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What is Metagaming?

First of all, what is metagaming? To put it simply, metagaming is when a player uses real world knowledge that their character wouldn’t know and uses it within a game. Now, is metagaming bad? I truly think it depends on your party, but if you’re having a lot of issues surprising your party with new […]

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describing size

5 Tips to Describe Size in DND 5e

Walking through the dimly lit forest you can hear the foliage crunch beneath your boots. You suddenly come across an area of the forest floor that seems to have been flattened. As if someone had been lying down here but that can’t be because this is a space of about 60 square feet. You swallow and realize your mouth is dry and then, you feel the earth beneath you tremor. 

Every Game Master knows how hard it can be to accurately describe a scene, let alone the creatures within it. I’m here today to help guide you through some of the things that have helped me describe size to my players.

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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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