Five Nights at the Scythe

A Raging Swan Press Eventure

Standing on a dingy side street in Low City the Scythe has a reputation as a place for hard drinking and its entertainers. Nights at the Scythe are rarely boring—particularly when the legendary halfling bard, Dricolen Nimblefinger, is playing—but most time-crunched GMs gloss over the time between adventures because there are more important things to prepare. Use this eventure to add flavour and interesting events to your PCs’ next night out in Languard!

Not all quest rewards are measured in gold. Invite your PCs to the Night of the Masks and let them rub shoulders with Ashlar’s high and mighty. Deception, intrigue and opportunity await!.

This eventure is suitable for any level PCs and can be used with any size group. It has also been designed to be easily adapted to virtually any GM’s campaign.

Five Nights at the Scythe is set in the City of Languard but is easily adaptable to almost any fantasy city.

 

What’s an Eventure?

An eventure is akin to a normal adventure, but does not (normally) feature violence or physical challenges. Instead, an eventure focuses on the use of social skills and role-play to resolve the challenges, or events, therein. Most eventures take places in a settlement or on the road. Few occur in traditional adventure locales such as dungeons, ruined castles and so on.

Eventures are an excellent change of pace and can be used as filler between adventures or as situations in which PCs who have invested in social skills can shine. They are also perfect for players who enjoy role-playing.

 

 


 

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A Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Compatible Eventure by Creighton Broadhurst

Released 17 June  2019; Pages 13

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A 5e Compatible Eventure by Creighton Broadhurst

Released 17 June  2019; Pages 13

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A System Neutral Eventure by Creighton Broadhurst

Released 17 June 2019; Pages 13

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Night of the Masks

A Raging Swan Press Eventure

Every year, Duke Armas Nenonen hosts a fabulous masked ball to celebrate Ashlar’s Day of Founding. The duke’s guests number in the hundreds and include some of the most famous—and infamous—citizens of Languard and beyond. On occasion, invitations are extended to adventurers who have somehow managed to impress the duchy’s nobility. Song, dance and drink are the entertainment of the night. At the same time, secret alliances are forged or broken and sinister plots hatched in the castle’s candle-lit halls. When the masks come off at midnight, not all is revealed.

Not all quest rewards are measured in gold. Invite your PCs to the Night of the Masks and let them rub shoulders with Ashlar’s high and mighty. Deception, intrigue and opportunity await!

This eventure is suitable for any level PCs and can be used with any size group. It has also been designed to be easily adapted to virtually any GM’s campaign.

Night of the Masks is set in the City of Languard but is easily adaptable to almost any fantasy city.

 

What’s an Eventure?

An eventure is akin to a normal adventure, but does not (normally) feature violence or physical challenges. Instead, an eventure focuses on the use of social skills and role-play to resolve the challenges, or events, therein. Most eventures take places in a settlement or on the road. Few occur in traditional adventure locales such as dungeons, ruined castles and so on.

Eventures are an excellent change of pace and can be used as filler between adventures or as situations in which PCs who have invested in social skills can shine. They are also perfect for players who enjoy role-playing.

 

 


 

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A Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Compatible Eventure by Bart Wynants

Released 27 May  2019; Pages 13

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A 5e Compatible Eventure by Bart Wynants

Released 27 May  2019; Pages 13

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A System Neutral Eventure by Bart Wynants

Released 27 May 2019; Pages 13

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Dungeon Backdrop: The Crumbled Tower

Hidden deep in the forest stands the Crumbled Tower. Pressed close by hoary, gnarled trees and wreathed in moss and lichens the tower is a forlorn remnant of an earlier time. Once a wizard lived here, but now the tower is nothing more than a brooding ruin standing amid the forest’s gloom. Sometimes bandits lair within or adventurers wandering the surrounds use the ruin as a base. However, unknown to all, a hidden crypt yet lurks under the tower undisturbed these long ages past.

