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4 New Adventures from Kobold Press

MA6: The Buried PalaceSummer’s almost here! With convention season coming and school letting out, there are more opportunities to play. You could probably use some new adventures to run, yes?

The Kobolds have you covered with four new adventures for Pathfinder Roleplaying Game and 4th Edition Dungeons & Dragons.

Over at Paizo.com you’ll find two new adventures for Pathfinder RPG:

Beyond the Ghostlight Reef is a convention favorite by Christina Stiles, now available for the first time:  a group of 6th-level adventurers investigates the mysteries of a reef that hides vast treasures from ancient cities, and the odd women to delve its depths and return with arcane treasures.

The Buried Palace by Mike Franke is a dungeon adventure for 7th-level PCs level, who descend into a buried palace beneath a city-state in search of a powerful magic item and find themselves embroiled in a growing conflict between the city’s Lord Marshall and his enemies.

We also have two new adventures for 4th Edition Dungeons & Dragons at DriveThru RPG!

Fury of the Lords of the Sea by Teos Abadia sends a party of characters level 16-20 up against the Mharoti to prevent the summoning of the Isonade, the ancient and terrible lord of the deep.

The Iron Secret by Brian Liberge pits adventurers level 1-3 against a band of mad mercenaries who plan to flood the kobold warrens and ignite a war between dwarves and kobolds.

If you run any of these for your group and post an actual play report, let us know! We’d love to share your stories from the table.

 

 

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Encounter Codex: The Scribe’s Puzzle

Giovanni Battista Piazzetta, Assumptio Mariae (1735)Encounter Codex presents encounters you can quickly slot into any adventure. They are system neutral and easily adapted to any edition (and other game systems for that matter) with little effort—just add stats from your favorite monster manual.

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Features of the Chamber

• This cramped chamber has a domed ceiling nearly 15 ft. overhead. It is covered in an elegant fresco of subjects around the edge of the dome worshipping a radiant queen in the center.

• A single ray of light shoots down through the apex of the dome, illuminating a marble bust set into a niche. The bust is fixed in place.

• Rising from the floor below the niche is a stone altar, its surface angled sharply like a scribe’s desk. Nine small painted panels in three rows of three are fixed on the altar’s surface.

• The scent of burning glass singes the air.

This dungeon chamber contains one encounter element: the sliding picture puzzle…

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Encounter Codex: The Trial of Fate, Faith, and Fortune

Portrait of Govard Bidloo by Gerard de Lairesse

Encounter Codex presents encounters you can quickly slot into any adventure. They are system neutral and easily adapted to any edition (and other games for that matter) with little effort—just add stats from your favorite monster manual.

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A three-headed skeleton encased in ceremonial plate armor surveys this pillared hall from atop a throne of glass.

Features of the Chamber

  • The air in this wide hall is cold and drafty. It carries the faint odor of incense and burning wax.
  • Two rows of columns support a vaulted ceiling. The pillars are inscribed with hundreds of screaming faces; iron torches are set into them at two humans’ height.
  • A three-headed skeleton wearing plate mail etched with arabesques sits on a black glass throne. It clutches a bone staff topped with an elf skull, and its central head wears a crown of platinum.
  • Three black marble pedestals stand before the throne. There are closed tomes with a silver bookmark threaded between the pages atop each.
  • A wrought iron scale also stands on the altar…

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Encounter Codex: The Eye of Ihmrahotep

from The Nile Boat or Glimpses of the Land of Egypt by W H Bartlett 1862Encounter Codex presents encounters that can be quickly slotted into any adventure. They are system neutral and easily adapted to any edition (and other games for that matter) with little effort—just add stats from your favorite monster manual.

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A radiant yellow orb—like a miniature sun—gleams from beneath a veil of crushed rubies. Hieroglyphs inked onto the wrappings of nearby mummies shimmer in kind…

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Encounter Codex: The Gargoyle and the Gauntlet

stony remains“Encounter Codex” presents individual encounters that can be quickly slotted into any adventure. They are system neutral and easily adapted to any edition (and other games for that matter) with little effort—just add stats.

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A narrow catacomb stretches toward a T-intersection roughly 20 paces ahead. The jaw and limbs of a four-armed gargoyle statue peek out from the darkness of the left corridor. The repetitive pinging of iron against stone echoes from the passageway to the right. Chunks of debris litter the uneven floor, saturating the air with the musk of ancient masonry.

Dungeoneers reaching the intersection find that the passageway to the left is merely an alcove in which a large, lime-stained statue of a gargoyle stands. Dried blood and pieces of broken stone lie strewn about its base. Close inspection of the detritus reveals that it is the shattered remains of petrified dungeoneers—arms, legs, shoulders, torsos, and one complete head…

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