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Slaves of Tsathoggua
by Tim B.
Publisher: Kort'thalis Publishing
Date Added: 09/25/2017 13:14:07
Slaves of Tsathoggua A neuronphaser.com review. # Content 4/5 Slaves begins with a quick table for players to determine their characters’ living status at the start of play, just in case this is their first session with these characters (a deadly proposition given that this adventure’s pretty tough!). The vast majority of the options are negative: you can’t read or write; even your dirt has dirt on it; you have 2d6 teeth remaining; you get disadvantage (1 less die) on saving throws. It’s amusing and really shows off Venger’s sense of humor, but it’s also punishing and doesn’t hit any of the truly off-the-wall notes you’ll see throughout the rest of this adventure’s random tables or the rest of the author’s body of work. In a lot of ways, though, this table should give you a really good idea of whether this adventure will fit with your group’s play style. Basically, if you value long-term character growth and intricate backstory, you’re barking up the wrong tree. If you have more of a Paranoia RPG ...

Rating:
[4 of 5 Stars!]
DDAL05-04 In Dire Need (5e)
by Adam S.
Publisher: Wizards of the Coast
Date Added: 09/25/2017 10:32:27
DDAL05-04 In Dire Need (5e) Drop the reference to SEER, and this would be a great adventure to insert in any ongoing campaign. Most of the groups I've run through this used the same approach, but I suspect that groups who didn't limit themselves to the two hour timeline could have a great time with this adventure.

Rating:
[3 of 5 Stars!]
DDAL05-05 A Dish Best Served Cold (5e)
by Adam S.
Publisher: Wizards of the Coast
Date Added: 09/25/2017 10:29:45
DDAL05-05 A Dish Best Served Cold (5e) This module had a few paths which players could take...and while it definitely adds to the replayability, it also allows the DM to customize it to their own style. Certain paths were more serious and combat oriented...others had a lot more levity.

Rating:
[4 of 5 Stars!]
DDAL05-03 Uninvited Guests (5e)
by Adam S.
Publisher: Wizards of the Coast
Date Added: 09/25/2017 10:26:13
DDAL05-03 Uninvited Guests (5e) Fun mod, always love puzzles. One thing to keep in mind with this module is to know your players. This may not appeal to players who are there to simply roll dice. Also, running this online was challenging due to the visual nature of one of the puzzles. It can be done...it simply requires the DM to understand how it will work before starting play.

Rating:
[4 of 5 Stars!]
DDAL05-02 The Black Road (5e)
by Adam S.
Publisher: Wizards of the Coast
Date Added: 09/25/2017 10:22:06
DDAL05-02 The Black Road (5e) Fun module which allows for the players to deviate from 'the rails' a bit. Good mod for new DMs and new players.

Rating:
[4 of 5 Stars!]
DDAL05-06 Beneath the Fetid Chelimber (5e)
by Adam S.
Publisher: Wizards of the Coast
Date Added: 09/25/2017 10:18:11
DDAL05-06 Beneath the Fetid Chelimber (5e) This was a lot of fun to run, and I've recommended this to newer DMs looking to run something. One thing...I would strongly recommend running this, and it's follow-up adventure (DDAL05-07) as a single 4-hour module. I've done that twice, and the feedback I've gotten was that it made a lot more sense.

Rating:
[4 of 5 Stars!]
DDAL05-07 Chelimber's Descent (5e)
by Adam S.
Publisher: Wizards of the Coast
Date Added: 09/25/2017 10:18:09
DDAL05-07 Chelimber's Descent (5e) This was a lot of fun to run, and I've recommended this to newer DMs looking to run something. One thing...I would strongly recommend running this, and it's lead-in adventure (DDAL05-06) as a single 4-hour module. I've done that twice, and the feedback I've gotten was that it made a lot more sense.

Rating:
[4 of 5 Stars!]
DDEX1-14 Escape from Phlan (5e)
by Keegan D.
Publisher: Wizards of the Coast
Date Added: 09/25/2017 10:00:31
DDEX1-14 Escape from Phlan (5e) "One of my top 5 moments in 30 years of D&D was in that adventure." - a player from my table. Escape from Phlan is an odd beast. It is at the same time, an incredible adventure, and also a strangely disappointing finale. The first season gears up the players for a final encounter that is never supposed to happen. That being said, this module permits the choice to engage in that encounter if the characters choose to do so, and it's a doozie. As for the rest? Creative, interesting, vibrant, and a blast to DM. The players LOVED the grim and bleak tone of the module that made all of their choices feel important and large. At one point a player asked, rightly so, "Wait, so we don't actually have a plan for getting out?" I didn't even have to answer. Another player responded, "Exactly." And they charged forward with their task. Admittedly, the final encounter that I allude to, my players did enter. It was a brash, unwise, choice, that I expected would end in a TPK. To my own surprise, t...

