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We are the cogs which make the great wheel spin
We hold the strings tied to the marionette
Where pacts are drawn, we are the ink upon the parchment
Where ships set sail, we are the wind upon their masts
Where kings are made, ours are the hands holding the crown
We seek no glory
We hold no oaths
We take what is ours
We are the black at the edge of the darkness
We are the silence at the bottom of the abyss
We are the ghosts who tread the streets unseen
Those who call our names shall find only shadows in response
We are Ebonclad
We wear the night

Ebonclad is a thieves' guild campaign setting for the 5th edition of the world's greatest roleplaying game! 

Inside Ebonclad you'll find:

  • 170 pages of setting lore and history, accompanied by lavish illustrations and short stories to bring the setting to life.
  • 7 adventures for character levels 1 - 4 GMs can use to introduce new players to the setting, or customize for use in their own campaigns. 
  • Tons of character options including new backgroundssubclassesfeatsequipmentpoisons, and spells
  • Tools for GMs to generate random citizens, valuables they may possess, the contents of their pockets or purses, and ways of determining how connected they are and how they'd react to witnessing crimes.
  • Dozens of new NPCs, from generic stat blocks for thieves in the Ebonclad guild or town guard, to specific characters living in the city.
  • primer on thievery, for characters who live the life of crime.
  • Over 30 random street encounters with different customization options a GM can use.
  • New urban chase complications specific to the setting.
  • More than a dozen encounter area maps saved as PNG files to print or use online.

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Kevin P February 04, 2018 1:45 pm UTC
Is there a player version that I can let my players use so they don't have the full book with all the other information about the guild, characters and such?
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Dan C February 04, 2018 8:18 pm UTC
Thanks for your comment Kevin.

I've updated the title to include a separate PDF file for player reference. This is, essentially, just Chapter 4, detailing all the new setting options for player characters. If there's additional information you want your players to know, perhaps about the guild's inception or Kintallan culture, you'll have to pull it out from the existing document. You'll also want to review the player reference to ensure there are no details exposed there you'd still want to keep secret.

Thanks for your support!
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Kevin P February 05, 2018 10:17 am UTC
Thank you! My players are loving the campaign setting so far. This will really help. :)
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Dan C February 05, 2018 1:36 pm UTC
You're very welcome! Thanks for the support; it means a lot to me!
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James L February 17, 2018 6:38 pm UTC
Thanks for the players reference.

Any chance of having a print friendly version of it? I'd like to have a few copies ready for session 0 without killing my toner.
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GeoCentric D January 20, 2018 5:02 pm UTC
How easily can this be adapted to other systems?
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Dan C January 20, 2018 5:19 pm UTC
The setting, history, structure of the guild, and guild membership is essentially system neutral, but all of the mechanical content is specific to 5E D&D. I'd hesitate to say it would be an easy conversion overall, as some things translate better than others. For instance character feats, subclasses, and backgrounds are really ingrained into the 5E system, and you might have trouble adapting it elsewhere. Other things, like equipment, poison, NPCs, and missions are less about the numbers.

My recommendation is to look at the preview, there's a little bit of everything in it, and see if it's something you can work around. It definitely can be done, but it's going to take some time to do so.
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GeoCentric D January 20, 2018 5:25 pm UTC
Thanks for the fast response!
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Alastair C December 06, 2017 1:15 pm UTC
Highly recommended and flexible setting & adventure book. The setting and background is strong and adaptable to your game world, then you get lots of well scripted charts and random tables, a host of well thought out NPCs, a load of handy story seeds, and then a small campaign's worth of well designed missions with plenty of variety.

This is, quite literally, everything I want as a GM and so very rarely find. I am very impressed!
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Dan C December 06, 2017 1:40 pm UTC
Thank you so much for your glowing review, Alastair! I really appreciate it and am happy you are so pleased with the product. :)
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Eapen L August 31, 2017 7:50 pm UTC
Ebonclad is another outstanding Dungeons on Demand Product. The setting is well defined and has interesting NPCs for your party to interact with. I was especially impressed with the random generation tables for random NPCs. The art was uniformly excellent. The encounters are excellent and flexible enough to incorporate into an existing campaign. Great product and worth the hardcover purchase.
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Dan C February 05, 2018 1:37 pm UTC
Eapen, I don't know how I missed this comment!! Thanks so much for the review and thank you again for supporting me :)
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Robert R July 02, 2017 1:34 am UTC
On page 6, the final sentence of the left column is "You can" I don't think the sentence continues elsewhere (or I just missed it lol)
but it looks good so far :)
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Dan C July 02, 2017 1:38 am UTC
Thanks Robert! We're going through everything now for the next couple weeks to weed out errors precisely like this. We appreciate it :)
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