DMDave

is creating adventures for Fifth Edition

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Copper Club

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$3
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  • ALL Adventures. You get access to all current adventures plus previous adventures (excluding some major releases).
  • ALL Monsters. You get access to all monster PDF releases plus all of the monsters in the archive. This may exclude some special releases.
  • 5% discount on all items in the DMDave online store.
Plus all previous benefits.
Includes Discord benefits

Silver Club

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$7
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  • Player Options. You get all current and archived player options DMDave releases. This includes new classes, subclasses, feats, spells, magic items, and any other 5e content that isn't adventures or monsters.
  • Buckler (Most Recent for 30 days). You get the most recent release of Buckler for 30 days, a zip file that collects all of the releases from each month at DMDave (usually 200-400 MB worth of content).
  • 10% discount on all items in the DMDave online store. This replaces the previous Copper discount and is not cumulative.
Plus all previous benefits.
Includes Discord benefits

Electrum Club

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$15
per month
BEST VALUE FOR DIGITAL-ONLY PATRONS
  • Buckler (3 Month's Worth). You get the three most recent releases of Buckler, a zip file that collects all of the releases from each month at DMDave (usually 200-400 MB worth of content).
  • BroadSword Monthly PDF Only (3 Month's Worth). You get the three most recent issues of BroadSword Monthly in PDF format. BroadSword Monthly is a 120+ page book that includes the polished and final versions of the adventures. It's crafted to look like '90s Dungeon magazine for ease of print and nostalgia.
  • Foundry Packs. You get access to the last 30 days of Foundry VTT releases for our adventures. All previous Foundry Packs are available on the DMDave store.
  • Map/Asset Packs. You get access to the last 30 days of Map and Asset pack releases for our adventures. All maps are VTT-ready. Previous Map/Asset packs are available on the DMDave store.
  • 15% discount on all items in the DMDave online store. This replaces the previous Silver discount and is not cumulative.
Plus all previous benefits.
Includes Discord benefits

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About DMDave

What do I get as a DMDave patron?

Quite a bit! In fact, if you sign up as a DMDave patron, you'll get access to literally hundreds of PDFs with Fifth Edition content. This includes adventures, monsters, player options, magic items, and more.

Below is a breakdown of all the benefits and which tier gets what.

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Adventures by DMDave and Friends

All patrons can expect to get 4 or more adventures each month written by DMDave and the folks within the DMDave Network. This includes such talented creators as Torchlight Press, Alex of Tavern Tales, John K Webb, The DM Tool Chest, and Adventures Await.

What should I know about these adventures?

  • All adventures are 100% Fifth Edition compatible.
  • Adventures are proofed and tested before they're released.
  • Each adventure comes in a professionally formatted PDF complete with art and maps.

Who gets adventures?

Patrons at all levels (Copper+) get access to the majority of our adventures. Some of the adventures may have parts that are limited to folks at higher tiers, but these adventures usually required months of work, organization, and collaboration to finalize.

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Monsters by DMDave and Adventures Await

Monday through Friday, you can expect to get 1 or more original monsters created by DMDave or Ben Palmer from Adventures Await. 

What should I know about these monsters?

  • Each month, we create monsters based on a theme voted upon by the patrons.
  • The monsters are created by professional game designers, DMDave and Ben Palmer of Adventures Await.
  • Each monster is in a PDF for ease of print/download.
  • The monsters usually include high-quality artwork.

Who gets the monsters?

Patrons of the Copper+ and higher get all of the monsters.

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Player Options

Each week, DMDave and his friends create player options for you to use in your Fifth Edition games.

What should I know about these player options?

  • Player options might be classes, subclasses, or races.
  • All of the player options are balanced using the most current 5e design trends.
  • It's possible that many of the player options will go with the month's current theme.

Who gets the player options?

Player options are offered for Patrons of the silver tier and higher.




Zip Collections (Buckler)

Each month, the DMDave team collects all of the PDFs from Patreon and zips them up into a special collection called Buckler. This includes all of the adventures, player options, and monsters that we release.

What should I know about the Zip Collections?

