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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 Articles of the Arts?

Articles of the Arts 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: Articles of the Arts presents 20 inventive and imaginative baubles perfect for use by visionaries and creatives alike. Actors, artists, bards, musicians, painters, poets, skalds, writers, and others who value the creative arts and imaginative expression over all else will all discover a collection of culturally significant masterpieces to inspire them here.


Articles of the Arts includes the following baubles:

  • Caster's Ghillies. This pair of decorative dancing shoes allows their wearer to cast spells through dance, losing themselves in a world of rhythm and motion.
  • Fireflute. This giant reed has been dryed, preserved, and fashioned into an end-blown flute that heralds the power to influence fire and control fire elementals.
  • Helm of the Murmillo. This pit fighter's helm is perfect for use in gladatorial arenas, both impressive and daunting. Those who wear it strike an imposing figure and their blows often lead to visceral overkill.
  • Imobius. This magical bow utilizes special effects and fake pyrotechnics to serve theater troupes and other performers in stage productions.
  • Ingastrimyte. This peculiar ventriloquist puppet is much more than mundane, able to animate under its master's control, misdirect their foes, and aid in clairvoyant readings.
  • Shadowplay. Able to serve as a light source, this fold-out shadow puppet theater is also able to shadow a cadre of shadows to fight on behalf of its director.

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