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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Shattered Lands Dark Sun: Thursday, 19th April, First of all, it’s a “dumbing down” of the stats, removing crucial information that’s needed to ensure that the stat block calculations were done correctly. Her water breathing and immunity to acid are not noted in her stat block. Several spell and magic item names were not italicized, “goblin” wasn’t capitalized when used as the name of the language spoken by goblinoidsthere were a few parts of some stat blocks that had words that should have been in bold font but weren’t, sentences with incorrect words reference to the inside front howlling was made when it was the inside back cover that was being indicatedand a scoufge missing a word.
Similar Threads Memories and Portents Chapter 2: Unfortunately, the definition is rather poor, and it’s difficult to tell at first glance which body scourbe 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 fo examination that you realize that those arms aren’t both his.
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Reset Fields Log in. Wake of the Ravager Dark Sun Online: Views Read Edit View history. Scourge of the Howling Horde is a generic setting adventure module for the 3.
With 7 HD, she should have 3 feats, not just 2. Each is a rather simple drawing with some basic shading, but I credit Carl with paying close attention to the written descriptions of what he’s illustrating, as the depictions are spot-on, from the details on the buildings to the specific weapons and armor carried and worn by the goblinoids.
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. Flat-footed AC should be 12, not Posted By Abstruse Thursday, 27th December, Secondly, there are times the DM needs that information, like any time a player has his wizard PC cast a sleep spell on enemies. Friday, 24th November, If, however, you’re a player whose DM might be considering having you run your group’s PCs through this adventure, read no further than this green area.
It’s not like they can’t use it – they’re each wearing studded leather armor and wielding a masterwork longsword.
Why is there no “Immune: Judging by his BAB, he’s a Ftr2. Of course, the adventure’s simplicity makes perfect sense when you consider its target audience: Even assuming that she spent a full 10 points on Hide, she still only spent 42 of 50 skill points.
The book was published inand was written by Gwendolyn F. All in all, I commend the thought process that went behind the design of Scourge of the Howling Horde ; it’s about time Wizards of the Coast decided to create a 1st-level adventure with the neophyte DM in mind.
Here’s my “unofficial errata” for Scourge of the Howling Horde: Add the fact that the “Terrain Features” font size is even smaller than the text on the rest of the page, and you’ve got a perfect recipe for eyestrain. The cover artwork, by Simone Bianchi, is a painting of five goblins in threatening poses, reminding me somewhat of the antics of professional wrestlers. Dragonlance deities Forgotten Realms deities Greyhawk deities.
As an undead, it drops the ” goblinoid ” subtype.
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. Kestrelwith cover art by Simone Bianchi and interior art by Carl Frank.
Scourge of the Howling Horde
The Genie’s Curse Birthright: Sleep affects 4 HD of creatures; how is a DM – especially a first-time DM, like the ones that this adventure is targeted for – supposed to figure out howlkng many enemies are affected if he isn’t given the number of HD each potential victim has? Surprisingly, there isn’t a map of the town of Barrow’s Edge – since scouurge 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.
This section is empty. This isn’t even a full stat block, merely a list of the spells currently prepared by one of the friendly folks in town.
The adventure is designed for 1st level characters. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.
Posted By Morrus Friday, wcourge December, You’d think that a product designed to help new DMs – and a product that only has 32 pages, and a total of only 20 stat blocks in all, all of which are of low-level creatures and therefore the csourge complex stat blocks in the game – would have top-notch, high-quality stats, wouldn’t you?
Friday, 23rd February, Speed should include “climb 20 ft. I don’t see how that can be anything but confusing to a new DM trying to learn the scoureg. This is troublesome for a couple of reasons.
Cartographer Mike Schley also provides 14 black-and-white maps, although technically I suppose it’s or accurate to say that he provides two maps – one on the inside front cover and one on the inside back cover – with the 12 separate areas of the goblin lair on the inside back cover blown up into individual maps for the “encounter page” areas detailing each of those sections of the lair.
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