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Curse of Strahd DM's Kit & Screen


The Curse of Strahd imperils the player characters at every turn when they enter The Mists and find themselves in the haunted land of Barovia. An epic adventure path requires just the right tools to make running it fast and fun for Dungeon Masters, and this DM's Kit & Screen provides all the reference material you need at your fingertips, as well as expanded and brand new story material to make your Curse of Strahd campaign even more fun!

The Curse of Strahd DM's Kit & Screen includes:

  • Adventure options to run Curse of Strahd as a smaller campaign, long or short multiple-session adventure, or one-shot.
  • Three fully-detailed player Factions: The Dark Powers, the Order of the Silver Dragon, and the Keepers of the Feather.
  • Story and encounter expansions that will increase the roles of Sergei and Ireena.
  • Alternative ways to utilize the Tsolenka Pass encounter area, making it much more vital to the campaign.
  • A resolution to "The Lost Gem" plotline featured in the Wizard of Wines chapter.
  • Advice & ideas for balancing some of the more difficult encounters for players that are a little too into that "kick-in-the-door" style of play.
  • An extensive NPC Index, featuring page references for every named NPC in the adventure!
  • 6 pages of DM Screen inserts for your DIY or customizable DM screen of choice.

The DM Screen inserts include:

  • 2 pages of Curse of Strahd-specific material (encounter tables, a lcoation reference, index of useful rules, and a summary of Alterations to Magic).
  • 4 pages of general D&D information, including all the core rules you need at your fingertips!
  • Both landscape and portrait versions for maximum customization!

For the price of a large cup o' joe, you can now have all the tools you need to make Curse of Strahd even more epic, plus easier to run at any length!

4/11/2016 +Balance, Table of Contents
5/3/2016 +Portrait layout DM Screen, Movement rules on DM screen updated
7/28/2016 Layout update; +Cosmetic Spell Modifications to the DM Screen
8/5/2016 Minor cover and layout updates 

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Tim B August 05, 2016 8:46 pm UTC
The latest version uploaded is likely to stand as the final version, barring any major errata. Thank you all for your support! Enjoy!
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Matt M July 21, 2016 10:50 pm UTC
I think it would also be useful to include the cosmetic spell modifications from page 24 of the adventure book. Any chance you could add those, please?
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Tim B July 26, 2016 11:06 pm UTC
I'm currently working on some minor layout tweaks across the board, but I can definitely add the spell mods alongside those changes. I'll try to get this done by the end of this week (maybe Fri 7/29)!
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Tim B July 28, 2016 7:34 pm UTC
Cosmetic Spell Modifications table has been added to both versions of the screen with the latest layout update. Thanks for the feedback!
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Matt M July 28, 2016 9:59 pm UTC
Thank you!
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richard F July 01, 2016 5:09 pm UTC
There is a lot of extra space at the top of (all) of your PDFs.
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Tim B July 06, 2016 6:59 pm UTC
Noted! I'll look into some layout updates across the board. Unfortunately, it's not my specialty, so I don't always notice things like that ;-)

Thank you very much for the feedback!
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Tim B August 01, 2016 5:45 pm UTC
FYI, layout changes have updated this issue. I think I still have a few other releases of mine I have to correct along these lines, but that'll continue to happen over time, and my templates have been updated so this won't continue going forward!

Thanks again for the feedback. It really helps!
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richard F August 05, 2016 7:27 pm UTC
No problem, thanks for a super useful tool.
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Ronald C April 28, 2016 9:09 pm UTC
anyway to make the DM Screen pages available in 8x10 as well.
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Tim B April 29, 2016 5:47 pm UTC
I was wondering if there would be requests for that format ;-) I will get right on that!
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Tim B May 03, 2016 6:48 pm UTC
Portrait versions of the DM Screen added. You should be able easily print it in standard 8x11 and 8x10 formats as needed.
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Tim B April 11, 2016 9:00 pm UTC
Update 4/11/2016 - Added a section on balancing options for certain encounter areas (Old Bonegrinder, Death House, Argynvostholt) and a Table of Contents.

If you see any issues or have any ideas for future updates, don't hesitate to let me know!
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