Robert J. Schwalb, a writer and award-winning game designer best known for his work on Dungeons & Dragons®, got his start in 2002 and has never looked back. He has designed or developed almost two hundred gaming books in both print and digital formats for Wizards of the Coast, Green Ronin Publishing, Black Industries, Fantasy Flight Games, and several other companies. Some of his best-known books include the Dark Sun Campaign Setting, Player's Handbook 3, A Song of Ice and Fire Roleplaying, Grimm, and Tome of Corruption.
In addition to showcasing characters and locations featured in the upcoming Dungeons & Dragons
: The Book of Vile Darkness Syfy Original Movie, this roleplaying game product is intended for Dungeon Masters looking to broaden their campaigns to include dark subject matter and truly evil threats. It features a detailed look at the nature of evil and the complex challenge of confronting the many dilemmas found within the deepest shadows.
• A 32-page facsimile of the Book of Vile Darkness, filled with malignant secrets and musings that can inspire adventures or entire campaigns;
• A 96-page game supplement that provides Dungeon Masters with sample roleplaying encounters, adventure hooks, skill challenges, rituals, and lore for some of the most despicable creatures to infest any campaign world, new character options for players who like to flirt with evil;
• A full-color, double-sided poster map presenting iconic evil sites for heroes to explore.