DMs Guild Review – The Shanty of Boldbeard’s Pride

A light-hearted level 5 pirate adventure set in the Underdark region of the Sunless Sea.

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Designed by: Jimmy Meritt

What do we want in a pirate adventure? A rowdy crew? A mutiny? Ship battles? Hidden treasure? Lots of fun references to other popular pirate stories? You’ll find all that in The Shanty of Boldbeard’s Pride, a level 5 mini-adventure that squeezes every salty drop out of its pirate theme.

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Let’s Play – The Bard’s Tale IV: Director’s Cut Episode 17

We journey down into the dark dungeon of Iwon Rheg to recover Mangar’s Reliquary.

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Untitled Goose Game Review [Pixelkin]

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Over the years and decades playing games I’ve embodied super-soldiers, dragons, cars, knights, aliens, and all kinds of fantastical beasts. In Untitled Goose Game, I’m a goose.

A normal-size, power-less goose sounds like a bit of a downgrade. Yet as I’ve come to learn geese are clever, resourceful, and hilariously aggravating, creating a uniquely light-hearted, memorable experience.

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D&D Halloween Special – Secrets of the Blind Palace Recap

We uncover the mysteries surrounding a doomed adventuring party within this cursed high-class mansion retreat.

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Starring:
Filkur, lvl 3 Gnome Druid of the Land
Scarlet O’Fair, lvl 3 Human Paladin of Devotion
Falafel, lvl 3 Half-Elf Bard of Lore

It had been two years since our last one-shot Halloween special. Secrets of the Blind Palace starred those same level 3 B-team PCs, albeit with a reduced party, as we explored a cursed and not-so-abandoned pleasure palace to discover the truth behind a previous adventuring expedition.

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DMs Guild Review – The Lamenting Lighthouse

A one-shot dungeon crawl around a haunted lighthouse, for levels 5-10.

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Designed by: Sven Truckenbrodt

Between Ghosts of Saltmarsh and Call from the Deep there’s a solid amount of ship-based adventuring to be had in Fifth Edition. The Lamenting Lighthouse provides a tiny but unique dungeon setting that could make for a fun little stop during a sea voyage.

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Let’s Play – The Bard’s Tale IV: Director’s Cut Episode 16

We puzzle and battle through the rest of the Sambra Dhu lodge to claim the Destiny Wand.

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DMs Guild Review – The Malady Chronicles

Nine disease-themed mini-adventures drawn from the plagues provided in The Malady Codex.

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Designed by: Jason Bakos, Themis Paraskevas, Tal Aviezer, Clan Crafter Hralding, Dylan Hyatt, Chad M. Lensch, GM Lent, Richard Malena-Webber, C M O’Halloran, John D. Parker, Blaise Wigglesworth.

When I reviewed The Malady Codex almost exactly a year ago, I was impressed with its deadly new diseases, based on all-too-real real-world diseases. The Malady Chronicles takes these diseases a step further, featuring nine adventures based on The Malady Codex – though you don’t need the codex as all the information is included here.

The adventures learn toward shorter one-shots and each features a disease-related theme, with emphases on investigating and combating these terrible and swift plagues.

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Let’s Play – The Bard’s Tale IV: Director’s Cut Episode 15

I help the goddess, cleanse the forest, and enter the dark lodge of the Sambra Dhu.

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DMs Guild Review – Auction Encounters

New rules for auctioning items, along with seven sample auction encounters and NPCs.

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Designed by: Tyson VanOverhill (Double Crescent Productions)

Buying and selling good and magic items is left largely up to the DM, at least until Xanathar’s Guide to Everything provided some more concrete rules and details for acquiring or crafting magic items. Auction Encounters attempts to inject a bit more interactivity into D&D Shopping Channel with skill challenges and rules for buying and selling goods at various kinds of auctions, including several sample encounters.

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