Freebies, Sales, and Charity Bundles for December 17, 2023

D&D, Pathfinder, Shadowdark, Candela Obscura, Chronicles of Darkness, Traveller, Shadowrun, Blades in the Dark, and more!

Welcome to the Bundles, Freebies, and Sales News, the weekly column at EN World that helps make sure you don’t miss out on big tabletop RPG bundles, charity fundraisers, and sales from around the internet.

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Freebies and Pay What You Want

Note: While “Pay What You Want” downloads are available for free, please support the creators if you are able!

Chaosium released The Domestic – Rivers of London RPG Solo, an introductory solo adventure for the urban fantasy RPG Rivers of London: The Roleplaying Game based on the novel series by Ben Aaronovitch. In the Spring of 2016, The Folly (the Metropolitan Police Service’s “special magic branch” received reports of repeated domestic disturbances on Price of Walles Road in London. Disturbances strange enough that the newest recruit (that would be you) has been assigned the case.
  • Price: Free

If you want a holiday themed adventure for Traveller, Mongoose has one ready for you with Bu and Embla Visit Vrihlanz. Join Bu and Embla on a trip to visit Embla’s family on the planet Vrirhlanz, the homeworld of the Hlanssai. And if you don’t have the rules for Traveller 2e but are interested…scroll down to the charity bundles.
  • Price: Free

And one more from the big publishers as Modiphus released the adventure Operation Kindling for the Lovecraft-meets-WWII RPG Achtung! Cthulhu. This three-act starter mission is set in North Africa as the agents are sent to support the Operation Terminal landing in Algiers by taking out a Vichy radio mast and heavily guarded experimental shore battery. I just hope something terrifying and beyond human understanding doesn’t emerge from the depths of the sea…
  • Price: Free

If you want a bit more depth to the inventory system of your favorite RPG, we have two new options. The first is RPG Backpacks + from Story Peddler is a slot-based inventory system designed with survival and exploration style games in mind where every item takes up a slot in your backpack based on the size of the object (similar to the iconic inventory system of Resident Evil 4).
  • Price: Free

Our second inventory system comes from Deficient Games called The Deficient Inventory and is also a slot-based system with a visual element as the printable 8x11 sheet describes your inventory and you use sticky notes to specify where the items are stored between your body, pockets, main hand, or off hand with bonus space for additional Strength or Constitution.
  • Price: Pay What You Want (Suggested: $1.00)

Uno Critico’s To Hell and Back is a one-shot 5e adventure inspired by Greek, Norse, and Egyptian mythology. Your 5th level characters have arrived in Ithica at the behest of Odysseus for a voyage with an unknown destination, but your heroes will travel with one of the greatest leaders of the era in pursuit of honor, fame, and fortune. Dual language product in English and Italian.
  • Price: Pay What You Want (Suggested: $3.27)

Candela Obscura is becoming pretty popular for third-party products as we have another investigation for Critical Role’s system from Nostromo’s Reliquary with The Descent sending the investigators on an archeological expedition deep beneath the city.
  • Price: Pay What You Want (Suggested: $5.00)

Tim Gangwisch has an adventure On Cloud9 for 1st to 3rd level characters for Cities Without Numbers. Your job is to snag Steelceps Rana from the club Cloud9 and get away with everybody alive.
  • Price: Pay What You Want (Suggested: $1.00)

This week, we have several full rules systems to try out. Starting with Sparks from Team No Capes, this fantastical RPG lets you play Spark Keepers, individuals blessed with a powerful spirit known as a Spark. Together, you and your Spark navigate a world teeming with corrupt organizations, magical beasts, and people in need.
  • Price: Pay What You Want (Suggested: $1.00)

The new game Postwake from Megakill Ultradeath Chokeslam Deluxe Of has a gameplay gimmick I don’t think I’ve seen since the original Wraith: The Oblivion: You’re not alone in playing your character. Each player takes on the role of a traveling hero who has made mistakes in their past that caused a malignant but powerful spirit to become trapped in their body with them. Each player controls their own character but also the spirit of one other player’s character. Over the course of the story, each traveler must come to terms with their internal counterpart or be overcome by it.
  • Price: Pay What You Want (Suggested: $1.00)

