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Welcome to the festering swamp. The odd bog. The Seeping Slough. A weird swamp hex-crawl adventure that will have players exploring a dangerous location that contains two dungeons, a village, several unique characters, monsters, and whimsical filth.

This is an adventure for any fantasy or magical post-apocalyptic roleplaying game. Players can be any level from low to middle tier characters, but higher-level characters may find the bog just as fun to explore, albeit with less danger.

This project was created for Zine Quest 3 and as part of a stretch goal two companion zines. Slough: Beasts and Beauties and Slough: Survival Guide. 

What's in the adventure?

  •  19 Hexes to explore: Each hex is a mile-wide stretch of swamp, and requires one hour to trudge through.
  •  2 Dungeons: Each takes only a page for the map, and a few pages for the content. A witches cabin larger on the inside, and a gaping wound that leads into the behemoth that rots under the swamp.
  • 6 Special NPC Stories: There are more than 6 characters in the adventure, but these six are special. They have their own story to explore, their own goals and quests, and really make the adventure feel alive.
  • Several factions: Factions ranging from the strange but peaceful villagers to blood worshiping cultists to followers of a plant god.

Physical Edition differences

The physical edition combines Stories from the Slough with Slough: Beasts and Beauties and Slough: Survival Guide. Beasts and beauties adds additional information for all of the monsters in the slough, while the survival guide adds an additional list of encounter tables.

 
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Daniel L May 20, 2021 7:10 pm UTC
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Is there a color version of the rules? Also, is there a color map of the village? Thanks.
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James A May 22, 2021 4:12 am UTC
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I added the village map, and I didn't realize I had uploaded the BW version by mistake. My apologies, but it should be correct now.
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