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Not everyone's treasure is a pile of gold. High atop a mountain cliff, a rare creature has made a home and this has piqued the interest of a local farmer. Do they just want to study the creature from afar? Or do they have more nefarious plans? The choice is yours as you tell your own story!

Welcome to the Storytelling Series - a collection of short adventure ideas in the guise of a side-quest or dungeon delve aimed at sparking imagination and providing tips for challenging and rewarding players.

Peak Adventure is a system-agnostic group of encounters that can be easily translated into a short adventure. Maps are provided, as are important descriptions of environments, opponents and other aspects of what should be an engaging story.

As the encounters unfold, you will be presented not with stat blocks and rules crunch for each monster. The manuals of your favorite game system already provide these things. Instead of giving you a railroaded list of monsters to slay, you are instead advised on how you can use the adventure as a stand-alone experience or tie it into a larger narrative. Advice is given on how low, medium, and higher level characters can have fun by adjusting elements of each scene. And most importantly, emphasis is placed on the story itself.

Adventures can be run in a number of ways. Some people enjoy pure theater of the mind. Some players enjoy battle mats and tokens to help guide the action. Still others enjoy having detailed 3D terrain on their table. The Storytelling Series is meant to provide information and resources that can be used regardless of your preferred method of play.

As an economical path to visually engaging terrain and minis, the Storytelling Series ends with a reference of additional resources that can be used to make your table come to life if you so choose. While the maps provided are based on Paper Realms modular terrain, these maps are only a guide! You can make far more elaborate maps if you desire, or you can forgo maps altogether if that is what you prefer.

Rule number one is to have fun!

What's in this product?

  • A 13-page PDF featuring maps and ideas for introducing Peak Adventure into your own adventures.
  • An appendix of print-and-play resources that complement the story.
  • A bonus giant nest papercraft prop that integrates nicely into this story.
  • A special Black Pegasus mini, designed by Kev's Lounge!

Sample page - Introduction to the Storytelling Series Sample page showing encounter map Sample page - The black pegasus paper mini provided by Kev's Lounge

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This title was added to our catalog on October 01, 2021.