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A Chance Encounter is a classic, low level adventure designed for a group of 3 to 4 1st level players. It should take about 2 to 3 hours to play through. This is the first adventure in a miniseries with the next adventure in the miniseries being The Mystic Circle.

In addition to the adventure, there are a couple of maps of the adventure area as separate jpeg files. There is also a printerfriendly version of the adventure.

 
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Dave L August 04, 2018 2:34 am UTC
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I ran this as a one-shot for my daughter and we both enjoyed it. Easy to follow as a DM and with some memorable NPCs. Thanks!
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Leland E July 10, 2018 8:15 pm UTC
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Hello, I'm a new DM and I used this mission as an "audition" for DMing a D&D campaign. It was an awesome mission, thank you for posting it. Breaking the mission down into parts with subtitles made it very easy to read and follow. The pictures were a nice touch. I enjoyed being able to give the players a visual of an important character. I wanted to tell you 3 things I noticed during our play through:

- With the choices my 3 players made and typical party and out of character banter, the entire mission took 8 hours to complete. (And I loved every minute of it.)
- As soon as my players found the letters, they went to open them right away. If you're going back and adding more info to the document, some brief information about the contents of the letters would be awesome.
- During the encounter with the Kobold Scale Sorcerer, the document says the sorcerer will cast a magic missile spell at the players as soon as it sees them. However, looking over the list of "prepared...See more
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Markeith C December 14, 2017 9:58 pm UTC
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I have a question. I am new to DnD and I want to use this for me and my friends first adventure. Is it possible to adjust some things so the campaign can work with a group of 5-6 players?
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Kristjan M December 20, 2017 6:13 pm UTC
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Hi Markeith C.

Sorry for the late reply.

The easiest way to modify the adventure is to change the encounters. On page 82 in the Dungeon Masters Guide, there are guidelines on how to create a suitable encounter depending on the party size and level. So what I would do is to either increase the number of monsters in an encounter, or change a monster out for a slightly higher CR one, using the rules on page 82.

Regards, Kristjan.
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Robert B November 27, 2017 4:34 am UTC
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Its a minor thing, but the various skill checks in this module and your others should be "DC" not "CR".
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Kristjan M December 01, 2017 7:31 pm UTC
CREATOR
Thanks for mentioning that. Need to edit it soon.
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James D August 26, 2017 3:21 pm UTC
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Town name is misspelled in the second paragraph "The village of Myrefall is a small 60-man village located a short distance inside the Wolfpine forest." Should read "The village of Myrehall is a small 60-man village located a short distance inside the Wolfpine forest."
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This title was added to our catalog on March 23, 2017.