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The 5e rules surrounding underwater combat are notoriously vague and leave a lot of room for interpretation. There are a few guidelines around breathing mechanics and movement and a couple limitations on attacks; but, for the most part, your party is at the mercy of your ruling. For newer DMs, wielding that kind of power while establishing consistent and reasonable underwater combat rules can be tough. In this article, you’ll find the basic guidelines for underwater combat for Dungeons and Dragons 5th Edition and some discussion about the various interpretations DMs have used in their campaigns:   Attacks in Water...

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Hello, fellow GMs, and welcome to another GM's corner, brought to you by Dice Dungeons. Grab a potion, cozy up by the fire, and listen: LET'S TALK ABOUT PREP, BABY. What is prep? Prep will vary by game, but I'm defining it here as anything that you, as a GM/facilitator/owner of the books, do ahead of a play session. While discussions on the kind of prep involved in world building and setting creation will take place in future pieces in the GM's Corner, today we're going to discuss the session-to-session variety of prep (and how we can do it effectively)....

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Hello! Come in, have a seat by the fire, and welcome to the GM's corner. Every couple of weeks, we'll be putting out articles, interviews, and game spotlights written by yours truly. We hope they can be a resource for GMs: from those looking to start their first game to well-versed veterans. This first article attempts to answer the question that every GM asks at one point: "How do I start GMing?"

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Welcome to the first installment of the GM’s Corner here at Dice Dungeons. This will be a section where we discuss GM things; from how to get over your anxiety as a first time GM to tips and tricks even pros can use.

This time, I have been specifically asked to talk about a subject that I am very passionate about, and have only seen discussed in one buried thread in some orphaned forum somewhere:

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