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Design Resources

So you want to create content for role playing? Worlds, adventures, races, classes, monsters, magic items, and spells.

This post should serve as a reference for what to start reading before you start writing.

We will update this post as we find (or create) new resources to help people get started.

General

Adventures

Dungeon Design

Creating Room Descriptions

Traps

Treasure

Hexcrawls

Hex Mapping

Encounters

Classes

Monsters

Magic Items

Spells

  • The Laws of Spell Design – Dragon Magazine #242 (2nd Edition, but still quite useful)

Worldbuilding

Mapping Campaign Worlds

Writers Guidelines

 

Do you know of an additional reference? If so, please post it in the comments!