One of the exciting things that happened recently for my fledgling RPG writing dream was to be selected by Goodman Games in their 5e writer’s search completed at the end of 2020. I’m still pinching myself that I get to work with a pile of great RPG creators this year.
I’m able to share I’m currently drafting content for Dungeon Denizens. It’s an utterly MASSIVE collection of creatures, culled from 20 years of Goodman Games products converted to 5e, along with a frightening horde of new ones too.
Can’t say much else at the moment. Time to get back to the writing grindstone.
My work explored three new class options for 5e – including a new Cleric Cold Domain, an expansion on Scarred Land’s Circle of the Fallen druid option for followers of a nearly forgotten primordial, and a new warlock patron “Voice of teh Singing Snow”.
Although each of these class options are firmly tied to the myth and lore of Scarred Lands, they are easily ported to any campaign setting containing ice and snow.
The production totals 109 pages. Inside you’ll get:
An overview of lore surrounding Dunwood and a detailed exploration of three areas – The Great Road, Forest Blood Dale, and The Depths of Dunwood
Detailed encounter tables to kick start your ideas for adventuring in these lands
Nine new adventures are written by some of the DM’s Guild’s most talented creators
Five detailed NPC threats around which to build campaigns in the region
Exquisite maps of the region and tactical maps for each adventure
Superb layout and page design by Anna Urbanek
Beautifully illustrated with newly commissioned art from Christine Cain, Daniel F. Walthall, John Latta, Paul Paloma, Petar Penev
Although this supplement focuses on a region of the Forgotten Realms, the material provides a wealth of ideas for DMs creating adventures in home worlds afflicted with a demon-tainted forest. Please consider taking a look!
The last 10% of any project always feels the longest. We’re soooo close to having my Dunwood project ready for publication on the DMsGuild.
Our draft layout should be finished in the coming weeks. I then have a list of edits to apply to create a clean version. Hopefully, we can release this on the DMs Guild later this month.
I’m still amazed by the level of talent who contributed their work to this effort. Attached is a draft layout showing the end of an adventure written by Shawn Merwin titled “The Armanite lance”, followed by “Revenant” created by Steve Fidler.
After much work, I’m finally looking at the first drafts of my new DMs Guild production – Dunwood: Demons, Druids, & Danger. Its filled with lore, encounters, and short adventures centered in, and around, Dunwood (Rawlinswood) of the Forgotten Realms. There’s still a lot to do, but we’re still on track to publish it this month (Oct 2020).
Our layout is being created by the talented Anna Urbanek of Double Proficiency. She’s done a wonderful job of pulling together the text and images I’ve provided into a cohesive and attractive layout.
Take a look at a few of the wonderful draft spreads she’s provided.