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THRILLING TALES: Suddenly...Encounters

THRILLING TALES: Suddenly...Encounters

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Adamant Entertainment brings the pulse-pounding excitement of the pulp genre to D20 Modern with Thrilling Tales!

THRILLING TALES: Suddenly...Encounters!, written by Shannon Kalvar, presents a series of short THRILLING TALES encounters that can be dropped into any pulp-genre adventure to spice things up! Each entry contains details of the encounter, a discussion of how characters might interact with it, and an array of elements you can introduce to further complicate the situation. You can use the supplement to jump-start a stalled situation, or as a jumping-off point for an entirely new adventure!

Contained within this product are the following pulp encounters:
  • Suddenly...The Door Bursts In! -- based on the old adage by pulp author Raymond Chandler: "When in doubt, have a man come through a door with a gun in his hand."
  • Suddenly...He Falls!--An informant suddenly falls to ground, dead by unseen means!
  • Suddenly...He Pulls a Knife!--The characters come under attack from an unexpected source!
  • Suddenly...The Bell Rings!--A damsel in distress arrives on the character's she all that she appears to be?
  • Suddenly...The Roof Falls In!--A mysterious explosion turns a routine questioning into a fight for survival!

Requires the use of the d20 Modern Roleplaying Game, published by Wizards of the Coast, Inc. d20 Modern, and Wizards of the Coast are trademarks of Wizards of the Coast, Inc. in the United States and other countries and are used with permission. 'D20 System' and the 'D20 System' logo are Trademarks owned by Wizards of the Coast and are used according to the terms of the D20 System License version 3.0. A copy of this License can be found at

All text within this product is 100% Open Content.This product was released for the original d20 version of this Line.
It is not compatible or required for the current SAVAGE WORLDS version.
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July 11th, 2010
Actually, I got this for some ideas on things I could do to spice up my Call of Cthulhu campaigns (my group tends to be more adventurous than the stereotypically pedantic "Investigators" that CoC tends to focus on). I was very pleasantly surprised. [...]
October 21st, 2005
While these are not maybe written as 'pulpy' stylistically as I might like they are very useful if you are running any sort of pulp type game or adventure. A nice peice of work to be sure. LIKED: The encounter are pretty well put together [...]
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September 14, 2005
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