Getting Started on Dungeon Masters Guild

Jeff Montgomery -

Thank you for your interest in Dungeon Masters Guild. DMsGuild is a program that allows you to create content (adventures and locations; monsters; character classes, archetypes, and backgrounds; etc.) using Wizards of the Coast intellectual property (IP) and to make some money while you’re at it. Your work might even be noticed by the team at Dungeons & Dragons, who select writers from the DMsGuild for official products, the Guild Adept program, and the Adventurers League.

Getting Started

To get started, you should review our Frequently Asked Questions, which contain all the guidelines for publishing on DMsGuild. Here’s where you can find answers to certain questions:

Getting Published

After you’ve reviewed the guidelines, all you need to do is write your content and then go to Account > My Content > Enter New Community Created Title to publish your first DMsGuild title! Here is a handy checklist to avoid some of our common mistakes from first-time publishers:

  • Your title is using art that you have the right to use in your commercial work.
  • The DMsGuild square logo, found on the Logo and Artwork Content page, is on the title’s cover and cover image thumbnail.
  • The material is using the Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition ruleset.
  • The material is using an approved setting as listed on the Content and Format Questions page.
  • The title includes the legal text found on the Ownership and License (OGL) Questions page.
  • You have read and understand the Community Content Agreement, found at the bottom of the Create New Title page. Once you activate your title, the Community Content Agreement applies to this title.

What's Next?

Congratulations! Now that you’ve published on Dungeon Masters Guild, your content is available on dungeonmastersguild.com or dmsguild.com. You can monitor the website for your sales data, plus ratings and review of your work. To promote sales, we encourage you to create eye-catching covers for your work and publicize through social media and other reputable media outlets where D&D fans gather. Join our community of creators online for more tips and advice:

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