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The Old Curiosity Shop

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A string of inexplicable accidents has plagued the Dock Ward for several days, accompanied by a rash of bad luck and several gruesome deaths. When the owner of a local curio shop asks for help in solving a mystery, the characters discover a disturbing connection between their patron and the neighborhood’s recent bout of misfortune. A malevolent power has cast its gaze over the City of Splendors, and time is running out to prevent the release of a catastrophic curse.

This adventure for 3rd-level characters can be played as a standalone event, or as part of the Curseweaver Adventure Series. This product also includes: a new divine domain (Misfortune), new spells, new cursed magic items, a new monster, and a brief overview of Waterdeep in the Haunted Realms.

This is the fourth product in the Haunted Realms campaign setting—a post-magipocalyptic merging of Ravenloft with the Forgotten Realms. Other products in this line currently include:

• The Stitched: A Player Character Race (/product/193430/The-Stitched)

• The Revenant: A Player Character Race (/product/194433/Revenant-The-Vengeful-Dead)

• Mad Scientist: The Reanimator: A Player Character Class (/product/197065/Mad-Scientist-The-Reanimator)

• The Magic of Books is a product for adding a touch of character to books found as treasure, spellbooks, and the like.

• For new monster powers and abilities, take a look at The Monster's Arsenal.

Check them out, here on DM’s Guild.

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Drew D November 15, 2018 9:59 pm UTC
I ran this (with slight tweaks) as a sidequest for my waterdeep dragon heist campaign. The characters had just hit level 3 and were about to start chapter 3 but we had a guest player for 2 weeks coming in so I decided to throw in a sidequest. The group loved it and it was very easy and fun to run! Definitely recommend as a 1 shot or a sidequest for your campaign!
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Michael G June 02, 2018 1:49 am UTC
I'm also wondering when more of the Haunted Realms will get published.
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Andrew H March 06, 2017 1:13 am UTC
Is there an estimate to about how long it takes to complete this adventure?
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Mark H March 06, 2017 1:36 am UTC
Play tests showed it takes about four 4-hour sessions to complete.
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Teun D December 25, 2016 8:36 pm UTC
I really loved playing the old curio shop with my group. When will the next part of the curseweaver adventure series come out? I can't wait to play again and we're really hooked to this story now.
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Mark H January 03, 2017 7:06 pm UTC
Thanks for the kind words! I'm glad to hear your group enjoyed the adventure so far.

Work on the second adventure is underway, and I plan on releasing it as soon as possible. Thanks again!
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Teun D April 24, 2017 2:02 pm UTC
Hey, not to pressure you or anything. but I was wondering if you are still working on the second adventure?
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Puree S August 11, 2019 1:19 pm UTC
So... Still working on it? I'm curious as this adventure is just great!
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