From Rowan, Gook & Decard, we have a one-page folk horror game from Grant Howitt set in a bad Christmas film titled Christmas is Coming. You’re on a family roadtrip when a snowstorm hits, forcing you into a quaint and picturesque town that comes with its own holiday traditions…
  • Price: Pay What You Want (Suggested: $3.00)

Speaking of holiday horrors, over on Dungemasters Guild, Thomas Kolar brings us yet another new Domain of Dread for Ravenloft. The McElminster House is a house standing on a nexus of many Domains ruled by the Darklord Kefin McElminster, a small child who was fed up with his family due to their bullying and neglect wishing only to be home alone…
  • Price: Free

With the increased emphasis on the metaverse coming in 2024, some players may not be that familiar with the various planes in D&D. Krank Kemps & Dennis Prince want to make that easier with Fun with Planes Introductory Adventure, an adventure for 1st to 3rd level characters that starts in the backward town of Narubel but quickly draws them into a maelstrom of chaos coming from an ambitious mindflayer, sending the party across six exotic Planes to thwart the illithid’s pursuit of godhood.
  • Price: Free

One final holiday adventure over on Storytellers Vault, Here Comes Santa Clause from Erica Mahoney is designed for use with the Fragile Innocence Chronicle but the stats and guidance for this Horror can be adapted to other Chronicles of Darkness campaigns.
  • Price: Pay What You Want (Suggested: $0.50)

The first Lightning Round this week features gamemaster/DM resources like monsters, maps, random generators, and more. All products are Free or pay-what-you-want with the price in parentheses.

The second Lightning Round this week features player resources for various systems including new classes, races, and other character options. All products are Free or pay-what-you-want with the price in parentheses.

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Bundles and Sales

Note: I have included end dates when listed for the following sales, but please be warned that those without published end dates may end suddenly so be sure to plan purchases accordingly.

Starting on Itch.io, the Ind of the Year 2023 bundle is a tiered collection of a wide variety of RPGs from different genres including horror, sci-fi, cyberpunk, modern-day, cozycore, classical era historical, experimental, post-apocalyptic, and a lot more including the obligatory variant of Bladefish. The bundle starts at $10 for 10 games and, for every $10 more you spend, you get another 10 more games up to 50 total.
  • Price: $10 (86% off)
  • $20 (85% off)
  • $30 (84% off)
  • $40 (84% off)
  • $50 (85% of)
  • End Date: January 2, 2023

On DriveThruRPG, Critical Role’s new horror RPG Candela Obscura has a bundle with the PDF of the core rulebook and the Roll20 version of the rules available at a discount of only $10 more than either of the two by themselves plus the quickstart guide thrown in as well. You can also pick up just the Roll20 version for a limited time discount as well.
  • Price: $19.99 for just Roll20 (33% off), $29.99 for the bundle (40% off including the current discount on the Roll20 version)

While everyone’s eyes are on the big Backerkit, MCDM also snuck a bundle under the radar with the 5e Monstrous PDF Bundle that collects the monster book Flee, Mortals with over 300 stat blocks and the book of boss battles Where Evil Lives.
  • Price: $53.99 (21% off)

HisCuredness collected several battlemaps for the Fancy Party Map Pack Bundle that, when collected together, covers all the grounds you might need for a fancy party with maps covering the Moonlit Rose Garden, the Tavern Kitchen, the Lavish Dining Room, and the Enchanting Ballroom plus the Roll20 files ready to use.
  • Price: $7.65 (39% off)

Over on Dungeonmasters Guild, the holiday themed adventure Gnome for the Holidays – A Christmas Adventure has a bundle that collects the 3rd to 6th level adventure set in Waterdeep along with the VTT files for both Roll20 and Foundry to make it even easier for you to run for a seasonal one-shot or side adventure in your campaign.
  • Price: $4.99 (58% off)

Unlock your inner otaku with the Anime Classes: Complete Bundle with nine 5e classes inspired by various anime series such as the Berzerker, Cosmic Mage, The Boxer, the Dragon Slayer, and more.
  • Price: $12.78 (50% off)
  • End Date: December 31, 2023

