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Bane of the Tradeways

Times are hard in the Hillsfar countryside, especially for those of non-human ancestry. Unscrupulous merchants in league with the hated Red Plumes bleed local farmers and artisans dry. Perhaps some of those loot-laden caravans coming and going from Hillsfar could use a bit of liberation?

A four-hour adventure for 1st-4th level characters. 

DDEX3-05 5E

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seth P September 03, 2019 11:43 pm UTC
The chase in this module is one of the most fun I have run. I keep this module handy for conventions and short notice games I have to run since it is fairly straight forward and memorable. I also have to say that in the four times I ran this, the solution to the chase was different every time thanks to creative players.
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Diana V March 18, 2018 6:30 am UTC
4/5. Ran at my FLGS. This adventure is fun for everyone, but a few warnings: the chase is fun, but it is VERY easy to get bogged down in precise details. I ran almost all of it theater of the mind and tried to focus on the story over the exact mechanics. It's also quite difficult to motivate players to do anything if they don't already know what's going on in Hillsfar, and my players personally weren't too motivated by "a shipment" that racists were sending. I almost had to call the module there, as they basically were uninterested in following the rebels. Also, this module comfortably runs in about 2.5 hours, not 2.
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Anders T January 25, 2018 9:20 pm UTC
4/5 really good mobule, fast paced, action packed, and some good RP choises.
Would run again:-)
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Christopher W January 07, 2018 11:59 am UTC
I rather enjoyed running this, and the chase scene in particular added plenty of flavor. While there wasn't much RPing to be had, the RPing was still fun as ever. I'd certainly recomend it.
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Robert S November 18, 2017 3:24 pm UTC
I really enjoyed DM this adventure. I like the aspect that the players had a choice to help the humans or the non humans. I give it 5 stars
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Donald H October 28, 2017 9:08 am UTC

A pretty fun module that proved to be interesting. Hillsfar is an uneasy place and for many who haven't been there at all it's a pretty fun way to introduce the place to the characters. It begins with having to pick a side followed by a chase and some interesting developments past that. The possibilities for this could be particularly fun especially if the party is evil.
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July 03, 2017 10:15 pm UTC
Rating 5/5

A fun adventure with a chase scene to die for. If you are looking to break up some monotony in your adventure this is a great one. I would advise to not have the bad guys get too far away. The tension of following them and trying to take them down is a lot of fun. Great for AL or your own home adventure.
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Peter R April 24, 2017 4:14 am UTC
Great adventure, having to pick sides is great.
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JASON D April 09, 2017 10:52 pm UTC
Another fun module from Rage of Demons. Although this module is a bit combat-heavy, there's plenty of space for role play if players and DMs run it creatively. The unique aspect of this module is the chase scene, which makes for some fun moments at the table. Otherwise, it's simple, straightforward, and easy to run. 4 out of 5 stars.
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January 24, 2016 12:16 am UTC
Awesome adventure!
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This title was added to our catalog on January 11, 2016.