Port of Entry

Variant Berry’s newcomer-friendly series aims to introduce TTPRG’s in a welcoming and inclusive manner for those who may have / still be struggling to enter the community.

D&D Is Not A War Game

I am sure it will come as no surprise to my fellow Variants that I really enjoy the combat in Dungeons & Dragons 5th edition. While a good chunk of the rules for players are combat oriented, its is important to remember the title of this post. D&D is not a war game.  Before you …

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Port of Entry – Combat

Roll for Initiative! When I started playing my first session of Dungeons and Dragons, I had my character sheet and back story ready to go. Roleplay was a little challenging for me, but I was able to stumble my way through my first real experience with any kind of improv. Everything was more or less …

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Port of Entry – Dice

I still remember my first set of dice from Gods & Monsters– A tiny set of 7 purple click clacks suitable for a Halfling. I was really excited to roll them for my first session (which I subsequently learned is actually Session 0 and didn’t roll dice) but I did get to roll them for Session …

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