d12 Monthly – Issue 8 – Underdark Issue

d12 Monthly zine - issue 8

The latest issue of my Dungeons and Dragons zine is out!

Issue 8 is all about the underdark (or Deepdark as it is known). It will feature articles on the history of the Deepdark, Drowcraft items, seeing and surviving in the Deepdark, crystal magic, a dark elf campaign idea, and much more! (See below for details).

You can get a PDF of issue 8 here: d12 Monthly – Issue 8 (Deepdark)

d12 Monthly Issue 8 Cover Small

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Previous issues are also available in PDF, or as a physical product.


If you want to help support this project (and help keep them free), I have a Patreon which I launched that will help me develop these zines into something truly great.


Issue Themes

Each issue has a particular theme that most of the article will be about. Issue 8’s theme is Deepdark (or underdark).


Want to feature in the zine in an upcoming issue? Feel free to contact me via Twitter and let me know what you want to contribute.

Issue 8 Contents

Issue 8 is jam-packed with a lot of content and contains the following feature articles:

History of the Deepdark – A look at how the Deepdark started and was formed.

Drowcraft Items – How to create the dark elf’s weapons and armour.

Weapon Spotlight – This time we take a look at the crossbow.

Seeing In The Dark – How to see and light your way in the Deepdark.

Some Kind of Magic – The magic within Deepdark crystals and how to use them.

Survival of the Fittest – How to survive in the Deepdark.

Underdark Places – Some tunnel and chamber dressings to keep your game fresh and interesting.

Campaign Idea – A look at a dark elf campaign.

Location, Location, Location – This time we look at a Dark Creeper city, known as Nilvyr. 

And much more! 


The maps in this issue are supplied by Alex the MapMaker. Click to enlarge.

Dark Creeper Settlement
Map by Alex the MapMaker


Artists include Fer Sancho, Axebane, Dean Spencer, Gary Dupuis, and Daniel F. Walthall.

Printed Copy

If you want a printed copy, you will need to do this yourself.

Adobe has a guide to print it so it becomes a booklet. Or simply follow the below settings when printing from Adobe PDF Reader.

Printing Instructions

Over to You

Feel free to leave any feedback on this issue in the comments below! 🙂


While You’re Here…

Since 2021 I have been publishing d12 Monthly, a monthly zine, which has a ton of articles for any edition of Dungeons and Dragons.

Printed copies are available in my store. The PDF is available on DriveThruRPG and you can get both, plus support my work, via my Patreon.

I will also be releasing some more products in the near future.

Feel free to reach out to me on Twitter or my contact page any time.

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