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The Death Knight's Squire - A 5e Solo Gamebook (Fantasy Grounds)

The Death Knight's Squire - A 5e Solo Gamebook (Fantasy Grounds)

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Copper sellerThis is a Fantasy Grounds VTT Module!  For the PDF version click here.

5e Solo Gamebooks presents The Death Knight’s Squire, a 100+ page solo adventure for D&D Fifth Edition, set in the Forgotten Realms. This adventure has been created for individual play without a dungeon master, and it is a great way to scratch your D&D itch between regular adventures with your DM. Or, it can serve as a way for a player who cannot find a group to get a taste of the game.

“Definitely worth every dollar and more. The amount of work that has been put into this is incredible. You will most assuredly have fun adventuring ‘Solo Style’.”   Josh Lambert

“If, as I did, you cut your teeth on Fighting Fantasy or Lone Wolf gamebooks, you will definitely enjoy playing this solo D&D Adventure!”   David Bond

"Definitely a great substitute for group play."  Travis Dickens

The Death Knight’s Squire is the first in a planned series of solo, DM-less adventures. Unlike standard gamebooks, 5e Solo Gamebooks include a map / token dynamic to make the experience more like full tabletop gaming. Sections of the map are revealed as the PC moves through the adventure, encountering monsters, items and other occurrences. The PDF contains clickable links that move you between your choices, keeping you fully immersed. With over 350 separate narrative entries, as well as varied combat encounters, there are innumerable paths your quest could take! Another difference from standard gamebooks is that you roll up your own PC, just like in a normal D&D quest.

You will need access to a printer (preferably colour, although black and white would suffice) in order to print the Maps Booklet for the optimal experience. You may choose to print the adventure booklet too, if you wish, although this could be accessed from laptop or tablet where you will have access to the active links. If you do not have access to a printer, .jpg files of the maps have also been included for you to load into applications like Roll20, where you can place and move tokens digitally. You will also need some small objects (miniatures, game tokens, coins) to function as PC and monster tokens.

The Death Knight’s Squire has been extensively playtested by experienced players of 5e D&D, and includes combat, opportunities for spellcasting, use of diverse class feats / skills and more. The quest should take about 2-4 hours and is designed to be as close to the experience of playing with a DM as possible. (NOTE: It can also easily be played by two players, or run as a full party adventure with a DM and multiple players).

So read the introduction to the Adventure Booklet (do this first), roll up a new Level 2 PC and let’s get playing! And make sure to follow this publisher (5e Solo Gamebooks) to stay informed about future gamebook releases.

Attention Non Fantasy Grounds users!

Ever wanted to TRY Fantasy Grounds?  This adventure is fully compatible with the DEMO version of Fantasy Grounds!  Just go to, download the DEMO, and load this up!

I HIGHLY suggest you read the tutorial and play the example campaign (it's a couple of encounters).

Then you'll be ready!  Enjoy!

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Simon G October 15, 2017 12:06 pm UTC
(On mac steam demo) I have moved the .mod file to /Users/simon/Library/Application Support/Steam/steamapps/common/Fantasy Grounds/ Data/Fantasy Grounds/modules but the application cant find the campaign. (Ive also unzipped a version and put it in the modules folder, as well as the campaign folder with the .mod)
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Simon G October 15, 2017 12:21 pm UTC
figured it out by creating a demo campaign and importing the module.
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Rob T October 15, 2017 5:13 pm UTC
Glad you figured it out. Enjoy!
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John S September 24, 2017 2:01 am UTC
I ordered the wrong one, I was wanted the fantasy grounds version and hit by mistake the other one. Can you switch them please
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Rob T September 24, 2017 2:04 am UTC
Unfortunately, they are two separate products, with separate commission structures. You would need to contact customer service to have them refund your original purchase and then rebuy the other. Sorry about that. We try to be clear about which is which.
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John S September 24, 2017 2:07 am UTC
okay, how do I contact customer support? grrrr this stinks, it came up on my fantasy grounds search and I just grabbed it... darn-it!
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Rob T September 24, 2017 2:09 am UTC
"Contact us" link bottom left of this page. Make sure you're on a PC, not mobile. I;m sure you can go ahead and just grab the FG version now (so you can play) and then they'll refund you the other later. Or you can wait for the refund first.
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John S September 24, 2017 2:17 am UTC
I was thinking the same thing... I was worried they would refund me, then I will have two... but if you think they will refund I will grab the right one so I can play :)
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September 15, 2017 11:49 am UTC
I need help i just purchased this product and all it has available for download is .mod file with 5 seconds of the image of the title what is going wrong?
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Rob T September 15, 2017 8:05 pm UTC
When you store the file, make sure to store the .mod file within your "modules" folder in the place where you have that installed (usually it's something like "C:Users***AppDataRoamingFantasy Groundsmodules") that way when you open Fantasy Grounds, it will be in your library. Hope that helps!
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September 16, 2017 9:06 am UTC
Ok i did it. It appears in the library as you said thanks alot for the help, really appreciate it.
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