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"More than just a wonderful collection of side treks and quick encounters to help the harried DM fill in needed gaps, the Tome of Encounters provides new monsters, interesting NPCs, and a set of rules for Haunts. Its easy to recommend this well written, well produced 54 page product." -Tony Petrecca
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This is the Tome of Encounters, a sourcebook of 25 awesome lairs/encounters designed to challenge characters from 1st to 10th level while showcasing the versatility of 5E D&D!

Back in the era of Second Edition, TSR, Inc. released two products called the “Deck of Encounters I & II”. Each card was presented with just the absolute basics for a DM to run a short, simple encounter. During this same time they released a number of books called the “Book of Lairs” which each featured a different monster in its lair and an adventure hook, usually not running more than one or two pages.

Using that model, the members of the Marauders Game Group, a NJ, USA-based game club, decided to emulate those great formulas for 5th Edition with the Tome of Encounters 5E. The Tome includes all new original adventures, many written in the style and whimsy of the Second Edition days (like our heroes of the day, including Roger E. Moore, Jeff Grubb and Skip Williams).

If you need an hour or two to fill, or are lost for an encounter idea in a specific location (or worse, if the PCs turned left when you needed them to turn right), we hope this book fits the bill for you and provides hours of adventure!

  • 25 new mini adventures.
  • 10 new or converted monsters.
  • 6 NPC stat blocks, dozens of NPCs overall.
  • Conversions of old favorites like the boggle, the spellweaver and the voadkyn.
  • Basic rules for haunts in 5e.

 Comments and reviews are very welcome, please review/rate and let us know! Improvements based on feedback will be available!

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Ten Clever Kobolds
A Dozen Deranged Derro
Five Fierce Firenewts
Ravenloft Creature Feature
Underdark Side Treks
Bright Lights, Big City
Augment Crystals
Random Encounter Activities
Haunts
Travel Montage
Beauty and the Bother
Kostchtchie, Demon Lord
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Jeremy C September 01, 2017 12:50 pm UTC
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Hey I purchased the book and it's really good! I just have one issue before leaving a review with 5 stars, the font used for the majority of the text is really hard to read and doesn't display well on my fairly modern computer which is a bit of an issue. Any chance of a release with a slightly less ornate font? ^_^
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Jeff I September 01, 2017 8:22 pm UTC
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So glad you're enjoying it so far! I'll tell you what, let me look into alternates during next week and hopefully have an alternate font PDF available by then!
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Jeremy C September 02, 2017 8:47 am UTC
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You leg end! Cheers mate! ^_^
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Jeff I September 12, 2017 1:16 pm UTC
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I added a second PDF file called Tome of Encounters-Arial with clearer fonts!
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Jeremy C September 14, 2017 9:01 am UTC
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That's awesome dude thanks heaps for doing that for me!
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