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The Valley of Frozen Tears

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Come, and enter the Valley, where nigh-impassible mountains surround a primeval land of both magic and survival. From the gateway city of Icewall to the scattered human villages of the forests and hills, mankind struggles to survive against the valley's deadly winters and vicious predators. Worse still, the hated blackblood orcs also dwell in the valley. These terrible monsters raid village after village, only to fade into the mountains when opposed.

But mankind has allies as well. The druids and rangers of the Compact have promised to protect the people of this land as best they can. But what is the Compact, and what dark secret does it hold?

The Valley of Frozen Tears is not an adventure in itself, but a region that can be dropped into any "Standard' fantasy gaming world. Certain things are expected: a generally human-centric world and a standard spread of races, classes and environments.

Added content has been included beyond the basic setting. Nine new creatures and three new magic items have been added, complete with histories and adventure hooks for easy play value.

Two full reviews can be seen at EN World by the following reviewers:

Review by Leopold (4 stars)

Review by Crothian (3 stars)

Review by JoeBlank (5 stars!)

 
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August 22nd, 2013
As well-described by earlier reviewers, this world-segment can be slotted-in readily to many fantasy campaigns, with its nicely-detailed history, town maps, hidden history, and fascinating new creatures, the latter especially a reminder of the dangers [...]
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November 5th, 2008
A fine location sourcebook for a starting level campaign. Well detailed descriptions of each of the settlements in the area, with information on important people and the politics of the area. Plenty of pre-generated encounters and some new critters that [...]
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January 28th, 2006
"Not intended for the callow youth." This product reminds me of way back when in the feral days of junior high school, when boys drools because girls rules, and because teenage hot-headiness droves them up the tree! I will try to keep [...]
Mark C. [Featured Reviewer]
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November 28th, 2005
Overview: This product describes a valley and the places, people and creatures within it. It is designed to be added to any campaign setting. The product is generic in some areas, NPCs are not named, there are no references to places outside the valley [...]
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Copper seller
Edition
1.0
Publisher Stock #
AA-VFT-01
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7.01 MB
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Original electronic
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File Last Updated:
April 20, 2004
This title was added to our catalog on April 20, 2004.
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Ancient Awakenings Publications
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