Rating:
[5 of 5 Stars!]
DDEX1-10 Tyranny in Phlan (5e)
by Keegan D.
Publisher: Wizards of the Coast
Date Added: 09/25/2017 09:53:07
DDEX1-10 Tyranny in Phlan (5e) 'Ambition' is the best word to associate with this module. Without a doubt this adventure seeks bigger and better things than most Adventurer's League modules. Unfortunately it mostly crumbles under its own weight. It starts out incredibly well. Tyranny in Phlan begins with a small but vibrant, and appropriately cinematic first encounter that promises a lot. Unfortunately, it sets up a virtually no-win situation for the characters, and doesn't seem to have been written with much knowledge of Phlan's maps and layout. One of the choices that needs to be made here ends up collapsing because both choices are literally right down the road from one another, about a block each way. There are too many ways for the players to misunderstand goals and too few ways to succeed in the goals they're given. It's a wonderful and impactful adventure as far as the narrative of the season goes, which can engage the players well enough, but Tyranny in Phlan largely doesn't carry its own ambition....

Rating:
[3 of 5 Stars!]
DDAL05-08 Durlag's Tower (5e)
by Adam S.
Publisher: Wizards of the Coast
Date Added: 09/25/2017 09:49:20
DDAL05-08 Durlag's Tower (5e) Got to run this at a convention (and play in it once!), and people had a lot of fun. It's a great second parter (to DDAL05-09), and I have them set aside to run as an 8-hour adventure when we can free up a weekend day. I did not rate it at 5-stars only because as a dungeon crawl, it's a little bit 'on-rails', and I'm personally not a huge fan of how combat plays out at higher levels in D&D. But as said...this was a blast!

Rating:
[4 of 5 Stars!]
DDAL05-09 Durlag's Tomb (5e)
by Adam S.
Publisher: Wizards of the Coast
Date Added: 09/25/2017 09:45:52
DDAL05-09 Durlag's Tomb (5e) Got to run this at a convention, and played it twice. This was a lot of fun for everyone, and each time it was run, it had a different feel to it, as it allowed for multiple paths. The lead in to the follow-up module (DDAL05-10) was well done, and I definitely recommend playing one right after the other.

Rating:
[4 of 5 Stars!]
Tortle Package (5e)
by Keegan D.
Publisher: Wizards of the Coast
Date Added: 09/25/2017 09:44:55
Tortle Package (5e) The Tortle Package is an odd beast. It is at the same time, entirely more than anyone expected, yet also slightly underwhelming. I don't think it was anticipated that Chris Perkins and the rest of the team would give us just so much content. Everything from the race itself, to the lore, to a hex map of the Snout of Ogmar, to locales and points of interest on the island, and an entirely new "dungeon" to explore. At the same time, once the content of the island is read, it feels fairly enemic. The West coast of the island is interesting and vibrant, with locations like Ahoyhoy and Dangwaru, and the shipwrecked coast up to the North. However, the further inland you go, the less interesting things become. We have a rather cool encounter the engages ToA's Yuan-Ti history, but other than this, it's mostly 'caves' or 'volcanoes'. Again, the amount of content here is well worth the money, and more than anyone asked for, and very high quality. But perhaps the addition of one larger centerpiece ...

Rating:
[4 of 5 Stars!]
DDAL05-10 Giant Diplomacy (5e)
by Adam S.
Publisher: Wizards of the Coast
Date Added: 09/25/2017 09:40:20
DDAL05-10 Giant Diplomacy (5e) I had the opportunity to run this twice and play it twice. Would play again, it was a great dungeon crawl, and had enough flavor on the side that my RP heavy players had something to sink their teeth into.

Rating:
[5 of 5 Stars!]
In The Company of Wights (PFRPG)
by Jeremy W.
Publisher: Rite Publishing
Date Added: 09/25/2017 07:23:36
In The Company of Wights (PFRPG) It should be noted that this is about wights only and not general undead. That's my fault for expecting too much, but I wanted to mention it so it doesn't happen to anyone else. The product does seem a little light compared to some of the other offerings in the "In The Company of" series. It's a great product otherwise: I think the modification of the undead type is good for use in homebrew, and the cavlier archetype makes me smile after having rode skeletal horses in World of Warcraft.

Rating:
[4 of 5 Stars!]
Everyman Minis: Sleeping Rules
by Thilo G. [Featured Reviewer]
Publisher: Rogue Genius Games
Date Added: 09/25/2017 05:16:40
Everyman Minis: Sleeping Rules An Endzeitgeist.com review This Everyman Mini clocks in at 7 pages,1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page advertisement, 1.5 pages of SRD, leaving us with 2.5 pages of content, so let’s take a look! Okay, so we begin with a brief recap of the terms “rest”, “sleep” and “unconscious(ness)” in the context of the PFRPG-rules – handy to realize the distinctions when you’re not already an expert designer. After this recap, we take a look at sleep required for characters – and then move on to concise rules for Sleep Deprivation, which tie in smoothly with Horror Adventure’s sanity system (or any other sanity system you choose to employ) – the rules are based on exhaustion-mechanics and concisely codify how proper sleep can end the weirdness of sleep deprivation, if it hasn’t gone on for too long – and as someone who has suffered from insomnia time and again, I am very much in love with this depiction. Better yet, these tie in with the conditions of “Asleep” or “Drowsy”...

Rating:
[5 of 5 Stars!]
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