#dnd tip for DMs/writers: think in terms of "small, cool things." Any empty dungeon room? Add a small, cool thing. Introducing an NPC? No need for a novel-sized backstory. Just think of that NPC's small, cool thing. Vorpal sword in every hoard? Try a small, cool thing instead.
— Shawn Merwin @ PAXU (almost) (@shawnmerwin) November 1, 2018