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Introducing Drop-In Dungeons! This series of releases will feature small adventures and dungeons, generally 5 pages or less, that are effortlessly inserted into almost any campaign for the times you players zig instead of zag and you find yourself unprepared. With the loose and opened ended way Drop-In Dungeons are written, you (the GM) can bait the hook however you want; the appetizers and desssert are up to you, herein you'll find the meat and potatoes. 

The Holy MacGuffin: The sword of Toby MacGuffin, a local folk hero of yore, has been stolen from its resting place at a a local temple by a troll named Groth. Intended for a tier 2 group.

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Mark C July 03, 2015 1:18 am UTC
According to Merric's excellent review of your adventure, the final two rooms don't have description. Is there some reason for that?
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Matthew E July 03, 2015 7:42 pm UTC
I didn't write any fluff text for those final two rooms, simply because they're presented as hack & slash combats (there is text about each room for the GM, just no "read aloud" text for those two rooms). A GM can of course play them in completely different ways.

I did notice an error though that was unintentional, as I ended up using this dungeon actually in play with my group last night; the orogs are supposed to aggressively open fire on characters who start to enter their area, but I didn't put the longbow information in their stat-block. D'oh!
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Adam S June 26, 2015 7:01 am UTC
I don't quite understand--what does 'tier 2' mean? Is that meant to mean 2nd level, or levels 6-10?
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Matthew E July 02, 2015 10:49 pm UTC
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Matthew E July 06, 2015 3:14 pm UTC
er, 5-10 I mean.
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J. Michael L June 18, 2015 6:57 pm UTC
Comparing the Orcs stats in this to the one in the MM, your orcs have an AC of 14 and the MM has an ac of 13, while your Orogs match that of the MM, is this also a mistake?
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Matthew E July 02, 2015 10:49 pm UTC
It's probably a mistake, but I suppose perhaps they're just slightly stronger orcs? :)
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