Horrors of the Dark, a supplement for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition, will allow you to set your sessions in the world of the popular turn-based video game Darkest Dungeon di Red Hook Studio.
Horrors of the Dark, designed by Dungeon Master Tuz, will adapt the horror atmospheres of the RPG roguelike turn-based Gothic, in order to offer game groups and Dungeon Master a tool capable of providing a gaming experience full of riveting enemies and challenges. The pdf in English, which can be downloaded for free here, will present adaptation of the game mechanics to this particular setting and will be enriched by a rich layout illustrations taken from the video game.
The pdf, a document of 158 pages, will include lots of direct references to Darkest Dungeon, also thanks to the presence of a collection of phrases from the game. This manual leaves total freedom to connoisseurs of its setting, however due to one lack of predefined encounters or adventures, may not be suitable for someone who does not deeply know the world of Darkest Dungeon.
Within the bestiary, the supplement will present his version of the iconic monsters of Darkest Dungeon, including cultists, the bloodthirsty Countess, to the monstrous creatures that animate the game’s DLCs. Speaking of monsters, the bestiary will also offer some variants to the classic D&D monsters to better integrate them within a session Horrors of the Dark. In this sense, the PDF of Horrors of the Dark could be used by DMs to propose sfide alternative at canonical meetings proposed by Monster Manual (available at this link).
While being a content unofficial, created by an independent author, the horror setting of this supplement can also be integrated with the contents proposed by Van Richten’s Guide to Ravenloft (available here), using the world of Darkest Dungeon as one of the Domains of Terror that make up the Demiplane of Fear.