@The Ettin’s Table – The Best Laid Plans of Mice and DM…

I think every DM has experienced it. The game you have prepared for, with figs printed and painted and plans laid for the quest ahead. You’re feeling pretty good about the work you’ve done that week. After all, the players only play once a week. It’s easy to be the …

When The Dragons Don’t Fit In the Dungeons – How To Handle Epic Encounters

My current campaign is slowly drawing to a close. We’ve been running the Tyranny of Dragons path for almost 2 years, I think. Our group decided they wanted me to extend the campaign with homebrew side-quests so that they could all reach 20th level before facing Tiamat in the big …

My 2 Copper on Spending 2 Copper – How to Make Items Interesting

I ran across an awesome thread on Reddit the other day asking for advice on how to make buying mundane equipment interesting. It really got me thinking! Most of the interest in buying those kinds of items is in the role play of interaction, in my opinion. It sounds like …

Introducing The Ettin’s Table – And Why You Should Read Us

Welcome to the Ettin’s Table, where we strive to empower DMs and players alike of the world’s greatest roleplaying game to tell more amazing stories than they’ve ever told before. We do this by providing solutions that improve your game, aid in engagement and make your preparation easier and more …