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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
  • 7 backgrounds options
  • 3 frame style options
  • 2 page decorators style options
  • 37 paragraphs styles
  • 5 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 1.7.3.+

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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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?
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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?

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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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January 29, 2020
This title was added to our catalog on June 24, 2019.