This crate is packed.
This month, Dungeon Crate is once again bursting with awesome items including tokens, dice, miniatures and yet another badass adventure.
Let’s take a look at everything inside February’s crate and some ways you can use each item.
Carnage at the Crossroads
A fresh adventure from the team at Dungeon Crate, this module is a redux on the classic trope of a musician meeting a devil at the crossroads. This time, adventurers must assist a famed bard in combating hordes of demons pouring out of rifts torn in the ground by a group of archfiends.
How to use it: The adventure takes place while the adventurers are traveling, so you can insert it into your regular campaign almost any time the party is on the road from one place to another.
Use this thing as your very own +1 magic longsword. From our pals at 1980who, this enamel pin looks just like the swords carried by our heroes -- y’know, He-Man, Link, the Highlander, Aragorn, Conan, etc.
How to use it: Pin it on you gaming bag. Stick it on your GenCon badge. Use it as a spiritual weapon token on game night. Ask your GM (nicely) if they’ll let you get a +1 to your sword attack rolls. (Worth a shot, right?)
Bardic Inspiration Tokens
When a bard performs, they can use their words or music to stir something in their compatriots. That’s Bardic Inspiration, a nifty little mechanic in D&D 5e. Our friends at Advanced Deployment whipped these things up, and they’re great for anyone playing a bard.
How to use it: Hand over a token any time your bard character (or the bard NPC from Carnage at the Crossroads) uses Bardic Inspiration. If you’re playing Pathfinder, use it whenever you use inspire courage. If you’re playing D&D 4e, use it anytime your bard uses concerted effort, inspire competence or any other bardic boost.
We love these dice. Game Science makes precision dice with sharper corners than you’re used to. That’s because they’re more random than the other dice in your bag.
How to use it: Just like the ones in your old D&D starter boxes, Game Science dice come with un-inked numbers. So, you get to do it yourself. It’s actually really fun. We prefer a white crayon, which you can rub over each surface. Then use it to roll damage for your greataxe.
Stein shot glass
Celebrate your victories in battle with this Dungeon Crate beer stein. Well, mini beer stein. It’s perfectly sized to be a shot glass, actually, so you can fire back some beverages while you’re rolling dice.
How to use it: If you’re not a drinker, use it as a dice roller. Drop your d20 in there, shake it up and pour it on the table.
Fire Giant Queen
She doesn’t look happy. This big, bad fire giant from the always wonderful Reaper Miniatures is ready to throw down. Just watch out for that giant spear. You’re just a medium-sized character, and that thing looks like it would hurt.
How to use it: The massive fire giant is usable as Ostrynach, the baddie from the end of Carnage at the Crossroads. You can also use her in your playthrough of Against the Giants or Storm King’s Thunder.
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When you love playing a bard, this button from Dungeon Doodles is the perfect way to show it.
How to use it: Pin it to your game-night bag, but if you’re not playing a bard, give it to your friend who is.