tavern encounters

3 Unusual 5e Tavern Encounters

The door swings open and you are met with a blast of warm air and the rich scent of a stout potato stew. Mugs clink against the bartop as Keshif, the half-orc bartender, pulls you an ale. Sliding the mugs over to you she nods her head toward the far corner where a cloaked figure […]

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The Art of the Steal

Today I’m here to talk about one of my favorite topics to discuss about GMing (and playing) RPGs: stealing ideas from literally everywhere! STEALING!? Isn’t that unethical? Why thanks for asking! And it’s a good point. Stealing someone’s work is not a cool move. If someone is creating things and putting hard work, blood, sweat, […]

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how to prep a d&d session

How to Prep a D&D Session

Welcome to the post of The Arcanery Lab Notes! I went back and forth on what to write about here. Since it’s the first post should I start with a post about session zeroes? Should I go earlier and do a post on campaign creation? So many options! And then I realized that what I […]

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