Dear Evil Paul,
I am running the German translation of Carrion Crown and post the journal of a ghostly chronicler, advice on inspiring literature and movies, houserules etc. to our blog: http://tintenteufel.wordpress.com/
Translating maps, Wayfinder-articles and other community stuff as well, I wondered if you would be okay with us translating your fantastic bonus scripts / cut-scenes? Of course giving full credit!
please think about it and let me know!
Yeah, that's the right idea. And you can tweak them a little to reflect Caromarc's creative genius and make them like clockwork ravens (like the clockwork owl from Clash of the Titans) or some amalgamation of reanimated bird and metal. Like ravens with metallic silver beaks, a subtle nod to the group's adopted mission of undead destruction. If you take it a step further and modify these raven figurines so that the ravens can Silversheen a weapon 1x/day by tapping a silvery beak against the blade or something, then you've given them just that much more utility that will come in handy throughout at least two of the upcoming four books.
Nice one! And HOORAY for clockworks!!
Balduan Tarrt (LG male human paladin [Undead Scourge] 5 of Iomedae)
The group is named The Silver Ravens after the batch they aquired back in Ravengro becoming investigators. Their ghostly chronicler named them, whose journal can be read here (but beware German). So a Black (or in this case Silver) Jade (or in this case Silver) Raven Figurine of Wondrous Power would indeed make for a fine start!
Does anybody have the Treasury of the Macabre? Perhaps this vile volume also has something in it...
Ans perhaps it is not a spellbook, but a formula book for Stralicia...
Thanks everyone getting involved in this discussion. At the moment I don't have time to reply in full length, but I already spotted some good points on the fly. I come back on you ASAP!
BTW The party actually said nothing to Count Caromarc about his horrific creatures that almost killed them. Strange, but true. Perhaps one reason why our Count is so extra good friend with them. He wants them to stay that cool with his work!
Thank you feytharn! You are absolutely right. I surely don't want to claim to be a LotR expert. I simply saw the Count emerging from his laboratory, a few days after the events in Trial of the Beast, back in shape, looking just like his illustration from Rule of Fear and saying: "Good news everyone!" - no, perhaps he begins differently. He used the days to craft some tools to fight his tormentors and thank his saviors in his very own way. (In my campaign the Count doesn't have information on the whereabouts of the Path, to give the players some downtime!)
I guess it is possible to give items that will surely see their use, like about anything to fight the undead, and I imagine that these could sometimes make the difference between life and death, success and failure. I see a certain resemblance between Virlych and Mordor. That being said, it might not be items that carry the memory of beauty into this dark region, but a gadget that saves the day or encounter!
Hey there! I want to use Count Caromarc in our campaign as gift giver like Galadriel in LotR. This way I wish to introduce some more atmospheric items. They don't need to be magical in nature, but ... special!
At the moment I have no idea which items! Does anybody has any suggestion?
Thanks a lot!!
EDIT: I should mention that I don't use/have Ultimate Equipment.
Convinced, Set! Thank you for your insight! So if I ever have money to spare again, I might get this book. If I even find the time, I might post my takes on the "missing" factions.
Somehow I look forward to customizing those organizations for our campaign!
Oh, and are there any othe generic templates like the "Religious Factions"?
The second time I'm considering to get this one! Too bad that there is nothing about the Order of the Palatine Eye and the Knights of Ozem, as I am running Carrion Crown! Is the subsystem on organizations easily customizable? If so could I use the Mendev Crusaders as model for the Knights and another power group for the Order?
First of all let me thank you for this set! I used them in our Carrion Crown game for a "random" encounter. Okay I really wanted to have some orcs appear in this campaign. Then was your set released and I was so grateful! I let a player role the two dice from the random encounter table from Trial of the Beast then we built the 13 minis together. I had a long list of my favorite minis from the set, so finding 13 was not that hard!
The orcs attacked in the blood red light of the dying sun from the west, they came from the Hold of Belkzen.
BTW The banners are great! Of course I had to use them!!
Aureus, that's only one person's review. I'm sure many others feel differently!
I know, I know. It just seemed so odd, I had to ask.
Justin Franklin wrote:
You might also notice that this particular reviewer always gives low ranks to Paizo products.
Such things are just plain ugly. (But good to know for this piece of the puzzle, Justin!)
Dave the Barbarian wrote:
I added my review because I really like this adventure.
Thank you for that, Dave!
Brandon Hodge wrote:
For Aureus and others, I suggest checking out the discussion started by Erik Freund in his Gallowspire Discussion Thread.
Nice link, Brandon. Thank you for that. Actually it was threads like these (the one about introducing AA way earlier, that caught my interest!)
And with all that information I couldn't resist any longer and bought the PDF. So a one star-review made me buy a product! Nice review, Christa! :D
I really like your road maps of Ustalav and would love to translate them into German for the community over there. You do not happen to have PSD files or such you would share with me? I would like to share the translated maps via my blog, of course giving full credit to you as I have done so with similar projects before.
Anyway thank you for your work, Windspirit!
Sehr schön! Mir geht es nur leider wie KaeYoss und unsere Runde ist schon lang ausgelaufen. Mittlerweile spielen wir Kadaverkrone, wobei ich hier die Nähe zu Belkzens Boden etwas thematisieren möchte. Die ganze Atmosphäre von Skeletons of Scarwall passt natürlich perfekt zu dem Abenteuerpfad! Vielleicht könnte ich deine Übersetzung gut in der einen oder anderen Begegnung gebrauchen bzw. auf unserem Blog verwenden. Wäre dir das, selbstverständlich unter Nennung deines Namens recht, Exeter?
In jedem Fall echt super geworden! Vielen Dank!
We just finished part one of our Raging Swan's Dark Oak in Kingmaker. The module could be set into the AP just perfectly. Everything fits: environment, foes etc. The only thing I couldn't use without exception was the art. Lu the treant was great pictured, but the lizardfolks don't fit the Golarion-ones from RRR.
When we finish DO I'll write some more lines on it.
To stick to the snails for the moment, they look like this (for the moment):
(Most of the metamagical effects associated with the spells in the first version were pointless. Now it is a bit dull (Extend Spell)!
I really like the way this evolves. Especially as I plan to play up the role of druids and the cultures bringing them forth in our campaign. So magic eggs could be created by the lizardfolk for example.
I really like this idea. I always had a will save in mind to even try to consume it. But I didn't want to take this decision out of the consumers hands. A Fortitude check is much more logical and fair.
The problem would be to define the group who would eat a snail without any constraints with so many monstrous creatures in the game.
One could rule every non-garmunchi has to make a check, but I guess there are MANY races who would eat snails!
One could rule every member of the core races has to make a check, but there may be cultures among these races who actually eat snails!
One could rule every humanoid has to make a check, but there are certainly some who would eat snails!
Or one could simply rule everyone who is not familiar with the eating of snails has to make a check until she has successfully consumed a snail.
The price of potions are spell level*caster level*50 (store prices, not creating costs). One thing I am a bit uncertain of is what the caster levels should be. As such metamagic does not raise the spell levels, so the normal caster level should apply (apart from heightened spells). I base the prices on this.
Wouldn't one need to have the right CL to prepare a snail with a spell modified by a metamagical effect? For example CL 7 for the Creeping Ox?
Thank you a ton for your maths, man! Well appreciated! :D
This was a decision on the fly. I wondered about this very issue typing it. Thanks for clearing it up.