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DMs Guild Creator Resource - Style Guide Resources

DMs Guild Creator Resource - Style Guide Resources

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Note: The House Style Guide has been updated January 2019.

These PDF documents are distributed by Wizards of the Coast to official play writers and are now available for all DMsGuild creators. In addition to the D&D House Style Guide, this package includes tips for adventure design from Chris Perkins and Greg Bilsand, suggestions for how to use D&D IP, and a guide to the Forgotten Realms. Following these style guides is not required to publish on DMsGuild, but they are provided here at the request of our community creators.

 
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James A March 07, 2019 7:14 am UTC
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What basis do you have for the change in the established Calendar of Harptos? Is this something that changed by WOTC in 4e?

Glossary at the end is GREAT! I'd ask to turn it into a dictionary, providing definition.
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Joseph C February 24, 2019 5:12 pm UTC
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When discussing ethnicity of humans, the document for the FR notes that there are Realms versions of "eskimos" - should probably be changed to "Inuit" or something similar. The term "eskimo" is a slur.

Also, under "Banned Words," it says that "hill dwarf should be shield dwarf" and "mountain dwarf should be gold dwarf" - are those reversed?
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John B February 25, 2019 1:10 am UTC
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Whoa, I can't believe that made it into this. Wow....
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