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Dungeons & Dragons Book provides DMs with valuable advice


New Kickstarter Raises Funds to Release New Guide to Managing a Dungeons & Dragons campaign. Michael Shea, the creator of the blog Sly Flourish, launched a new Kickstarter campaign finance the publication of The companion of the lazy DM, a new 64-page book designed to help DMs streamline their campaign and session planning. The new book is the third in the series of Shea’s Lazy DM and focuses primarily on game preparation. The book provides suggestions for making it easier to perform various types of scenes, generators designed to inspire unique adventures that can be played. assembled quickly and easily.

Shea is one of the most prolific D&D bloggers and has written articles and adventures for a variety of different publications including Wizards of the Coast, MCDM, Kobold Press and Sasquatch Press. His advice focuses largely on simplicity and efficiency in helping DMs keep their individual session planning from spiraling out of control. Shea used her advice as the basis for a series of “Fantastic” books that provide players with easy-to-use adventures and locations, as well as her popular Lazy DM series of books.

The companion of the lazy DM is full of different guidelines and tools for MDs. Some of the tools included in the book include the book includes improvisation tools, RPG safety tools, teaching new players how to play, creating a good start for the game, guides for ongoing exploration, templates for create undead or elemental monsters, options to run 1st level adventure, quick and easy combat encounters, and multiple types of adventure generators.

A $ 10 pledge allows contributors to receive the PDF version of The companion of the lazy DM, while a $ 20 pledge earns a full PDF set of all three Lazy DM books. Physical books are also available starting at the $ 25 pledge level. While the campaign raised nearly $ 200,000 in its first week, Shea chose not to aim for ambitious goals in order to focus on the essentials. Lazy DM Companion delivered. You can check out the full Kickstarter, which will remain open until October 28, here.


Margarita W. Wilson

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