DM's Guild 2021 Guide. Free and Pay What You Want Random PDFs

Highlighting free and Pay What You Want random tables on DM's Guild

DM's Guild has a lot of quality paid content for D&D. And in addition there is much worth having for free or Pay What You Want (PWYW). This is a guide for Random Table pdfs.

DriveThru RPG - publishers | tomes of random | free titles | DM's Guild 5E - paid | free pdfs

Of worth are noting the considerable number of PWYW titles from Dungeons and Djinn and DND Speak

Disclaimer. I'm an affiliate for DM's Guild and I also create a lot of products with random tables on DM's Guild..

Toolkits

toolkits | characters | wild encounters | civilised encounters | npcs & taverns

Nerzugal's Dungeon Master Toolkit is a monster of a PWYW title with 114 pages including magic item enchantment tables. The sequel,Dungeon Master Toolkit 2, is also hefty, with random encounter tables.

Nerzugal's Dungeon Master Toolkit Nerzugal's Dungeon Master Toolkit 2

Characters

toolkits | characters | wild encounters | civilised encounters | npcs & taverns

Names are important start with Nameonomicon: Dwarves - Name Generator and also one for Elves

Give characters pets and familiars or send them shopping with Shopping by Race: 18 Rollable Tables

Then there is 100 Bard Songs

Nameonomicon: Dwarves - Name Generator Nameonomicon: Elves - Name Generator 100 Pets and Familiars Shopping by Race: 18 Rollable Tables 100 Bard Song

Wilderness Encounters

toolkits | characters | wild encounters | civilised encounters | npcs & taverns

Encounters start with Random Encounters Expanded, 100 Beach Encounters, 100 Forest Encounters and Random Encounters: Dungeon Levels 1-3

Random Encounters Expanded 100 Beach Encounters 100 Forest Encounters Random Encounters: Dungeon Levels 1-3

For non-combat encounters there are 50 for Arctic, 50 for Desert. In addition are encounters from Dungeons and Djinn - , Forest, Coastal, Jungle, The North and Underwater

50 Non-Combat Arctic Encounters 50 Non-Combat Desert Encounters 100 Non-Combat Random Encounters (Forest) 100 Non-Combat Random Encounters (Coastal) 100 Non-Combat Random Encounters (Jungle) 100 Non-Combat Random Encounters (The North) 100 Non-Combat Random Encounters (Underwater)

Civilised Encounters

toolkits | characters | wild encounters | civilised encounters | npcs & taverns

Start with 100 Urban Encounters Also character-focused events for the city, town and countryside

Dungeons and Djinn has non-combat encounters for On the Road and Urban

100 Urban Encounters Character Focused Random Events for the City Character Focused Random Events for Towns Random Events for Countryside Travel 100 Non-Combat Random Encounters (On the Road) 100 Non-Combat Random Encounters (Urban)

NPCs and Taverns

toolkits | characters | wild encounters | civilised encounters | npcs & taverns

Flesh out NPCs with 100 NPC Physical Traits, Random Insult Generator, 200 NPC Catchphrases

Lastly Inns and Taverns by Lifestyle has random tables for inns for 8 different categories

100 NPC Physical Traits Random Insult Generator 200 NPC Catchphrases Inns & Taverns by Lifestyle

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