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A talent show turns deadly as an evil wizard seemingly bent on revenge kidnaps a noble’s son. Foul Deeds Done will see adventurers track this villainous mage to his lair and assault his tower. Once there, however, they will find not everything is as it seems…

Foul Deeds Done is a varied and exciting adventure with many different encounter types, four new magic items, and a new monster. It is designed to be enjoyed by novices and veterans alike. The adventure was written with level 5 characters in mind but there are suggestions for adjusting difficulty to make it easier to tailor to your players' needs.

This is my second piece of community created content. My hope is to get better at writing adventures, something I am passionate about. Please pay what you believe this adventure is worth but most importantly I would greatly appreciate any sort of feedback or criticism.

 
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Dorcas A March 04, 2018 2:57 pm UTC
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We LOVED the talent show. Every one of my players went all out prepping a talent. As the DM, I would have appreciated more specific information, like room sizes and a map. Was confused whether the court was part of the "12 onlookers" the PCs were trying to protect. My players loved the twist regarding the BBEG and his true intentions. Half hour pause on the game whether to kill him or accept the situation, arguing between "good" characters and "neutral" ones. I really appreciated the information about giving XP for challenges. Everyone enjoyed the experience. Thanks!
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Matthew L March 29, 2017 5:05 pm UTC
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I've recently updated this adventure by doing further editing based on some suggestions. I will continue to tweak things moving forward and will do the same to my other adventure.
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Glen C March 24, 2017 2:31 pm UTC
Average contribution of over $50! NOICE!!

One to watch ;)

Glen
Dreadful Dungeons (they're not that dreadful actually... well OK... they may be. They are)
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Ken C March 24, 2017 12:33 pm UTC
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It would be nice if you placed your contact email in the adventure for people to send private reviews, or being a member of the Dungeon Masters Guild Fanclub so that private messages can be sent, but here goes.

Was this edited, proofread, and play tested prior to publishing as you seem to have forgotten to include these.
What's with the different size and different fonts on the Headings ... a bit of an eyesore sorry.
The DC's need to conform to what most are use too (DC 15 Wisdom (Perception) check, as an example).
The reading text box font needs to be changed to something a lot easier to read.
Title on the bottom of ever page needs to be the actual title of the adventure.
This is just to start from the casual glance at it. If it was edited and proofread, don't use them again.
You can private contact me if you'd like to discuss anything more
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Phil B March 24, 2017 2:14 pm UTC
I completely endorse Ken, he is your go-to man for copy editing.
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Matthew L March 24, 2017 2:20 pm UTC
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I appreciate the feedback a lot! I didn't use any outside help and I will fully admit to having little to no experience proofreading things in this format. I will attempt to take all of this into consideration and try to revise the layout. Thanks again.
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Ken C March 24, 2017 10:30 pm UTC
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Please ... do yourself a big favour and have your work, at the very least, proofread by an independent source. I proofread for some of the big name writers on the guild, which helps them keep their trusted status within the guild. Having your work edited and proofread will also stop those 'a little less sensitive to a writer's feelings' from hammering them in the guild pages. It also helps to get you plenty of 5-star reviews. Try not to be in too much of a rush to get something published, as taking just a few extra days to polish and fine tune is worth the effort.

Oh ... BTW ... try to never use PWYW. This method will only get people to mostly free download, and I believe everyone who takes the effort to write is worth more than that. Also, the free downloads do not go towards your rating. If you want the rating, but would prefer to place it up for practically free, charge .50cents. This is way less than a throwaway cup of coffee, and will get you the rating that you deserve.

Good luck...See more
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Matthew L March 27, 2017 4:11 pm UTC
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I didn't think about a lot of this stuff, these are the things I was hoping to learn. Thanks again for the great advice!
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