Matt Colville's 5e D&D-does-battles supplement is 320-pages long, but I'm pleased to say you don't need to learn a 320-page wargame to get the most out of it. Not even close.
The actual play show Venture Maidens run by DM Celeste Conowitch and features Brittany Quintero, Naseem Etemad, Sage Stafford, and Katie Budabin quickly smashed the funding goal on their Kickstarter.
Vault of Magic for 5e asked for $50,000 to fund, which for very many publishers would be a challenging target for a D&D supplement. At the time of writing, Kobold Press still has 22 days on the project, and over 4,150 backers have pledged $240,000.
Another busy RPG news week, but don't worry as Routinely Itemised as everything divided into quick to read bullet-point summary lists.
In the game, the crew are a motley gang of adventurers travelling through Olaxis to try and outrun.... the end of existence. They'll come up against a dangerous cult that worships the Burn.
Over at the DMs Guild, you can find a 38-page bundle of excerpts from some of the most popular titles in the site's library and previews of upcoming titles.
14 baddies worthy of being your big bag in any 5e campaign.
The goal of Play It Forward was to help these indie publishers through financially tough times, and it has had at least one public and remarkable success.