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The Haunt (A Halloween One-shot)

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 Perfect for a Halloween one-shot!

"My players were afraid to enter a room, but were also excited!"

"Solid story!"

"My players had a blast and it was a fun adventure to run."..."they all enjoyed the atmosphere of the adventure and commented that the creepy stuff definitely felt creepy."

"This is truly awesome. Well Done!"


Preview the adventure in a recorded twitch play session on YouTube by @Gwydion_5e  (Twitter)

FANTASY GROUNDS: For those who wish to run/play They Haunt on Fantasy Grounds (Online Tabletop Play) head over to the following product page:

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The Haunt

Unlock the secrets and drive back the evil from Montarthas Manor

A one shot, 6-8 hour Horror themed adventure, designed for characters of 4th or 5th level.

In ages past, an ancient town was lost and destroyed to a seige of orcs. Only one building survived and to this day, the manor is the only still standing building to be seen for miles around. Some say it is haunted, a few whisper of great treasures within, whilst others whisper that it is the manor itself that lives! 

No one knows for sure, only that a great evil haunts its halls.

Do you dare enter Montarthas Manor?!

DISCLAIMER! This will be a challenging adventure for 4th level player groups of 3 to 5 players with some deadly encounters. However, ideally The Haunt is tailored as a medium difficulty adventure with plenty of excitement, horror, suspense and danger for a 5th level party of 4 to 5 players.

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Customer avatar
Daniel H October 11, 2017 10:03 pm UTC
PURCHASER
Are there maps available for this to use in Roll 20? I'd happily purchase them.
Customer avatar
P.B. P October 11, 2017 11:49 pm UTC
CREATOR
Hi Daniel,

There are indeed, they are separate files with both player and DM maps, also with white background or transparent backgrounds for each.

Maps are drawn by Chris Bissette from loottheroom.uk

Kind regards

PB
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Daniel H October 12, 2017 2:29 pm UTC
PURCHASER
Thank you very much, sorry I missed that! (I think I had seen the free pdf only of the adventure, which doesn't include maps).

One question on levels - my group is going to make new characters for this and do it as a one-off session. We will have either 5 or 6 players. Should I have them be 5th level or 4th level? I know a lot of fun class features come at 5th level, so I'd like to let them do that if possible BUT I'm worried that 6 level 5 players would make this not scary/intense enough. I want to have some close calls! :)
Customer avatar
P.B. P October 12, 2017 3:04 pm UTC
CREATOR
I suggest level 5... its the story and the atmosphere that gives this adveture its spooky reputation ;) level shouldn't impact that much.
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Nathan G September 10, 2017 10:15 pm UTC
So just attempted a play through... This dungeon was fun but highly underrated for difficulty. We were level 5s and it ended in TPK. Be warned it is not easy. Once again fun, but be ready to scale back if you are DMing it.
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Brian D July 16, 2017 9:08 pm UTC
PURCHASER
Loads of fun. Just finished playing through this.
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P.B. P July 17, 2017 5:59 am UTC
CREATOR
Hi Brian,

Great to hear!

Be sure, there are whispers around P.B. Publishing HQ about a sequel on the horizon.

Be sure to rate this adventure and leave a review over on the review tab :)

Kind regards

Phil.B
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Steven D May 21, 2017 12:17 am UTC
PURCHASER
Had a ton of fun running this today. As a one shot it's wonderful! If it's worked into a campaign... it might be a bit stingy on the loot to make some groups happy. My players only got 2 of the 3 items available. Throwaway characters so meh... but they kept asking about looting every room and I could only say "Nope, nothing there".
Customer avatar
P.B. P May 21, 2017 12:26 am UTC
CREATOR
Thanks for the review Steven, it is appreciated.

You make a very good point regarding loot. Something for us to tweak I think. Again thank you.

Be sure to check out our other offerings too.

Kind regards

Phil
P.B. Publishing
Customer avatar
Steven D May 21, 2017 1:03 am UTC
PURCHASER
Struggle in Three Horn Valley is on my wishlist. Waiting for my next chance to get friends together to buy and run it!
Customer avatar
P.B. P May 21, 2017 1:20 am UTC
CREATOR
Thank you, people have loved it so far, very keen to hear your feedback too :)
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Hampus O April 27, 2017 8:32 pm UTC
PURCHASER
I'm just curious if there is a higher resolution version of the handout, it's kind of blurry. Otherwise a great product!!
Customer avatar
P.B. P April 27, 2017 11:27 pm UTC
CREATOR
Hi Hampus, it is on the cards for the future, but at this point we dont have one yet I am afraid.

Keep an eye out for updates over coming months for updates.

Regards

Phil
Customer avatar
P.B. P March 08, 2017 12:07 am UTC
CREATOR
Courtesy of Tanya Jackson; here is a link to some sound effects that will help set the mood for this adventure.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?list=PLwl8xAkEMxVrWoHHfTSDGpTZxEJiEjLKy&index=10&v=dMvux5QkxOA
Customer avatar
Lance S February 26, 2017 6:58 am UTC
Does anyone know what people were mentioned in the thanks to?
Customer avatar
P.B. P February 26, 2017 7:15 am UTC
CREATOR
Hi Lance, the thanks went to editors, playtesters/groups, art, and other influential people in relation to this adventure. Any reason for the query?

Regards

Phil
P.B. Publishing
Customer avatar
Tanya J February 25, 2017 5:15 pm UTC
Very well written and thought out adventure through a creepy mansion. Adventurers were challenged with different types of combat as well as traps and puzzles in a dungeon crawl style one shot campaign. Level 4/5 players recommended and party needs to be 4-6 people. Best if explored low light with haunted house sounds in the background. Great adventure for experienced players and newbies alike!
Customer avatar
P.B. P February 24, 2017 2:03 pm UTC
CREATOR
Please feel free to leave a review and/or a rating. Also feel free to ask any questions or email us as pbpublishing@iinet.net.au
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