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Beneath the Ruined Wizard's Tower

Beneath the Ruined Wizard's Tower

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Fen Orc presents an unofficial sequel to the classic 1977 Sample Dungeon for the world's first Fantasy Roleplaying Game.

  • The haunted caves where Smugglers hide their contraband and the Undead Corsair whose tomb has been disturbed
  • The Temple of the Rat God and the sinister secret society that has infiltrated the unsuspecting town above
  • The ancient Pre-human City where a foolhardy Wizard unearthed something that destroyed his Tower, fifty years ago, and guarded by its own deadly occupants

The scenario includes a 40-location map, key and illustrations as well as 'Optional' text boxes to advise new Referees and players how to introduce greater complexity to these encounters. The adventure can be played as a direct sequel to the 1977 Sample Dungeon or as a stand-alone scenario for 2nd level characters using any OSR rules set.

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Rachael S April 28, 2020 4:53 pm UTC
I just got this today. I have a few issues with this. #1 why so much black on the maps? OUCH my poor printing ink. #2 why do you use lettering like this? I mean I know room letters were the thing and that is not what I am referring to. These letters don't have a logical placing at all. There are two room descriptions for "P", "R" and "Y", no use of "O" or "Q", and "Z" is used on the map but not listed anywhere. The locations that use two letters are not setup like rooms, are not in alphabetical order (so I can locate them). This is a work of love but it really needs a proof reader and line editor.
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Jonathan R April 29, 2020 10:23 pm UTC
Thank you Rachael for flagging up those errors. That's my overzealous word processor altering my room keys for me. Crazy I missed it myself! I'll correct and update the document and you should get a message saying there's a revised file to download!
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Jonathan R April 29, 2020 10:31 pm UTC
I'm sorry about the black ink! I was so keen to get the map to look like the Holmes original I didn't think about printer-friendliness. I'll see what I can do to improve that !
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