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Darkwood Adventure Arc #1: The Deft and the Deadly

Written by Nick Johnson and Lars Lundberg

“The Deft and the Deadly” is the first adventure in a 5-book Adventure Arc for PCs levels 5-7. This product is compatible with The Pathfinder Roleplaying Game. The Deft and the Deadly is set in the booming prospect town of Darkwood. Players are dropped into a boiling pot of intrigue with several of Darkwood’s elite vying for their loyalty. What side will the PCs take? What greater fate awaits this boom town and the surrounding area? Using the newly designed Coalition system, choices the PCs make can have a great affect on who they can look to for help and who might turn on them at the drop of a hat.

SagaRPG introduces four new iconic characters complete with backgrounds and side quests built into the adventure to further enrich the player’s experience – these backgrounds can easily be attached to any PC your players make as well. To help bring Darkwood to life, a look at over 30 locations in and around town are included in this first adventure. Many more features are also included in the 160-page product: plenty of full-color maps for locations, encounters, regional gazetteers on exotic locales and a nearby nation, backgrounds on some of Darkwood’s notables, new magic items, and a new template: the sidhe-touched.


Second Printing Highlights

  • NEW 125 Pages Configuration (160 Pages now fits in 125 Pages! Yes, decreased the font size and margins) - Easier on the printing budget as it reduces the full-color page printing cost by 35 pages. Our Print-On-Demand pricing is margin based, so we pass on the entire savings to you!
  • Multi-Layered Battlemaps comes to Part I! PDF feature allows you to hide or show the GM labels on our battlemaps. If you must show your Players the map and don't want the notations for the GM, simply go into Layers and click the layer you want to toggle visibility (GM), then you can show your players the map.
  • New Artwork (replaces line art with full-color art)
  • Bookmarks, more bookmarks, did I say bookmarks? Okay, good. Yes, there are now better and more bookmarks.

Your Download Files Will Include:

  • (V2) Mobile Interactive (96 dpi) PDF 11.6 MB
  • (V2) Full Interactive (300 dpi) PDF 60.7 MB
  • (V1) Original First Printing PDF 42.4 MB


  • First adventure in a 5-part series.
  • Designed for 4 PCs at level 5.
  • 2 Full Regional Maps
  • 39 Distinct Locations
  • Full Stat Blocks of all the Major Players in Town.
  • 1 New Academy
  • 2 New Magic Items
  • 1 New Disease
  • 1 New Poison
  • 1 New Creature Template
  • 1 New Divine God with 2 New Subdomains
  • 4 unique PCs with full backgrounds and individual motivations.
  • A New (Optional) Dynamic Role-Playing Element that brings consequences to whom the PCs accept and complete (jobs) quests.

GM and Player Maps - Use Layers

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Thilo G. [Featured Reviewer]
January 10th, 2015
An review This massive module clocks in at 163 pages, 1 page front cover, 2 pages of editorial, 1 page ToC,1 page SRD, 1 page back cover, leaving us with a damn impressive 157 pages of content - so let's take a look, shall we? [...]
August 30th, 2014
Ring Side Report- RPG Review of The Deft and the Deadly Originally posted at, a new idea everyday! Product-Darkwood Adventure Arc #1- The Deft and the Deadly Producer-Saga RPG Price-~$13 available he [...]
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This title was added to our catalog on June 02, 2014.