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The fact that the adventure’s denouement takes place in a more interesting location than its climax does is a little deflating, though. The DCC format does not leave room for a more “exploreable” environment, of course, so a certain amount of linearity is to be expected. Encounters tend to be solid, not exceptional, but if are a couple of minor highlights.
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Idylls of the Rat King Goodman Games. Tags separate by space: Adrian Pommier Cover Art: It has been your support, financial and otherwise, that has allowed this site to become what it is today. Along the way, the players will encounter a couple of points that run counter to type, but nothing too jarring. I supported because… “Auntie Olive underwrote my lazy butt and supported for me. Related reviews on OgreCave: Using the aforementioned magical storm to push characters into the fortress leaves a bad taste in my mouth, though.
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Occasionally, Pommier reaches for a flourish that feels a bit forced and out of line with the rest of the writing. Follow the complete Mountain King adventure path!
I’m not sure if I’d make it a skill check at all, but, if I did, Arcana doesn’t seem like the right skill for using a non-magical item. Reviews – Citadel of the Corruptor. When the forces of the wicked Mountain King discover an eldritch weapon of unmatched power, the future of the Northlands hangs in the balance. There is some foreshadowing of the BBEG’s terrible weapon, but he does not develop a strong sense of identity. Readers have to figure out context from previous sections, or by scanning handouts, later parts of ocrruptor adventure, or even the maps.
The final encounter is a bit of an anticlimax, unfortunately. Unfortunately, the experience of the page is marred by a background illustration of a world map that reduces the page’s legibility a bit, distracts from the content, and makes the book look dirty and dreary.
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Citadel of the Corruptor. I also thought the decision to make operating a load-bearing crane an Arcana skill check a bit odd. In fact, this seems to be part of a general editorial decision to stick to the facts of the immediate situation as much as possible, without citdel much as a cross-reference to help.
I could see others liking it a lot. Goblin Grapple Silver Gaming Co. Following in the wake of bloody, madness-induced slaughter, can the heroes prevail where an army has perished?
Only the most cunning citaedl courageous of heroes can triumph against the Citadel of the Corruptor! Description Description An Adventure for Character Levels In a world of arcane magic and divine might, some secrets are best left hidden. GeekGold Bonus for All Supporters at year’s end: In a world of arcane magic and divine might, some secrets are best left hidden. I would recommend it to DMs looking for an easy-to-run adventure, such as a one-shot game, DMs that have played and enjoyed the earlier installments of this adventure path, or DMs without corrupto lot corruotor time and with a macguffin in search of a home.
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Citadel of the Corruptor Average Rating: There are fewer solos and plus-level elites fighting the party by themselves; combats with multiple monsters are more likely to feature a mix of monsters; traps are used as an integrated, dynamic element of an encounter, not standalone gotchas; and the skill challenge presented in CotC is complex, featuring a long list of useable skills. You can read them well enough if you take a moment, but I could not comprehend them, even the second or third time around, at a glance.
While there are a couple cases of brutes and soldiers that only have one option, most monsters feature enough powers to stay fresh for a single fight where they are one party of a diverse group, at least. Blood and madness are in store, for where Lord Ablair the Corruptor passes, death must surely follow. The idea is to keep them indoors so they will investigate further. While it will not blow your doors off, and there are elements that bug me, it gets the job done.
No Web Clrruptor Found. None of the monsters presented here are really breathtaking or innovative. The most amusing instance of this is a Winterclaw Owlbear dressed up as a tribal totem animal, never once using the word owlbear.
While the fight itself offers an intriguing twist, it is set in a storage room, and there is almost no build up.