DMs Guild Review – The Frozen Forge

A mini-adventure that combines frozen undead, warring elemental cults, and an opportunistic frost giant.

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Designed by: Dustin Martens

In many ways “The Frozen Forge” is exactly what I want out of a DM’s Guild product, a succinct dungeon crawl adventure with a solid theme, easy ties to published adventures, and some neat new ideas. “The Frozen Forge” falls a bit short in its execution but it has all the right pieces for a memorable side trek.

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DMs Guild Review – The Jaeger Compendium

The Jaeger is a combat-heavy, gadget using, firearm wielding slayer of monsters.

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Designed by: Jackson Lewis

Thanks to Pacific Rim, when I hear “Jaeger” I immediately picture giant robots piloted by people. In the case of “The Jaeger Compendium,” however, it’s a new ranger-like class for Dungeons & Dragons.

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DMs Guild Review – Call from the Deep

A full campaign adventure for level 1-12, featuring high seas swashbuckling and illithid horror.

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Designed by: JVC Parry

Most products I review on the DMs Guild are smaller in scope, such as drop-in dungeons, one-shot adventures, and all matter of new subclasses, magic items, and other player character supplements.

At the other end of the pool is “Call from the Deep,” a full 270-page campaign that could easily rival any of the officially published Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition adventures. “Call from the Deep” smartly combines many of the best elements of those adventures while infusing its own fun swashbuckling pirate themes with a dose of Lovecraftian horror, creating one of the most complete and desirable campaigns I’ve ever seen.

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DMs Guild Review – The Curse of Skull Island

Transform your session zero into a mini-adventure of character creation with a fun pirate theme.

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Designed by: Anthony Joyce (w/ Nautical Character Options by Jeremy Forbing)

Every DM should know what a session zero is, but just in case: session zero is the recommended way to start a fresh campaign, by gathering up your players to create their characters, discuss the campaign’s setting and themes, and go over any house rules, questions, and concerns, before starting your first official adventuring session together.

The Curse of Skull Island” is a mini-adventure designed to slot right into a “zero-th” session of a campaign. The brief adventure is specifically designed to kickstart a Ghosts of Saltmarsh or other nautical-themed campaign while letting players create their characters and introducing them to tabletop roleplaying, Dungeons & Dragons, or the specific Dungeon Master’s GM style (or all of the above).

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DMs Guild Review – The Lost Lyrics of Rezinar

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Designed by: Steve “Jaspor” Orr and Bill Putrino

I love music and appreciate fun parodies (hello 90s Weird Al!). “The Lost Lyrics of Rezinar” provides a dozen parodies of popular classic rock and pop songs with new Dungeons & Dragons themed lyrics. Most of them are clever and fun, though I was hoping for much more meaningful bard-related content.

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DMs Guild Review – Handful of Heists

Five mini-heists, capers, and cons designed to supplement the urban adventures of Waterdeep: Dragon Heist.

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Designed by: Jimmy Meritt, with maps by Louie Skaradek

Those who have read (and/or watched) my Waterdeep: Dragon Heist review know that I was a bit miffed that there was no actual heist. Thankfully the DMs Guild is here to set things straight.

Handful of Heists” features five 3rd level mini-adventures that fit perfectly within Waterdeep: Dragon Heist, or any urban setting of your campaign.

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DMs Guild Review – Artifacts of the Guild

A massive compendium of over 250 magic items from dozens of DMs Guild creators.

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Compiled by: Terry Herc, with 50+ DMs Guild Contributors

Artifacts of the Guild” is massive magic item compendium featuring contributions from may of the best DMs Guild creators, including JVC Parry, Ashley Warren, Phil Beckwith, James Introcaso, and Christian Eichhorn.

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