DMs Guild Review – Oath of the Fates + Path of the Hero

Paladin and Barbarian subclasses inspired by Greek Mythology.

A review copy of “Sacred Oath – Oath of the Fates” and “Primal Path – Path of the Hero” was provided by the publisher. Find more DMs Guild Reviews on my website and YouTube channel.

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Designed by: David Serrano

In this rare two-for-one review, I look at two Greek Mythology-inspired subclasses, the Paladin Oath of the Fates and Barbarian Path of the Hero.

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DMs Guild Review – Candlekeep Library Bestiary

Over 30 monsters and NPCs found in a magical library.

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Designed by: Stormcrow Dreamscapes

Candlekeep Mysteries added some great book-based modules, but it was mostly lacking in monsters. Candlekeep Library Bestiary adds over 30 new creatures and NPCs to populate the famous library, or any library worth exploring.

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DMs Guild Review – 13 Horrors of Halloween

Over a dozen seasonally spooky and terrifying monsters.

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Designed by: Lucas AndersonBum LeeDaniel KingJack WeighillJonathan SwadleyAaryan BaluSebastian Yūe

How do you make a Halloween-themed monster supplement for D&D 5e when so many of the appropriate creatures already exist in the official Monster Manual? Ghouls, zombies, skeletons, vampires, scarecrows, crawling claws, mummies, and all manner of demons and devils.

13 Horrors of Halloween draws inspiration from classic monster movies, cultural folklore, and the holiday itself to provide another seasonal monster supplement from the Holidanger crew.

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DriveThruRPG Review – Tomb of the Twilight Queen

Raid a desert tomb full of traps and danger in this adventure for level 3.

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Designed by: M.T. Black Games

Raiding tombs in deserts is as classic an adventure trope as meeting in a tavern; yet I’m always a sucker for a well-designed dungeon crawl. Tomb of the Twilight Queen features a classic dungeon delve for level 3 parties, for D&D Fifth Edition.

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DMs Guild Review – Tatarus: Journey into the Underworld

Explore the Underworld and help Persephone defeat Hades in this level 12 dungeon crawl.

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Designed by: Elise Cretel

Greek Mythology can be considered the progenitor of the entire fantasy genre. The classic stories depict the original hero’s journey, with giant monsters, magical artifacts, and epic moments.

Tartarus: Journey Into the Underworld adapts the story of Persephone escaping from Hades and the Underworld into an effective one-shot dungeon crawl for 12th level parties.

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DMs Guild Review – Traps, Trammels, & Triggers

100 traps, alarms, barriers, and illusions to torment your players with.

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Designed by: Grim Press

Traps are a classic component to any dungeon, and thus a staple of D&D adventures. Yet I review lots of monster supplements, and very few supplements devoted to traps.

Traps, Trammels, & Triggers is all about traps, offering 100 different trap designs, from simple pits to hallucinogenic fields of flowers.

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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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