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With the rising of the Blood Moon, the accursed abode of the Blood King returns to this world. The lord of all vampires comes to claim the blood that is owed to him. His halls contain treasures and secrets that would make any ambitious adventurer abandon reason and caution to seek them out. Will you risk your soul for gold and glory in the Halls of the Blood King?

A fantasy horror adventure for characters of 3rd to 5th level.

  • 37 keyed areas, rumour table, loot summary, dungeon background info.
  • Keyed in a quick-reference, bullet point format.
  • Statted for Old-School Essentials (B/X), usable with any vintage adventure game.
  • Unlabelled map included for VTT use.
Awards for Halls of the Blood King:
  • Two gold medals in the 2021 ENNIE awards (Best Adventure and Best Cartography)!
  • The coveted "The Best" rating by Bryce Lynch of!

Print version: A deluxe, sewn-binding hardcover edition of this book (+ free PDF) is available from Exalted Funeral, along with all of the other books in the Old-School Essentials line. Note that there is no print-on-demand edition of this book.

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Ryan M May 10, 2022 6:24 pm UTC
Does it have maps to play it with roll20?
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Necrotic G May 12, 2022 8:14 am UTC
Not sure about the specific requirements of Roll20, but the product comes with an unlabelled (and secret-free) map image intended for use in VTTs.
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Jonathan F November 20, 2021 9:00 am UTC
Does anyone know how many players this adventure is intended for?
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Denis R September 22, 2021 2:47 pm UTC
Got a notice that the map was updated to a higher resolution, yet all the files still have the same 1.1 number, and the main pdf is smaller by 3.3MB so I'm not sure what exactly was updated?
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Necrotic G September 22, 2021 3:05 pm UTC
Hi Denis, yep, that's correct, the new file is smaller. The text on the mini-maps is sharper in the new version. It was only a slight change to the way various things in the file are compressed, so we didn't change the version number.
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Denis R September 22, 2021 9:12 pm UTC
Ok thanks for the info.
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Jack H September 18, 2021 12:05 pm UTC
Does this adventure use 5e rules set?
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Necrotic G September 19, 2021 10:38 am UTC
No, it's written for Old-School Essentials / the 1980s Basic D&D rules.
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Jeremy H March 04, 2021 3:18 am UTC
Any samples of the internal art available?
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Necrotic G March 04, 2021 8:44 am UTC
Ah good point, I'd not noticed that the preview doesn't show any. I've updated the preview to show some of the area descriptions and art.
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Jeremy H March 04, 2021 8:48 am UTC
Tasty stuff. I remember Diogo tweeting some of these out. Thanks for the quick update.
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This title was added to our catalog on March 03, 2021.