Thomas Baumbach

Rise of the Drow: Campaign Primer

(30 customer reviews)

Welcome traveler!

This guide contains all the information a player needs to orient themselves to the Aventyr campaign setting and to the Rise of the Drow series of adventures, whether the game begins on the surface in Rybalka or in the Underworld.

The adventure focuses on thwarting a drow war of aggression, but the book itself contains the tools to run a sandbox-style campaign in the Underworld, particularly focused around Embla, Holoth, and the Fungi Forest.

Exploring the Underworld—itself a dangerous prospect—allows the GM to introduce any number of unique locations. To get the most out of a campaign of this style, your GM may decide to include optional resources to accompany this guide: Underworld Races & Classes, and Occult Secrets of the Underworld, but these books are not required to enjoy Rise of the Drow.

Included in the Rise of the Drow: Campaign Primer:

  • Pregenerated characters for 5th Edition and Pathfinder 1e
  • Map of Rybalka, Heart of the Frontier
  • Upperworld Races
  • Underworld Races
  • Underworld Cities
  • Deities of Aventyr
  • RotDCE Character Sheets


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30 reviews for Rise of the Drow: Campaign Primer

  1. Josh Higgins (verified owner)

  2. David Palmer (verified owner)

    Always truly high quality product, well written and beautifully presented, a pleasure to own and play! Top tier company!!!

  3. Anonymous (verified owner)

  4. J.R. West (verified owner)

    Very AWESOME

  5. Michael (verified owner)

  6. S-J R. (verified owner)

  7. Rob Leonard (verified owner)

    Very nice job on this. It’s an appropriate size/length, well laid out, helpful, and visually appealing.

  8. Christopher Waterfield (verified owner)

    Excellent resource, will really be helpful to the players

  9. Shawn S. (verified owner)

  10. Phillip M. (verified owner)

  11. Charles (verified owner)

  12. Robert (verified owner)

    Nice supplement! Excited to put it to use.

  13. Marc-André L. (verified owner)

  14. Anonymous (verified owner)

    I’ve been DMing the game itself since I got the PDF and love it. Hope the primer will help.

  15. Michael Gonzales (verified owner)

  16. Thimo Wilke (verified owner)

    Very good product and a nice story

  17. Anthony R. (verified owner)

    Excellent info for this campaign. I can hardly wait to start running this for my group!!

  18. Kenneth Davis (verified owner)

    Not enough background on the world and why things are the way they are.

  19. Jack N. (verified owner)

  20. Jeremy (verified owner)

  21. Nicholas Stanosheck (verified owner)

    Looks good, lots of content.

  22. Will W. (verified owner)

  23. Ady (verified owner)

    Super excited to run this adventure, looks very high quality.

  24. Brian Clymer (verified owner)

  25. Daniel Cowdery (verified owner)

  26. Kelly C. (verified owner)

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  28. Jason Herrick (verified owner)

  29. Wayne Pfeffer (verified owner)

  30. Benjamin Sousa (verified owner)

    I’ve been impressed with the quality of AAW’s work as well as their helpful customer support when I need it. This is a good product for anyone hoping to run Rise of the Drow.

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