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Mess and Malnourishment: Seabourne Illness and Naval Rations For Your Fantasy Game
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Mess and Malnourishment: Seabourne Illness and Naval Rations For Your Fantasy Game


Ah, yes, sailing the high seas in search of adventure! How does food and rations work, though? In most campaigns, the use of magic or some other situation solution that comes up in a fantasy campaign usually solves the problem… or does it? What happens when the wizard is slain? What if magic doesn’t work in the world? What would the crew face in a real situation, not unlike the ocean going sailors in the late 17th century, where more sailors died from the conditions of sailing as opposed to naval combat?

Mess and Malnourishment provides optional rules that impact crew performance under the published 5e sailing rules. It provides for the effects of Scurvy, Beriberi and Pellagra, as well as a ship's quartermaster's provision log for standard naval rations in the Forgotten Realms. Pick up this supplement and add a touch of realism to your seagoing advenstures today!

B. Wraven Wright has ghostwritten over 100 OGL D20 adventures and supplements for publishers large and small and also acted as a Slot 0 (beta tester) on over three dozen adventures for Living Forgotten Realms, the organized game play platform that was sanctioned by Wizards Of The Coast for Dungeons and Dragons 4th edition. He also created 2Die10 Games imprint and successfully used Kickstarter to publish his own game and setting, Excelsior.


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