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Crystalline Curse Trilogy [BUNDLE]

Crystalline Curse Trilogy [BUNDLE]

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First Blush
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Start your own duet campaign! Teleport your way out of the confines of a castle to an ancient mountainside cavern with a secret waiting just for you... First Blush is the inaugural adventure of D&D Duet, bringing you high quality, ready to play material focused on supporting adventuring parties of 1 Player and 1 DM. This adventure is written for a first-level character in a one-on-one 5th edition D&D campaign. It encourages collaborative storytelling between the DM and the player and takes the PC through low-stakes social and combat encounters, culminating in a high-stakes combat far from home. You’ll find everything you need to jump-start your own two-person game! Our newest update includes two sidekick characters and stat blocks as well as DM's notes throughout to help with ...

Second Glance
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Woodlands patient, woodlands wise Beneath the valley’s obscured skies Dangers foul and treasures fair Lie in wait for those who dare But should the prudent take note here Deduce, observe, or lend an ear All is not as it says or seems The civilized are cutthroat for shiny dreams -  Haddiwe Vol, Witch of the Snakewood Continue your duet campaign or add something new! Wake up in a druid colony and embark on a quest for trust and truth with plenty of political intrigue, hidden plots, and exciting combat along the way! Second Glance picks up where our first adventure, First Blush, left off and invites the PC to explore their world, test their growing abilities, and get to know their mysterious crystalline companion. However, this adventure can be inserted into any campaign s...

Third Time's the Charm
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Those who organically regenerate, afflict metal and the lungs, and are reborn from death are mighty yet small. Others flit about, felt but unseen. Greater mysteries than these lie within the Veil, near to the land of Faerie, clinging to the magic of forgotten times. True travelers know that stories are best believed when lived, and those who best believe, live. — Rai’tyl, twenty-second Head Keeper of the Veil Questing through the forest, you will be tested. Which side will you take between a wizard and the Keepers of the Veil? Will you be able to find the materials necessary to help cure your friend of the ancient evil that assails him? And when it comes down to it, what are you willing to sacrifice for your beliefs? Third Time’s the Charm picks up where Second Glance left of...

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Aleksey M May 16, 2020 9:29 am UTC
I think the idea is great and I glad that it was made and is available for new players and DMs. I'm going to run this soon.

But there are so many inconsistencies in story about locations! Just with a brief look of 15 minutes I found at least three of them.
And now I have to double check every location name in scenario to check if that name is from Faerun or original Estra-Duhn and I didn't expect that I would have to do that.

Also for me, it was a terrible idea to make a scenario with arbitrary location in mind, because it is no harder to move story from one world to another world, then to put abstract story to particular world. But in the latter case I am forced to do that. And since Forgotten Realms is so rich world, in my opinion, it would be great if all story was updated with particular location in Faerun in mind.

Thanks for such great story!
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Beth B May 16, 2020 5:51 pm UTC

Thank you for taking the time to check out our work and to let us know what you think. It means a lot to us to hear from people who are enjoying our work. I'm especially pleased that you liked the story! I hear your concern about the setting.

Our titles have recently been updated in hopes to address this setting confusion.

This bundle includes the first adventures that we ever put together. Admittedly, setting was a difficulty for us from the beginning. When First Blush first came out, we set it in a new place because we didn't know much about the Realms. This was a problem on a couple fronts, but a big one was because you can't do that on DMs Guild.

The Crystalline Curse Trilogy is set in the Forgotten Realms in and around Amn to the south and east of Baldur's Gate. Estra'Duhn isn't a thing and we've tried to scrub it from the adventures.

First Blush is in Amn and then in the Cloud Peaks near Amn.
Second Glance is in the foothills...See more
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Richard M July 27, 2020 3:52 am UTC
The character sheets still seem to reference Es'tra Dunh... It's going to be pretty confusing for a first time player (and/or DM!) if the locations don't match throughout the content...
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Beth B July 27, 2020 2:56 pm UTC
Hi Richard,
Thank you so much for bringing this to our attention! We'll get that taken care of swiftly and upload the updated character sheets.
- Beth
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