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Detentions and Dragons

Oct 14, 2019

On this lesson of Detentions and Dragons, Josh and Matt discuss Bosses.

Boss fights are an dramatic conclusion to a dungeon or quest. However, are your bosses fighting up to their potential? This lesson discusses ways to help elevate your boss from bulky damage dealer to dynamic and diabolic antagonist. 

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Oct 7, 2019

On the interview episode of Detentions and Dragons, Josh and Matt are joined by Physical Education teacher, coach, and twitter denizen @heartless_pe ! 

The topic of their discussion: Sportsmanship. The importance of sportsmanship is promoted as an invaluable aspect of youth sports. However, this same emphasis has not...


Sep 30, 2019

On this lesson of Detentions and Dragons, Josh and Matt reflect on their first few weeks of leading their Dungeons and Dragons Club. While both Matt and Josh found their first few weeks of D&D at school successful, reflecting on what went well, what could be improved on, and goals for the 2020 year are...


Sep 23, 2019

On this lesson of Detentions and Dragons, Josh and Matt discuss tool proficiency. New players often rely on the basic skills like combat, perception checks, and athletics checks to interact with the world. However, why not encourage them to utilize their tool proficiency. Tool proficiency goes beyond just making items....


Sep 16, 2019

On this lesson of Detentions and Dragons, Josh and Matt discuss custom classes. The official classes are solid, customizable, and great for any game. However, what if you are looking to fill an esoteric niche not traditionally offered by the available classes. That's where the custom classes come in! Over his summer...