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Detentions and Dragons

Feb 18, 2019

Powerful questions, or probing questions, are questions often asked by teachers to their students to draw out more thoughtful dialogue within the classroom discussions. However, on this episode of Detentions and Dragons, Josh and Matt talk about how DMs and teacher DMs can use these style of questions in their sessions...


Feb 11, 2019

Lesson # 50 Agenda

I remember walking around the movie rental store in the 90s and seeing the cover of this movie. The image was of a man holding a boomerang that shot lasers. When I saw it streaming online, i knew this was a good opportunity to review it for the podcast.

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That was a questionable decision.

Matt is...


Feb 4, 2019

On this lesson of Detentions and Dragons, Josh and Matt talk about Mundane Items in D&D 5e.

Mundane items are basic items in D&D with no inherent magical powers or fantastical elements. However, just because these items are common doesn't mean they can't be used in creative ways. In this lesson Josh and Matt look at...


Jan 28, 2019

On this special lesson of Detentions and Dragons, Matt and Josh  interviews Adam DeWees of the One-Shot Onslaught podcast. The topic: one-shot campaigns!

Do you have a group of students or friends who like D&D but can't commit to a multi-year campaign? Then one-shots, D&D campaigns meant to be completed in 2 - 6 hours,...


Jan 14, 2019

On this lesson of Detentions and Dragons, Josh and Matt talk about common D&D 5E rules mistakes.

D&D is one of the most accessible and streamlined editions of D&D. However, there are still some rules that aren't completely intuitive and even the most experienced players can get them wrong. This lesson highlights five of...