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Enter a garden of earthly delights.

The sun has stopped setting over the king's favorite garden. It seemed like a harmless curiosity at first but the animals have turned violent and strange alien beings have appeared. The duke has placed a bounty for enterprising sell-swords to end the curse of endless daylight. 

Hideous Daylight is an adventure module for Old-School Essentials and compatible with other pen-and-paper RPGs with old-school sensibilities. Player characters will navigate a 20 point hex crawl to end the strange curse affecting the land. 

  • An adventure for low-level characters.
  • 33 pages of non-linear, character driven adventure in the OSR tradition. 
  • Two keyed dungeons and a 20 point hex-crawl.
  • A bucolic fantasy setting easily insertable into fantasy RPG campaigns.
  • Dangerous new monsters, weird magic items, and an unpredictable random encounters table.
  • Features two gazebos.

What critics say about Hideous Daylight:

"A remarkable little excellent adventure; the exact kind you hope to stumble upon when making purchasing decisions. Better than most of he Best Of on this blog. I’m excited to run this."

- Bryce Lynch,

"Hideous Daylight is an imaginative, well-written scenario that encourages and rewards open-ended exploration and creative thinking; presents a surreal place with uncanny encounters, and it is user-friendly too. It is a yardstick of a good adventure. If you are this good, you are good."

- Beyond Fomalhaut

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Matt P January 14, 2021 10:29 pm UTC
Waiting on a POD since I don't want to buy it twice to have it in both print & PDF, but this is definitely on my list!
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Robert Y January 07, 2021 2:50 am UTC
Please, please POD!
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Kenneth C January 07, 2021 1:37 am UTC
Will this be coming in POD?
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Bradley K January 08, 2021 10:59 pm UTC
Yes--working on it!
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Are S January 10, 2021 2:50 pm UTC
There is now officially a line for this, since you just got a rave review on Congrats!
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