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RULES 

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Adventurers' League Resources

Here you'll find download links to resources for the D&D Adventurers League.  The D&D Adventurers League is an ongoing official organized play campaign for Dungeons & Dragons. It uses the fifth edition of the Dungeons & Dragons rules, and features the Forgotten Realms setting. You can play D&D Adventurers League games at any place that features adventures bearing the D&D Adventurers League logo. You can create a character and bring that character to games anywhere D&D Adventurers League is supported.

Basic Rules

The Basic Rules for Dungeons & Dragons are presented as two PDFs, one for players and one for DMs, that cover the core of the game. The rules allow for game-play from levels 1 to 20 and covers the cleric, fighter, rogue, and wizard, presenting the essential subclass for each. It also provides the dwarf, elf, halfling, and human as race options; in addition, the rules contain 120 spells, 5 backgrounds, character sheets, tips for running the game, and sample monsters.

Elemental Evil Player's Companion

The Elemental Evil Player's Companion is available for free download over at DTRPG (and RPGNow). It includes new races (aarakocra, deep gnome, genasi, and goliath) and over 40 new spells.

Houserule: ARCANE ARCHER Feat

This feat was in the 5th edition playtest packet but didn't make the cut when the finished game came out. 

Houserule: Alchemical Items

Allow a character to put his alchemical tool proficiency to good use with these rules!

HOUSERULE:  d20 MODERN ARMS & ARMOR

These rules come from WotC's Behind the Screens article by Dan Helmick.

Houserule: Expert Bowman Feat

This feat allows for Legolas or Robin Hood-inspired master archers.

Houserule: HALF-OGRE

The half-ogre has been an optional race ever since first edition AD&D.  Now you can add it to your game.

Houserule: Medicine & Healing

This collection of houserules tweaks the medicine skill, healer feat, and healing kit.

Houserule: Spell-less Ranger Variant

This ranger variant incorporates a few class features from the fighter and barbarian classes, but no longer has access to spells.

Houserule: Wound Levels

These optional rules do not change 5th Edition's hit point recovery rules but allow for lingering wounds through critical hits and incapacitation.

Houserule: Vision and Light Variant

This houserule reduces the effects of less-than-optimal lighting, having darkness penalties apply only in pitch black conditions.

PRINCES OF THE APOCALYPSE BASIC RULE SUPPLEMENT

WotC has posted a 55-page PDF adventure supplement for Princes of the Apocalypse so you can run the adventure with just the free Basic Rules. It's got all the magic items, stats and spells that aren't already in the book or the basic rules.

Sage Advice:  ABILITY CHECKS

Jeremy Crawford, WotC's sage, offers rules clarifications on ability checks and discusses spellcasting in this article.

Sage Advice:  FEATS

WotC's sage, offers rules clarifications on a few feats (Crossbow Expert, Lucky, Magic Initiate, and Polearm Master in this article.

Sage Advice:  Spellcasting

Jeremy Crawford, WotC's sage, offers rules clarifications on spellcasting in this article.

Unearthed Arcana:  Mass Combat

The rules presented here build on the standard combat rules to model conflict on a much larger scale, while still enabling individual adventurers to lead an army’s charge against an enemy regiment, rally dispirited soldiers to rejoin the fray, or defeat powerful enemy monsters or leaders.

Unearthed Arcana:  Modifying Classes

Looking for more advice on modifying character classes? Dive into customization with some advice on class design.  This article includes a spell-less ranger variant and favored soul sorcerous origin.

UNEARTHED ARCANA: WATERBORNE ADVENTURES

This installment of Unearthed Arcana present the Krynn minotaur as a player races, as well as the mariner fighting style, swashbuckler rogue archetype, and stormborn sorcerous origin.

   

FORMS & SHEETS

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Character Sheets

Wizards of the Coast's collection of character sheets is available for download as a .zip file. 

CONDITION CARDS

Christopher Green's condition cards help players (and DMs) keep track of the various modifiers that afflict their characters.  Their is also a single card per page option.

Group Record Sheet

Keep track of vital information for 4 player characters on one sheet (docx format).  There is also a pdf version.

Spell Sorter

Ari Marmell's spell sorter lists all 5E spells from the Player's Handbook, and allows you to sort them by name, level, ritual requirements, and components.  Very handy.

Spellbook

This a 5th edition spellbook generator. This is a free utility created by Philip Vuong aimed to provide players the ability to have a printed sheet with their spells or "power" cards that list their spells.

   

DM TOOLS

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Adventures

EN World members have created these adventures, which are available for free.

Adventurers' League Resources

Here you'll find download links to resources for the D&D Adventurers League.  The D&D Adventurers League is an ongoing official organized play campaign for Dungeons & Dragons. It uses the fifth edition of the Dungeons & Dragons rules, and features the Forgotten Realms setting. You can play D&D Adventurers League games at any place that features adventures bearing the D&D Adventurers League logo. You can create a character and bring that character to games anywhere D&D Adventurers League is supported.

