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Dungeon Crawl Classics #27: Revenge of the Rat King

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Remember the good old days, when adventures were underground, NPCs were there to be killed, and the finale of every dungeon was the dragon on the 20th level? Those days are back. Dungeon Crawl Classics don't waste your time with long-winded speeches, weird campaign settings, or NPCs who aren't meant to be killed. Each adventure is 100% good, solid dungeon crawl, with the monsters you know, the traps you fear, and the secret doors you know are there somewhere.

In Dungeon Crawl Classics #1: Idylls of the Rat King, our heroes defeated a vicious wererat and his minions. Now the Rat King is back! Investigating a ring of slavers, the heroes find themselves in the city's slums. Unknown to them, the entire dungeon is a ruse designed to lure them into the Rat King's clutches. Baited deep underground, the PCs square off against an army of wererats and slavers. When they face unbeatable odds, they can't avoid being captured and tossed into a dungeon cell! Bereft of armor, weapons or equipment, they must fight their way through a rat warren, past the collapsed tomb of an undead warrior, and back into the sewers of the Rat King!

If you enjoy this adventure, look for the rest of the Dungeon Crawl Classics series!


  • A sequel to the most popular DCC of all
  • A classic "captured by slavers" style adventure
  • An ending that no one will see coming...

GMG5026. 32 pages. $6.99.

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Megan R. [Featured Reviewer]
September 10th, 2018
I've never quite understood the concept of revenge, but it sure makes for some good plots... and here's one. It's particularly good if you have played Idylls of the Rat King earlier in your campaign, but if you haven't it is either a case of mistaken [...]
July 10th, 2006
Bought it, hadn't played it yet. Reading through a couple of times and if you have a reputation for being an easy DM, then using this module will give you the respect you deserve! Your heroes take on a simple job - clean out a band of slavers [...]
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