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Clonker's Guide to Being a Hero


Forgetful wizards and dangerous lasers. A young drow separated from her family, caught between worlds. An owlbear just trying to find mom. A wizarding student and her sabotaged experiment, and a dragon learning to cope with being born different. These stories await you and your young heroes in Clonker’s Guide to Being a Hero.

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What Is This Book? This is a collection of five all-ages adventures for Dungeons & Dragons fifth edition. Each adventure includes a hand-drawn map and artwork depicting some of its most important characters. Anne Gregersen has also generously donated an introductory chapter from Little Heroes dealing with including young players at your table.

Clonker’s Guide to Being a Hero is also a charitable product. 5% of your purchase is donated directly to Extra Life, a charitable organization that supports children’s hospitals.

Who is Clonker? Clonker is a friendly (if a bit hot-headed) ogre introduced in An Ogre and His Cake, another all-ages adventure. He offers his words of wisdom for young adventurers throughout the book.

Why Children’s Adventures? Dungeon & Dragons has shaped many lives, and we believe that can begin at a young age with stories that resonate with children. In a time when parents struggle to connect with their children over the noise of TV, social media, and other distractions, we hope to help bring you and your loved ones together at the gaming table.

If you don’t have young players at your table, we still encourage you to check out the Full Preview above. Even all-adult gaming groups can use a bit of levity and lighthearted adventure!

Why Is This $15? We feel this collection offers many hours of entertainment for folks of all ages. Additionally, this price ensures that the artists, cartographers, and writers are all paid a fair wage, while still supporting Extra Life.

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Owlbear Map

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Clairissa M June 14, 2022 5:45 pm UTC
Hi! Im thinking about buying this to start playing with my family, do i need to but character sheets and extra dice?
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Christopher W June 14, 2022 8:08 pm UTC
Hi there!

You don't necessarily need those things at all. Here is a free-to-download character sheet I recommend:

You can find all sorts of free dice roller apps online, on the major mobile app stores, etc.

If you aren't familiar with the D&D 5e ruleset you'll need at least the free Basic Rules to get playing:

Hope this helps!
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Mr E December 22, 2021 6:00 am UTC
Would this be ok for young kids (4 years old)?
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Christopher W December 22, 2021 2:49 pm UTC
Hi there!

I mentioned this on your comment for An Ogre and His Cake, but in general I feel it is difficult to give exact age range recommendations: every child and every family is different.

There are a lot of different adventures in this collection, but none of them feature things like graphic violence or horror, sexual themes, or promote "evil" acts like theft, assault, etc.

Hope this helps!
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Michael F April 03, 2021 8:42 pm UTC
Thanks for this great set of adventures! Is there a stat block for Slugnose? (My play group didn't end up fighting them, but I was going to use this as a substitute:
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Christopher W December 28, 2020 5:40 am UTC
Hey everyone!

There was a strange issue where all of my products were pointing to a 'Maps' zip folder from one specific adventure I published and not necessarily the correct one. This has now been fixed.

You should be able to download the new file, '' and find all the maps for this adventure.
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