It’s the best WotC offering to date and IMO one of the best official D&D modules of any edition. However, that’s not a very high bar for the most. The Reavers of Harkenwold adventure is, in a word, excellent. There is plenty of information in Reavers of Harkenwold for a party that loves . I also later wrote about that particular adventure on the D&D message boards. Hello everyone, planning to run Reavers of Harkenwold adventure and want to hear your thoughts about it, is it good, is it bad, how you ran it.

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Tuesday, 19th April, Great guy, great store! I ran the game using MapTool online for a party of three PCs. I bought it some months ago but just flipped through it. Think of the Roman Legionnaires.

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For more information about Wizards of the Coast or any of Wizards’ trademarks or other intellectual property, please visit their website at www. The filters work on reddit mobile. Harkenwold is a Duchy that has been invaded by an outside army filled with mercenaries including a few summoned fiends. The battle for Albridge can become an epic tactical combat! Sunday, 16th August, Submit a new link.

Do not use URL shorteners. The order that they ran into the encounters was: What did you use to bring the characters from the 1st to 2nd level?

Your first line should be: The first begins with a thorough overview of the plot of the adventure in both a super-brief format here are the three or four major points of the plot as well as a longer format for book 1 that goes over the flow of that section. Reavers Of Harkenwold self. It is a great module. Reavers of Harkenwold was written by well-known designer Rich Baker with additional design contributions from Chris Perkins.


This includes art commissions, modules, maps, podcasts, streams, etc, whether you are charging pf them or not. This format had its pros and cons, but despite its eventual abandonment, the format appears to have wrestled the creative juices out of the designers at the time or perhaps in spite of it.


But most of the battles do nothing for the plot of the story, so it takes a long time in real-world time for the story to go anywhere. I ran it once in 4e and really enjoyed it. I ended up making it an RP encounter where they had to trick the mage and trap him in his lair.

The Great Tower entrance K7: The party retreated the first time and got a Woodsinger Elf to help them the second time I made up a simple companion character E4: At that stage it is about 8 level 1 encounters. What makes RoH so good is how it was written as a mini-sandbox. Second, allow other characters who hit the Giant Frog to choose to grant the swallowed creature a saving throw instead of dealing damage to the Giant Frog imagine that they punch the Frog in the gut and cause him to lose his swallowed prey.

If you want, I’ll email what I had. Encounters don’t take an hour, but with settling in and RP, that is a good rule to start with the go ahead and adjust it as needed in future sessions. The Iron Circle are the super-evil-bad guys who have cast down the rightful Duke.

Liberating the underground lair for the elves D4 again: Thursday, 2nd June, This subreddit is not affiliated with, endorsed, sponsored, or specifically approved by Wizards of the Coast LLC. Here’s what I ended up with: Join Date Jan Posts It helps if your characters have written backgrounds, but most noobs aren’t really that into character creation.


Posted By Morrus Friday, 28th December, The Duchy of Harkenwold is a rich setting upon which the foundations of a campaign are easily laid. Errors The following errors occurred with your submission.

The back story and information about all of the people and places is really well presented, and I think DMs can find a lot to make use of. If they save, they are no longer stunned or taking damage, but they are still swallowed. It then moves into the various encounters that the PCs may meet. That’s what I planned to do was just use similar monsters from the MM.

It almost gets you to second level.

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Book 1 contains the background material and the allies-gathering, while book 2 has the big battle and the keep. Madness at Gardmore Abbey: Is Keep of the Shadowfell that bad?

Does hagkenwold have a copy of it converted? Most apps include their own filtering systems. Flexibility is the key strength of harkenwo,d module. Email Facebook Twitter Google. I removed the traps and one of the monsters from that battle and it was STILL too hard the players retreated and came back the next day with an elf ally.