The Demonplague

A D&D 5E Campaign With Sandbox & Hexcrawl

The Demonplague D&D 5E Adventure Campaign

Sandbox Meets Hexcrawl Meets Epic Storyline

Every millennium, a terrible evil trapped in the heart of the Luna Valley awakens to wipe civilization out — and the last awakening happened 1,000 years ago….

This time, if the heroes don't stop the evil, more than just the Luna Valley will die.

Welcome to The Demonplague, a rocking campaign that will take your players on a wild adventure rife with intrigue, secrets, and grim sword & sorcery action.

With equal parts classic adventuresandboxhexcrawl, and old-fashioned dungeon crawlThe Demonplague lets you GM with little prep time while at the same time offers your players total freedom and choice.

Designed For Game Masters

New GMs benefit from the initial simple structure classic linear structure that gradually leads them into the campaign's other styles. Veteran GMs will notice how the sandbox and hexcrawl sections flesh out the valley without shackling you with a brittle script.

The Demonplague adventure comes in four parts:

The Demonplague D&D 5E Adventure Campaign Book Covers

Features

  • full-length 5E campaign that takes characters from 1st to 20th level.
  • The self-contained Luna Valley setting lets you drop this campaign into any fantasy world without a hitch.
  • 21 new monsters for 5E
  • 27 NPC write-ups
  • A fully-stocked village filled with intrigue
  • Over a dozen dungeon and adventure sites
  • 2-column PDF version for print and 1-column PDF for easier tablet and phone use. Fully bookmarked and searchable.

The adventure involves: 

  • classic linear adventure core story arc with village intrigue, wilderness exploration, and dungeon mission play.
  • A "sandbox" stage when PCs are tough enough to brave the post-apocalyptic wilderness, letting them choose when and how to engage in story milestones.
  • A "hexcrawl" portion where you can dynamically generate the contents of any hex, letting players roam freely throughout the valley.
  • mega-dungeon finale with an exciting balance of roleplaying and action elements.
  • A player-driven narrative that puts tough choices in front of their characters to determine the direction and outcome of adventures.

Page Layout Preview

The Demonplague D&D 5E Adventure Campaign Page Samples

The Demonplague weighs in at a hefty 372 pages (at the rough standard of 450 words per page, so there's no eyestrain using the book at the game table).

What You'll Receive

By ordering today you will receive the complete campaign and adventure arc — all four parts.

The Kickstarter also successfully unlocked several awesome stretch goals. Eight in all.

You'll get these too!

Each bonus will give you additional resources to help you have more fun GMing the adventure.

The Demonplague D&D 5E Adventure Campaign Part I: The frozen Necromancer
The Demonplague D&D 5E Adventure Campaign Part II: The Winter Druids' Legacy
The Demonplague D&D 5E Adventure Campaign Part III: Icefall
The Demonplague D&D 5E Adventure Campaign Part IV: Xancrown's Prison
Demonplague Bonus #1 Sweetwater Village
Demonplague Bonus #2 Harbor Ruins
Demonplague Bonus #3 Comet Dungeon
Demonplague Bonus #5 NPC Gallery
Demonplague Bonus #6 Valley Map
Demonplague Bonus #8 Monster Gallery
Demonplague 5E D&D Adventure Winter Goblin
Demonplague 5E D&D Adventure Comet Dragon

Your Order Options Today

The Demonplague D&D 5E Adventure Campaign Pre-Order PDF Package

The whole campaign, plus all the bonuses.

You’ll receive two versions of The Demonplague PDF: a black-and-white, printer-friendly version laid out in 2 columns, and an easy screen-reading version laid out in 1 column for vertical scrolling. Both versions will be bookmarked and fully searchable.

You also receive map PDFs that include map layers you can turn on and off for custom views and easy printing.

The Ralekai Lieutenant Full PDF Package Includes:

  • Black and white print-friendly bookmarked PDF (2 column text layout)
  • Easy on-screen reading bookmarked PDF (1 column text layout)
  • The Demonplague Part I: The Frozen Necromancer PDF
  • The Demonplague Part II: The Winter Druids' Legacy PDF
  • The Demonplague Part III: Icefall PDF
  • The Demonplague Part IV: Xancrown's Prison PDF
  • Maps PDF with layers for easy exporting and printing
  • VTT versions of all maps
  • NPC Journal PDF — an unadvertised bonus with all key NPCs and their descriptions and illustrations for easy GM reference and note-taking. 

You also get all eight bonuses listed above.

$39 USD

The Demonplague D&D 5E Adventure Campaign Pre-Order Print On Demand Package

You'll get a durable softcover or hardcover version of the complete Demonplague campaign — all four parts delivered by DriveThruRPG POD. You can choose hardcover or softcover at time of order via DTRPG.

The book interior has crisp black and white maps and gorgeous illustrations by Newfoundland artist Randy M, and a beautiful full colour cover depicting the campaign villain gleefully clacking his pincers as the apocalyptic comet is about strike the Luna Valley.

You’ll also receive two versions of The Demonplague PDF: a black-and-white, printer-friendly version laid out in 2 columns, and an easy screen-reading version laid out in 1 column for vertical scrolling. Both versions will be bookmarked and fully searchable.

And you also get map PDFs that include map layers you can turn on and off for custom views and easy printing.

Includes:

  • Durable softcover or hardcover physical book (POD, you just pay base print cost and shipping)
  • Black and white print-friendly bookmarked PDF (2 column text layout) 
  • Easy screen reading bookmarked PDF (1 column text layout) 
  • The Demonplague Part I: The Frozen Necromancer 
  • The Demonplague Part II: The Winter Druids' Legacy 
  • The Demonplague Part III: Icefall 
  • The Demonplague Part IV: Xancrown's Prison
  • Maps PDF with layers for easy exporting and printing
  • VTT versions of all maps
  • NPC Journal PDF — an unadvertised bonus with all key NPCs and their descriptions and illustrations for easy GM reference and note-taking.

You also get all eight bonuses listed above!

Starting at $65 USD + Shipping

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Ralekai
PDF Bundle

  • Black and white print-friendly bookmarked PDF (2 column text layout)
  • Easy screen reading bookmarked PDF (1 column text layout)
  • The Demonplague Part I PDF: The Frozen Necromancer
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    The Demonplague Part II PDF: The Winter Druids' Legacy
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    The Demonplague Part III PDF: Icefall
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    The Demonplague Part IV PDF: Xancrown's Prison
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    All eight bonuses listed above!
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    Immediate access to the full campaign

$39

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Print + PDF Bundle

  • Durable softcover or hardcover physical book of all four parts - the entire campaign (POD, you just pay base print cost and shipping)
  • Black and white print-friendly bookmarked PDF (2 column text layout)
  • Easy screen reading bookmarked PDF (1 column text layout)
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    The Demonplague Part I PDF: The Frozen Necromancer
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    The Demonplague Part II PDF: The Winter Druids' Legacy
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    The Demonplague Part III PDF: Icefall
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    The Demonplague Part IV PDF: Xancrown's Prison
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    All eight bonuses listed above!
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    Immediate access to all PDFs

Starting at $65