Pre-Order The Demonplague

A D&D 5E Campaign With Sandbox & Hexcrawl

The Demonplague D&D RPG Campaign For 5E

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 and 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 draft of the full adventure is written and already fully edited.

We are now in the pre-order phase while we get the art commissioned, layout complete, and polish done.

During this pre-order phase prices are lower. Once the product is complete prices will go up.

Estimated delivery date for the final PDFs is August 2018. The print-on-demand version is estimated for October 2018. The Adventure Course with lifetime access is available right now.

The Demonplague adventure comes in four parts. At the Ralekai Lieutenant tier or higher you will receive all four parts in full.

Demonplague D&D Campaign book cover previews

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.
  • A complete 12 hour video course on how the epic adventure was built, step-by-step, for GMs interested in building their own such adventures and for getting deeper design insights into how to GM this campaign.
  • The product is done! It just needs art and layout and another editing pass.

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

Demonplague D&D 5E Adventure Preview

The Demonplague manuscript as it stands now without art and maps 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

The Kickstarter is complete and fully funded.

By pre-ordering today you will receive the complete campaign and adventure arc — all four parts at a reduced price.

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

And you will also receive every one of those stretch goals! These bonuses will give you additional resources to help you have more fun GMing the adventure.

Demonplague D&D 5E Adventure Part One
Demonplague D&D 5E Adventure Part Two
Demonplague D&D 5E Adventure Part Three
Demonplague D&D 5E Adventure Part Four
Demonplague D&D 5E Adventure Bonus One
Demonplague D&D 5E Adventure Bonus Two
Demonplague D&D 5E Adventure Bonus Three
Demonplague D&D 5E Adventure Bonus Four
Demonplague D&D 5E Adventure Bonus Five
Demonplague D&D 5E Adventure Bonus Six
Demonplague D&D 5E Adventure Bonus Seven
Demonplague D&D 5E Adventure Bonus Eight
Demonplague 5E D&D Adventure Winter Goblin
Demonplague 5E D&D Adventure Comet Dragon

Shipping: Print Book Fulfilled by DTRPG

The price is low for the print-on-demand version because you will be paying DTRPG directly for base print cost and shipping.

This means lower shipping costs for you, especially in the EU, because DTRPG can ship to you from a nearby distribution centre.

When you pre-order the print version of The Demonplague, you will receive a redemption code from us. That code gets you the entire adventure as a printed book and you only pay the cost of printing and shipping through DTRPG.

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How Much Will the Print Book Cost?

We won't know until the final version is submitted to DTRPG for approval.

But their cost calculator says a 400 page softcover comes to $10.53 USD and a 400 page hardcover comes to $15.70 USD (black and white pages, large size).

How Much Will Shipping Cost?

This will vary by country, the final page count, and the final weight of the book. DTRPG's shipping estimates indicate less than $10 USD for standard shipping within the US.

Click here to see if they've provided a shipping estimate for your country (the book should be under 400 pages).

Your Pre-Order Options

Demonplague 5E D&D Adventure Purchase Option One

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.

Includes:

  • 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
  • Immediate access to the finished drafts within 24 hours

You also get all eight bonuses listed above!

$30 CAD

Demonplague 5E D&D Adventure Purchase Option Two

You'll get a durable softcover or hardcover version of the complete Demonplague campaign — all four parts delivered by DriveThruRPG POD. As an awesome Backer you only pay for the base printing cost and shipping. You can choose hardcover or softcover at time of order via DTRPG.

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
  • Access to all current drafts within 24 hours

You also get all eight bonuses listed above!

Important: You are getting a low price for this bundle right now because you will just pay base printing cost and shipping at time of fulfillment.

This means you pre-order the bundle today for $42. Then you'll pay shipping and base printing cost later at time of fulfillment. Shipping estimates are here for a 400 page book (~$13 in the US). And printing cost estimates are here (~$11USD).

$42 CAD

Demonplague 5E D&D Adventure Purchase Option Three

You'll get access to a 12-hour course on how to build an adventure just like The Demonplague, with core adventure, sandbox, and hexcrawl elements. You walk through, step-by-step, each part of the ideation and creation process.

In addition, you'll get a durable hardcover or softcover version of the complete Demonplague campaign — all four parts delivered by DriveThruRPG POD. You only pay for base printing cost and shipping. You can choose hardcover or softcover at time of order via DTRPG.

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.

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

Your name will also be included in the book!

  • Adventure Building Course — 12 hours of tutorials and lessons 
  • Durable softcover physical book (POD, you only 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
  • Immediate access to the finished drafts within 24 hours

You also get all eight bonuses listed above!

Important: You are getting a low price for the print-on-demand portion of this bundle right now because you will just pay base printing cost and shipping at time of fulfillment.

This means you pre-order the bundle today for $150. You will receive drafts of the adventure plus access to the full course within 24 hours. Then you'll pay shipping and base printing cost later at time of fulfillment in the fall of 2018. Shipping estimates are here for a 400 page book. And printing cost estimates are here.

$150 CAD