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Shadowdark RPG Quickstart Set (Print + PDF)

This is the physical print version of the Shadowdark RPG Quickstart Set. You also get a free PDF download emailed to you immediately.

Experience the world's greatest roleplaying game in a whole new light. Lift your torch, draw your blade, and enter the Shadowdark! 

The Shadowdark RPG Quickstart Set is the perfect way to introduce you to the game. The two 68-page, digest-sized booklets give you all you need to play and run thrilling Shadowdark RPG adventures for 1st-3rd level characters.

The set includes eight 1st-level characters on heavy card stock with gorgeous, full art on one side and game statistics on the other. 

Inside the Player and Game Master Quickstart Guides, you'll also find:

  • Lost Citadel of the Scarlet Minotaur, a 1st-3rd-level dungeon crawl where characters can delve for legendary loot... but where pushing their luck might result in an encounter with the infamous scarlet minotaur!
  • A classic, hand-drawn adventure map + player-safe JPEG for virtual table tops
  • 36 spells, 19 magic items, and 52 monsters
  • The four core classes: priest, fighter, thief, and wizard
  • Full character creation rules for making custom crawlers
  • A form-fillable character sheet PDF

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Customer Reviews

Based on 12 reviews
Best TTRPG ever !!

My players love it and this DM does too. Fantastic direction !!! Thank you so much !!!

Andrew Gray
Buy it!

Great Starter!

Just ran the lost citadel of the scarlet Minotaur

And it was so lit

Philip Chrostoski
My go to system

Bought the print version of this for the awesome pregen character cards and to have the dungeon physically. Shadowdark is my go to system for fantasy roleplaying!

Nick Richert

Fantastic starting point for Shadowdark! The character cards are wonderfully illustrated and super handy for demos. The booklets have everything you need to get started. I highly recommend this set.