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Ducklings.

It's not too late too close this page, and go and find an adventure about happy-go-lucky halflings, or emotionally stable young adventurers. This is not that story. You can still walk away, and find some other engagement that your players will forgive you for running. 

Open this little document, and you will be introduced to the wretched streets of Elysium. Home of aberrations, mystery and futile quests for meaning in the drowned streets of the tortured city. Escape is unlikely. Enjoyment fleeting. I implore you, turn away and don't look back. Mind flayers stalk streets plagued by invisible death. Curses bubble from ancient evils sleeping beneath the water.

Questions lead to questions, which evolve into answers you will only regret asking for. 

Go whilst you still can. There is nothing here for you but death.

  • Prologue: Welcome to Elysium
  • Chapter One: The Crooked House
  • Chapter Two: The Broken Prison

An adventure for characters of level 15+

Contains: 

  • An introduction to Elysium, a Ravenloft domain filled with eldritch mystery and drowned secrets, including Life In Elysium, The Rule Unspoken and the Marks of Horror that set Elysium apart.
  • Guidance on Madness in Elysium, with Elysian Madness tables for your horror/amusement.
  • A list of Elysian locations, some of which will be expanded in later releases.
  • Elysian random encounter tables, day & night. 
  • An Elysian Wild Magic table, four magic items and 10 Elysian trinkets.
  • A 4 page expanded location - The Crooked House, in which we meet the Duchess and her parade of dead husbands.
  • 12 page location - The Broken Prison, where the shadows of gods walk amongst men, and a statblock for the mind-eating Groblets.
  • Three new character backgrounds: the Eldritch Detective, the Information Broker and the Tempter of Fate.
  • The long-suffering Elysian character race, with two subraces.
  • The first One Page Woes collection, included here for your convenience, which contains thirteen reasons to be thoroughly miserable.

If you (for some unknown and masochistic reason) enjoy anything about Elysium as it stands, let me know by leaving a review. The later chapters are still in the works, so if you have suggestions for things you might like to see more of, there's still time to insert more unhappiness in the shifting streets of the City of Eyes.

 
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Derek T September 20, 2017 5:09 am UTC
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I love your first two chapters here. What kind of a release schedule do you have planned for the rest?
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Oliver C September 20, 2017 10:54 pm UTC
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Thanks! I'm scrubbing up the main pdf to clarify some things, which should be done soon. I'm hoping to release the remaining chapters over the next month or two, if not sooner :D
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rick B November 21, 2017 7:46 pm UTC
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I also am looking forward to more information from the city of eyes
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