Cartography by Dyson Logos

A Day Out at the Circus

A Raging Swan Press Eventure

Edrin the Entertainer and His Fabulous Fourteen arrives at night, unloading and setting up shop before any authorities can think to stop them. Come morning, dozens of tents both big and small stand ready to entice visitors with all manner of entertainments. The circus is raucous and wild, with performers including an enslaved orc and goblin duo forced to be slapstick clowns, a falsely accused fire-eater on the run from the law, three acrobatic womanising con-artists and a blind juggler with a taste for blood. Due to some of the performers’ unusual proclivities, the circus tends leaves in quite a hurry. Understandably, Edrin tries not to visit the same place twice. Not, at least, until the rumours die down.

This eventure is suitable for any level PCs and can be used with any size group. It has also been designed to be easily adapted to virtually any GM’s campaign.

A Day Out at the Circus is set in the City of Languard but is easily adaptable to almost any fantasy city.

 

What’s an Eventure?

An eventure is akin to a normal adventure, but does not (normally) feature violence or physical challenges. Instead, an eventure focuses on the use of social skills and role-play to resolve the challenges, or events, therein. Most eventures take places in a settlement or on the road. Few occur in traditional adventure locales such as dungeons, ruined castles and so on.

Eventures are an excellent change of pace and can be used as filler between adventures or as situations in which PCs who have invested in social skills can shine. They are also perfect for players who enjoy role-playing.

 

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A Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Compatible Eventure by Jeff Gomez

Released 15 April  2019; Pages 13

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A 5e Compatible Eventure by Jeff Gomez

Released 15 April  2019; Pages 13

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A System Neutral Eventure by Jeff Gomez

Released 15 April 2019; Pages 13

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Dungeon Backdrop: The Shadow Fane

Evil is everywhere and humanity must be ever vigilant against its slow encroachment into all that is great and good. Small cults—dedicated to ancient, blasphemous powers—lurk throughout the world ready to carry out their dark patron’s bidding. One such small cult dedicated to Braal, god of hate, malice and revenge, dwells in the Shadow Fane below Languard’s High City. The cultists kidnap and murder in their dark god’s name, but recently they made a mistake that threatens their very existence. Instead of kidnapping a beggar the cultists accidentally kidnapped the daughter of a wealthy merchant and he is offering a handsome reward for his daughter’s safe return.

Cartography by Dyson Logos

Dungeon Backdrop: Deszraul’s Hold

Hidden deep in the hills, Deszraul’s Hold has a sinister reputation. The medusa Dezraul claims the caves and evidence of her fell powers—a bewildering array of uncannily lifelike stone statues—stand about her gloomy domain. All that remains of adventurers daring to face the cave’s snake-headed mistress, the statues are a salutary warning on the dangers of facing a medusa in her lair. But does Deszraul still lair within? Has a band of savage, merciless bandits fallen under her sway? Only you can decide.

Cartography by Dyson Logos

Dungeon Backdrop: Delthur’s Folly

Hidden in the wild uplands beyond the Selka River, the sinkhole-mine of Delthur’s Folly is a byword among the locals for a fool’s errand doomed to fail. The only survivor of the fated expedition—driven mad by his ordeal and raving of “the water’s sibilant whispers”—died shortly after staggering into Dunstone a year or more after Delthur and his miners disappeared into the wilderness. And yet, every year adventurers cross the Selka in search of the mine—gold and silver are said to lie within. Some return empty-handed and some do not return at all. Local legend has it that something terrible dwells in the mine.

Cartography by Dyson Logos

Forgotten Sepulchre of the Father

A Gloamhold Adventure for 1st-level PCs

Hidden beneath the tumbled, mossy ruin of a once sacred church, the Forgotten Sepulchre of the Father has lain undisturbed for 80 years ever since a night of madness and death consumed the now ruined village of Greystone. However, the sepulchre could not remain undisturbed forever. The machinations of an ambitious priestess—or the blind luck of a party of neophyte adventurers—has brought knowledge of the sepulchre once more back into the world.

This adventure is set in the ruined village of Greystone in the Duchy of Ashlar.

 

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A Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Compatible adventure by Creighton Broadhurst

Released 25 February  2019; Pages 16

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A 5e Compatible adventure by Creighton Broadhurst

Released 25 February  2019; Pages 16

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