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Get equipped for adventure with Beginner Baubles, the groundbreaking series from DeepDark Designs that makes 5th Edition character creation even more exciting, thrilling, and rewarding than ever before. Once you've experienced Beginner Baubles for yourself, you'll wonder how you ever got by without them!

So, What Are Beginner Baubles?

Beginner Baubles are rare, one-of-a-kind objects that are either magical in nature or else exceptional in some other way. The rules governing their acquisition and use are a little bit different to those that relate to Magic Items, but the two function similarly enough that anyone who's played 5th Edition should feel at home with their use right away. What makes them super fun and interesting is that unlike magic items, which are generally kept under lock and key until the players have chalked up hours and hours at the table (and their characters trudged through a litany of tasks and trials), Beginner Baubles instead serve as an exciting new facet of character creation and are usually provided before the players hit the table with their characters for the very first time.

With Beginner Baubles, every adventurer is blessed with a powerful gift at the start of their career. A boon worthy of the brave deeds and legendary feats of the hallowed heroes of yesteryear, in whose footsteps they will walk as they embark on their own grand adventure. Though their story is not yet written, the call to adventure is strong, and all true heroes must heed it.

And Sagely Impedimenta?

Sagely Impedimenta is the latest entry in the Beginner Baubles line. Released monthly, each new issue in the series is packed to bursting with weird and wonderful prizes just waiting to be greedily devoured by the gluttons at your table. In addition to the baubles themselves, each supplement also includes fully-playtested new rules and mechanics, outstanding presentation and production values, a torrent of premium-quality artwork, and extra materials designed to help you get the most out of the series. Additionally, Beginner Baubles are completely setting-neutral, ready to be dropped into almost any fantasy world that allows for magic items and objects. Best of all, adopting a completely modular approach, each entry in the series can be used as a standalone supplement or in conjunction with any others that you acquire.

Beginner Baubles: Sagely Impedimenta presents 20 intricate and ornate baubles perfect for use by sages and great minds alike. Wizards, sorcerers, scholars, academics, savants, wisemen, criminal masterminds, evil geniuses, and others who prize knowledge and understanding over all else will discover a collection of wondrous treasures perfect to pique their interest here.

Sagely Impedimenta includes the following baubles:

  • Astrolabium. This elaborate inclinometer has been weighted for throwing and doubles as a hardy buckler. It can also be used to identify celestial bodies, triangulate position, assess the pitch of a slope or incline, and measure the passage of time. 
  • Arcanus Compendum. This ornate spellbook has an unusual air of grandeur and gravitas surrounding it, thanks to the large, glowing arcane seal that runs across its front, spine, and rear.
  • Jandzuroth. If this small, dragon-adorned keep goes to show anything, its that familiars should never be considered the sole domain of wizards.
  • Listrum. This bizarre, gnomish lecturn stands proudly, enshrined in clouds, endowned with angelic wings, choked in vines, and lit by glowing crystals.
  • Mirrorplate. Starting out as a collaboration between a wizard and paladin, something went very awry during the creation of this magicial armor.
  • Swapping Hat. This marvellous hat, sized for a tiny critter, allows a wizard to swap their psyche with that of their familiar.

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