Creature Converter

This site converts 1st-3rd edition monsters to 5th edition.

Monster Sorter

Ari Marmell created this Excel sheet, which allows you to sort or filter monsters by name, CR, type, subtype (if any), size, alignment (if any), and whether or not the critter’s got Legendary and/or Lair abilities.

THE RANDOMIZER

Lance Boudreaux's Randomizer generates random tables for anything from encounters and dungeon dressings, to "crappy adventure hooks" and BBEG's.  It's great for throwing a curveball into your game, dealing with unexpected player choices, or for a little bit of inspiration when you can't come up with something to suit the moment.

TRAPS

James Introcaso has created a bunch of additional traps to supplement the limited selection provided in the DMG.  

Tyranny of Dragons: Hoard of the Dragon Queen Supplement

This supplement for The Hoard of the Dragon Queen adventure presents some magic items, monsters, and spells for use in your 5th edition game.

Tyranny of Dragons:  Rise of Tiamat Supplement

This supplement for The Rise of Tiamat adventure presents some magic items, monsters, and spells for use in your 5th edition game.

Donjon Generator Site

The site offers a treasure generator and XP calculator, as well as dungeon, NPC, encounter and weather generators... and more.  An awesome resource.   

Obsidian Portal

This site help you to manage your tabletop RPG, and allows players to access game materials and discuss your campaign.

Roll20

Roll20 is the easy-to-use virtual tabletop that brings pen and paper gaming to the web the right way. It is fairly simple to use, and works well for gaming with distant gaming-buddies.

   

CAMPAIGN WORLDS

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Birthright

The official homepage to the old TSR campaign setting maintained by Arjan Duijs.

Dark Sun

The Burnt World of Athas is still burning at this, the official home of the Dark Sun campaign setting.

Dragonlance

Kender, gully dwarves, tinker gnomes, and more can be found at this site. 

Eberron

This campaign setting has a pulpy, steampunk edge to it.  This Wiki article has links and a helpful overview of the setting.

Forgotten Realms

Wikipedia's excellent resource for campaigns in set "The Realms". 

Gaile

My homebrew setting for D&D 5.  It offers a fairly generic fantasy setting that incorporates (and tries to breathe life into) all of the available player options for 5th edition.

Greyhawk

Here's my homage to classic Greyhawk (circa 576).  The Canonfire site also has great Greyhawk maps, as well as forums and articles about Oerth. 

Planescape

This is the "official" site for this classic, evocative, and innovative 2nd edition campaign setting.  There is also this fan-created 5th edition Planescape page, as well as my cobbled-together 5th Edition Campaign Guide and Guide to Sigil.

   

D&D LINKS

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D&D Classics

Your one-stop online shop for classic and old-school D&D products from TSR and Wizards of the Coast, delivered straight to your desktop in PDF format.

D&D Homepage

Wizards of the Coast's official website for the granddaddy of all RPGs... D&D.

D&D Legacy Editions' Support

This site has reference sheets, links and supplements for various versions of Dungeons & Dragons 3rd Edition game.

EN World

EN world is the source for all  news related to D&D and d20 roleplaying (and much more).

SCRUFFY GROGNARD'S BLOG

My blog for discussing RPGs, Pendragon and D&D in particular.  I use the blog as a place to discuss houserules, campaign ideas, and rule questions/concerns.

TSR Archives

Lists and organizes nearly every product that has ever come out for the Dungeons & Dragons game... in all of its incarnations.  A great resource!

   

OTHER PAGES

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Frog God Games

Picking up in the footsteps of Necromancer Games (which they have acquired), Frog God Games is releasing excellent materials for Swords & Wizardry and Pathfinder

Goblinoid Games

Goblinoid Games is a small-press publisher currently focusing on support of Labyrinth Lord

Goodman Games

Makers of the Dungeon Crawl Classics line of adventures for 3rd Edition (from both sides of the DM screen) and Dungeon Crawl Classics RPG.

Mythmere Games

Makers of the OD&D retro clone Swords & Wizardry and various OD&D supplements.

Green Ronin Publishing  

Green Ronin publishes the True20 system as well as the excellent Thieves' World and Freeport sourcebooks.

Paizo Publishing

Publishing of the Pathfinder RPG and supplements, as well as  quality accessories for D&D.

Pendragon

All sorts of material for the King Arthur Pendragon roleplaying game is available on this site, including maps, reference sheets, historical notes and rule clarifications.

Reaper Miniatures

You can search for minis by weapon type, armor, gender and race... very helpful.

Troll Lord Games

Creators of Castles & Crusades, a pseudo-hybrid of 3rd and 1st edition that is rules-lite and has an old-school charm about it.  

 

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