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Greetings traveler, you are invited to the grand opening of Aenigma's premiere puzzle dungeon! Congratulations on receiving this illustrious invitation! You'd best be on your way. Dragons don't like to be kept waiting.

Challenge and delight your players with the premiere issue of Puzzle Master! Inside this supplement, you will find ten puzzles suitable for every level of play, accompanied by beautifully rendered handouts.

Puzzle Master also includes a unique dungeon that utilizes the puzzles to craft an escape room-style experience.

This title includes:

  • 10 puzzles suitable to use in any adventure.
  • 20 hand-crafted puzzle handouts for you to print or digitally share with your players.
  • A unique puzzle dungeon play experience.
  • Difficulty ratings for each puzzle, and suggestions on how to adapt them.
  • A series of hints to help your players solve each puzzle.
  • Suggestions on how to run each puzzle in person or digitally.

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Stu M October 24, 2021 1:14 pm UTC
Has anyone come up with a ‘fix’ for the reward scoring table?
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Melissa B September 27, 2021 7:15 am UTC
This is great! Great collection of puzzles, I used elements of this combined with a free DnD escape room puzzle online ( to balance out combat & riddles. Definitely will continue to draw on it every time I need to spice up a dungeon! Like Thibault said, a bit more prep for a VTT but it's to be expected.

The errors that everyone and particularly Oleg mentioned still exist:
1) It seems to be an error in Handout 2-3 on p.29. It seems the sixth letter under the dots should be Y not C.

2) I can't understand how to use REWARD SCORING TABLE on p.10. The "Total points" column has the pluses from previous scoring table, not total sums.

Nothing I can't work around or adapt to but would be good to have a fix in a future update! Thanks for your hard work, will definitely be purchasing more of these :)
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Thibault G June 15, 2021 11:13 pm UTC
Hey ! Just ran this with a group of 3 friends. They loved it ! It demands a bit of preparation for virtual tabletop games, but it works out great.
Just hope the second cipher puzzle gets corrected in an update, players had a lot of trouble with it, and just saying "yeah, there's an error here, let me help you" kinda breaks the whole "all alone against puzzles and mysteries" atmosphere.
Otherwise great fun, motivates me to include more puzzles and other things in my homebrew games ! Thx !
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Angela R June 13, 2021 3:40 am UTC
Ran this with a group of 3 and everyone loved it! I do hope the typo in the Cipher puzzle gets corrected in an update, however. I also agree that the reward scoring table needs some clarification/correction. Even with those, I still highly recommend this!
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Thomas N January 19, 2021 11:06 pm UTC
I'm struggling to understand the "Reward Scoring Table" on page 10. Seems the "Total Points" column is off
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Oleg R November 28, 2020 10:33 pm UTC
Great stuff! But I have a couple of questions:

1) It seems to be an error in Handout 2-3 on p.29. It seems the sixth letter under the dots should be Y not C.

2) I can't understand how to use REWARD SCORING TABLE on p.10. The "Total points" column has the pluses from previous scoring table, not total sums.

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Alexander L November 23, 2020 6:07 am UTC
Are there licensing limitations for use in published material?
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Hannah R November 23, 2020 8:29 pm UTC
Hi Alexander!

I'm not entirely sure what you mean. The material in this product is copyrighted by the DMs Guild and the creators. Some of the art is used with permission from Wizards of the Coast.

Does that answer your question?
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Alexander L November 26, 2020 6:34 am UTC
Nope, haha. I mean can your puzzles be used in a published module for sale on DMs Guild or elsewhere? :)
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Celeste C November 29, 2020 5:46 pm UTC
Hey Alexander, like all DMs Guild Products you cannot use this material in any publications outside of the DMs Guild. For a more in depth look at Guild policies check out the rules forum here:
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Danielle B February 03, 2021 6:50 pm UTC
I was thinking of purchasing this supplemental material, but two people have reported issues with the same puzzle and that is making me hesitate. Is the puzzle that is being questioned accurate the way it is published? Or just difficult to understand or something else entirely?
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