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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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. He only spent 9 of his 12 skill points. It contains a page adventure. Friday, 23rd February, Errors The following errors occurred with your submission.

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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. In any case, the maps in this adventure are well done: I’m not sure who’s responsible for the stat blocks in this product – author Gwendolyn F.

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Why is there no “Immune: The adventure is designed for 1st level characters. This review is about an adventure, so if you’re a DM, read on. Thursday, 19th April, Even assuming that she spent a full 10 points on Hide, she still only spent 42 of 50 skill sfourge.

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. Hit points are provided on the very first line of the stats something I noticed they had done with 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.


The Gorgon’s Alliance Planescape: The gray is splotchy and a bit dark, making parts of the black text difficult to read; this is especially true of the “Terrain Features” sidebars which hold the “map chunks” from the goblin lair map in the backwhich are a much darker gray in tone. This isn’t even a full stat block, merely a list of the spells currently prepared by one of the friendly folks in town.

In the end, I rate Scourge of the Howling Horde at “3 Average ” – good concept, decent if by-the-numbers adventure, helpful reminders and suggestions for the neophyte DM, but poor stat blocks and a difficult-to-read background make this product a much lower value for the money. It’s not like they can’t use it – they’re each wearing studded leather armor and wielding a masterwork longsword.

Saturday, 11th November, Incidentally, I still recommend Of Sound Mind as the best low-level adventure for a brand new DM to sink his teeth into, even if he doesn’t intend to use psionics in his campaign; I understand it’s even being – or maybe has already been by now – updated to the 3.

I don’t see how that can be anything but confusing to a new DM trying to learn the game. This is troublesome for a couple of reasons. Dragonlance Forgotten Realms Greyhawk Ravenloft.

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Of course, the adventure’s simplicity makes perfect sense when you consider its target audience: For the record, the dire weasel stat block on page 18 looks perfectly fine to me. Off you go, then! Saturday, 19th May,hhowling Views Read Edit View history.


With 7 HD, she should have 3 feats, not just 2. Sadly, past experience has shown that cannot be taken as a given. By using this site, you agree ths the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Since he spent 2 points each on Listen and Spot, that leaves one skill point unaccounted for – spend it wisely!

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Secondly, there are times the DM needs that information, like any time a player has his wizard PC cast a sleep spell on enemies. Similar Threads Memories and Portents Chapter 2: This is Glarr’s animal companion, but there’s no indication what trick she knows. The book was published inand was written by Gwendolyn F. Scourge of the Howling Horde is a new adventure for 1st-level PCs, and howlinv also specifically written for first-time DMs.

Dragonlance deities Forgotten Realms deities Greyhawk deities. 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. Dark Alliance Baldur’s Gate: Breath weapon should be a foot, not foot, line of acid.

Retrieved from ” https: Several nowling 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.

Wake of the Ravager Dark Sun Online: In any case, the stat blocks themselves were not particularly well done, either. The interior artwork consists of a scant 3 black-and-white illustrations by Scouege Frank: