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 Axes of Evil are the meanest, vilest, evilest gang of mercenary thugs the world has ever known. Or so they'd like to believe. In Axes of Evil the players take on the roles of over the top villains. They battle pretentious knights and a dapple gray unicorn, as they attempt to assemble their most terrible weapon yet: the bunny golem!
Axes of Evil is a short adventure for five second-to-fourth-level... [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]
Renowned goblin hunter Kurk Davrip has disappeared. Now the player character must find him. As they venture into Raven Woods, the heroes uncover a trail infested with spiders. At the end of their search they discover that Davrip is still alive, but he is no longer entirely human.
Blessed by Poison is a mini-adventure for 1st-to-3rd-level characters. As a DM you can drop into almost any campaign... [click here for more]
Everybody in Hedgebird knows that the old DeMay orphanage is haunted, but that did not stop the Perseville family from moving to town and buying the place. Nor did it stop the Tarnak boys from venturing inside. Now the children are trapped inside, and to get them out the heroes must confront terrible ghosts from the orphanage's past.
Good Little Children Never Grow Up is a horror themed adventure... [click here for more]
The elves of Solduron have long known the dragon Deathcloud sleeps somewhere deep in the Whispering Forrest, but for decades none have seen her. That all changed three days ago when Deathcloud appeared and destroy an elven outpost. Now the elves need heroes to journey into the Whispering Forest, rescue captive elves, and put an end to Deathcloud once and for all.
Hunting Deathcloud is an adventure... [click here for more]
Grufus Tinker is hosting a feast to honor the rediscovery of the Golden Banner, a holy relic key to the history of Greenport. But on the day of the feast, word comes to Tinker that somebody plans to attack his celebration. Now Tinker needs a few heroes to investigate the attack and protect his guests. As the characters investigate they peel back layers of intrigue, and discover a centuries old... [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]