Every week, talented creators upload products to the DMs Guild, pricing them as free or pwyw in order to reach customers. Dozens of new free and pwyw products are added each week alone. It is a lot to sort through. My hope is that highlighting a few of each week's best supplements will help the designers get the attention they deserve. You can find previous posts in this series HERE.
Single-Player Systems, Solitaires by Wraith Wright Productions
This is really cool. I remember loving Choose-Your-Own-Adventure books and the old solo D&D adventures. Other games like Tunnels and Trolls really made their names exploring solo play. Well, here a group of creators attempt to codify a system and approach to doing it with 5e. I have noticed some solo adventure products popping up; maybe this will lead to more. This actually consists of two books, a creator and player guidebook.
100 Non-Combat Random Encounters (Jungle) by Dungeons and Djinn
You can never go wrong with more random flavor! These minor, system-neutral encounters are suited for jungle settings and adventures.
So, a Blind Woman and a Medusa Walk Along the Road... by Various Authors
Really well-presented collection of road encounters from multiple authors. Includes an interactive pdf with high production values and links to the authors' other work on the DMs Guild. This whole series is money.
The Overgrown Shrine by Simone Rossi Tisbeni
Short but sweet little side quest that you can easily place in just about any forest.
Otterfolk by Jeff C. Stevens
This race may not fit the tone of all campaigns, but it is full of little creative touches (like the Otterian language) that make it worth mentioning. Even includes an Otterfolk-specific character sheet.
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