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Healing and Hit Dice (Bonus Action 003)

In this episode James and Sam discuss the Healing and Hit Dice mechanics in D&D. You can find an explanation of these rules in the Player's Basic D&D PDF on pages 74 and 75 or in the Player’s Handbook on pages 196 and 197 (in the combat chapter).

Links:

D&D 5e Basic PDF: http://dnd.wizards.com/articles/features/basicrules

James’ blog: http://www.worldbuilderblog.me

Sam’s blog: http://www.rpgmusings.com

Eric Michaels Music: http://www.theericmichaels.com/

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Concentration (Bonus Action 002)

Welcome to the 2nd episode of the Bonus Action podcast. This show is about the rules of the 5th edition of Dungeons and Dragons and we plan to explore those rules one by one. In this episode James and Sam discuss the Concentration mechanic. You can find an explanation of this rule in the Basic D&D PDF on page 79 or in the 5e D&D Player’s Handbook on page 203.

Links:

James' Blog: http://www.worldbuilderblog.me

Sam's Blog: http://www.rpgmusings.com

Eric Michaels Music: http://www.theericmichaels.com/

D&D 5e Basic PDF: http://dnd.wizards.com/articles/features/basicrules

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Advantage and Disadvantage (Bonus Action 001)

Welcome to the inaugural episode of the Bonus Action podcast. This show is about the rules of the 5th edition of Dungeons and Dragons and we plan to explore those rules one by one. In this episode Sam and James discuss the Advantage/Disadvantage mechanic. You can find an explanation of this rule in the Basic D&D PDF on page 57 or in the 5e D&D Player’s Handbook on page 173.

Links:

D&D 5e Basic PDF: http://dnd.wizards.com/articles/features/basicrules

James’ blog: http://www.worldbuilderblog.me

Sam’s blog: http://www.rpgmusings.com

Eric Michaels Music: http://www.theericmichaels.com/


Probabilities and +/- bonus discussions:

Online Dungeon Master: http://onlinedungeonmaster.com/2012/05/24/advantage-and-disadvantage-in-dd-next-the-math/

Andrew Gelman: http://andrewgelman.com/2014/07/12/dnd-5e-advantage-disadvantage-probability/

Zero Hit Points: http://www.zerohitpoints.com/Advantage-in-DnD-5

Critical Hits: http://www.critical-hits.com/blog/2012/06/11/dd-advantage-vs-flat-bonuses/

Probability Comparison Chart: http://worldbuilderblog.files.wordpress.com/2014/02/screen-shot-2014-02-21-at-8-09-06-pm.png


Old list of advantage and disadvantage situations: http://www.reddit.com/r/DnD/comments/29xk0j/5e_summary_of_situations_causing_advantage_or/


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