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Libraries Illuminated COMPENDIUM



Includes the Libraries Illuminated Supplement and Appendices I and II – Revised and Reformatted

Bonus Content – Librarians, Scribes and Bookbinders!

So Much More Than A Place To Keep Books – Archetypical Libraries Including Sample Adventures to Enhance Any Campaign Setting

In many adventure settings libraries are cast in a passive role. They serve as scenery to set a mood or simply as a backdrop against which other action takes place. But libraries can vary dramatically depending on their type and are more than a place to keep books. They are centers of learning, statements of political power and repositories of new and ancient secrets.

Inside this 71-page Compendium you will find:

  • 10 profiles of library Archetypes.
  • 5 profiles of chart, globe and map Archetypes
  • 2 profiles of curiosities and trophy item Archetypes
  • BONUS - 3 NEW character backgrounds for NPCs associated with libraries
  • BONUS - NEW artisan tools
  • 14 example adventures illustrating ways to use libraries and their contents to their full advantage
  • 45 additional adventure hooks to inspire other adventures
  • 12 tables to randomly generate type, content, and condition of volumes, as well as other library contents
  • 16 adventure maps in full color

Comments and Reviews are always welcome.


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Michael M September 16, 2021 2:36 am UTC
I believe the descriptions of rooms 6 and 11 in the map of the silk merchant's guild hall need to be swapped.
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Peter C September 16, 2021 10:28 pm UTC
Thank you for the feedback. I see the map key got a bit jumbled. I'll upload a corrected version shortly.
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