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Dungeon Master's Little Black Book


The DM's Little Black Book is a pocket-sized collection of tables and ideas that can be used in any fantasy RPG. The content is on the whole system neutral, with leanings towards Old School B/X and First Edition games in a few tables.

It features over 30 pages of useful tables and content covering dungeon basics like: Why the Door is Stuck and What the Kobolds are Selling. Other handy entries include The Deck of Minor Magicks and the Wheel of Fortune.

This PDF edition also includes bonus tables not included in the print edition, along with blank table templates for creating your own content.

Print copies of the booklet will be on sale at the Squarehex webstore (June 2021) and selected retail partners as soon as the Kickstarter rewards have been posted to backers.

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Andrew R January 31, 2023 9:26 pm UTC
I have the print version and am DMing again so I'm going to put it to use. I am carefully planning what tables I want to put in it. I'm thinking of mostly doing injury tables, monster reaction tables, and I e big one of extra magic effects on magic weapons. I haven't figured out what I want to do with the map pages yet though.
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Jacquelin D October 28, 2022 5:34 am UTC
How are you supposed to print this out? I’m having a bit of trouble
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Patrick B April 25, 2021 2:25 pm UTC
"a pocket-sized collection of tables and ideas"

What tables? What ideas? What is this product all about? Adventure hooks? Monsters? Treasure? Encounter tables? Spells?

More info would be helpful here.
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Peter R April 25, 2021 3:39 pm UTC
It should now have the preview enabled now. Today is a soft launch really so I can send out the copies to Kickstarter backers. I'll add a better description in a few days.
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This title was added to our catalog on April 25, 2021.