Roll20 Review – Van Richten’s Guide to Ravenloft

Detailed descriptions of over a dozen Domains of Dread, along with tips and tricks to running horror campaigns.

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Designed by: Wizards of the Coast

If you’re like me and not particularly well-versed in D&D lore, you may think that Ravenloft and Barovia are interchangeable. Thankfully the good Doctor Van Richten is here to set the record straight.

Van Richten’s Guide to Ravenloft provides detailed overviews of over a dozen different Domains of Dread, of which Barovia is only one of many horror-themed regions, as well as tips for running horror campaigns, new character options, and a low-level mini-adventure in a classic haunted manor.

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Roll20 Review – Candlekeep Mysteries

Anthology of 17 mini-adventures that all start with a book.

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Designed by: Wizards of the Coast

I’m the only one in my family who likes seafood, so on the rare occasion that we get seafood (like my birthday), I tend to order the big sampler with a bit of everything. Candlekeep Mysteries is the sampler of the Sword Coast, bringing over a dozen mini-adventures thematically tied to different books, all of which could be found in the legendary library of the Sword Coast.

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Roll20 Review – Esper Genesis

Sci-fi tabletop RPG based on the D&D 5E rules.

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Designed by: Alligator Alley Entertainment

Esper Genesis was originally released in 2018 as a total conversion of D&D 5e, using the open gaming license to transform the familiar fantasy RPG into a sci-fi theme of laser rifles, alien beasts, and starship battles.

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Roll20 Review – Tactical Maps Adventure Atlas + Tactical Maps Reincarnated

A bundle of 22 battle maps, each with four encounter ideas, and over 100 monster tokens.

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If you’re playing on a virtual tabletop like Roll20, battle maps are always a priority. Tactical Maps Reincarnated features 22 attractive battle maps in a variety of settings, while Adventure Atlas adds optional adventure ideas for each map, including monster tokens, magic items, and player handouts.

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Roll20 Review – Tasha’s Cauldron of Everything

Dozens of new subclasses, magic items, and spells, as well as NPC Sidekicks, Group Patrons, and more.

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Tasha’s Cauldron of Everything is an all-around supplement for D&D 5e, adding dozens of new subclasses, magic items, and spells for players, and details on puzzles, group patrons, and sidekicks for Dungeon Masters.

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Roll20 Review – Icewind Dale: Rime of the Frostmaiden

Adventure through the Ten-Towns region of Icewind Dale and beyond in this frozen-themed campaign for levels 1-10.

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After several lackluster main campaign adventures exacerbated by bare map quality, I wasn’t sure what to expect from Icewind Dale: Rime of the Frostmaiden, a supposedly horror-themed adventure that takes place in the frozen north of the Forgotten Realms, involving the goddess of winter herself.

The result is a surprisingly effective open-world campaign with a modular approach to campaign-building, combining three separate storylines that takes players from the Ten Towns region, across the Sea of Moving Ice, beneath vast glaciers, and into an ancient buried Netherese city.

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Roll20 Review – D&D Adventurers League: Escape from Elturgard (S9 E1)

The first episode of AL Season 9, following the Descent Into Avernus storyline.

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Wizards of the Coast has been producing Adventures League modules for years, but Season Nine is the first to be adapted for Roll20. The first episode, “Escape from Elturgard,” creates a personable and satisfying introduction to the Descent Into Avernus storyline.

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Roll20 Review – Burn Bryte

The first RPG built exclusively for Roll20.

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Burn Bryte is an entirely new RPG system designed by, and exclusively for, Roll20. It’s a rules-lite, dice-based sci-fi RPG with some very cool ideas, some major annoyances, and a short introductory adventure.

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Roll20 Review – Empire of the Ghouls

Uncover a sinister plot by the underworld Darakhul Imperium in the fantasy world of Midgard in this level 1-12 campaign for DnD 5e.

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The ghoul kingdom rules vast stretches of the Underworld region of Midgard, but lately  the sentient flesh-eaters have been making significant power-plays onto the surface world.

Empire of the Ghouls takes players to the underbelly of the free city of Zobeck, the frosty tundra of Huldramose, and the desert necropolis of Siwal before venturing into the underground darakhoul city of Vendekhul to thwart a nefarious plot in a DnD 5e campaign that spans levels 1-12.

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Roll20 Review – Out of the Abyss

The 2015 D&D 5e Underdark adventure finally comes to Roll20.

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With the release of 2015’s D&D 5e campaign Out of the Abyss on Roll20, the full 5e catalog is now complete. By combining an Underdark escape with a demonic invasion, the storyline bites off a bit more than it can chew, and I’m not a big fan of the drab map art. But Roll20 comes through with hundreds of character sheets, tokens, macros, and some helpful new maps to make the Underdark adventure as user-friendly as possible.

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