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Eric Watson verdict:

"A truly puzzling deathtrap dungeon that invokes the Portal Games, the Saw movies, and D&D’s own Tomb of Horrors, check out the uniquely rotating puzzle rooms within “The Secrets of the Twisting Colossus”.

Endzeitgeist verdict:

“An alchemy-themed masterpiece requiring player skills over PC skills. One example of the rarest breed of adventure – a genuine puzzle-dungeon that makes sense”.

‘The Secrets of the Twisting Colossus’ is a tale of alchemy and transformation. The heroes are the material components in the creation of an addictive potion. They are lured into the experiment by the alchemist Paricalus, and once they understand the true purpose it will be too late. The only escape is to understand the subtle clues around them and to keep moving forward. At the end of the experiment lies salvation but also the grand finale. If the heroes escape the experiment, they can confront their tormentor.

In this 5E module (suitable for level 4-6 & adaptable to any setting), you will find:

  • 40-page module.
  • 3 colored maps and downloadable options for FG, Roll20.
  • 3 Appendices covering NPCs, magic items, and alternative chambers.
  • Handouts containing visual depiction to entice players.
  • 2-3 sessions of gameplay.
  • A dynamic dungeon where chambers change position depending on the heroes success or failure.
  • Rules for miniaturized game play.
  • Old-school play-style suggestions.
  • Possibilities to use the module as a springboard to planar adventures.

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May 29th, 2019
An review This module clocks in at 39 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page ToC, leaving us with 36 pages of content. The module does come, however, with a bonus-pdf that contains no less than 17 pages of handouts, [...]
January 4th, 2019
I had the great pleasure to game test this adventure with a group of friends - we had a blast! The experience was very engrossing and the environment really stood out. There were no hiccups with longer periods of reading up, somehow the [...]
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