Category: Levels 1-4
Threads of Fate
How I got a spy, a possessed warrior, a hedge mage, and a monster hunter on the same track towards the content I had already prepped… instead of off the rails.
A 1st-Level Encounter you can drop into your game for a strong start based on player goals.
Run For Your Life
Replace the recommended chase rules from the DMG with a simple skill challenge to add more excitement and less boredom to your chases, pursuits, and races!
Read Between the Lines
An ancient script hides secrets the party needs. Will they be able to crack the code and unravel the mystery of the message?
After venturing down from the mountains, an ettin has been causing terror for anyone who approaches him. But can his better half be reasoned with?
A thief is staging an escape with a crucial item or person the party needs to secure safely—and they’ve taken a dangerous road to try and throw the group off.
A Tall Tale
A writer has arrived in town, hoping to find inspiration for the perfect book. Unfortunately, she’s decided that happenings in town are too boring and tries to create an exciting (and dangerous) situation to write about, much to the chagrin of those around her.
A prominent ship captain was banished by the local navy of a powerful city-state (name suggestion: Greatwhelm) on the bay. Now, he has returned with a massive man-of-war, capable of leveling the city itself with cannon fire. He arrives at port to make a proclamation, backed by a number of his followers.
An intrepid young kobold by the name of Grubber has managed, through a mixture of luck and guile, to seize control of a town’s magical protectors: several suits of animated armor. The town now cowers beneath her tyrannical rule, as the misguided new mayor attempts to “improve” the town.
Silver for Monsters
A grieving artificer whose family was slain by a vicious werebeast has created the perfect anti-werebeast defense system: a silver golem.