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Charity Bundles and Sales

Over on Bundle of Holding, Free League has a collection for those interested in their RPGs with several core books in one place with the Dragonbane and Year Zero bundle. The core bundle includes the Nordic horro fantasy game Vaesen, the fantasy open-world survival game Forbidden Lands, the science fiction game Coriolis, and the post-apocalyptic Mutant: Year Zero. The Bonus Collection adds on the classic Swedish fantasy RPG Dragonbane, the alternate history World War III game Twilight: 2000, and the setting books Vaesen: Mythic Britain & Ireland and Coriolis Atlas Compendium.
  • Price: $19.95 (77% off) with variable-cost Level Up option
  • Charity: Direct Relief (10%)
  • End Date: January 4, 2024

Mongoose Publishing has a pair of bundles for the classic science fiction RPG of space exploration, Traveller. The first bundle is for players new to the system and comes with the Mongoose Traveller 2e Starter Set, the rules expansion Mongoose Traveller Companion, and the equipment book Central Supply Catalogue Update 2023. The Referee Collection adds on the ship creation/modification rulebook High Guard Update 2023, the Traveller Vehicle Handbook 2e, the Traveller 2e Referee’s Screen, and six short referee briefings.
  • Price: $17.95 (82% off) with variable-cost Level Up option
  • Charity: Direct Relief (10%)
  • End Date: January 9, 2024

The second Traveller bundle is the Mercenaries Bundle with the Mercenary Second Edition Boxed Set with rules for creating and maintaining a mercenary company along with the expansion books Mercenaries of Charted Space and Traveller Field Catalogue. The Referee Collection adds on the sourcebook Traveller Specialist Forces, the setting book Solomani Front, and three mercenary adventures.
  • Price: $12.95 (87%) with variable-cost Level Up option
  • Charity: Direct Relief (10%)
  • End Date: January 9, 2024

There’s a new Blades in the Dark bundle with the core rulebook and five resource decks to help quickly create heists, settings, and more. The Forced Collection add-on increase four Forged in the Dark adventures including the fantasy-Renaissance Court of Blades, the Dwarf Fortress-inspired Mountain Home, the solo RPG A Torch in the Dark, and dinosaurs in space Kosmosaurs.
  • Price: $14.95 (79% off) with variable-cost Level Up option
  • Charity: Diana Jones Emerging Designer Program (10%)
  • End Date: January 3, 2024

Steve Jackson Games has the Dungeon Fantasy Starter Collection for their GURPS-powered fantasy RPG. The bundle includes the Dungeon Fantasy core rulebook, Dungeon Fantasy Companion, Dungeon Planner, and GM Screen. The Bonus Collection adds on volumes 2 and 3 of Dungeon Fantasy Companion, two volumes of Dungeon Fantasy Magic Items, and Dungeon Fantasy Monsters 2.
  • Price: $17.95 (75% off) with variable-cost Level Up option
  • Charity: Direct Relief (10%)
  • End Date: January 4, 2024

Mike Shea aka Sly Flourish has a bundle of his Lazy Dungeon Master series of advice books. The Lazy Collection includes Sly Flourish’s DM Tips, The Lazy Dungeon Master, Return of the Lazy Dungeon Master, and a workbook to help you cut down on prep time. You can also see these techniques in action with the add-on Fantastic Collection with the adventure Ruins of the Grendleroot and the trio of Fantastic Adventures books with Fantastic Adventures, Fantastic Locations, and Fantastic Lairs with 23 boss battles.
  • Price: $5.95 (72% off) with variable-cost Level Up option
  • Charity: Direct Relief (10%)
  • End Date: December 19, 2023 TWO DAYS LEFT!!

I’m so sorry for the length, but there’s another Shadowrun bundle so you know I’ve got a lot to say. The Shadowrun Third Edition MegaBundle lives up to its name featuring the Shadowrun Third Edition Core Rulebook along with the “core sourcebooks” (technically rules expansions but considered by most players essential) of the Shadowrun Companion, Man & Machine (cyberware), Cannon Companion (guns and combat), Magic in the Shadows (magic), Matrix (decking), and Rigger 3 (vehicles and drones) plus the world update State of the Art: 2063 and 2064, the GM screen and Critters supplement, and the introductory adventure collection First Run. And that’s just the core collection as the setting collection adds on fifteen more supplements including the setting introduction book Sprawl Survival Guide (sure there’s rules in it but its strength is bringing the Sixth World to life), the setting books Shadows of North America, Shadows of Asia, and New Seattle, the adventure hook filled event books Renraku Arcology Shutdown, Year of the Comet, and System Failure, the NPC collection Mr. Johnson’s Little Black Book, the adventures Brainscan and Corporate Punishment, and because somebody’s mistake is your gain, the 2nd Edition books Aztlan, Corporate Shadowfiles (which is an incredible guide on the sort of shenanigans megacorporations can get up to), and the just fun to read Paranormal Animals of Europe. Oh and if you want to play Shadowrun Sixth World Edition, a lot of these books are still useful as background lore and worldbuilding.
  • Price: $24.95 (73% off) with variable-cost Level Up option
  • Charity: Electronic Frontier Foundation (10%)
  • End Date: December 27, 2023

