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Site Updated: March 8th 2019
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Welcome to the online Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition System Reference Document v5.1 in Markdown Format!


The Systems Reference Document (SRD) contains guidelines for publishing content under the Open-Gaming License (OGL). The Dungeon Masters Guild also provides self-publishing opportunities for individuals and groups. The OGL and Dungeon Masters Guild offer different kinds of publishing opportunities. For an overview of the programs, please visit the official Wizards SRD page.

Why Markdown format? Markdown is a lightweight markup language with plain text formatting syntax created by John Gruber. It is designed so that it can be converted to HTML and many other formats. Markdown is often used to create readme files, for writing messages in online discussion forums, and to create rich text using a plain text editor.

The documents contained herein are edited from scratch into Markdown format for portability and conversion to other formats. This is not a basic conversion as you find elsewhere, we have painstakingly converted the original Wizard's SRD PDF to markdown paragraph-by-paragraph. The original documents can be downloaded from our Cry Havoc Studio GitHub repository. Please report any issues you find through our GitHub account. Thank you!

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