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Beneath The Ruins - A Basic Rules Adventure


An adventure for 4-5 characters of level 1.

Designed for beginning Dungeon Masters

This adventure is designed for beginning Dungeon Masters but can also be easily run by a more experienced DM. It is designed to be playable using only the Dungeons and Dragons 5th Edition Basic Rules which are available to download for free from the Wizards of the Coast website.

For use at the table or using Fantasy Grounds Virtual Tabletop Software

Included in this purchase:

  • PDF of the adventure.
  • Fantasy Grounds Module
  • All maps, both gridded and ungridded for use at the table or in other virtual tabletop software.

A dungeon delve you won't forget in a hurry

Villagers have been going missing for months now and our heroes are asked to investigate. The trail soon leads to a ruined temple in the hills to the North of the town. Venturing beneath this temple, the adventurers discover an evil cult dedicated to the worship of a Water Weird. Can our heroes rescue the villagers, defeat the cultists and end the abductions once and for all?

What next?

Why not follow this adventure up with the level 2 Basic Rules adventure "Flames on the Wall" -

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Sebastian P June 19, 2019 12:07 am UTC
Great adventure! I love it! I played it with some friends and it was fantastic! Nice job!
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Mark P June 19, 2019 10:46 am UTC
Thanks Sebastian. Can I enquire whether you ran it in person or over Fantasy Grounds?
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Sebastian P August 13, 2019 8:33 pm UTC
I ran it in person
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Ed T May 15, 2019 6:53 pm UTC
I saw your other publication was a one shot, but I don't see any mention of length here. Would you consider this a single or multi-session adventure?

Thank you.
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Mark P May 21, 2019 11:47 am UTC
Hi, it's designed as a single session adventure but that probably depends on how long your sessions are. I suspect this will average out around 4 hours of content but that will depend on how the party deal with the initial investigation in the village and the encounter at the Temple entrance. Thanks for buying this. Really appreciate that.
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This title was added to our catalog on February 27, 2019.