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Life and Decay: Secrets of the Golgari Swarm


Finally, the Secrets of the Golgari Swarm will be revealed to the people of Ravnica.

Life and Decay provides Dungeon Masters and Players new options for the representing the Golgari Swarm. Players can now create a Gorgon character. Dungeon Masters have a collection of wretched creatures to throw at their players, including famous maze runner Varolz the Scar-Striped. Prepare to feel the undying might of the Golgari Swarm. 


  • Uncover hidden Golgari Treasure and the weird side effects of the Mysterious Mushrooms

  • A new Gorgon race with the power to petrify foes. 

  • 10 new monsters from the depths of the undercity. 

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Jeremy E December 01, 2018 3:23 pm UTC
Is there a preview? It doesn't show anything when I select Quick Preview.
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Chris W December 01, 2018 6:34 pm UTC
Hey Jeremy, I have it set for a preview but I guess it’s not working. I’ll fiddle with it on Monday.
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Chris W December 03, 2018 2:47 pm UTC
Hey Jeremy, the preview is working for me now.
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Jeremy E December 04, 2018 7:15 pm UTC
Thank you. Purchased and I'm excited to check it out. Looks like you just posted something new too. Keep them coming!
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Jeremy E December 05, 2018 4:12 pm UTC
Here's some feedback after a review. I did not have time to review each new monster-just the first one.


3-Rod of wonder-do you mean wand of wonder from DMG?
4-what do you mean by “temporary invulnerability, +2 AC until they get hit by something…”? Are they immune to all damage types? And the affect goes away after one hit?
8-Swarm of angry bees change/insert to swarm of insects (wasps)
9-Add “needs to make a saving throw or” is poisoned
11-Text changes from all caps to lower case here-make consistent
12-Add clarification about horn damage. If they cause no damage specify that or add something like 1d6+Str mod. Piercing damage
20-spell names should be italicized

-race name should be singular "Gorgon"
-Correct spacing in downtrodden race section last sentence
-petrifying gaze. The cockatrice, the medusa and the spell flesh to stone all have a save v. restrain not incapacitated if you want to...See more
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Jeremy E December 05, 2018 4:20 pm UTC
Also, I really liked the introduction and the story about your Player's Handbook. Do you still have that copy of the book? Just curious.
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Chris W December 05, 2018 4:29 pm UTC
Thanks for the feedback Jeremy. I'm going to go through it right now and make some changes.
I do. I got rid of my 3rd edition books, but I kept my PHB, MM, and DMG.
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Chris W December 05, 2018 4:59 pm UTC
Can you do me a favor and email me at I'd like to discuss this further with you.
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