D&D 5E Out of the Abyss resource collection - restored

Ricochet

Explorer
Reposting what I had saved as a Word doc.

NOTE: I am editing this during the afternoon. Will remove the note and rearrange stuff throughout the day until the post is completed.

I am starting an OOtA campaign shortly, and I am looking to make a thread of links compiling things I (and others) might find useful for that purpose.

I hope to get some help from this wonderful community!

So - what have I missed, if anything? Also, what sort of handouts, maps, sketches etc. have you been using, and are you willing to share some with me and others in this thread, then please post!

Please post any images, maps, sketches, guides etc. you might have!

Resources

Jailbreak/Motley Crew stats, overview, and notes by Third Games
http://thethirdgames.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Out-of-the-Abyss-Jailbreak-NPCs.pdf

Jailbreak/Motley Crew overview and notes by Drew Schultz
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6BwrBuKP4qjSlozOWpNYUx0bkU/view

Poster cards and DM sheets for chapters 1+2 from John The Bard
He has also made some great Motley Crew cards with pictures and room for noteshttps://johnbard.com/OotA Walkthrough Poster by WotC
http://dnd.wizards.com/articles/features/out-abyss-walkthrough-poster

OotA Cheat Sheet
Original author unknown to me
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https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1s8PKw9PTvl85QBYvbw2GQlBWz3rDDs_fvUAJ5Z5EnAw/edit

Rage of Demons character sheet
By John the Bard
https://johnbard.com/2016/01/23/character-sheet-rage-of-demons/WotC

WotC: Unearthed Arcana: Light, Dark, Underdark
Character options etc.https://media.wizards.com/2015/downloads/dnd/02_UA_Underdark_Characters.pdf
A collection of handouts/tools for the game

WotC: Official WotC Facebook page with images and maps
A collection of images for the module

Complete journal/blog of the entire adventure
By First Sight Second Thoughs
http://www.firstsightsecondthoughts.net/?s=out+of+the+abyss

An ongoing game detailed both OOC and IC
CanadienneBacon's Out of the Abyss OOC and IC.

Companion system
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthread.php?474885-5e-Companion-System

Guide to Out of the Abyss
By the Power Score blog. CapnZapp says "that you absolutely must check out if you are DM'ing this". I agree - especially the final part of this post, with the adventure summaries, is an invaluable companion for any GM!
http://thecampaign20xx.blogspot.se/2...-of-abyss.html

Bookrat/mgshamster's Out of the Abyss Campaign Log:
http://paizo.com/threads/rzs2t6iu?Ou...Abyss-Campaign

Out of the Abyss DMs Facebook group:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/460200827491996/

Trinkets and Enchanted Curios table
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthread.php?483271-Trinkets-and-Enchanted-Curios-table

WotC: The Demon Lords
http://dnd.wizards.com/dungeons-and-dragons/story/rage-of-demons

WotC: Hi-Res Sword Coast map
http://media.wizards.com/2015/images/dnd/resources/Sword-Coast-Map_HighRes.jpg

WotC: History of the Underdark
http://dnd.wizards.com/articles/features/over-hill-and-underdark

WotC: Errata and ammendments
http://dndadventurersleague.org/amendments-to-out-of-the-abyss/

WotC: Madness Mechanics overview and tips
http://dndadventurersleague.org/the-safety-of-a-shattered-mind/#more-3446

WotC: Creating Player Outposts
http://www.critical-hits.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Underdark_Outpost_Page.pdf

Adventure summary (scroll down past the resource-links)
An invaluable companion guide to the book! By "Power Score", a tabletop gaming blog.
http://thecampaign20xx.blogspot.dk/2015/12/rage-of-demons-guide-to-out-of-abyss.html


Maps

Jared Blando's maps
http://theredepic.bigcartel.com/category/out-of-the-abyss-digital-downloads

Mike Schley's maps
http://mikeschley.zenfolio.com/p497268819


Additional adventures and stuff from DMs Guild

Journey Through the Center of the Underdark
More encounters to fit right into the module, highly reviewed, $1. I bought this and it is very well done!
http://www.dmsguild.com/product/173593/Journey-Through-the-Center-of-the-Underdark

Journey Through the Center of the Underdark 2: The Darklake Strikes Back
More encounters to fit right into the module, followup to the first one, $1
http://www.dmsguild.com/product/182...of-the-Underdark-2--The-Darklake-Strikes-Back


EN World threads and discussions

CapnZapp has compiled some threads from EN World, and has done a fantastic job of it. I have linked some of these threads in this overview, but the entire list is available under the "spoiler" tag, and can also be accessed from the original thread here: http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthread.php?469640-Out-of-the-Abyss-Thread-Collection

[sblock]DMing "Out of the Abyss"
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthr...the-Abyss-quot

[Out of the Abyss]Magic item distribution?
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthr...m-distribution

Out of the Abyss- Post your pre-set encounters *Spoilers*
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthr...ers-*Spoilers*

So you are a drow prisoner and found a spider....
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthr...found-a-spider

Out of the Abyss - Madness! Insanity! What Works/Doesn't? What Was Hilarious/Tragic?
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthr...larious-Tragic

Out-of-the-Abyss-A-Kobold-Slave-s-Story-SPOILERS
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthr...Story-SPOILERS

Tinkering-with-OotA-random-encounter-tables
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthr...counter-tables

OUT-OF-THE-ABYSS-Trends-At-82
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthr...S-Trends-At-82

Increasing-my-map-fu-for-Out-of-the-Abyss
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthr...t-of-the-Abyss

Out-of-the-Abyss-Basic-Rules
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthr...ss-Basic-Rules

OotA-NPCs-Fate-(Spoilers)
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthr...ate-(Spoilers)

Small tweaks to improve Out of the Abyss [DMs toolbox; SPOILERS]
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthr...olbox-SPOILERS

Out-of-the-Abyss-Gracklstugh-Encounter-Map
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthr...-Encounter-Map

Thoughts on playing Elf in Out of the Abyss [SPOILERS]
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthr...Abyss-SPOILERS

Starting Out of the Abyss at Higher Level
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthr...t-Higher-Level

Out of the Abyss: number of encounters per day in the Underdark?
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthr...-the-Underdark

Uller's Out of the Abyss PbP:
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthr...t-of-the-Abyss

OotA: Buppido advice
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthr...dvice-SPOILERS!

