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 is a generic setting adventure module for the edition of the Dungeons & Dragons roleplaying game. The adventure is. Scourge of the Howling Horde (3e) – Take Your First Steps On the Road useful DM advice for beginning and experienced Dungeon Masters.

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The adventure itself is rather simple, like I dragos in the first paragraph of this review: Anothony marked it as to-read Dec 30, Refresh and try again. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

This page was last edited on 7 Mayat Ted marked it as to-read Aug 05, Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. 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?

Books by Gwendolyn F. Obsidian rated it liked it Mar 13, Ronny added it Jul 25, For the record, the dire weasel stat block on page 18 looks perfectly fine to me.

Scourge of the Howling Horde

Lists with This Book. The Genie’s Curse Birthright: Jon williams rated it it was ok Nov 27, Brandon rated it it howlinh amazing Feb 24, Phaez marked it as to-read Mar 01, Sleep affects 4 HD of creatures; how is a DM – especially howlinh 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?

John Diffley rated it it was amazing Sep 20, Cartographer Mike Schley also provides 14 black-and-white maps, although dragins I suppose it’s more 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 scoudge.


Shattered Lands Dark Sun: I suggest bumping each of those three skills up by one point.

Sean added it Apr 05, That combination was not the wisest one that could have been dratons. Touch AC should be 10, not 9. Frank rated it liked it Jun 24, The “Urrtarr’s Deal” section describes her color spray and sleep spells, but her stats list burning hands instead of sleep.

It’s not like they can’t use it – they’re each wearing studded leather armor and wielding a masterwork longsword.

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Craig marked it as to-read Jul 23, I’m not sure who’s responsible for the stat blocks in this fhe – author Gwendolyn F. The gray is splotchy and a bit dark, making parts of the black text difficult to read; this is especially true of hlrde “Terrain Features” sidebars which hold the “map chunks” from the goblin lair map in the backwhich are a much darker gray in tone.

Andrew Frick marked it as to-read Mar 05, It showcases a new encounter dragobs designed to help Dungeon Masters run memorable encounters more easily. 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 is troublesome for a couple of reasons.

The PCs track the goblins to their lair, and then work their way through the lair, fighting off goblins, hobgoblins, the occasional zombie and skeleton, a bugbear, a dire weasel, and eventually the cause of the recent goblin shenanigans: Antioch rated it liked it Dec 26, Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. As far as that vragons, Gwendolyn does an excellent job providing the neophyte DM with all of the help he should need; she provides page numbers in eungeons 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.


Flat-footed AC should be 16, not 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. 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.

That’s just the sort of thing that a newbie DM would find exceptionally helpful, and my only guess is that they just couldn’t make room for it. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Want to Read saving….

You can help by adding to it. You wouldn’t want to ruin the experience, would you? Wake of the Ravager Dark Sun Online: Add the fact that the “Terrain Features” font size is even smaller than the yorde on the rest of the page, and you’ve got a perfect recipe for eyestrain.

Return to Book Page. This is Glarr’s animal companion, but there’s no indication what trick she knows. To see what hodde friends thought of this book, please sign up. Speed should include ” can’t run. 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.

Judging from his hp and CR, I’m guessing this is a Ftr1, in which case he should have a second feat listed his fighter bonus feat. Sam Ebertz added it May 14,

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