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{{Forum post|I actually asked Matt Sernett about the Guild Adept program a few days ago:
 
{{Forum post|I actually asked Matt Sernett about the Guild Adept program a few days ago:
   
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'''Me:''' Are DM's Guild Adepts publications considered canon to the Realms? Specifically the ones approved for Adventurers League play.
 
'''Me:''' Are DM's Guild Adepts publications considered canon to the Realms? Specifically the ones approved for Adventurers League play.
   
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'''Sernett:''' That is similarly “shadow canon.” The Tortle Package isn’t technically canon despite being written by Chris Perkins, but it might become canon in a future product. A similar case is Xanathar’s Guide to Everything, which took online articles and made them official rules.
 
'''Sernett:''' That is similarly “shadow canon.” The Tortle Package isn’t technically canon despite being written by Chris Perkins, but it might become canon in a future product. A similar case is Xanathar’s Guide to Everything, which took online articles and made them official rules.
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So they are "shadow canon", not actually canon until referenced in an official product. I think we should steer clear of these sources in general. There is so much other material to cover, no need to make it confusing by adding a new layer of "maybe canon".
 
So they are "shadow canon", not actually canon until referenced in an official product. I think we should steer clear of these sources in general. There is so much other material to cover, no need to make it confusing by adding a new layer of "maybe canon".
 
|[[User:Ir'revrykal|Ir'revrykal]] ([[User talk:Ir'revrykal|talk]]) 07:37, March 16, 2018 (UTC)}}
 
|[[User:Ir'revrykal|Ir'revrykal]] ([[User talk:Ir'revrykal|talk]]) 07:37, March 16, 2018 (UTC)}}
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