Will You Survive Your Next Dungeons & Dragons Campaign?

By: Amanda Monell

6 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

In Dungeons & Dragons, whenever a new campaign is afoot, the energy among the players is simply electric. For the DM, they have the task of creating the world and all of the NPCs in it. The players have the responsibility of making their characters, who may or may not make it to the end of the tale. In many cases, you or a member of your party may end up changing characters halfway through, in some cases because of incompatibility or boredom, but in other cases, because of death.

When the death of a character occurs in a campaign, it can shake the party to the core. If it is during combat, the other players run the risk of losing their characters too, causing one of the worst things possible, a TPK (total party kill). If that happens, just pray you have a DM who has a little bit of mercy to revive the party. When that one character dies, the whole party dynamic usually goes to the wayside, many common strategies being scrapped to accommodate for a new character whenever they should arrive.

So, with your newest campaign, do you think your hero will have the grit to make it to the end, earning a worthy retirement, or are they going to fall? Take this quiz to find out if your hero is the stuff that legends are made of.

Some players have rituals that they perform before they attend a session; what's yours?

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You've had a bad night of critical fails; what happens to your dice?

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How often do you roll a crit success during a session?

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Many players create backstories for their characters to help shape their stories; how detailed is yours?

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Class familiarity can help immensely when playing a character; is this the first time you've played your character's class?

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When it comes to combat, where do you tend to position yourself?

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Which of these things do you tend to do when you are in combat?

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Have you ever died in a campaign before?

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Before combat, did you and your party strategize how things were going to go down?

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Races can play into how tough your character is; which of these races are you playing?

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During a typical session, do you spend time rolling your dice to see which ones perform the best?

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Do you have a backup character already drafted up in the event that your character does pass?

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Party alignments can help keep your character alive; what kind of party are you playing with?

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Sometimes combat happens in the blink of an eye; how quick are you able to get your character combat-ready?

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You're in a dungeon and find a treasure chest left unguarded. What do you do?

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Many of the monsters in D&D have weaknesses; how many of them can you identify?

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Pop quiz! What kind of breath does a green dragon breathe?

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Which of these items do you make sure you have handy before heading into a big battle?

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When your character isn't adventuring, what are they doing to earn their keep?

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After killing a big baddie, you come across some new armor. What is the first thing you do?

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While on your adventures, you come across a damsel in distress; do you help her?

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When night falls, you and your party are awakened by a noise. What does your character do?

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Sometimes when things get sticky, many players struggle with keeping their character's alignment in mind when they role play. Are you one of them?

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Would your character ever betray the party for their best interest?

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Things are getting heated in a battle against an ancient dragon, and your HP are dropping quickly. What do you do?

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Sometimes character deaths can happen in a less than heroic way. Which one of these deaths would you feel ashamed to have your character experience?

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Your party is in the thick of it and you've died; how much faith do you have in your dice?

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If you had to choose, which one of these monsters would you like to kill your character?

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Oh, no! You've just died; what do you do?

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If your character was part of a TPK experience, when do you think they'd fall?

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