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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Saturday, 11th Ot, You wouldn’t want to ruin the experience, would you? The cover artwork, by Simone Bianchi, is a painting of five goblins in threatening poses, reminding me somewhat of the antics of professional wrestlers. Saturday, 19th May, Friday, 24th November, Off you go, then!
Scourge of the Howling Horde
The interior artwork consists of a scant 3 black-and-white illustrations by Carl Frank: For the record, the dire weasel stat block on page 18 looks perfectly fine to me. Well, you might have thought that, but you’d have been wrong. The adventure is designed for 1st level characters.
That combination was not the wisest one that could have been made. It’s not the best cover artwork I’ve ever seen, but it certainly gets across the concept that the PCs will be fighting goblins, so in that respect it serves its purpose. Errors The following errors occurred with your submission. Dragonlance deities Forgotten Realms deities Greyhawk deities. Of course, the adventure’s simplicity makes perfect sense when you consider its target audience: In any case, the maps in this adventure are well done: Sadly, past experience has shown that cannot be taken as a given.
Flat-footed AC should be 16, not Speed should include “climb 20 ft.
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In any case, the stat blocks themselves were not particularly well done, either. Her water breathing and immunity to acid are not noted in her stat block. The book was published inand was written by Gwendolyn F.
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Since he spent 2 points each on Listen and Spot, that leaves one skill point unaccounted for – spend it wisely! Hopefully this isn’t a taste of things to come in 4E! This isn’t even a full stat block, merely a list of the spells currently prepared by one of the friendly folks in town.
Thursday, 19th April, Unfortunately, the definition is rather poor, and it’s difficult to tell at first glance which body parts 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.
Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. 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. Posted By Morrus Friday, 28th December, This review is about an adventure, so if you’re a DM, read on.
Touch AC should v&d 10, not 9. This article needs additional citations for verification. This section is empty. Also, while I don’t mind hairy-armed goblins, Simone’s attempts at rendering arm-hair makes it end up looking more like spines or quills. 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’m guessing the reason was “because there wasn’t room for those lines if we wanted the stat block to fit on the page. Here’s my “unofficial errata” for Scourge of the Howling Horde: Friday, 23rd February, 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.
Posted By Abstruse Thursday, 27th December, Also, I want to point out that even though there are 20 stat blocks in this adventure and I have 20 items on my “unofficial errata list,” I added Thamior to the list merely out of convenience; he doesn’t even have a full stat block, just a list of spells.
Hit points are provided on the very first line of the stats something I noticed they had done ghe almost all of the stat blocks in Expedition to Castle Ravenloftand Scourge of the Howling Horde even takes it one step further by adding a number of “check-off boxes” the DM can “X” through as the creatures take damage, but nowhere do the stat blocks state how many HD a given creature has.
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