The big bundle from Humble this week though is the Pathfinder 2nd Edition Legacy Bundle from Paizo. Thsi bundle features a full library of Pathfinder 2e books in their original, non-remaster format with all the OGL content still in. The base level gets you the Beginner Box while the second tier adds in the Core Rulebook and Bestiary 1 & 2 and the top tier gets you Bestiary 3, Advanced Player's Guide, and GameMastery Guide plus a lot more for a total of 25 books. Also spread throughout the tiers is the complete Age of Ashes adventure path plus several stand-alone adventures, map packs, and Lost Omens setting guides and player option books.
  • Price: $5/$15/$25 (95% off at top tier)
  • Charity: Comic Books for Kids! (user-defined, default 5%)
  • End Date: December 28, 2023

The Cartographer’s Vault Bundle has been extended yet again with the full-featured software designed specifically for creating maps for TTRPGs. The base level includes five maps as examples of what you can make, the second tier adds on 13 more map collections, and the top-tier adds on eight more map collections plus a lifetime license to the Campaign Cartographer 3+ software complete with a random dungeon generator.
  • Price: $1/$25/$30 (92% off at top tier)
  • Charity: charity:water (user-defined, default 5%)
  • End Date: December 19, 2023 TWO DAYS LEFT!!


That’s all for this week! If you know of any bundles or sales starting soon, please contact me on the EN World Discord, tag me on Mastodon, or send me a message here on EN World. Discount percentages have been rounded to the nearest whole number and are based on the standard retail price provided by the site. Note: Links to Amazon, Humble Store, Humble Bundle, Fantasy Grounds, and/or DriveThruRPG may contain affiliate links with the proceeds going to the author of this column.
 

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Welcome to the Bundles, Freebies, and Sales News, the weekly column at EN World that helps make sure you don’t miss out on big tabletop RPG bundles, charity fundraisers, and sales from around the internet.


Freebies and Pay What You Want

Note: While “Pay What You Want” downloads are available for free, please support the creators if you are able!

Chaosium released The Domestic – Rivers of London RPG Solo, an introductory solo adventure for the urban fantasy RPG Rivers of London: The Roleplaying Game based on the novel series by Ben Aaronovitch. In the Spring of 2016, The Folly (the Metropolitan Police Service’s “special magic branch” received reports of repeated domestic disturbances on Price of Walles Road in London. Disturbances strange enough that the newest recruit (that would be you) has been assigned the case.
  • Price: Free

If you want a holiday themed adventure for Traveller, Mongoose has one ready for you with Bu and Embla Visit Vrihlanz. Join Bu and Embla on a trip to visit Embla’s family on the planet Vrirhlanz, the homeworld of the Hlanssai. And if you don’t have the rules for Traveller 2e but are interested…scroll down to the charity bundles.
  • Price: Free

And one more from the big publishers as Modiphus released the adventure Operation Kindling for the Lovecraft-meets-WWII RPG Achtung! Cthulhu. This three-act starter mission is set in North Africa as the agents are sent to support the Operation Terminal landing in Algiers by taking out a Vichy radio mast and heavily guarded experimental shore battery. I just hope something terrifying and beyond human understanding doesn’t emerge from the depths of the sea…
  • Price: Free

If you want a bit more depth to the inventory system of your favorite RPG, we have two new options. The first is RPG Backpacks + from Story Peddler is a slot-based inventory system designed with survival and exploration style games in mind where every item takes up a slot in your backpack based on the size of the object (similar to the iconic inventory system of Resident Evil 4).
  • Price: Free

Our second inventory system comes from Deficient Games called The Deficient Inventory and is also a slot-based system with a visual element as the printable 8x11 sheet describes your inventory and you use sticky notes to specify where the items are stored between your body, pockets, main hand, or off hand with bonus space for additional Strength or Constitution.
  • Price: Pay What You Want (Suggested: $1.00)