[SPOILERS] Out of the Abyss Escape Scenario: To Fudge or not to Fudge?
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthr...r-not-to-Fudge

http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthr...long-rest-POLL

D&D Out of the Abyss Live
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthr...the-Abyss-Live

Gracklestugh pronunciation?
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthr...-pronunciation

[CAMPAIGN] Out of the Abyss [SPOILERS]
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthr...Abyss-SPOILERS

What would a DM helper app for Out of the Abyss look like?
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthr...byss-look-like

Pacing, Rests, and Scale
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthr...ests-and-Scale

Levelling NPCs?
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthr...Levelling-NPCs

Rage of Demons/Out of the Abyss inspired soundtrack
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthr...red-soundtrack

From the Abyss starting party (mild spoilers)
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthr...mild-spoilers)

Starting Out of the Abyss at 5th Level
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthr...s-at-5th-Level

Out of the Abyss: Underdark as Favored Terrain
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthr...avored-Terrain

Neverlight Grove - What Level(s)?
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthr...-What-Level(s)

Out of the Abyss Small Party
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthr...ss-Small-Party

Out of the Abyss PC Races
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthr...Abyss-PC-Races

Out of the Abyss: Gracklestugh, Whorlstone Caverns and getting lost in that book during play
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthr...ok-during-play

Jimjar question (From the Abyss, minor spoilers)
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthr...inor-spoilers)

Guiding Adventurers in Out of the Abyss
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthr...t-of-the-Abyss

More thoughts on Gracklstugh:
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthr...75-Gracklstugh

Walk-through comic:
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthr...hrough-Poster/

OotA Ranger Favored Terrain
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthr...avored-Terrain

Out of the Abyss - Missing Sidebar?
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthr...issing-Sidebar

OotA: Oozing Temple and Drow Pursuit
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthr...d-Drow-Pursuit

OotA: Buppido's extra mushroom!
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthr...extra-mushroom!

OotA: Council of Savants
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthr...cil-of-Savants

Out of the Abyss: Gray Ghosts
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthr...ss-Gray-Ghosts

Expanding out of the Abyss to level 20+
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthr...ss-to-level-20

OotA: Duergar in Sloobludop
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthr...-in-Sloobludop

Help finding hemeth.
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthr...finding-hemeth

Out of the Abyss: Hemeth the Duergar
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthr...th-the-Duergar

More Hemeth
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthr...34-OotA-Hemeth

Out of the Abyss and "Reclaiming Blingdenstone"
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthr...gdenstone-quot

Starting Out of the Abyss at Higher Level
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthr...t-Higher-Level

OotA: NPCs Fate (Spoilers)
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthr...ate-(Spoilers)

For those with experience on OotA: Getting rid of travel rate (and tips on time management overall)
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthr...ement-overall)

Gracklstugh
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthr...75-Gracklstugh

OotA: Stool dead? XP for Darklake encounters?
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthr...ake-encounters

Out of the Abyss: Gray Ghosts
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthr...ss-Gray-Ghosts

OotA - Arriving at Velkynvelve (Spoilers)
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthr...lve-(Spoilers)

Why are Derro weapons so stupid?
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthr...pons-so-stupid

Out of the Abyss: Pursuit! (Spoilers)
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthr...it!-(Spoilers)

Down in Gracklstugh
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthr...in-Gracklstugh

OotA -- Rejoining the party after Slubloodop?
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthr...ter-Slubloodop

Blingdenstone summary [Out of the Abyss]
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthr...t-of-the-Abyss

Out of the Abyss - Madness! Insanity! What Works/Doesn't? What Was Hilarious/Tragic?
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthr...larious-Tragic

After Action Report - OotA: Experimenting with 5e and certain death
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthr...-certain-death

OotA: Help tweak Slooplidoop
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthr...ak-Slooplidoop

Improving Neverlight Grove (OotA Spoilers)
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthr...OotA-Spoilers)

Improving The Set Pieces (OotA Spoilers)
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthr...OotA-Spoilers)

Underdark Lore: traders, locations, NPCs [Out of the Abyss spoilers]
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthr...Abyss-spoilers

OotA Lightsabers Spoilers
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthr...abers-Spoilers

Need DM Advice: Out of the Abyss - when players get out of the Underdark...
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthr...-the-Underdark

[OotA] Improving Sloobludop (Spoilers)
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthr...dop-(Spoilers)

Out of the Abyss: more level 10-15 adventures?
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthr...-15-adventures

Surface coins and that obelisk in Whorlstone Tunnels (OotA)
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthr...Tunnels-(OotA)
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galneweinhaw

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Thank you for this collection! Here's my contribution: Audio of the Wyrmsmith (Themberchaud) in Gracklestugh. Sending my voice through Audacity sounded way cooler than trying to voice act an Adult Red Dragon =)

Wyrmsmith Audio
 

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