I have always found it useful to write down the information for each spell that my character could use on a 3×5 index card. Then I could pull just those cards with the spells I had prepared for easy reference.Gale Force Nine has announced that they now have available an official set of spell cards for 5th edition Dungeons and Dragons. I will probably get a set when they are available. You can read about them here: Adventurers Kit. In the mean time, Someone on reedit created an online Printable 5e Spell Cards creator, where you can upload your own CSV file to make your own cards. It’s located here: D&D Next spell book card generator.
Printable 5e Spell Cards
If you are like me, and like the larger 3×5 cards, you can download a Form-fill able PDF file that I created that prints 4 3″x5″ cards on one 8 1/2″ x 11″ sheet of paper. You will have to enter all of the information about each spell, but then you can print them on your own printer. The first card has the information on the GREASE spell for you to use as a guide. You can download this file here: Printable 5e Spell Cards. How to prepare it? Take some time to find the right paper for your printer.Traditional paper makes your prints look dull and faded, and feel very flimsy. Find the thickest paper your printer can handle; photo paper tends to have a nice thickness. How to print it?
For best results use the Latest version of Adobe Reader. After clicking print disable print scaling to prevent the cards from stretching. How to protect it? Buy some card sleeves at your Local gaming store to protect your deck from gaming onslaught. These cards are the same size as poker cards, 2.5 by 3.5 inches, and fit modern sized card sleeves. Printable 5e Spell Cards is a discrete magical effect, a single shaping of the magical energies that suffuse the multi verse into a specific, limited expression. In casting a spell, a character carefully plucks at the Invisible strands of raw magic suffusing the world, pins them in place in a particular pattern, sets them vibrating in a specific way, and then releases them to unleash the desired effect—in most cases, all in the span of seconds.
Spells can be Versatile tools, Weapons, or protective wards. They can deal damage or undo it, impose or remove Conditions , drain life energy away, and restore life to the dead.Uncounted thousands of spells have been created over the course of the multiverse’s history, and many of them are long forgotten. Some might yet lie recorded in crumbling spell books hidden in ancient ruins or trapped in the minds of dead gods. Or they might someday be reinvented by a character who has amassed enough power and Wisdom to do so.