Uno Critico’s To Hell and Back is a one-shot 5e adventure inspired by Greek, Norse, and Egyptian mythology. Your 5th level characters have arrived in Ithica at the behest of Odysseus for a voyage with an unknown destination, but your heroes will travel with one of the greatest leaders of the era in pursuit of honor, fame, and fortune. Dual language product in English and Italian.
  • Price: Pay What You Want (Suggested: $3.27)

Candela Obscura is becoming pretty popular for third-party products as we have another investigation for Critical Role’s system from Nostromo’s Reliquary with The Descent sending the investigators on an archeological expedition deep beneath the city.
  • Price: Pay What You Want (Suggested: $5.00)

Tim Gangwisch has an adventure On Cloud9 for 1st to 3rd level characters for Cities Without Numbers. Your job is to snag Steelceps Rana from the club Cloud9 and get away with everybody alive.
  • Price: Pay What You Want (Suggested: $1.00)

This week, we have several full rules systems to try out. Starting with Sparks from Team No Capes, this fantastical RPG lets you play Spark Keepers, individuals blessed with a powerful spirit known as a Spark. Together, you and your Spark navigate a world teeming with corrupt organizations, magical beasts, and people in need.
  • Price: Pay What You Want (Suggested: $1.00)

The new game Postwake from Megakill Ultradeath Chokeslam Deluxe Of has a gameplay gimmick I don’t think I’ve seen since the original Wraith: The Oblivion: You’re not alone in playing your character. Each player takes on the role of a traveling hero who has made mistakes in their past that caused a malignant but powerful spirit to become trapped in their body with them. Each player controls their own character but also the spirit of one other player’s character. Over the course of the story, each traveler must come to terms with their internal counterpart or be overcome by it.
  • Price: Pay What You Want (Suggested: $1.00)

From Rowan, Gook & Decard, we have a one-page folk horror game from Grant Howitt set in a bad Christmas film titled Christmas is Coming. You’re on a family roadtrip when a snowstorm hits, forcing you into a quaint and picturesque town that comes with its own holiday traditions…
  • Price: Pay What You Want (Suggested: $3.00)

Speaking of holiday horrors, over on Dungemasters Guild, Thomas Kolar brings us yet another new Domain of Dread for Ravenloft. The McElminster House is a house standing on a nexus of many Domains ruled by the Darklord Kefin McElminster, a small child who was fed up with his family due to their bullying and neglect wishing only to be home alone…
  • Price: Free

With the increased emphasis on the metaverse coming in 2024, some players may not be that familiar with the various planes in D&D. Krank Kemps & Dennis Prince want to make that easier with Fun with Planes Introductory Adventure, an adventure for 1st to 3rd level characters that starts in the backward town of Narubel but quickly draws them into a maelstrom of chaos coming from an ambitious mindflayer, sending the party across six exotic Planes to thwart the illithid’s pursuit of godhood.
  • Price: Free

One final holiday adventure over on Storytellers Vault, Here Comes Santa Clause from Erica Mahoney is designed for use with the Fragile Innocence Chronicle but the stats and guidance for this Horror can be adapted to other Chronicles of Darkness campaigns.
  • Price: Pay What You Want (Suggested: $0.50)

The first Lightning Round this week features gamemaster/DM resources like monsters, maps, random generators, and more. All products are Free or pay-what-you-want with the price in parentheses.

The second Lightning Round this week features player resources for various systems including new classes, races, and other character options. All products are Free or pay-what-you-want with the price in parentheses.


Bundles and Sales

Note: I have included end dates when listed for the following sales, but please be warned that those without published end dates may end suddenly so be sure to plan purchases accordingly.

