Product Blurb: Take Your First Steps On the Road to Adventure. Goblins set upon the quiet town of Barrow’s Edge, and the community cries out for heroes to. Scourge of the Howling Horde (3e) – Take Your First Steps On the Road to Adventure. Goblins encounter format and includes useful DM advice for beginning and experienced Dungeon Masters. . The title page states, “This product uses updates materials from the v revision.” Dungeons & Dragons. – Adventure – Scourge of the Howling Horde [Lvl 1] – Download as PDF File . pdf), Text File D&D – Adventure – The Shattered Gates of Slaughtergarde.

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The “Urrtarr’s Deal” section describes her color spray and 3. spells, but her stats list burning hands instead of sleep. Likewise her creature type is missing the ” Water ” subtype. Judging by his BAB, he’s a Ftr2.

Ahint offresh airwafts[fom somew1lere fartherahead in thedarkncS5, carrying a low, weirdly sound thecaves. This isn’t even a dungrons stat block, merely a list of the spells currently prepared by one of the friendly folks in town. Unfortunately, the rest of the text in this product is not as clear to read, due mostly to a poor choice in “background pattern” on the pages that hold the goblin lair area maps.

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.

Observant char acters DC 20 Spot check notice that web-bing coversthe ceiling and walls-in the se tunnels. For that matter, why doesn’t this poor little guy have improved grab and constrict attacks?

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No, of course not. So, the gobli ns just leave thi s area alone. Speed should include “climb 20 ft. 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 least complex stat blocks in the game – would have top-notch, high-quality stats, wouldn’t you?


Posted By Abstruse Thursday, 27th December, It uses the tunnels to best advantage. 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 cover was made when it was the inside back cover that was being indicatedand a sentence missing a word.

I’m not sure who’s responsible for the stat blocks in this product – author Gwendolyn F. Wake of the Ravager Dark Sun Online: The interior artwork consists of a scant 3 black-and-white illustrations by Carl Frank: 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.

Similar Threads Memories and Portents Chapter 2: Her water breathing and immunity to acid are not noted in her stat block.

Sxourge, 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. This is Glarr’s animal companion, but there’s no indication what trick she knows.

As far adn 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. This area makes an ideal place for the pe s to rest after theyclear out the spider. She now has 52 hp, yet there are 56 “check-off boxes” indicating her hit point total.

You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. However, even it has an error: 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. This page was last edited on 7 Mayat Dark Alliance Baldur’s Gate: Dark Sun Dark Sun: Errors The following errors occurred with your submission.

Scourge of the Howling Horde

Again, these are pretty lousy stats for a Wizards of the Coast adventure, but they’re especially poor for a new DM trying to understand how the game works. This review is about an adventure, so if you’re a DM, read on.


This section is empty. The gobli ns avoid this portion ofth e lair. Reset Fields Log in. The book was dragobs inand was written by Gwendolyn F. 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.

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That combination was not the wisest one that could have been made. 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.

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 how many enemies are affected if he isn’t given the number of HD each potential victim has? It’s not like they can’t use it – they’re each wearing studded leather armor and wielding a masterwork longsword.

For the record, the dire weasel stat block on page 18 looks perfectly fine to me. One thing new about the stat blocks in this adventure is the complete removal of any indication of Hit Dice. 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. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.

Scourge of the Howling Horde

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