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by Mike Shea on 1 May 2011

This site has a single focus: to build the better Dungeons & Dragons Dungeon Master. These articles are written by Mike Shea, a RPG gamer and writer hailing from Northern Virginia. Along with these articles you can find Sly Flourish's daily DM tweets on Twitter.

This page lists out the most useful articles on the site. It has been last updated on 1 May 2018. Check the archive for more recent articles.

Books

Tools

Articles for New D&D Dungeon Masters

A series of six articles I wrote for D&D Beyond.

D&D 5th Edition Articles

General RPG Advice

The DM's Deep Dive

Articles on Hoard of the Dragon Queen

Articles on Out of the Abyss

Articles on Curse of Strahd

Articles on Storm King's Thunder

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