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Ravings of the Mad Leper

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Leprous Harry reassesses his cyphered manuscript amidst a handful of his occult implements.

Lo the furious mind of Harry, a leprous madman whose insanity is beyond recognition. Here lay his ravings of strange worlds filled with enigmatic characters and peculiar stories. Do mind the step, as the descent is steep down this well of folly where no light can be shed.

Therein you will find a bonanza of player options, mostly related to character classes and subclasses. Revel in the thrill of trying superficially tested supplements, or feel free to banish them to the ignominious pit of obscurity from whence they came, at your dungeon master's convenience, but understand you do so at your own risk!

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Ravings of the Mad Leper is a labor of love, years in the making, consisting of 79 pages of player options of all sorts: 29 subclasses across all official classes (listed below), 15 artificer infusions, 3 fighting styles, 4 metamagic options, 1 pact boon, 5 eldritch invocations, and 15 spells. It is designed so that every option is relevant, and none is stronger than official published material. The book's mechanics relies heavily on the improved game mechanics of Xanathar's Guide to Everything and Tasha's Cauldron of Everything.

You can find a free sample of the book (a complete subclass) right here!
https://www.dmsguild.com/product/368617/Circle-of-the-Old-Gods
Seriously though, try it! It's free - everybody likes free stuff.

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"79 pages, that's quite a lot of stuff, right? Especially for $7.99! It's a good price for a lot of pages."
- Splinterverse

"Though Ravings of the Mad Leper lacks a cohesive theme, the nearly two dozen new subclasses are well-balanced and include several stand-out additions."
- RogueWatson

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Artificier:

  • 15 infusions
  • Jeweler: a crafter and enslaver of magical jewelry.
  • Pilot: a greasemonkey at the wheel of an arcane engine.
  • Sapper: an expert at breaking through doors and demolishing castle defenses.

Barbarian:

  • Path of the Chieftain: a leader amongst a pack of reavers.
  • Path of the Tribal Shaman: a spiritual guide in tune with nature and spirits.

Bard:

  • College of Tradition: a religiously inclined minstrel, guardian of ancient knowledge.

Cleric:

  • Arts Domain: a muse for artists of all kind.
  • Craftmanship Domain: an industrious worker with religious dedication.
  • Festivity Domain: a party organiser and purveyor of sustenance.
  • Seasons Domain: a servant of the passage of seasons.
  • Time Domain: a protector of the timeline.

Druid:

  • Circle of the Old Gods: the eldritch servant of an old cult (also available in the free sample).

Fighter:

  • 3 new fighting styles.
  • Fencer: a suave warrior wielding keen blade and lethal repartee.
  • Hoplite: a mass combat veteran sharing shield with fellow soldiers.

Monk:

  • Way of the Hardened Steel: a monastic warrior zealously dedicated to martial accomplishments.
  • Way of the Mountain Ascetic: an ascetic master of secret scrolls.
Paladin:
  • 2 new fighting styles.
  • Oath of Pilgrimage: a vagabond on a holy quest.
  • Oath of the Temple Warden: a templar vowed to the service of a church.

Ranger:

  • 2 new fighting styles, plus access to the Unarmed Fighting fighting style from Tasha's Cauldron of Everything.
  • Pioneer: an explorer spearheading the advancement of civilization.
  • Raider: a bad news for the common folk: an arsonist and highway robber.

Rogue:

  • Buffoon: a jester using slapstick humor and comic relief to alleviate the hardship of adventuring.
  • Gadgeteer: an improviser with a solution to every problem... or is it the other way around?
  • Juggler: an expert in balance, rythm and weapon throwing.
  • Racketeer: a mobster with a bat in hand, an iron fist in a spiked glove.

Sorcerer:

  • 4 new metamagic options.
  • Accursed Name: a victim of the evil eye with a terrible doom.
  • Haunting Spirit: a target of eerie phenomenons and witness to possessions.

Warlock:

  • The Broken Pact: for warlocks with a change of heart.
  • 5 new eldritch invocations.
  • The Elemental Essence: a elder elemental lending its powers to mortal servants.

Wizard:

  • Arithmetic: a member of an upstart intellectual school specialized in somatic incantations.
  • Blood Magic: a vile practitioner of taboo occultism and witchcraft.
Spells:
  • 15 new spells, including a handful created by the Mad Leper himself.

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Jimmy F August 27, 2021 6:46 pm UTC
Hi! Your product is featured in my latest YouTube video. Feel free to use quotes from it on your catalog page if you want. Also please signal boost (share) the video if you can (and haven't already). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kJFmGfxY5Lk&ab_channel=Splinterverse
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Samuel B August 27, 2021 11:17 pm UTC
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Hello Jimmy,

I feel quite honored that you featured my book in your video and will certainly be sharing it!
As a side note, a free sample of the book (the druid subclass) can be found here:
https://www.dmsguild.com/product/368617/Circle-of-the-Old-Gods

I'll make sure to update the book's description with a link to the sample.

Thanks a lot and let me know if you want to know more!
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Samuel B August 27, 2021 11:47 pm UTC
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Hello again,

I took your advice to heart and updated the presentation to better showcase my work.
I'll be glad to follow you on Youtube from now on!
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Jimmy F August 28, 2021 4:23 am UTC
Excellent! Happy to hear that! One of my favorite parts of making these videos is that it is early enough in these books' lives that I can maybe help if something about their catalog pages is off. Glad you found some useful info in the video and that you are watching. Thanks!
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Chad L August 27, 2021 5:54 pm UTC
Hi there! Any thoughts about adding this to fantasy grounds vtt? Think this would be a great addition and would love to talk with you about it! feel free to join the grim press discord at https://discord.gg/gyTK9g8QHJ if you have any questions, my name is Engorgio on there.

Thank you
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Samuel B August 27, 2021 11:07 pm UTC
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Hey!

I haven't considered providing implementations of my book's content for virtual table top systems.
I have doubts as to whether it would be forbidden by DMsGuild publication rules, considering we aren't allowed to publish the same content anywhere else.
In any case, I am unfamiliar with Fantasy Grounds' system and I doubt I could provide a timely implementation of the whole book.
However, if you need any support in understanding the book's mechanics, it would be an honor to help you in any way I can.

Best,
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