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D&D: Uncaged – An Anthology Of Ferocious Female Monsters Reimagined

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Apr 29 2019

Uncaged is an anthology of adventures that believes every creature in the multiverse has a story to tell–even the monsters.

If you have been exploring the DM’s Guild, odds are good you’ve come across something by Ashley Warren, a writer, narrative designer, whom we featured when we covered Winter’s Splendor last year’s excellent holiday adventure expansion for Waterdeep: Dragon Heist. This year she’s brought about an exciting new anthology of short adventures, each one focusing on a different female monster. Uncaged, the anthology in question, sets out to explore themes and tropes of these monsters, but from a different perspective. The With 4 anthologies planned for this year, the first is out on the DM’s Guild (and featured below) and the 2nd is set to release sometime next month. Here’s a look at the monstrous creations you’ll find in Uncaged.

via the DM’s Guild

Uncaged – $35.95/$14.95

Every creature in the multiverse has a story to tell — even the monsters.

Uncaged is a collection of myth- and folklore-themed adventures written for Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition. Each original adventure subverts tropes around a female mythological creature or monster including hags, harpies, medusas, and much, much more.

Volume I is currently available as both a hardcover book and a digital PDF!

The digital edition of Volume I includes:

  • Full-color, 238-page PDF
  • ZIP file with printer-friendly versions of the modules
  • Printer-friendly PDF with player versions of the maps

Both print and digital include a special foreword by Jasmine Bhullar, star of Relics & Rarities on Geek & Sundry!


25 original adventures for tiers 1-4. Each adventure features a creature, monster, or character from folklore, fairytales, myths, and legends. Cover art by Samantha Darcy.

Featuring work by:

  • Alicia Furness
  • Alison Huang
  • Annabeth Lennon
  • Asa Wheatley
  • Awkward Bard
  • Bianca Bickford
  • Catherine Evans
  • Dierdre Donlon
  • Elise Cretel
  • Emily Smith
  • FlourescentWolf
  • Gwen Bassett
  • Hla Rosa
  • Jen Vaughn
  • Jessica L. Washburn
  • Jessica Marcrum
  • Jessica Ross
  • Johanna Taylor
  • Judy Black
  • Johanna Taylor
  • Kat Kruger
  • Kayla Cline
  • Kelly Dayton
  • Kristina Sisto Kindel
  • Liz Gist
  • Luciella Elisabeth Scarlett
  • Lynne M. Meyer
  • Lysa Chen
  • Ma’at Crook
  • Maryska Connolly
  • Masha Lepire
  • Mellanie Black
  • Natalie Wallace
  • Sammy Ward
  • Samantha Darcy
  • Wouter Florusse

Content warnings for the adventures in this volume (these are also included before the relevant adventures in the volume):
Sexism, Forest Fires, Domestic Violence, Suicide, Infanticide, Dark Horror, Corpses, War, Assault, Murder, Torture, Abuse, Gaslighting, Snakes, Loss, Kidnapping, Patricide, Lies, Threat, Manipulation, Narcissistic Abuse, Grief, PTSD

Happy Adventuring!

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