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Pathfinder Module: Master of the Fallen Fortress (PFRPG)

***½( ) (based on 23 ratings)
GameMastery Module D0: Hollow's Last Hope (OGL)


Print Edition Out of print

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A dungeon-based adventure for 1st-level characters.

The ruined siege castles outside Absalom have long beckoned adventurers looking to make a name for themselves. Now an earthquake has cracked open one of these fabled ruins, and its lost mysteries and fantastic treasures lie exposed for the first time in centuries. But the tower's empty halls once more echo with living footfalls, and a new master has claimed the Fallen Fortress as his own. Can the PCs find a way to get inside its shattered walls? What ancient dangers and fresh threats will they encounter inside its crumbling chambers? And will the PCs be able to defeat the current Master of the Fallen Fortress?

Master of the Fallen Fortress is a dungeon-based adventure for 1st-level chararacters, written for the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game and compatible with the 3.5 edition of the world's oldest RPG. It also serves as an introduction to Pathfinder Society Organized Play (Paizo's constantly evolving, world-wide megacampaign). The adventure involves exploring an ancient, ruined tower and rescuing the captured Pathfinder held within.

This adventure is set outside the great city of Absalom in the Pathfinder Chronicles campaign setting, but can be easily adapted for any game world. It also contains a preview of the six new iconic characters from the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Advanced Player’s Guide, available August 2010.

Written by Rob McCreary.

This special 16-page Pathfinder Module was initially made available for Free RPG Day on June 19, 2010.

Note: Due to the special nature of this product, it is NOT part of the Pathfinder Modules Subscription.

The Chronicles Sheet and pregenerated character sheets are available as a free download here (1.2 MB zip/PDF).

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***½( ) (based on 23 ratings)

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Ok for a free starter scenario

***( )( )

My new Pathfinder group loved playing this, but it was only because they were new to Pathfinder in general. As a more experienced GM, this module was little more than an excuse to dungeon crawl. Not much story, no interesting NPC's or memorable villians, and few real role-play opportunities. I added some flavor and fluff of my own to make the evening for fun. Still, if you need a starter scenario on the fly, this works fine.

Fair Intro Quest

**( )( )( )

Monotonous and dull from a GM perspective but the players seemed to enjoy it. This is fair for a good introduction to Pathfinder for new players though.

Master of the Fallen Fortress Review

****( )

Although the scenario was a little monotonous, the finale encounter made up for any boredom. The final twist is a hilarious move that we all found to combine challenge and comedy in an extremely excellent manner.

Excellent Introductory Module


This is an excellent module for introducing both players new to Pathfinder and new to Fantasy RPG games in general to the system. It gets the players to learn to work as a team and use a few skills besides just combat ones.
It's easy to GM and fast, I can usually do it in under 3 hours and it gives most new players a sense of accomplishment when completed.

I pack a printed copy with spare chronicles in my briefcase all the time to events in case I'm needed to GM due to an overflow of new players.

troll module


This module is hilarious. It just trolls the players from beginning to end. Love it.

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