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The Adventures Dark and Deep™ Game Masters Toolkit contains rules for weather and other natural hazards, generating NPC characteristics, magic items, travel to other planes, deities and religions, and much more. It also includes scores of random tables covering everything from "what color is it?" to "why are the humanoids raiding the village?"

The Game Masters Toolkit is the third core rulebook for the Adventures Dark and Deep™ game, an expansion and revision of the original 1st Edition rules that defined the role-playing hobby for a decade. Based on the original plans for expanding the game, Adventures Dark and Deep™ gives you new character classes like the jester, savant, mystic, and mountebank; new spells; a new combat system; new monsters; rules for weather and natural hazards; new magic items, and tons more. And it's all compatible with most old-school games, so you can use it with all your old and new adventures, settings, and supplements.

If you liked 1st Edition, you'll love Adventures Dark and Deep™.

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Bruno P January 26, 2022 10:22 pm UTC
I can't find any tables for random encounters in dungeons and wilderness. On p.72 there is "In the wilderness, roll every 4 hours to see if a random encounter has occurred; there will be such an encounter 1 time in 6. See the ADVENTURES DARK AND DEEP™ Bestiary for full random encounter tables." But I can't find these tables in the bestiary.
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Joseph B January 26, 2022 10:32 pm UTC
Those random encounter tables were originally planned for the Bestiary, but for space reasons they were eventually released as their own book:
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Bruno P January 27, 2022 6:55 pm UTC
OK, good to know. Consider adding p.72 to errata, as to prevent future confusion. I do have the mentioned book, and it is quite comprehensive.
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Neil S September 26, 2021 4:19 am UTC
Does this cover the para adn Quasi-elemental planes
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Joseph B September 26, 2021 5:01 am UTC
It references them and includes them in the list of the various planes, but doesn't have in-depth coverage of any of the inner or outer planes. That would be beyond the scope of this book.
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Thomas V January 05, 2016 3:18 am UTC
My bundle just arrived today :) Hardcover Bestiary, Game Master Toolkit, and Players Manual!
Can't wait to browse it all tomorrow, I've already been reading the PDFs included in the deluxe bundle but there's nothing like a proper book, thanks!
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Brett G August 30, 2015 2:44 am UTC
Question: Does it come with a printer friendly copy or the ability to turn off the background layer?
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Joseph B August 30, 2015 3:46 am UTC
There is no background layer to turn off, so it should be quite printer-friendly as-is.
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