Wayfarer’s Deck

What is Wayfarer’s Deck?

This series of 50-card decks with encounters, wonders, mysteries, puzzles, and findings provides a convenient way of creating engaging situations for the players. Instead of rolling for random encounters, pick a card (or draw one at random, or roll a d100 and divide the result by two – whatever sounds like fun for you) and let yourself be inspired.

The cards introduce a variety of encounters and don’t dictate the solutions. You’re never forced to fight whatever you’ve found, and the player have a full agency to do whatever they wish. There are no stat blocks and no answers to the mysteries – you’re free to take the situation wherever the inspiration takes you.

The cards are setting-agnostic and compatible with any fantasy game, solo or in a party play, with or without a game master.

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In the series so far:

The Frozen Wilds

The Frozen Wilds deck takes you on the adventure into the eerie, icy tundra. Blazing aurorae, ghostly stags, secret caves, and mysterious building await discovery as you traverse the frost-covered wastelands.

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On Top of the World

On Top of the World deck takes you on the adventure into the mountains and valleys, full of mysterious findings, secretive hermits, hidden caves, suspicious birds, unreliable weather patterns, and bears. Seriously, there are bears in those mountains. You’ve been forewarned.

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The Scorched Expanse

The Scorched Expanse deck takes you on the adventure into the sun-soaked desert. Expect a ton of sand, strong winds, rocky landscapes, fiery encounters, memorable dates, caravans passing you by, cold nights, refreshing visits to an oasis, some hallucinations, cacti, stars, and the general feeling of dread. The desert is an unforgiving and remarkable place.

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Next deck coming up in November!


Review Zone

The amount of care and thought that goes into Double Proficiency’s work is truly incredible. This deck is more than an excellent utility for any RPG, it’s a piece of art.

The way that the team at Double Proficiency presents their content in the form of micro-biomes is nothing short of elegant, it allows for each piece of content to have a consistent and cohesive sense of direction and this is no different.

If you’re having a rough day, or a great day, or you just need some inspiration, pick up one of these supplements, this is a great one to start with.

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