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Death in the Cornfields

Death in the Cornfields

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A horror-themed side-trek!

A scarecrow in a field can be a little unnerving, but what if the scarecrow is actually a young man close to death? Why has he been left to die, and what dark secrets do the farmlands hold?

This short adventure for 4th-level characters is designed to be used as the party travel through any rural setting, or as a sidequest during Curse of Strahd. It has a running time of 1-2 hours.

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October 02, 2016 6:32 pm UTC
Could this be dropped into the Forgotten Realms easily?
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Merric B October 25, 2016 10:10 pm UTC
Yes, very easily. It's pretty setting-independent.
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Luke C May 02, 2016 8:51 pm UTC
What party level is this meant for?
I have a group of 6 level 5 players, what this fit into my campaign as a session?
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Merric B May 03, 2016 5:51 am UTC
It's meant for 4th level characters. It would probably fit, but level 5 plays a bit differently to level 4, which you may have to take into account.
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Merric B April 14, 2016 7:34 am UTC
Quick note: a couple of reviewers have touched on a certain plot point in the adventure, and wondered how it works in Barovia. The explanation can be found on page 26 of Curse of Strahd. Barovians believe a lot of things. Their beliefs doesn't always match reality. (If you don't have Curse of Strahd, it's unlikely the problem will occur to you!)
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April 26, 2016
This title was added to our catalog on April 07, 2016.