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Presented here are an Affinity Publisher Template and Beginner's Guide useful to make PDFs for the DMsGuild!

Inside you will find the template with:

  • 1 full color template in US Letter and A4
  • 7 backgrounds options
  • 3 frame style options
  • 3 page decorators style options
  • 44 paragraphs styles
  • 6 character styles
  • Stat blocks
  • Class features frames for non-casters, half-casters and full casters
  • And more!
And the beginner's guide covers:
  • Importing and manipulating text
  • Importing and manipulating graphic files
  • Export to PDF from Affinity Publisher
  • And more!
Compatible with Affinity Publisher 1.8.5.+

November 1st, 2020 - Change log for v2.0:

  • Converted from .afpub to aftemplate
  • Rebuilt all the paragraph styles from scratch
  • Rebuilt all the character styles from scratch
  • Removed unused paragraph styles
  • Updated guide
  • New license
  • New fonts
  • New page decorator

January 27th, 2020 - Change log for v1.1:

  • Added a Hyperlink style
  • Removed spacing after Heading 3
  • Removed spacing after Footer
  • Removed outline from Heading 1,2,3, 1 - TOC and 2 - TOC
  • Added 4pt spacing after DM - Core Metadata
  • New Paragraph Style DM - Epigraph
  • New Paragraph Style DM - Epigraph Source
  • Added 6pt space before and after DM - Core Bulleted
  • Added 6pt space before and after DM - Sidebar Bulleted
  • Updated the Next Style for most Paragraph styles
  • Switched DM - Footer to All Caps
  • New Paragraph Style DM - Sidebar Body 2
  • Fixed DM - Core Body

August 18th 2019 - Change log for v1.0:

  • New and updated background options.
  • New and updated frame options.
  • New sigil options.
  • New and updated page decorator options.
  • Print on Demand settings.
  • New Draft/Sample watermark layers.
  • A4 Version.
  • New text styles test file.
  • All text styles are now set to English: US spelling.
  • Column guides.
  • New License.txt (Read it!)

June 28th 2019 - Change log for v0.6:

  • Fixed the paragraph style DM - Chapter Title, Chapter Title - ToC, Heading 1, Heading 1 - ToC, Heading 2, Heading 2 - ToC, Heading 3, and Stat Block Title (Stat Block) so they show the correct font and font weight.
  • Changed the DM - Footer font to Noto Serif, to fix a display issue.
  • Switched most tables to Top Align to fix and issue with text longer than one line
  • Fixed an issue the sidebar text, it shouldn't use the "denominator" setting anymore.

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Discussions (5)
Customer avatar
Benjamin P February 04, 2021 10:46 pm UTC
Hi, I was wondering if this template has been approved by Wizards of the Coast in a way where it doesn't infringe on their trade dress?
Customer avatar
Badger B January 18, 2021 10:31 am UTC
Hi there

Bought this item a while back but am finally able to get around to using it.

I launched the template and it game me a missing resource error.

The resource missing is the following on the new line below.


Please help
Customer avatar
Nathanaël R January 18, 2021 2:08 pm UTC
Hi Badger,

thank you for your purchase.

It looks like you're missing the DMsGuild logo, you will find a link to download it on this page:

In the section "What are the rules for putting branding (logos, trademarks, etc.) on my DMsGuild title?"
Customer avatar
Badger B January 18, 2021 2:23 pm UTC
Thank you and thanks for such a rapid response!
Customer avatar
Aleksandr V May 08, 2020 12:52 am UTC
Are there styles for tables and statblocks? I do not see those on the preview.
Customer avatar
Michael H September 17, 2019 10:46 pm UTC
For some reason, opening this file is causing Affinity to ask if I want to find missing resources and then shut down before I can answer the question. I can't get ot the Beginner's Guide for contact, so this may be as close as I can get for a while. Anyone know what's happening?
Customer avatar
Duncan R October 06, 2020 8:03 pm UTC
Possibly you need to open the file and load all the template fonts onto your computer?
Customer avatar
John S July 15, 2019 4:57 pm UTC
Great template,

I'd like to make something similar for the Savage Worlds Adventurers Guild using Affinity. Is there a way we can connect to compare notes?

Customer avatar
Nathanaël R July 16, 2019 10:50 am UTC
Thank you,

I can't say I am familiar with the Savage Worlds trade dress, but if you'd like to contact me, you can find my contact information at the end of the Beginner's Guide.
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This title was added to our catalog on June 24, 2019.