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Detentions and Dragons

Jun 10, 2019

School is out for summer!!! With empty desks and empty classrooms, Josh and Matt sit back and recount adventures from their D&D games in club and in the classroom. No rules, No lesson plans, just two teachers telling stories about the fun they had playing D&D with their students over the 2018 - 2019...


May 27, 2019

At the end of the school year, it is common for D&D club students to delve into the final dungeon, confront the big bad boss, and (hopefully) live happily every after as heroes of the realm. However, what if the campaign wasn't the end of a story but merely one chapter. D&D campaigns with friends and family can last...


May 20, 2019

On this lesson, Josh and Matt talk about traps. Heroes need adversaries. They also need obstacles. And a good old fashion arrow trap or rolling sphere is just want your final boss dungeons needs to add an extra degree of creative roleplaying to the end of your campaign!  Topics that are covered include: Trap Basics in...


May 6, 2019

A +1 fire sword is fun. But why not have a +1 fire sword with a spitfire personality?!

On this lesson, Josh and Matt discuss sentient weapons, what they are, how to use them narratively, and how to roll for random sentient weapons using the stats in the Dungeon Master's Guide . Magic weapons are fun but a living weapon...


Apr 29, 2019

Hi! No spoilers about Avengers: Endgame in this Lesson!

Instead, Josh and Matt discuss how to prepare for the last few weeks of D&D at school. With only a few sessions remaining, planning out the agenda for the end of the campaign is critical. With a little planning, any DM can help their players make the most of their...