Starting on Itch.io, the Ind of the Year 2023 bundle is a tiered collection of a wide variety of RPGs from different genres including horror, sci-fi, cyberpunk, modern-day, cozycore, classical era historical, experimental, post-apocalyptic, and a lot more including the obligatory variant of Bladefish. The bundle starts at $10 for 10 games and, for every $10 more you spend, you get another 10 more games up to 50 total.
  • Price: $10 (86% off)
  • $20 (85% off)
  • $30 (84% off)
  • $40 (84% off)
  • $50 (85% of)
  • End Date: January 2, 2023

On DriveThruRPG, Critical Role’s new horror RPG Candela Obscura has a bundle with the PDF of the core rulebook and the Roll20 version of the rules available at a discount of only $10 more than either of the two by themselves plus the quickstart guide thrown in as well. You can also pick up just the Roll20 version for a limited time discount as well.
  • Price: $19.99 for just Roll20 (33% off), $29.99 for the bundle (40% off including the current discount on the Roll20 version)

While everyone’s eyes are on the big Backerkit, MCDM also snuck a bundle under the radar with the 5e Monstrous PDF Bundle that collects the monster book Flee, Mortals with over 300 stat blocks and the book of boss battles Where Evil Lives.
  • Price: $53.99 (21% off)

HisCuredness collected several battlemaps for the Fancy Party Map Pack Bundle that, when collected together, covers all the grounds you might need for a fancy party with maps covering the Moonlit Rose Garden, the Tavern Kitchen, the Lavish Dining Room, and the Enchanting Ballroom plus the Roll20 files ready to use.
  • Price: $7.65 (39% off)

Over on Dungeonmasters Guild, the holiday themed adventure Gnome for the Holidays – A Christmas Adventure has a bundle that collects the 3rd to 6th level adventure set in Waterdeep along with the VTT files for both Roll20 and Foundry to make it even easier for you to run for a seasonal one-shot or side adventure in your campaign.
  • Price: $4.99 (58% off)

Unlock your inner otaku with the Anime Classes: Complete Bundle with nine 5e classes inspired by various anime series such as the Berzerker, Cosmic Mage, The Boxer, the Dragon Slayer, and more.
  • Price: $12.78 (50% off)
  • End Date: December 31, 2023


Charity Bundles and Sales

Over on Bundle of Holding, Free League has a collection for those interested in their RPGs with several core books in one place with the Dragonbane and Year Zero bundle. The core bundle includes the Nordic horro fantasy game Vaesen, the fantasy open-world survival game Forbidden Lands, the science fiction game Coriolis, and the post-apocalyptic Mutant: Year Zero. The Bonus Collection adds on the classic Swedish fantasy RPG Dragonbane, the alternate history World War III game Twilight: 2000, and the setting books Vaesen: Mythic Britain & Ireland and Coriolis Atlas Compendium.
  • Price: $19.95 (77% off) with variable-cost Level Up option
  • Charity: Direct Relief (10%)
  • End Date: January 4, 2024

Mongoose Publishing has a pair of bundles for the classic science fiction RPG of space exploration, Traveller. The first bundle is for players new to the system and comes with the Mongoose Traveller 2e Starter Set, the rules expansion Mongoose Traveller Companion, and the equipment book Central Supply Catalogue Update 2023. The Referee Collection adds on the ship creation/modification rulebook High Guard Update 2023, the Traveller Vehicle Handbook 2e, the Traveller 2e Referee’s Screen, and six short referee briefings.
  • Price: $17.95 (82% off) with variable-cost Level Up option
  • Charity: Direct Relief (10%)
  • End Date: January 9, 2024

The second Traveller bundle is the Mercenaries Bundle with the Mercenary Second Edition Boxed Set with rules for creating and maintaining a mercenary company along with the expansion books Mercenaries of Charted Space and Traveller Field Catalogue. The Referee Collection adds on the sourcebook Traveller Specialist Forces, the setting book Solomani Front, and three mercenary adventures.
  • Price: $12.95 (87%) with variable-cost Level Up option
  • Charity: Direct Relief (10%)
  • End Date: January 9, 2024

There’s a new Blades in the Dark bundle with the core rulebook and five resource decks to help quickly create heists, settings, and more. The Forced Collection add-on increase four Forged in the Dark adventures including the fantasy-Renaissance Court of Blades, the Dwarf Fortress-inspired Mountain Home, the solo RPG A Torch in the Dark, and dinosaurs in space Kosmosaurs.
  • Price: $14.95 (79% off) with variable-cost Level Up option
  • Charity: Diana Jones Emerging Designer Program (10%)
  • End Date: January 3, 2024

