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The Tournament at Scornubel

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In this combination of a mystery adventure and downtime event for characters of 1st-10th level, PCs can compete in seven different competitions and win seven unique magic items. Includes an appendix of magic items, 14 original illustrations, and an original map. The rules of the events can be applied to jousts, melees, archery contests, spellcasting duels, horse races, eating contests, and duels of poetry in any campaign.

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The lords of Scornubel, the City of Caravans, are hosting a great tournament to celebrate the wedding of a legendary but aging human knight. Events include a joust, a grand melee, and contests of archery, spellcasting, horse racing, poetry, and pie eating. The tournament's wealthy sponsors have offered unique magic items as prizes. Rumors abound that the bridegroom will retire from the prestigious order of the Companions, and many are the knights and sellswords who covet his position. Some of them are likely to resort to underhanded tactics to set themselves above the competition. And in the middle of it all, mysterious conspirators plan a strange murder...

 
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Jeandré D November 22, 2017 8:50 am UTC
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On page 19, Sir Horace of Cormyr's armor class is listed as 30. Is that correct?
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Bill V November 24, 2017 9:25 pm UTC
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No, that's a typo. It should be 20.
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David G June 08, 2017 10:52 pm UTC
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I'm very excited to be running this tomorrow night. Perhaps I'm missing something, but what is the purpose of the Mob statistics included? How are the mobs supposed to be utilized?
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David G June 15, 2017 7:44 pm UTC
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Nevermind. I figured it out.
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Neil T June 05, 2017 12:21 pm UTC
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Hi Bill, I love this adventure and will soon be running it as part of my HotDQ campaign. In preparation for that campaign I converted the module to a working Fantasy Grounds module (for my own personal use). If you'd like a copy of the FG module let me know.
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Bill V June 21, 2017 2:39 am UTC
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Sure, that'd be cool. Email a link to billvolk@gmail.com
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Neil T June 21, 2017 2:23 pm UTC
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Done! Let me know if you have any issues :)
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Bill V June 22, 2017 2:32 am UTC
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We'll see. I've never actually used Fantasy Grounds before.
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Ari K April 23, 2017 10:39 pm UTC
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I just downloaded this and noticed something that I would like clarified. It says "NPCs that pass the elimination round" are listed below. Is it supposed to say the qualifying rounds? What if I roll bad for the NPCs during the elimination rounds? Some help would be appreciated.
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Bill V May 22, 2017 3:09 am UTC
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Yes, that was a typo. The intent is to avoid having to stat out dozens of NPCs for the first half of the game. Roll normally for the NPCs during the second half, and eliminate them if they roll badly.
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Rory O March 01, 2016 6:14 am UTC
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I wish i had this for chapter 4 of HOTDQ
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Bill V March 01, 2016 1:12 pm UTC
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Oh, yeah, I'd forgotten that Scornubel is one of several cities that HotDQ passes through without giving the players much of anything to do while they're there. I should include that in the list of alternative hooks.
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