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* [http://www.improved-initiative.com/ Improved Initiative]: Web-Browser based Combat tracker and compendium (monsters/spells/custom encounters/etc). Allows import of all the [https://github.com/ceryliae/DnDAppFiles DnDAppFiles] resources as well so you have access to all published material. Persistent and exportable (just to be safe).
 
* [http://www.improved-initiative.com/ Improved Initiative]: Web-Browser based Combat tracker and compendium (monsters/spells/custom encounters/etc). Allows import of all the [https://github.com/ceryliae/DnDAppFiles DnDAppFiles] resources as well so you have access to all published material. Persistent and exportable (just to be safe).
 
* [http://www.wolflair.com/hero_lab Hero Lab]: Not free, but a very good character and NPC builder. (PC/Mac)
 
* [http://www.wolflair.com/hero_lab Hero Lab]: Not free, but a very good character and NPC builder. (PC/Mac)
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* [https://rpgtinker.com/ RPG Tinker]: Basic NPC generator
  
 
== Maps ==
 
== Maps ==

Revision as of 21:57, 23 March 2019

Game/Planning Resources

Reference

  • Player cheat sheet - printable reference with rules that are commonly looked up (status conditions, calculations, etc). Great for keeping book-opening to a minimum.
  • Player reference card - Info summary about all players present, useful for the DM when tracking statuses, hit points, etc.
  • 5e Dungeon Master Screen - Web page version of a DM Screen
  • The Grimoire - Searchable spell list

Encounter Building and Tracking

Maps

Map Makers

Downloadable

Music

Advice

Videos

  • GM Tips: Geek and Sundry's ongoing Game Master tips videos hosted by Matt Mercer and more recently, Satine Phoenix.
  • Running the Game: Matthew Colville's step by step guide to being the dm. Very thorough (several videos in playlist).
  • WebDM: Weekly show about DM'ing and D&D in general.
  • How to be a Great Game Master: Comprehensive tips on how to be a better DM and a better player

Podcasts