Novel Writing Game Tools

EXTENDED! Tabletop games and creativity aids for aspiring writers

Novel Writing Game Tools


Starter Collection - $7.95

  • Artefact
  • Apothecaria
  • Epitaph
  • Mappa Imperium

Bonus Collection

  • The Magus
  • Bucket of Bolts
  • Back Again From the Broken Land
  • Apothecaria - 2 expansions

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Epitaph roleplaying gameEXTENDED THROUGH 30 NOV! To help you prepare for National Novel-Writing Month in November, this all-new bundle of Novel Writing Game Tools brings you tabletop roleplaying ebooks and creativity aids that help aspiring novelists everywhere. Each year on November 1, hundreds of thousands of people around the world begin to write, determined to end the month with 50,000 words of a new novel. They enter the month as teachers, mechanics, stay-at-home parents, or gamers; they emerge as novelists. It's a fun, free, seat-of-your-pants approach to creative writing. In 2021 427,000 writers participated. Join them! Lay the foundation for your novel by first creating a setting, characters, and timeline using these .PDF ebooks of solo journaling, group story-making, and mapmaking games.

For just US$7.95 you get all four complete games in our Starter Collection (retail value $35) as DRM-free ebooks, including Artefact (Mousehole Press), Apothecaria (Blackwell Games), Epitaph (Less Than Three Games), and Mappa Imperium (Nookrium).

Bucket of Bolts solo journaling gameAnd if you pay more than the threshold price of $23.59, you'll level up and also get our entire Bonus Collection with five more games and expansions worth an additional $57, including The Magus (momatoes), Bucket of Bolts (Mousehole Press), Back Again From the Broken Land (Cloven Pine Games), and two Apothecaria supplements: Maker's Market and The Wild Highlands.

Learn more about this offer at our official blog, Beyond the Bundle, and at the r/bundleofholding subreddit.

The Good Fight

Ten percent of your payment (after gateway fees) will be donated to this Game Tools offer's designated charity, NaNoWriMo is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides tools, structure, community, and encouragement to help people finish 50,000 words of a novel in 30 days. November is National Novel-Writing Month! (The Bundle of Holding is not affiliated with NaNoWriMo has not authorized nor approved this offer.)

Starter Collection

Pay the minimum price to get these titles:


Trace one magical item across multiple owners and centuries
  • Designer: Jack Harrison
  • Mousehole Press, 53 pages
  • Retail price $10


A solo potion-making RPG
  • Designer: Anna Blackwell
  • Blackwell Games, 56 pages
  • Retail price $13


Commemorate the life of one important to you
  • Designer: Marc Hobbs
  • Less Than Three Games, 58 pages
  • Retail price $12

Mappa Imperium

Create a fantasy continent, its culture, and its history
  • Designer: Nookrium
  • Self-published, 18 pages
  • Retail price $0

Bonus Collection

Beat the threshold price to LEVEL UP and ALSO get this entire collection of BONUS titles:

The Magus

Pathos, arcana, calamity, and the infinite loneliness of power
  • Designer: momatoes
  • momatoes, 52 pages
  • Retail price $15

Bucket of Bolts

Iconic spaceships and infamous captains
  • Designer: Jack Harrison
  • Mousehole Press, 29 pages
  • Retail price $10

Back Again From the Broken Land

Small adventurers sharing stories on the long walk home
  • Designer: Alexi and Leah Sargeant
  • Cloven Pine Games, 64 pages
  • Retail price $12

Apothecaria - 2 expansions

Maker's Market - Wild Highlands
  • Designer: Anna Blackwell, Shanice Fagan
  • Blackwell Games, 74 pages
  • Retail price $20

US$92 of creativity boosters....

...But you pay just $7.95 for our Starter Collection of four complete games, including Artefact, Apothecaria, Epitaph, and Mappa Imperium. And if you pay more than the current threshold price ($23.59), you'll level up and also receive all five games and expansions in our Bonus Collection, including The Magus, Bucket of Bolts, Back Again From the Broken Land, and two expansions for Apothecaria.

Although our friends at DriveThruRPG host many Bundle of Holding offers, none of these Game Tools are on DriveThru. Download your purchases from your Wizard's Cabinet here on the Bundle site.

Bundle of Holding titles are always absolutely free of DRM, so you can move and copy them freely among all your devices.

The story so far

Here's what others have paid for our bundle

Number of bundles sold
Total contributed
Threshold (level-up) price

To keep the starting threshold price from rising too quickly, we calculated it based on 400 fake sales at $22.95 each.

FUTURE BESTSELLERS: Our most generous customers

  • Endlessly Creative: Jason Pitre - $50
  • Shrewd Self-Promoter: Kelly Deltoro-White - $50
  • Types Fast: Bee - $47.60

Other leading novelists:

  • Roy Killington
  • PG Wodehouse
  • madelancholy
  • Agatha Christie
  • Booth Tarkington
  • MadBeardMan

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The tabletop roleplaying ebooks in this Novel Writing Game Tools offer retail for US$92. Choose a price you like, in US dollars (minimum $7.95). Make sure you choose an amount greater than $23.59 to LEVEL UP and gain the bonus titles.


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