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Scourge of the Howling Horde is a stand-alone adventure designed for a group of 1st-level characters. Perfect for new players or seasoned players, it features. Scourge of the Howling Horde (D&D module).jpg. Rules required, D&D Character levels, 1st. Campaign setting, Generic Setting. Authors, Gwendolyn Kestrel. First published, Scourge of the Howling Horde is a generic setting adventure module for the edition of the. We have a special treat for you in our excerpts for Scourge of the Howling Horde! Instead of presenting our excerpts as text on a web page, this.

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The gray is splotchy and a bit dark, making parts of the black text difficult to read; this is especially true of the “Terrain Features” sidebars which hold the “map chunks” from the goblin lair map in the backwhich are a much darker gray in tone. The adventure itself is rather simple, like I mentioned in the first paragraph of this review: No, of course not.

It’s a rather simple “go fight a goblin tribe in their cave network” adventure, with a few added things thrown in here and there. This review is about an adventure, so if you’re a DM, read on.

Posted By Abstruse Thursday, 27th December, Unfortunately, the end result is not all that it could be, and I really can’t recommend the adventure for a new DM just learning the system; riddled with errors as it is, it’s liable to confuse him more than it helps him.

Even assuming that she spent a full 10 points on Hide, she still only spent 42 of 50 skill points. I’m guessing the reason was “because there wasn’t room for those lines if we wanted the stat block to fit on the page.


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Dark Sun Dark Sun: Here’s my “unofficial errata” for Scourge of the Howling Horde: I don’t see how that can be anything but confusing to a new DM trying to learn the game. I suggest bumping each of those three skills up by one point. The Genie’s Curse Birthright: The “Urrtarr’s Deal” section describes her color spray and sleep spells, but her stats list burning hands instead of sleep.

Scourge of the Howling Horde is a new adventure for 1st-level PCs, and is also specifically rhe for first-time DMs. Her tbe breathing and immunity to acid are not noted in her stat block.

Saturday, 11th November, Judging by his BAB, he’s a Ftr2. You’d think that they’d have gone the extra effort for an adventure with this type of “new DM” focus, but I guess not. It contains a page adventure. As far as that goes, Gwendolyn does an excellent job providing the neophyte DM with all of the help he should need; she provides page numbers in the Player’s Handbook and Dungeon Master’s Guide where specific information can be found, gives reminders about how some of the concepts like damage resistance and hardness work, and so on.

I guess we’ll find out as they release future products. June Learn how and when to remove this template message. Flat-footed AC should be 12, not Unfortunately, the definition is rather poor, and it’s difficult to tell at first glance which body &dd go to which goblin, as their poses overlap each other the secondmost goblin has his morningstar-wielding hand and arm practically wrapped around the neck of the foremost goblin, for example, making the foremost goblin’s arms look mismatched – it isn’t until closer examination that you realize that those arms aren’t both his.



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She now has 52 hp, yet there are 56 “check-off boxes” indicating her hit point total. Breath weapon should be a foot, not foot, line of acid. Friday, 24th November, Flat-footed AC should be tthe, not Results 1 to 1 of 1. Of course, the adventure’s simplicity makes perfect sense when you consider its target audience: Surprisingly, there isn’t a map of the town of Barrow’s Edge – since this adventure is intended for first-time DMs and even suggests that the town can be a “home base” for the PCs at the conclusion of the adventure, I was kind of expecting at least a half-page map of the layout of the town, with maybe the important buildings identified.

Incidentally, I still recommend Of Sound Mind as the best low-level adventure for a brand new DM to sink his teeth into, even if he doesn’t intend to use psionics in his campaign; Scohrge understand it’s even being – or maybe has already been by now – updated to the 3. Dragonlance deities Forgotten Realms deities Greyhawk deities.

Likewise her creature type is missing the ” Water ” subtype. Scourge of the Howling Horde.

Scourge of the Howling Horde

Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Shattered Lands Dark Sun: Views Read Edit View history. One thing new about the stat blocks in this adventure is the complete removal hordd any indication of Hit Dice.