DMs Guild Review – Artifacts of the Guild

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

A review copy of “Artifacts of the Guild” was provided by the publisher. Find more DMs Guild Reviews on my website and YouTube channel.

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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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DMs Guild Review – Treasures of the Underdark

A variety of thematically-appropriate magical items for Underdark campaigns, creatures, and dungeons.

A review copy of “40 Magic Items – Treasures of the Underdark” was provided by the publisher. Find more DMs Guild Reviews on my website and YouTube channel.

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Designed by: Matt Vaughan (Dungeon Rollers)

Treasures of the Underdark” is a magic item supplement with a specific theme – the Underdark! Forty magical items are provided, all richly tied to the various races and denizens of the Underdark. The supplement would be the perfect match for an Out of the Abyss campaign, or any dungeon featuring Underdark critters.

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DMs Guild Review – Enhanced Focuses

Over 60 magical items designed specifically for spellcasting classes, as well as a guide to make your own magic focuses.

A review copy of “Enhanced Focuses” was provided by the publisher. Find more DMs Guild Reviews on my website and YouTube channel.

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Designed by: Tyson VanOverhill (Double Crescent Productions)

dms guildPure spellcasters often get shafted when it comes to loot. Although D&D Fifth Edition is far less loot-focused than previous editions, martial fighters and hybrid spell-and-sword slingers rejoice when finding armor, weapons and trinkets. For spellcasters, much of their power reside in their spells, leaving them with a more limited selection of useful magical items.

Enhanced Focuses” is nice repository of magical trinkets and items designed specifically for spellcasters. Instead of granting new abilities, these class-specific magical items enhance existing spells and powers, making it a useful loot table for your spellcasting players.

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DMs Guild Review – Calpurnia’s 101 Lesser Magical Items

A cornucopia of well-designed magical items that won’t upset the game balance.

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Designed by: Joel Kelley

dms guild reviewI like almost everything about Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition with one exception. In making player characters more inherently powerful, magic items took a major step backward. They still exist but the game is much less loot-based than it used to be. And I love loot!

The Dungeon Master’s Guide has a bunch of great loot to choose from, but one of the most requested features are more items that are less powerful. Since PCs are so strong, giving them any magic items in the lower levels can be a huge power boost that can wildly swing the level of balance.

Calpurnia’s 101 Lesser Magical Items” offers a nice solution by presenting dozens of magic items that are interesting and fun without upsetting the balance of low-level gameplay. Continue reading “DMs Guild Review – Calpurnia’s 101 Lesser Magical Items”