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Bearthazar's House of Familiars

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"I adore everything about Bearthazar's and would like to only shop for familiars with him from now on. I love every single one of them. Help me."

"...thumbing through this book really gave me that lovely feeling of going to the animal shelter, locking eyes with the one that was just right for me, and saying, "This one. This one is perfect."

"probably the only way I'd ever touch the Beast Master ranger is if my animal companion could be something like Paddington or the Drama Llama"

Welcome, one and all, to Bearthazar's House of Familiars

Perhaps your wizard needs a Teacup Chimaera?

Maybe your ranger needs an Immovable Rat?

Does your warlock want an Emotional Support Imp? (Yes, I am afraid the pom-poms are extra.)

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Over 50 new familiars, companions and critters for your 5th edition game:

  • Find the perfect pet, from familiar animals like Sloths to bizarre new creatures like the Teacup Chimaera, the Rug Mule and the Man Drake
  • Haggle with Mr Bearthazar over the price (naturally) and purchase from his suggested upgrades (such as changes in colour, fluffy baskets, or other miscellanea)
  • Learn the secret formula to summon your familiar once more should it perish (or if you kick it off a cliff for eating all your rations)
  • New Ranger Companions, Wizarding Familiars, Pact of the Chain Beasties and Unique or Powerful Companions are all included inside

Attend the knowledgeable and urbane Mr Bearthazar in his shop, and allow him to help you choose the perfect new friend for your travels.

Each familiar comes with a name, statistics, a personality and advice from Mr Bearthazar himself on how best to care for them. 

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Shane M September 22, 2019 6:13 am UTC
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I feel like I am missing something obvious but can you explain how the familiars are priced? Like obviously I get that Serra at 50pp is 50 platinum pieces but then Doris is listed with the price 3/8 and Ginger is 9/c and these are less clear to me.
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Shane M September 22, 2019 6:14 am UTC
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PS I love this so much, basically all my players are getting familiars instead of magic items now
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Sir C August 20, 2019 11:13 pm UTC
Seems really cool from what I saw on Twitter, but just as overpriced as most D&D content
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Hannah R August 21, 2019 12:45 am UTC
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This is an extensive, original, clever project that's full of quality writing, art, and extremely impressive layout. Based on the belief that creators should make a fair (or at least minimum) wage for their time, effort, and skills, this product is actually vastly underpriced for all the work that went into it.
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Taylor R August 24, 2019 6:28 pm UTC
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This is exactly the reason why there is a dearth of great content. This attitude right here.

The book features all original art, exceptionally clever content, and clearly was designed using professional software. All of that costs money.

The book was written, edited, and re-edited to ensure that it has great quality for your enjoyment. All of that takes time. Time is money.

You can get the PDF for the same amount as a cheap bottle of wine or one movie viewing at the cheap seats. Those entertain you for a couple of hours at best; the PDF will entertain your whole table many times, for many hours. If you also want the book, you pay more because there are also production costs and shipping.

Taken altogether, the product is pretty freaking reasonably priced. You need to start accepting that creators can't put out great content like this for nothing but goodwill. You want quality, you have to pay for quality.
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Amanda L August 20, 2019 6:51 pm UTC
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I've been super excited about this since I saw the possibility of its existence on Twitter. So I had to buy immediately. I'll review when I have the POD! :) Thank you!
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This title was added to our catalog on August 20, 2019.