Steve Jackson Games has the Dungeon Fantasy Starter Collection for their GURPS-powered fantasy RPG. The bundle includes the Dungeon Fantasy core rulebook, Dungeon Fantasy Companion, Dungeon Planner, and GM Screen. The Bonus Collection adds on volumes 2 and 3 of Dungeon Fantasy Companion, two volumes of Dungeon Fantasy Magic Items, and Dungeon Fantasy Monsters 2.
  • Price: $17.95 (75% off) with variable-cost Level Up option
  • Charity: Direct Relief (10%)
  • End Date: January 4, 2024

Mike Shea aka Sly Flourish has a bundle of his Lazy Dungeon Master series of advice books. The Lazy Collection includes Sly Flourish’s DM Tips, The Lazy Dungeon Master, Return of the Lazy Dungeon Master, and a workbook to help you cut down on prep time. You can also see these techniques in action with the add-on Fantastic Collection with the adventure Ruins of the Grendleroot and the trio of Fantastic Adventures books with Fantastic Adventures, Fantastic Locations, and Fantastic Lairs with 23 boss battles.
  • Price: $5.95 (72% off) with variable-cost Level Up option
  • Charity: Direct Relief (10%)
  • End Date: December 19, 2023 TWO DAYS LEFT!!

I’m so sorry for the length, but there’s another Shadowrun bundle so you know I’ve got a lot to say. The Shadowrun Third Edition MegaBundle lives up to its name featuring the Shadowrun Third Edition Core Rulebook along with the “core sourcebooks” (technically rules expansions but considered by most players essential) of the Shadowrun Companion, Man & Machine (cyberware), Cannon Companion (guns and combat), Magic in the Shadows (magic), Matrix (decking), and Rigger 3 (vehicles and drones) plus the world update State of the Art: 2063 and 2064, the GM screen and Critters supplement, and the introductory adventure collection First Run. And that’s just the core collection as the setting collection adds on fifteen more supplements including the setting introduction book Sprawl Survival Guide (sure there’s rules in it but its strength is bringing the Sixth World to life), the setting books Shadows of North America, Shadows of Asia, and New Seattle, the adventure hook filled event books Renraku Arcology Shutdown, Year of the Comet, and System Failure, the NPC collection Mr. Johnson’s Little Black Book, the adventures Brainscan and Corporate Punishment, and because somebody’s mistake is your gain, the 2nd Edition books Aztlan, Corporate Shadowfiles (which is an incredible guide on the sort of shenanigans megacorporations can get up to), and the just fun to read Paranormal Animals of Europe. Oh and if you want to play Shadowrun Sixth World Edition, a lot of these books are still useful as background lore and worldbuilding.
  • Price: $24.95 (73% off) with variable-cost Level Up option
  • Charity: Electronic Frontier Foundation (10%)
  • End Date: December 27, 2023

The big bundle from Humble this week though is the Pathfinder 2nd Edition Legacy Bundle from Paizo. Thsi bundle features a full library of Pathfinder 2e books in their original, non-remaster format with all the OGL content still in. The base level gets you the Beginner Box while the second tier adds in the Core Rulebook and Bestiary 1 & 2 and the top tier gets you Bestiary 3, Advanced Player's Guide, and GameMastery Guide plus a lot more for a total of 25 books. Also spread throughout the tiers is the complete Age of Ashes adventure path plus several stand-alone adventures, map packs, and Lost Omens setting guides and player option books.
  • Price: $5/$15/$25 (95% off at top tier)
  • Charity: Comic Books for Kids! (user-defined, default 5%)
  • End Date: December 28, 2023

The Cartographer’s Vault Bundle has been extended yet again with the full-featured software designed specifically for creating maps for TTRPGs. The base level includes five maps as examples of what you can make, the second tier adds on 13 more map collections, and the top-tier adds on eight more map collections plus a lifetime license to the Campaign Cartographer 3+ software complete with a random dungeon generator.
  • Price: $1/$25/$30 (92% off at top tier)
  • Charity: charity:water (user-defined, default 5%)
  • End Date: December 19, 2023 TWO DAYS LEFT!!


That’s all for this week! If you know of any bundles or sales starting soon, please contact me on the EN World Discord, tag me on Mastodon, or send me a message here on EN World. Discount percentages have been rounded to the nearest whole number and are based on the standard retail price provided by the site. Note: Links to Amazon, Humble Store, Humble Bundle, Fantasy Grounds, and/or DriveThruRPG may contain affiliate links with the proceeds going to the author of this column.
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