AAW Games’ Advice for Writers

This page includes links to resources helpful for writing and creating in the table top games industry.

Style Guides

Our house style guide for 5th Edition D&D (updated 2020): link

The official Wizards of the Coast D&D style guide (updated 2019): link


We recommend the following texts for improving (and refreshing!) your game writing and

Writing With Style by Ray Vallese (Rogue Genius Games)

The Complete Kobold Guide to Game Design by Wolfgang Baur, et al. (Open Design)

Dungeon Master for Dummies by Bill Slavicsek and Richard Baker

Things We Think About Games by Will Hindmarch, et al