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WGA2 Falconmaster (2e)

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The discovery of an evil cult in the City of Greyhawk has caused city officials to seek assistance in wiping out this new menace. Their greatest worry? The cult's leader has disappeared, and officials fear that she is simply gathering strength for her ultimate assault on the city.

Can your adventuring party find the cult's leader and put a stop to her plans before she puts a stop to you?

Falconmaster is the second of a three-part series of adventures for the Advanced Dungeons & Dragons2nd Edition role-playing game that began with Falcon's Revenge. It can also be played as a stand-alone module. Set in the famed City of Greyhawk, it gives adventurers a taste of life in the big city - with someone or something brewing trouble.

Falconmaster is designed for five to seven characters of levels 5 to 7.

Product History

WGA2: "Falconmaster" (1990), by Richard W. and Anne Brown, is the second adventure in the Greyhawk Falcon trilogy. It was published in June 1990.

Origins: Continuing the Trilogy. WGA2: "Falconamster" (1990) is the second adventure in the Falcon trilogy, after WGA1: "Falcon's Revenge" (1990). That places it in the strong final year of the second wave of Greyhawk production.

Adventure Tropes. This adventure continues to follow in the footsteps of its predecessor, bringing encounter-based episodic play to Greyhwk. However, there's bit of variety: some of the encounters are laid into a wilderness framework. There's also bit of investigation, a manor crawl, and a temple defense — so consider it an encounter-based adventure with some agency along the way.

Accessories of Note. This adventure contains more fold-up cardstock buildings for use with FR8: Cities of Mystery and WGA1: "Falcon's Revenge" (1990). They represent the Temple of St. Cuthbert and its grounds.

Exploring Greyhawk. "Falconmaster" is set in and around the City of Greyhawk, with a journey north into the Cairn Hills to visit the Falcon's homebase.

NPCs of Note. The big NPC of this adventure is the Falcon, a spirit naga and leader of the Cult of Iuz. She of course must escape to ensure that the trilogy continues.

Also of note is Mizaab Zalen, one of the unique Greyhawk dragons. They were introduced in Greyhawk Adventures (1988), which said that there are "no fewer then five Greyhawk dragons in the city whose name they bear!" This is one; a second would be introduced in WGA3: "Flames of the Falcon" (1990).

Organizations of Note. This adventure continues to be about the conflict between the Cult of Iuz and the Church of St. Cuthbert.

About the Creators. Anne Brown began working at TSR as an editor in 1989, first on their magazines, then as part of their Game Division. She also authored a handful of books for TSR, of which the Falcon Trilogy was the first. Richard Brown, her husband, authored just these three books for TSR (though he's more recently written Living Greyhawk adventures for Wizards).

About the Product Historian

The history of this product was researched and written by Shannon Appelcline, the editor-in-chief of RPGnet and the author of Designers & Dragons - a history of the roleplaying industry told one company at a time. Please feel free to mail corrections, comments, and additions to shannon.appelcline@gmail.com.

 
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