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Sunday, 23rd March, 2008, 03:25 AM #1
Grandmaster of Flowers (Lvl 18)
Raiders of Oakhurst Reloaded -- Free 4E Adventure (Ennie Nominated!)
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Raiders of Oakhurst - Reloaded was nominated for a 2008 Ennie!
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With the success of the original Raiders of Oakhurst playtest adventure, I decided to go ahead and expand the adventure to make it more complete and provide several full sessions worth of adventuring.
I give you Raiders of Oakhurst - Reloaded.
Synopsis: Answering a call for help from the town of Oakhurst, the PCs track a band of kobold raiders to their lair and find more than they bargained for.
Update: Grumpy Celt RPG Reviews has a comparison of Raiders of Oakhurst Reloaded to Sinister Secret of Saltmarsh as an analysis of "Old School versus New School" adventure design.
1. Xorn contributed excellent Dunjinni maps for this adventure.
2. Tovokas put together some excellent outdoor maps.
3. Available at Reloaded product page with free .pdf link
4. And now there is a dedicated web site for Oakhurst adventures: No Name Publishing.
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Sunday, 23rd March, 2008, 03:37 AM #2
Gallant (Lvl 3)
Sunday, 23rd March, 2008, 04:25 AM #3
Holy crap! I'll get started on maps.Originally Posted by Olgar Shiverstone
Sunday, 23rd March, 2008, 06:27 AM #4
This is looking good Olgar. Nice job! Ill use this map as the main world for my 4e preview campaign!
Sunday, 23rd March, 2008, 04:19 PM #5
Superhero (Lvl 15)
yep, I was already pondering using your adventure for my playtest, and having maps sold it for me.
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Monday, 24th March, 2008, 02:21 AM #6
Thanks for this. I hope to run it this Tuesday or next Tuesday.Originally Posted by Olgar Shiverstone
Monday, 24th March, 2008, 02:31 AM #7
So, has WotC contacted you yet about working in their PR department, Olgar?
I really don't get the sort of logic behind training in a specific place every level... What, the sorcerer can't manifest new powers randomly except in the designated zip codes?
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Monday, 24th March, 2008, 02:56 AM #8
Cutpurse (Lvl 5)
He's certainly doing a better job than they have since the beginning of this month.Originally Posted by Henry
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Monday, 24th March, 2008, 11:56 AM #9
Grandmaster of Flowers (Lvl 18)
Shoot, I'm no corporate flack .Originally Posted by Henry
Ironically, even though I've put a lot of work into this adventure, I'm still undecided on my future with 3.5E vs. 4E. I enjoyed our 4E playtest enough to order the core books, but my group and I have so much invested in 3.5 that we haven't gotten enough use out of that I'm not sure if we'll actually make the switch.
I mostly just like putting together fun adventures, and think it's a shame that WotC didn't pass out a sample dungeon or two to go with the playtest characters at D&D XP so the rest of us can share the fun. The original piece I put together just felt incomplete ... hope everyone have fun with the expanded version. I hope to have the NPC section completed and the rest of the adventure polished up by the end of the week.
"The Soul of D&D? It's rolling a natural 20 when you're down to 3 hit points and the cleric's on the floor and you're staring that sunnavabitch bugbear right in his bloodshot eye and holding the line just long enough to let the wizard unleash a fireball at the guards who are on their way, because they're all that stands between you, the Foozle and Glory." - WizarDru
Monday, 24th March, 2008, 01:17 PM #10
Link incoming for first map.
I'll try to shell out one per day, at least. As you will see, I added some lighting effects. If the color or strength is off, I can adjust it easily. I'm going to kick Olgar in the hind parts if he doesn't stop adding waterfalls. I don't really have a good texture for it (and too lazy to grab the art), so I just fart with the thing till it kinda looks right.
EDIT - Map up:
Stone Table, Level 1
Stone Table, Level 2
The Lost Tomb
More to come!
EDIT 2008-Mar-24: Stone Table, Level 2 added
EDIT 2008-Mar-27: The Lost Tomb added. Should have crag tomorrow.
Last edited by Xorn; Friday, 28th March, 2008 at 05:42 AM.