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Murder at the Vulgar Unicorn

Murder at the Vulgar Unicorn


The Wrong Place at the Wrong Time...

Sanctuary. Thieves' World. The grittiest city in fantasy is now yours to explore. For as long as the city has stood, it has weathered divine wars, plague, famine, fires, an invasion, cults, and worse--but are there heroes left to fight against the newest plot to destroy this infamous city?

A sudden and seemingly random murder in the Vulgar Unicorn puts the heroes' freedom in jeopardy. To clear their names, they have to get to the bottom of a terrifying plot to infect the city with a vicious plague. From the outset, the action keeps coming, taking the heroes from the Maze to the Swamp of Night's Secrets, and embroiling them in a vicious plot involving Dyareelan cultists, diseased swine, assassins, and more!

Murder at the Vulgar Unicornincludes:

  • A complex mystery chock full of action and adventure.
  • New monsters including the Bengil Crab and the Fenniath.
  • Six player handouts.
  • Five pre-generated characters so you can get started right away!
  • Stats for typically encountered NPCs like Beggars, Guards, Merchants and more.
  • 13 side adventures and encounters to enhance play
  • A detailed map and room description of the Vulgar Unicorn: fantasy's seediest tavern!

Set in the Irrune Era, this adventure provides suggestions for adapting it to the Sanctuary of the classic series. Murder at the Vulgar Unicorn accommodates parties of four to six characters, and while suggested for 1st-level heroes, it can be used with modification for parties of any level. Useable as the start of a new campaign or as a stand-alone adventure, this adventure sets the tone for the Thieves' World campaign setting.

The World of Sanctuary Awaits You!

The product uses material from the v3.5 revision. Though not required, a copy of Green Ronin's Thieves' World Player's Manual allows you to make the most use out of this exciting adventure.

PDF Features:BookmarkedLinked Table of ContentsCreated from source files - not a scanned PDFGold Vendor Updates*Best with Adobe Acrobat Reader 6 or laterEdition Credits:Design: Owen K.C. StephensAdditional Material: Robert J. SchwalbEditing: Joanna HurleyProofreading: Scott NeeseDevelopment: Robert J. SchwalbArt Direction and Graphic Design: Hal MangoldInterior Art: Ilya Astrakhan, Toren "Macbin" Atkinson, Kent Burles, Talon Dunning, Jeremy Mohler, Manoel Moreira, Mike VilardiCover Art: Ozan ArtCartography: Rob LazzarettiExecutive Producer: Chris PramasGreen Ronin Staff: Steve Kenson, Nicole Lindroos, Hal Mangold, Chris Pramas, Evan Sass, Marc Schmalz, and Robert J. SchwalbPlaytesters: Sam Adams, Robert Eldridge, Timm Ferree, Barry Hales, Jim Hart, Zach Lint, Andrew McCool, Chris Middleton, Steve Rushing, Jon Slaughter, Richard Temple, Aaron Wamsley, Jennifer Wamsley

* If this edition of the publication is updated due to the discovery and correction of typos or errata, you will get a free download of the corrected edition.

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Chris G. [Featured Reviewer]
January 16th, 2006
Murder at the Vulgar Unicorn This is a nice change for a Thieves? World module. Twenty years ago there were some tournament style modules like Traitor that came out for Thieves? World that built off the classic box set that was pout out in the early [...]
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