(2017 ENNIE award nomination for Best Adventure!)
“Wouldst Thou Like To DIE Deliciously?”
The year is 1617, and the only thing on the minds of every noblewoman and aristocrat in Europe is CHOCOLATE. The act of eating this modest confection brings so much PLEASURE, it has become more prized than tea, spices, even liquor ... and it all comes from one... [click here for more]
A zany and dangerous mansion-crawl that pits players against a small army of maids, butlers, and a fat baron sitting atop a dragon's hoard with a blunderbuss.
"Baron Augustus Von Bottom was given his title and lands for slaying the mighty red dragon Incinerax and claiming his hoard for himself. He lived as a prosperous and kind noble for many years, but the seemingly never-ending pile of gold... [click here for more]
Dungeon crawls are the oldest and one of the most common gameplay scenarios. Kiel Chenier brings you five tips and tricks to help make those dungeon crawls more exciting and run that bit more smoothly. From tone, to tracking time, these five tips will make your life that little bit easier! Illustrated by Ellis Goodson. ... [click here for more]
Spice up your game with a little sci-fi action! Meet the Engineer and the Spacer backgrounds, learn how to move in zero-g, and grab an energy shield, ablative armor, or an energy weapon. By Kiel Chenier; illustrated by Indi Martian. This is also the final article from layout designer Justin Buell; it will be sad to see him go, but exciting to bring on board Eric Life-Putnam to fill his shoes! ... [click here for more]
A range of spooky options for player intent on fighting the ghosts and ghouls! Kiel Chenier brings us Spirit, a Clerical Domain; Courage, a Paladin's Oath; and the Witch Hunter, a Roguish Archetype. ... [click here for more]
An abandoned wizard's tower resting atop a hill. A peaceful village threatened by the undead. Rumors of vast treasure buried in forgotten crypts. Sounds like the perfect start to an adventure! A little too perfect...
An Unrepentantly Deadly WOIN Adventure for Characters of Grades 8-10
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Codex is the monthly RPG fanzine published by the Gauntlet gaming community! Each issue features a variety of articles organized around a theme, loads of original artwork, and a custom layout.
Inside Codex - Iron:
The Gates of Cold Iron Pass An OSR adventure by Kiel Chenier.
Wind on the Path A game of samurai duels by Jonathan Lavallee.
Four Dwarven... [click here for more]
The Scenario from Ontario is the result of a 24 hour writing competition between Kiel Chenier (Blood in the Chocolate, Hell House Beckons, and others) and Zzarchov Kowolski (Scenic Dunnsmouth, The Gnomes of Levnec, and others).
Two separate adventures written with the prompt of "Maple Syrup" were combined with professional art, layout, and cartography. ... [click here for more]
An abandoned wizard's tower resting atop a hill. A peaceful village threatened by the undead. Rumors of vast treasure buried in forgotten crypts.
Sounds like the perfect start to an adventure!
A little too perfect...
An unrepentantly deadly 5E adventure for characters of 3rd-5th level (or a fairly challenging 5E adventure for characters of 8th-19th level). ... [click here for more]