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Resurrection: A D4 Variant Rule


Resurrection: A D4 Variant Rule

Resurrection: A D4 Variant Rule aims to make character death in 5th edition D&D more meaningful. In this variant rule, the entire party can contribute to resurrection, as your character bargains with the god of death to return to the world of the living—or turn your back on it forever. This short variant rule supplement includes:

  • 50 complications when you bargain with death

  • An alternative system for resurrecting a character

Notice: These variant rules make use of marbles of varying colors to represent three different results. As such, you will need to have marbles on hand in order to use these, or substitute the random chance of results using dice rolls. 

About D4

D4 is a Double DM Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition Actual Play Live Stream set in the Forgotten Realms and is one of the most canon to lore shows out there. You can catch it live every Sunday at 4p PST on the Official Dungeons & Dragons twitch channel. 

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Katie D October 16, 2020 3:44 am UTC
I’ve played using these rules and have absolutely loved the way they add to the story and the intensity of a player dying. Complications give resurrection some real gravitas.

Side note: The art in this book is astounding.
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This title was added to our catalog on October 13, 2020.