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The Magonium Mine Murders


Strange noises in the mine. Bandits on the roads. A counterfeiting scheme, a crooked prizefight racket, a rebellion in the making ... and a cold-blooded murder. Times are hard in the Halbek Valley, and your player characters are right in the middle of it all. 

The Magonium Mine Murders is a sandbox-style murder-mystery scenario (a "cluebox") designed for use with Old-School Essentials. Instead of having a central narrative, it presents the people of the valley, their schemes, and the places and things they fight over, then lets the players figure out what's going on and what to do about it. It's a sandbox full of clues. It's a ... cluebox?  

This 24-page zine includes multiple plots and conspiracies, over a dozen NPCs, a mini-dungeon, new monsters and magic items, a colour cover by Ed Bickford, and more. It also includes a bonus mini-scenarioThe Great Magonium Caper Generator, and a digital props collection

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James H September 30, 2022 9:51 am UTC
I thought I had set it up! I shall try to add one. Thanks for pointing it out.
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This title was added to our catalog on August 17, 2022.
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