DMs Guild Review – Malar: The Beastlord Compendium

A 100-page sourcebook all about the lord of the hunt, including history, cultists, and tons of new player options.

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A review copy of “Malar: The Beastlord Compendium” was provided by the publisher. Find more DMs Guild Reviews on my website and YouTube channel.

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Designed by: James Welch

In the Forgotten Realms pantheon, Malar is the bestial lord of the hunt, and most commonly associated with were-creatures and evil-aligned druids and barbarians. You can find everything you’d ever want to know about Malar’s history, rituals, followers, as well as a selection of new Malar-themed player options, in Malar: The Beastlord Compendium.

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DMs Guild Review – Cormyr: Land of the Purple Dragon

A review copy of “Cormyr: Land of the Purple Dragon” was provided by the publisher. Find more DMs Guild Reviews on my website and YouTube channel.

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Designed by: Matthew Lee Myers

Like many folks who really didn’t start playing Dungeons & Dragons until Fifth Edition, most of my lore knowledge when it comes to D&D is centered firmly on the Sword Coast. There are multiple fantasy universes that D&D has used in the past, including Greyhawk, Eberron, and Krynn, but 5E-era D&D is myopically focused on the Forgotten Realms, and even then almost entirely on a single region.

Cormyr, located several hundred miles east of the Sword Coast, is a traditional high fantasy kingdom with rugged lands, lakes, forests, swamps, and mountains, and a violent history of razing dragons and war wizards. Cormyr: Land of the Purple Dragon is a staggeringly comprehensive sourcebook along the same style as the Sword Coast Adventurer’s Guide, providing detailed lore, culture, and history of the region, along with new encounters, magic items, player character options, and more.

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