Create a dangerous world for your D&D 5e campaign.

Is life too easy for players in your D&D 5e games? Is your campaign missing its bite? Then try GIFFYGLYPH'S DARKER DUNGEONS—110+ pages of modular rules, templates, and advice you can use in any D&D 5e game.

Project status: Ongoing


  • An easy-to-use inventory system.
  • Rules for random character generation.
  • Run adventures with 0th-level rookie characters.
  • Track hunger, thirst, and fatigue with survival conditions.
  • Add lingering wounds and injuries to combat.
  • Push characters to their mental breaking point with Stress.
  • Spread plague across your world with deadly diseases.
  • Make long-distance travel interesting with the journey phase.
  • Add risk to your magic system with magical burnout.
  • New character sheets.
  • And many more.

Download the standard PDF, or become a patron to unlock access to the bookmarked and print-friendly PDF files and form-fillable character sheets.