June 2020 Reviews

In case you missed some of our products the first go around, or you’ve been sitting on the fence about them, we’ll compile the monthly reviews of our products into one blog post each month. The full reviews can be found with the products (linked to in the product name), and in some cases, on the reviewer’s own blog (linked to the reviewers name).

Non-Dire Rugrat Products

Sometimes the authors here at Dire Rugrat Publishing get the opportunity to work on projects for other companies.

Empire of Ghouls

(Kobold Press)

BY MEGAN R. MILLER

“For those of you who don’t already know this is a full sized book for fifth edition Dungeons & Dragons. This campaign goes from 1st to 13th level based around an empire of the undead currently occupying the underground. Like, to the point they’ve overtaken drow settlements. These guys are a serious threat and it’s clear from the very start. A concept like this could have easily gotten very samey and stale but not the case with this one. “They really give you enough information to go far off script if you want to, holding adventures in this setting that have nothing to do with the prewritten campaign. The NPCs are well fleshed out and the art is amazing. I felt like I was on an adventure myself while I was reading this and consistently sitting there thinking about what I would be doing if I were a character in this game. “It’s rare I come out of a product with nothing at all to complain about, but there you have it. Kobold Press is doing it right. Go check this one out if you’re looking for a good undead themed campaign to play…”