Alternate Objectives is the latest of the Advanced Encounters series. Like all books in the series, it provides advice and tools for the DM to create more memorable encounters. Alternate Objectives focuses on creating battles where they PCs have goals beyond slaying the bad guys: things like rescuing prisoners or obtaining a powerful artifact before the opponents.
Alternate Objectives details several... [click here for more]
The dwarves of Karn Ungil seek to reclaim their former outpost of Ballo Dar from drow invaders. They are sending a small group of spellcasters to sneak into the heart of the outpost and reawaken its magical defenses. The dwarves of Karn Ungil ask the player characters to escort this expedition through the twisting tunnels of the Underdark. While drow attack the group, they face a greater danger. One... [click here for more]
A goblins alchemist has developed primitive grenades and uses them attack caravans and gain followers. It falls to the heroes to confront this menace and break up his small but growing band before it grows into a force to powerful to reckon with.
Things that go Boom is a single EL 4 encounter adventure for characters level 1-4. As a DM you can drop it into nearly any campaign or run it as a one-shot.... [click here for more]