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"From the shadows of Victorian England, the genre of
Steampunk takes the Age of Steam and throws it into
overdrive, mixing dark intrigue and social conflict with
technological wonders and a world of opportunity."

Bring your D&D game into the Age of Steam with this 180 page expansion for 5th Edition Dungeons & Dragons!

The Master Mechanic's Steampunk Manual provides content for both Dungeon Masters and Players who want to experience adventures in a Steampunk setting. Designed for both official and original Dungeons & Dragons settings, you'll find extensive rules and resources inside for building your Steampunk character or adventure!

Included in this expansion:

  • Extensive lore and material on adapting existing settings to the Steampunk genre
  • Optional rules, 2 new skills and industrial environmental effects
  • Rules for firearms and vehicles, including airships
  • Gadgets: a new set of rules for technological alternatives to magic items, with 41 example gadgets
  • 5 new races, including subraces, and 3 new subraces for existing races
  • 2 new classes: the Diplomat and the Mechanic
  • 28 new subclasses, with at least 1 new subclass for each official class
  • 7 new backgrounds
  • New feats and spells
  • 30 monster statblocks, including many new NPCs and vehicle combat stats.
  • And more!

Recommendations for improvements are always gladly accepted! Credit to artists (see page 2) and to Scott Tolksdorf for producing NaturalCrit's The Homebrewery, which was used to format this supplement.

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January 18th, 2019
This document alone has given me a sense of wide eyed excitement, everything in here is teeming with possibility, I love it personally and think it is whole heartedly worth the $. [...]
January 9th, 2019
I really enjoyed the ideas, gadgets, new skills, racial additions, and most of the subclasses. The diplomat class is something I would play in a heart beat. This really encompasses the steampunk genre and brings it into 5th edition very well. We are go [...]
December 27th, 2018
Full review is pending. It's an interesting and engaging concept, but to be fair to the product, I'll need to read through it a few more times to make this is a wholly constructive as possible. [...]
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