  • The Zip Collections we offer include the most current release plus the previous three months. All other Zip files must be purchased directly from DMDave's store, dmdave.com/shop.
  • The Zip Collections include PDFs awarded to Silver patrons and lower.
  • Some of the Zip Collections may not include collaborative material for IP purposes.

Who gets the Zip Collections?

Patrons of the Silver tier and higher get access to our Zip Collections.

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PDF Books (BroadSword)

Each month, all of the adventures, monsters, and more are organized into a print-friendly book called BroadSword Monthly.

What should I know about BroadSword Monthly?

  • BroadSword Monthly comes in two formats: easy-to-print PDF and physical.
  • BroadSword Monthly includes both familiar and new content.
  • The book also includes brand new artwork commissioned by us.
  • Patrons get access to the three latest issues of BroadSword. All additional copies of BroadSword can be found on our storefront: dmdave.com/shop.

Who gets the PDF version of BroadSword?

Patrons of the Electrum tier and higher get access to the PDF version of the most current three BroadSword Monthly issues.

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Foundry VTT Packs

If you enjoy playing your games on Foundry VTT, DMDave and the crew offer prebuilt Foundry packs for you to download and connect. 

What should I know about the Foundry VTT packs?

  • Each pack includes a professional, high-quality design with all the elements you need to play the adventure already set up for you.
  • All releases from the last thirty days appear on Patreon. After a Foundry Pack turns 30-days old, it's placed onto our storefront: dmdave.com/shop.
  • Foundry packs also include the GM-version of the player maps which you can use in your games.

Who gets the Foundry packs?

Foundry packs that have launched within the last 30 days are available for patrons of the Electrum+ tier. All other Foundry packs must be purchased at the DMDave store.

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Asset Packs

In addition to the Foundry Packs, we also offer asset packs that include maps, player handouts, and other goodies. Note that these are often one and the same as the Foundry packs.

What should I know about the Asset packs?

  • Each pack includes a professional, high-quality design with all the elements you need to play the adventure already set up for you.
  • All releases from the last thirty days appear on Patreon. After an Asset Pack turns 30-days old, it's placed onto our storefront: dmdave.com/shop.
  • Asset packs also include the GM-version of the player maps which you can use in your games.

Who gets the Asset packs?

Asset packs that have launched within the last 30 days are available for patrons of the Electrum+ tier. All other Foundry packs must be purchased at the DMDave store.

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Physical Books (BroadSword)

Each month, all of the adventures, monsters, and more are organized into a print-friendly book called BroadSword Monthly. In addition to the PDF of the book, we mail you a physical copy to anywhere int he world.

What should I know about BroadSword Monthly?

  • BroadSword Monthly comes in two formats: easy-to-print PDF and physical.
  • BroadSword Monthly includes both familiar and new content.
  • The book also includes brand new artwork commissioned by us.
  • Patrons get mailed the latest issue of BroadSword. All additional copies of BroadSword can be found on our storefront: dmdave.com/shop.

Who gets the PDF version of BroadSword?

Patrons of the Gold tier and higher get access to the physical version of the most current issue of BroadSword Monthly.

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Legendary Status

Take your DMDave patronage to the next level with Legendary Status! Legendary Status earns you a ton of additional benefits not available to any other tier but Platinum.

What should I know about Legendary Status?

  • You get to join DMDave and the other Legendary members in the exclusive Legendary Lounge on Discord. This is one of the few rooms in which DMDave can be found chatting with patrons.
  • You get a chance to play in DMDave run games. There are usually 2-3 games per week (this depends heavily on DMDave's schedule).
  • Legendary patrons get ALL rewards. 
  • Requests, suggestions, and more.

Who gets Legendary Status?

Patrons of the Platinum tier and higher gain Legendary Status. Patrons who also help us with certain needs such as proofing, administrative, etc. also gain Legendary status. Finally, people who've been Patrons for a year or longer at least at the Copper level gain Legendary status (total spend of $36).
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Once my Patreon account hits 1,111 patrons, I'll be able to do this full time. That means more content, more love, more Dave!
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