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World Building 101: Sample Campaign Brief

posted Monday, November 23rd 2009 by Brandan Landgraff
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Several people requested an example campaign brief after last Wednesday’s article was posted. Never let it be said that we at D20 Source do not oblige our readers. Presented here for your edification is an annotated sample campaign brief. There’s not much more to be said about it that the document doesn’t say for itself, so enjoy!

Campaign Brief (85KB)


  1. dsowa

    November 23rd, 2009

    That is great. Enough info to get everyone started on the same page, but not so much that things are set in stone.

  2. Sean Holland

    November 23rd, 2009

    Very nice. Thank you for providing an example, this will prove to be a useful model.

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  4. Toord

    November 25th, 2009

    Wow. Excellent write up. Great way to get group excited and involved.

  5. Andy

    February 22nd, 2010

    Aside from showing a great brief, now I wanna just steal that setting. Absolutely awesome!

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