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"Really, this is a stroke of genius. Jean has taken the oldest cliche in the book - the tavern, and the inevitable brawl therein - and turned it into absolute unadulterated, unfettered D&D fun"--Tony Petrecca, author of multiple best-selling titles on the DMs Guild (like Amazing Adventures).  Review here.

"Frankly, this is a work of genius. The idea of turning a barroom brawl into a monster in its own right is brilliant, and the system for running encounters against it is inspired. I'm going to be running a lot more games in taverns from now on..."--Chris Bissette, creator of ENnie-nominated RPG website Loot the Room.  Review here.

Breathe new life into D&D's oldest trope: the tavern brawl.

This supplement is jam-packed with imaginative locations, stories, NPCs and encounters, all centered around the mainstay of civilized Faerun-ian life: the tavern.  More than just mindless slugfests, these brawls and taverns have been designed to be "story-first"!

Your tabletop will have many sessions of fun and exciting investigation and problem-solving, all while punching commoners in the face.

Inside these pages, you'll find a tavern with frog-survival gambling, an enchanter who just can't keep it to himself, a stair-sliding sorceror baby, and much, much more.

Overall, there are 10 unusual taverns, 10 brawl encounters and 10 mid-brawl complications.  Mix-and-match these elements for 1000 unique brawls!  And sprinkled throughout are numerous adventure seeds and story hooks for future sessions.

Read up on how to THROW DOWN!

And while you're here, have a look at some of my other work on the DMs Guild:

Volo's Lost Encounters.  A series of encounters inspired by Volo's Guide to Monsters.  A Silver Bestseller! 


Unstuck Encounters.  Short scenarios for when your PCs just can't figure it out.  A Copper Bestseller!

Kurtulmak's Revenge.  A kobold-built gladiatorial contest, featuring 3 diabolical, room-sized puzzles.

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February 4th, 2018
Introducing simple mechanics to treat a tavern brawl as a creature, (think swarm of drunks) Jean has turned the chaos of a brawl into a blast of fun that's as streamlined as the rest of DnD5e. Pick it up and start a fight today! [...]
January 31st, 2018
Frankly, this is a work of genius. The idea of turning a barroom brawl into a monster in its own right is brilliant, and the system for running encounters against it is inspired. I'm going to be running a lot more games in taverns from now on, so that [...]
January 27th, 2018
Not only does this product introduce a new way to play out Tavern Brawls, it also contains fantastic descriptions of taverns and tavern encounters. Well done! [...]
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This title was added to our catalog on January 24, 2018.