week on Sly Flourish - Hoard of the Dragon Queen Episode 2: The Raider's Camp. http://slyflourish.com/hodq_raiders_camp.html
Hoard of the Dragon Queen: Raider's Camp. by Mike Shea on 13 October 2014. This is the second part in an ongoing series of articles to help us make the most out of the first published 5th Edition Dungeons and Dragons adventure Hoard of the Dragon Queen. To catch up you can read the first article ...
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I just finished running this episode. It went fairly well. I have to agreed with the article.

Splitting the part worked out very well. They all seemed to enjoy having their special time before I got them all back together.
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Hello! I am conducting a survey for 5th edition Dungeons & Dragons dungeon masters to get a better idea how DMs prepare and run their D&D games. If you are a 5th edition Dungeon Master and have a few minutes to spare, I would greatly appreciate your response.

You can take the survey at:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeOd0l9frYwDkh_2yi6FeMJchNgm1zYvhAsvS6sWaX6GYFEPw/viewform#responses

Thank you very much!

Mike Shea
http://slyflourish.com
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Check out Matt Mercers GM Tips on youtube and Geek & Sundry. They are an excellent resource.
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Single use 5e D&D Magic Item Generator!

http://slyflourish.com/relics.html

and the meme version:

http://slyflourish.com/f___ing_one_use_magic_item.html
Relics: Single-use D&D 5E Magic Items. by Mike Shea on 12 January 2015. Compared to previous versions of D&D and other fantasty RPGs, Dungeons and Dragons 5th Edition is a bit stingy with the magic items. According to the Dungeon Master's Guide, a PC should receive roughly one permanent magic ...
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In case you missed it, last night we ran a fantastic epic battle with five 20th level 5th Edition D&D PCs versus Tiamat, Goddess of Dragons, the most powerful currently published monster. What a fight.
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+Mike Shea how do i play it on roll 20? it won't let me play it at all.
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Here's part 2 of our Tarrasque Takedown. Watch four level 20 #dnd 5e PCs fight a Death Tyrant and an Ancient Red Dracolich! Man, Shield is a dick move =)
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+Clifford Reeder Roll20.net check them out!
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It's time to save the multiverse! +James Introcaso+Joe Lastowski+CHRISTOPHER DUDLEY, and +Topher Kohan are back to take some more abuse from the world's greatest DM +Mike Shea to see how high-level play shakes out in the new edition of D&D. It's level 20 characters going toe-to-toe with some of D&D's most legendary baddies! Currently mid-fight with a death tyrant and it's zombie beholder minions, there's no telling who else might show up. A demilich? An ancient red dragon? A tarrasque redux?! Anything can happen. Join us as we sacrifice four PCs to the elder gods to find out just what high-level combat is like in 5e. This will be released as a youtube video and podcast at a later date if you can't be there live.

Check out Part I here - EDIT Part I The Tome Show Presents The Round Table's Tarrasque Takedown 2014
This Hangout On Air is hosted by James Introcaso. The live video broadcast will begin soon.
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Sun, October 19, 2014, 7:30 PM
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Thanks for sharing!
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Aeon Wave, my Fate-based cyberpunk scenario, is now Pay What You Want! http://aeonwave.com
It's the year 2073. Discovery of an ancient Martian radio signal known as the Aeon Wave has led to the development of advanced technology called Aeontech. The shift of technological power toppled governments and gave rise to the megacorps who currently wage a silent war over the remaining ...
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