West of the Wood 5E Podcasts: Dragonfly/Episode 35


Dragonfly – Episode #35/ After defeating the death knight and arch mage, the Redeemed face a lich queen in the main chamber! The three celestials and one hero fall in the epic battle.

However, Seveer is still on the run! The party pursue the witch king out of the Old Wood and end up in the city of Wyld. They are shocked to find that Adoy’s brother has been kidnapped.
DM Andrew

The Redeemed are:Jay plays Darrion, human fighter/warlock and Simon, tabaxi monk

Jeff plays Adoy, gnome mystic

Jen plays Miri, high elf rogue
Shane plays Faug, half-orc barbarian


West of the Wood 5E Podcasts: Dragonfly/Episode 32


Dragonfly – Episode 32/Our heroes leave Laresh on the trail of the Witch King. Without warning, their magical coach is destroyed by the arch mage Ecto Webb.

After barely surving the battle with the wizard and a troop of goblins, the party make its way to the coast. Not surprisingly, Darrion is suspicious of Errol the messenger and finds an incriminating letter. It seems that Seveer is meeting an ally nearby and that Darrion’s family is involved. The heroes also learn that a dracolich and rider headed for the Old Wood. The party enter the creepy old forest and make camp.

DM Andrew

The Redeemed (formerly the Forsaken) are:

Joshua plays Darrion, human fighter/warlock
Jeff plays Adoy, gnome mystic
Jen plays Miri, high elf rogue



Massive NPC collection! 185 5E NPCs, including 41 monster NPCs. Check out Friends and Foes I at the DMs Guild.

Cawood Publishing presents Friends and Foes I for 5th Edition! A 200-page Dungeon Master’s guide packed with 185 NPCs. From the makers of 12 bestselling DMs Guild products.


At the heart of every adventure are unforgettable characters! This collection of NPCs includes friends to aid the heroes and foes to oppose them. Each NPC has its own stat block and detailed background information. Sub-classes and spells from Xanathar’s Guide to Everything, and races from Volo’s Guide to Monsters can be found in this book. Forty-one monster NPCs are also included, such as beholders, dragons, drow, giants, githyanki, lycanthropes, mind flayers, rakshasas, vampires, and yuan-ti. These fascinating characters will add depth to any RPG fantasy world.

The 200-page book includes:

  • 185 NPCs
  • 72 Good and Neutral NPCs for every class, levels 7-12
  • 72 Evil NPCs for every class, levels 7-12
  • 41 monster NPCs; including beholders, dragons, drow, giants, githyanki, lycanthropes, mind flayers, rakshasas, vampires, yuan ti
  • NPC tables to build your own NPCs
  • All the characters could be used as pre-generated characters

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The Dungeon Master’s Bundle II! 420 pages of resources for Dungeon Masters! Over 30% off at the DMs Guild!



A bundle of five of our bestselling 5E handbooks on the Dungeon Masters Guild. Already a Silver bestseller!

  1. The Dungeon Master’s Handbook (Platinum bestseller) 96 pages of new monsters, encounters, hit and miss tables, an alternate Wild Magic table, new magic items, chase tables, mundane items tables
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  5. The Travelers’ Handbook (Platinum bestseller) 84 pages of travel mechanics, mounts tables, horses tables, encounters, NPCs, treasure tables


Evil is in the eye of the beholder! Check out our newest adventure, C1 Hunting the Xanathar

C1 cover


People say beauty is in the eye of the beholder… It’s not! It’s evil! A powerful party of adventurers is being sent to assassinate the Xanathar! The legendary beholder is the crime lord at the head of the Xanathar Thieves’ Guild. A series of deadly attacks in a number of cities have convinced the Lords’ Alliance to take action. The heroes must travel to the wild town of Skullport to meet with two spies.

For characters levels 17+. This 60 page adventure module includes the following:

  • Interesting NPCs
  • Lore about the town of Skullport
  • Monsters from Volo’s Guide to Monsters
  • Multiple maps of Skullport and its underground areas
  • Encounter tables and monster lists
  • Chase tables (Catwalks chase and Caverns chase)
  • Interesting traps and treasure
  • Numerous additional features to run a sandbox style adventure

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C1 map

Skullport Info


Skullport Intro


The Between Adventures Handbook! 100 pages of resources for 5E Dungeon Masters.

From the makers of five bestselling DMs Guild handbooks, the Between Adventures Handbook! A 100 page Dungeon Master’s guide. Sometimes the real adventure is between adventures! A collection of useful tables to add depth to your game. These can be used on the fly or to plan an adventure/large campaign. Great resource to have at the ready behind the DM screen!




The 100 page book includes:

  • Exotic Mounts
  • Horse Tables
  • 40 pages of Stores (Armor, Weapons, General, Alchemy, Magic Items, Stables, Tinker, etc.)
  • 24 pages of Inns and Taverns
  • Random Encounters
  • Carousing Tables
  • Pickpocket Tables
  • Hirelings Tables
  • Rumors Tables
  • Insults and Compliments Tables
  • Random NPCs
  • NPC Characteristics
  • NPC Stats
  • Random Wilderness Feature Table
  • Rural Encounter Table
  • Monster List for Rural Encounters
  • Dungeon Master Tips