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    Include PDF files?

    Has the option to include the PDF of a product when purchased on FG ever been explored? I think many people would love the idea of paying a bit more to get the PDF format of a product alongside all the exact same content formatted for FG. That would allow for a more natural read through than what the reference section sometimes gives right now. And allow for offline reading a bit easier.

    I have seen some stuff from D&D offered through DMs Guild in PDF and FG formats, is that an option that might be forthcoming on other platforms?

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    I‘d say it depends on the publisher‘s strategy. There is already a sync option for Pathfinder / Paizo products.

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    Yes, it's been explored - it needs the publisher to get on board.

    The only one so far is Paizo for their Pathfinder and Starfinder products. They even give you a discount if you already own the PDF (bought at

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    PDFs are available for Paizo products. They are not for D&D products available through the FG Store.

    Some products on the DMsGuild include both PDF and FG modules, but those (as far as I know) are all third party products. There are no legal PDFs of the official WotC 5E products (depending upon what you consider the UA articles and the Eberron guide.)

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    Even on DMs Guild, there has been a tendency to keep the PDF and the FG module separate with the FG module often costing more than the PDF and not including the PDF. I am not fond of that at all.
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