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    Keep on the Shadowfell preview

    Just got the store preview copy of Keep on the Shadowfell
    The included pregens are:
    Dwarf Fighter: Maul (2-handed), dagger, Scale mail
    Halfling Rogue: Daggers, leather
    Human Wizard: Quarterstaff, wand
    Half-Elf Cleric: Mace, crowwsbow, Chain Mail
    Dragonborn Paladin: Longsword, javelin, Heavy Plate, Heavy Shield
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    Quote Originally Posted by thalmin
    Just got the store preview copy of Keep on the Shadowfell
    The included pregens are:
    Dwarf Fighter: Maul (2-handed), dagger, Scale mail
    Halfling Rogue: Daggers, leather
    Human Wizard: Quarterstaff, wand
    Half-Elf Cleric: Mace, crowwsbow, Chain Mail
    Dragonborn Paladin: Longsword, javelin, Heavy Plate, Heavy Shield
    Give us more ... we wants it ...

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    The adventure is an 80 page book, including front cover. Full color throughout, includes small shots of poster maps as encounter keys. Also includes a couple of non-tactical maps (like a map of the area, map of a walled village.)

    The 3 double-sided poster maps cover dungeon and wilderness encounter areas.

    The Quick-Start Rules booklet is 16 pages, including front cover. Ten pages are the pregens, which include level-up info for 2nd and 3rd levels. The other 5 pages are pretty much what we have seen from the DDXP demos.
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    hmm, 5 pages of rules...assuming some is embeded in the pregens, and some in the adventure itself?
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    Ooooh, new pregens. Can you post details or no? I don't really need any spoilers on the adventure, except maybe what the adventure hooks are so I can plan ahead.

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    A few quick questions:

    What is the sex of the pregens?

    Could you give us a list of monsters (spoiler them) so we can start gathering the minis we'll need?
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    Quote Originally Posted by TerraDave
    hmm, 5 pages of rules...assuming some is embeded in the pregens, and some in the adventure itself?
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    Quote Originally Posted by thalmin
    Just got the store preview copy of Keep on the Shadowfell
    The included pregens are:
    Dwarf Fighter: Maul (2-handed), dagger, Scale mail
    Halfling Rogue: Daggers, leather
    Human Wizard: Quarterstaff, wand
    Half-Elf Cleric: Mace, crowwsbow, Chain Mail
    Dragonborn Paladin: Longsword, javelin, Heavy Plate, Heavy Shield
    I just want to say "Ooooh! Dragonborn!"

    And a two-handed maul - that's got to have some fun powers attached to it.
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    Yes, rules are embedded in the adventure. There is a chart for Attack Modifiers, a page of combat conditions, 2 pages on using skills and DCs including nearly a fulll column on Knowledge Skills. (By the way, Intimidate is against the target's Will defense).
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    Space provided to fill in the Pregen's name and gender.
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