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Are you a Dungeon Master embarking on a Tyranny of Dragons campaign using the published adventures, Hoard of the Dragon Queen and The Rise of Tiamat? 

DM’s KIT: On The Trail of Tyranny can help!

From the gaming table of an experienced DM to you, the DM’s Kit provides material that can enhance the playing experience:

14 player handouts, including decoded messages from Harper agents, correspondence from key NPCs, broadsheets providing reports on the Lord’s Alliance, and battle plan for the assault on the Well of Dragons!

Also included: A printable deck of Alpine Chase cards, a printable DM screen to track delegates at the Council of Waterdeep, side quests through Baldur’s Gate, Waterdeep and a cross-county journey astride a wyvern.

And more, including advice on running sections of the adventure, helpful tables and other charts.

Other products from this DM’s Guild creator:

Adventures in the Worm that Walks series, set in Baldur’s Gate
Krawlity House, 1st level characters
Well Dressed Minotaur, 2nd level characters

Adversaries and Allies in Baldur's Gate, a set of fleshed out NPCs.

Other products in the DM’s Kit series
On the Trail of Tyranny
Defenders of the Dessarin Valley
Springboard Adventures for Tyranny of Dragons
Palace of the Red Pasha, an adventure for 16th level characters

Adventures in the Forgotten Realms
Vault of the Gods,  an adventure for 9th level characters
Bone Collector's Hoard, an adventure for 1st-3rd level characters 

About the author: 
Troy E. Taylor has been writing and editing for roleplaying games since 2005. His publishing credits include Dragon magazine, Kobold Press and Engine Publishing. Since 2008 he has been a regular contributor to the multi-Ennie winning GM advice site, Gnome Stew. 


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October 31st, 2016
I have mixed opinions about. I quite like the plot seeds and sub-plots that have been added throughout the story line. The extra buisness with Mondath and Talis are very nicely written and definately add some flavor to the adventure. The extra encount [...]
July 9th, 2016
I was a little disappointed with the price vs. the content, but this will do some of the work for me. I was swayed by the reviews and the page count despite the product a lacking significant preview. I think this is good stuff but not an essential to [...]
April 10th, 2016
If your are running the Tyranny of Draons story line, or plan to you NEED this kit. This kit includes great advice and ideas for running Hoard of the Dragon Queen and Rise of Tiamat. The player handouts are awesome! [...]
February 20th, 2016
Having read through this entire product, I wish it had been offered as a "Pay What You Want" effort - I would have thrown $5 or $10 at Troy (& DMs guild, of course). This is THE best product I've purchased so far at DMs Guild. Thuis DM' [...]
February 6th, 2016
I meandered a bit online recently about how modern adventure design should break down more exactly what characters need to know when, and present adventures more as a toolkit for the DM running the adventure rather than a lot of text that relates the [...]
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