Dungeons & Dragons Master Resource List

Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition 

Dungeon Master’s Resource List

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REFERENCE

System Reference

  • 5th edition quick ref (5eTools) can be found online.

DM Tips, Tricks, and Tools

Dungeon Mastering Video Guides

Unearthed Arcana Lists

GENERATORS AND TOOLS

Compilations of Multiple Generators

Items

Loot

Dungeons

Demographics and Markets (see also: MAPS AND MAP-MAKING TOOLS)

Shops and Equipment

Calculators

NPCs

Substances

Riddles

Other Tools

SPELL LISTS

Spreadsheet Spell List

Filterable Spell List Style 1

Filterable Spell List Style 2

Filterable Spell List Style 3 

EXTRA: Printable Spell Cards and MORE D&D Spell Cards

ADVENTURES

Official Modules:   dnd-compendium.com/dm-resources/adventure-guides 

The Great List of 5e Adventures

Adventure Lookup

Free one-shot adventures

Some Roll20 Sessions to watch

Suggested changes or errors in Adventure League modules

CHARACTER SHEETS

D&D Compendium – Character Sheets

ALTERNATIVE DM SCREENS

D&D Compendium – DM Screens

MUSIC AND SOUND

D&D Compendium – Music and Sound

MAPS and MAP-MAKING TOOLS

  1. Map Collections

  2. Random Generators

  3. Map-Making Tools

  4. Map Assets

How to Draw a Map Using Photoshop/Gimp

Map Maker Forum

Hexcrawl campaign guide http://www.welshpiper.com/hex-based-campaign-design-part-1/

The DM’s Map Drawing Guide 

TRAPS and DUNGEON PUZZLES

Grimtooth's Traps

Trapmaking 101

Traps Revisited (Unearthed Arcana)

Trap Collection 

http://www.thievesguild.cc/traps-and-tricks 

On Tricks, Empty Rooms, and Basic Trap Design

More Dungeon Puzzles

(SOME) ENCOUNTER OPTIONS

[Goblinist] Encounter Builder 

City/Town Encounters 1

City/Town Encounters 2

City/Town Odd Encounters

Some random road encounters

More Random Road Encounters 

Travel Sights 

How to Build F$&%ing Awesome Encounters! 

Monster Tactics

Naval combat rules

Role-Playing an Evil Dragon

Free one-shot adventures

HOMEBREW

The Homebrewery – Make your own Homebrew!

DM's Workshop Homebrew Content 

Detect Balance: A 5e Homebrew Race Guide

Ixor's Manual of Monstrous Findings

The Bloodborne Armory – Bloodborne Weapons for 5e D&D

Monster Module

Gunslinger Homebrew option 1 with an Expansion

Gunslinger Homebrew option 2

CHARACTER ART

[Google Drive] Massive Character Art folder

Male Character Artwork Album

Female Character Artwork Album 

More Female Character Art

Even More Females (with realistic armors)

More Warrior Women

Character Art Collection

People Part 1

People Part 2

People Part 3

[Images] Character Tokens, and More Character Tokens and more of the same 

FarLandWorld Gallery 

https://www.reddit.com/r/characterdrawing/

https://www.reddit.com/r/ImaginaryCharacters/

REDDIT

D&D Subreddit – SEE SIDEBAR for more links

Worldbuilding Subreddit – SEE SIDEBAR for more links

/r/DnDBehindTheScreen – DMs helping DMs

/r/BehindTheTables  – Chance Tables for many situations

/r/LongDistanceVillains – Let someone else run your Big Bad Evil (person/monster/thing)! 

/r/DMAcademy – general DM questions


/r/DndAdventureWriter – for building adventures to share


/r/DndMaps – nothing but maps – see also /r/Battlemaps and /r/FantasyMaps as well as /r/Inkarnate

/r/DMToolkit – multimedia DM resources

/r/UnearthedArcana/ for sharing and discussing Homebrew material

/r/AdventurersLeague/ – AL discussion

 

DISCORD CHAT SERVERS

D&D Compendium – Discord Server List

  • Updated Oct 10, 2020, all links should work.

AvraeBot – A great D&D bot to invite to your discord server

PODCASTS

Podcasts

  • DM Block – Welcome to the Dungeon Master’s Block the place where we focus on the dungeon master, the most important person in the game.

  • The RPG Academy – A podcast about Role Playing Games with interviews, actual play and more.

  • The Tome Show – A D&D News, Reviews, Interviews, and Advice show

  • Total Party Thrill – Total Party Thrill is a podcast for GMs and players where we discuss our campaigns in order to inspire yours.

PlayCasts

  • Campaign Podcast – Small, consistent group of Chicago nerds get together to record role-playing games. Currently playing Star Wars Edge of Empire.

  • Critical Hit – Long running and high quality podcast by the crew at MajorSpoilers.com

  • DnDUI – Great How to Play 5th edition podcasts and interesting characters and world

  • Godsfall – An actual play DungeonsAndDragons podcast following a group of D&D 5e players in a custom campaign.

  • Nerd Poker – Group of funny people lead by Brian Posehn gather to play D&D each week

  • One Shot Podcast – Groups playing one shots using rules including Pathfinder, ROBO FORCE!, Dracula Dossier, Feng Shui and more.

  • RPGENTLEMENT: The Kain Campaign – At the top of the world, in the icy land of the Kain empire, a clover-loving hermit, a pretty-boy charlatan, a trust-fund barbarian, and a sentient pile of trash find themselves tasked with saving the fishing village of Undercurrent. This is their story.

  • The Adventure Zone – A campaign of high adventure. Join the McElroys as they find their fortune and slay an unconscionable number of … you know, kobolds or whatever.

  • The Formal Gamer – Three friends play Dungeons and Dragons. They battle, and run and laugh. Mainly laugh.

  • The RPG Academy – A podcast about Role Playing Games with interviews, actual play and more.

ONE PAGE DUNGEONS

MISCELLANEOUS

Consensus Ranger (Better balance between UA ranger and PHB ranger)

[Google Doc] Player’s Guide, as given by a DM with 25 years of playing experience

Checks and Combat guide

My preferred online role-playing game-hosting service: https://roll20.net/

Also available: Fantasy Grounds and Tabletop Simulator 

[Tumblr] Out of Context D&D Quotes

Cool Virtual D&D project

Printable Character Minishere’s some of the Printable Heroes

Fantasy Botanist's Book

Broderick’s Compendium of Fantasy Plants

Printable Hex-grid Graph Paper

Damage descriptions based on type

Bard Songs 

Pre-made homebrew campaign settings

List of Magic Items created by 4chan 

Papercraft Buildings 

Character Titles

Maps, tiles, more tools and guides

UNSORTED CONTENT

5e In-Depth Race Analysis

Another Resource List

Editable Resource List 

Unsorted Collection

DM Notes tips https://newbiedm.com/2009/07/10/the-dm-binder-folder-or-notebook/

Someone’s entire campaign notes https://drive.google.com/drive/u/0/folders/0B5NsJ80BORg_SXNNQnFPbmotRms

Giant list of D&D videos https://docs.google.com/document/d/1k0SnZrc5MJh7TKhiCsFIHSO5ARhSKPET9WtEIwGZblY/edit

Herbalism and Alchemy fan-made supplement: 

Reddit post

Document

Guide to Thieves’ Cant https://imgur.com/a/dDgpo#zUuuhDj 

Spell List https://thegrimoire.xyz/

All-women D&D https://www.girlsgutsgloryrpg.com/

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