DMs Guild Review – Trouble in Wealdham

Save a small town from some undead in this tier 1 adventure designed for 3rd level.

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Designed by: T.M. van Dalen

Trouble in Wealdham isn’t an official Adventurer’s League module but it may as well be. At 20 pages it’s a relatively short and aggressively straightforward adventure designed for tier one, as our heroes are sent to a small town to investigate some recent problems.

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DMs Guild Review – Eoth Khalstan’s Revised Encyclopaedia of Great Animals & Draconic Beings

Over 50 beasts and dragons, along with five subclasses and a dozen magic items.

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Designed by: Daniel Kay

Beasts are arguably the most boring creature type in Dungeons & Dragons, and dragons are definitely the most frequently mined when it comes to new additions.  Why would then should you care about a monster supplement that’s all about beasts and dragons?

Because Eoth Khalstan’s Revised Encyclopaedia of Great Animals and Draconic Beings is a fun read with lovely original sketchbook art and a huge amount of content.

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DMs Guild Review – Monster Perks

Ten monster-expanding templates for any 5e creature.

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Designed by: Chad M. LenschBlaise Wigglesworth

New creature statblocks are fun and exciting, but creature templates can be much more flexible and thematically rewarding. Monster Perks provides 10 new monster templates that expand any base monster from D&D 5e.

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DriveThruRPG Review – The Book of Wondrous Magic

100 magic items, ranging from Common to Legendary.

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Designed by: M.T. Black Games

The Book of Wondrous Magic focuses heavily on magic items that aren’t weapons, shields, or armor, though you’ll still find around 20 swords, maces, staves, and ammunition, including a Deathmark Spear that can mark targets for extra damage, a Quaking Mace that can slam the ground for a shockwave, and a Razorvine Whip that grows serrated leaves that deal extra damage.

Most of what we’ll find are those other magic items: slippers, spectacles, talismans, wands, masks, figurines, and over a dozen rings. The compendium isn’t much to look at, but what’s inside is pure magic.

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DMs Guild Review – Weird Artifacts I Found In The Guild

100 uber-powerful artifacts, featuring curses, upgrades, and destructions; and a group bent on finding and protecting them.

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Designed by: Ashton DuncanMiłosz GawęckiHeath HarrisBryan HolmesIsaac A.L. MayBum LeeChad LenschCassandra MacDonaldAndrew S. MorleyIam PaceMicah WattRP DavisAshley May

In many fantasy RPGs, the term “artifact” is sometimes use interchangeably with magic items. But in Dungeons & Dragons, artifacts are defined as “unique magic items of tremendous power, with their own origin and history” [DMG 219].

The 100 artifacts detailed in Weird Artifacts I Found In The Guild are well-deserving of this category, offering incredibly detailed descriptions, backstories, and abilities for some of the most powerful and interesting magical items you could find.

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DMs Guild Review – The Incredible World of Doors & Locks

A supplement that’s all about one of the oldest challenges in the RPG genre – the closed door!

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Designed by: Martín Davico

Locked doors are a staple in RPGs, yet the base lockpicking rules in D&D 5e leave much to be desired. The Incredible World of Doors & Locks attempts to spice up the act of lockpicking with expanded rules and tables.

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DMs Guild Review – The Cubonomicon

Over 30 new variants of everyone’s favorite ooze, the Gelatinous Cube.

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Designed by: Micah WattElise CretelDrew DawesKerry JordanPaul Siegel

Do you like oozes? Really, really like oozes? The Cubonomoicon provides over 30 new variants of one of the most iconic monsters in Dungeons & Dragons, the Gelatinous Cube.

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DMs Guild Review – Ravings of the Mad Leper

Over 20 new subclasses for all 13 classes, along with new spells, infusions, invocations, and more.

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Designed by: Leprous Harry (Charles Bouchard)

With a title like Ravings of the Mad Leper, I expect dark, evil, and madness-inspired content. Disappointingly, the 79-page player-focused supplement provides nearly two dozen subclasses without any kind of shared theme. Each class is given one to five new subclass options, and some I certainly liked more than others.

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DMs Guild Review – How Do I Know You?

15 tables for generating history and connections between player characters.

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Designed by: Justyn JohnstonKen CarcasBen Milligan

Creating intertwined backstories between player characters is highly recommended for every RPG campaign, as just about anything beats randomly meeting at tavern looking for work.

How Do I Know You?” offers nearly 200 relationship ideas that can be generated at character creation, including individual tables for each class – though I found many of the ideas lacking.

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DMs Guild Review – The Book of Monstrous Kennings

Forty monsters inspired by Norse Mythology.

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Designed by: Thieves’ Cant Games, (Evan Jackson)

God of War. Skyrim. The Banner Saga. Assassin’s Creed Valhalla. What do they have in common? They’re all great games! But more obviously, they all draw from the rich tapestry of Norse Mythology, as does the The Book of Monstrous Kennings, a Norse-inspired bestiary that includes 40 new creatures, including some truly titanic threats.

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