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An adventure into a Giant Ant colony with 3 different procedural methods to make/navigate the labyrinth like maze. 

The procedural methods have been applied to the exploration of a maze-like giant insect colony. That said, these methods could easily be retrofitted to any maze-like setup, e.g. patchwork of islets in the Bonesuck Swamp, glades in an impenetrable wood, goblins caves, an overland trade route, an archipelago of mysterious islands in a pirate romp, or rooms in an abandoned space station. 

Carapace was reviewed on the brilliant 'Fear of a Black Dragon podcast': http://foabd.libsyn.com/carapace

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I'm very happy for you to pay nothing for this product; and anything given to me will only be frittered away on RPG-related wares anyway. That said, even a nominal sum like 50 cents seems to bump this thing up the DriveThru charts and encourages me to make more things like this!


 
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Elias N August 04, 2020 6:50 pm UTC
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Do the monsters refer to 1st edition or 2nd edition AD&D?
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Goblins H August 04, 2020 7:49 pm UTC
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Hi Elias - As written, the monsters are for 1e. But, I’d be surprised if they are much different in 2e. So, you could use the monsters ‘as is’ for 2e, implying the monsters are regional variants of these monsters (if different); or of course, simply look up the 2e stats etc!
Hope that helps
:O)
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Elias N August 04, 2020 9:31 pm UTC
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Great, thank you so much!
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Barney C March 18, 2020 1:45 pm UTC
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So, what is the difference between Insight, Clue and Recon?
What the PCs encounter if they land there?
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Goblins H August 04, 2020 7:43 pm UTC
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Hi Barney - sorry for the delay in responding. Not sure how I missed this comment.

Recon, insight and clue are three categories for points to gain/spend. Since these are capped, this means the PCs can’t easily amass a full accompaniment of “generic” points. Also, some points are more effective depending on use.

This means there are some tactics on point spends.

Also, the categories are there to encourage narrative description when spending points. When spending insight points to evade the 'hunter' the PCs might offer up the insight: “We learnt that the hunter is attracted by unusual smells, so we covered ourselves in mud to make us harder to detect.” or if trying to find the queen, “We discovered that damp air is associated with ant larvae, so we follow the dampest air currents” etc. 'Recon' might be “We watch some worker ants, there appears to be a certain caste that appears to do no manual work, we decide to follow some of those ants on the hunch they...See more
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