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DDAL00-11 Pipyap's Guide to All of the Nine Hells

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Pipyap’s Guide is intended to be a companion to Baldur’s Gate Descent Into Avernus that you can use to flesh out that campaign or make your own games, all while being useful for your D&D Adventurers League characters. Do you want to see the Blood War from a lemure's point of view? Or face down a conjoined twin pit fiend? How about drink other-worldly wines in the most decadent of locales? This is the tome for you!

Included in this book:

  • descriptions of eight of the Nine Hells (Avernus is fully fleshed out in Baldur's Gate: Descent into Avernus)
  • six adventures, featuring play opportunities at all four tiers
  • instructions on how to create your own tier 1, 2, or 3 adventures set in various layers of the Nine Hells -- and include them in the Community Created Content (CCC) program

About This Book
The idea for this book started at Origins 2018 as the Admins walked down a hallway with Chris Lindsay and Satine Phoenix. We were looking for a quiet place to play a game Satine was test running for the Admin’s streaming characters, which was to debut later that year at Gamehole Con. We had a bag of cookies with us and someone asked for the cookie bag because they NEEDED a cookie. Secret Project Cookie Bag was born in that moment. What if there was a magical bag that could grant your fondest wish; give you what you want, even if it’s not always the best idea? Well, for everyone’s favorite, loveable imp Pipyap, it would be filled with endless cookies that if he ate them, would allow him to never have to go back to the Nine Hells again. We hope that as you peruse Pipyap’s Guide to All of the Nine Hells, you find your fondest wish within; even if you are going to Hell…

 
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Ben K November 09, 2019 5:14 am UTC
Would this still be useful for someone who does not play AL?
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Gregory M November 11, 2019 7:07 pm UTC
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Sure Ben! Its got lots of story info on the Nine Hells (who and what is there along with some new monsters). It also has six adventures you can use in your home campaign (2 tier 1, 2 tier 2, 1 tier 3, and 1 tier 4). It also has rules for writing AL legal CCC adventures in the Nine Hells (though that bit is likely less useful to you).
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Edwin B October 31, 2019 2:11 pm UTC
So I’m a little confused. I opened the pdf hoping to look at a table of content. I wanted to get an idea of how fleshed out each layer of the 9 hells are as that is what I am really interested in. Why does it only give adventures. Are the 9 hells (minus Avernus) well fleshed out or is this mostly an adventure book?
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Alan P November 04, 2019 1:21 pm UTC
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The Nine Hells (minus Avernus, as that's fully detailed in the Baldur's Gate: Descent into Avernus) are given story notes and outlines here. You'll see points of interest, notable denizens, some adventure seeds, and more for each of those eight locations - it's not exhaustive, but each layer has been given 4-6 pages of pretty densely packed information.

The majority of the book features the 6 included adventures, and you also have some instructions on how you can write your own adventures set in the Nine Hells for Adventurers League play.
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Edwin B November 06, 2019 11:59 pm UTC
Ok that sounds perfect. Will be getting a print copy as soon as I have the spare cash.
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Greg R October 31, 2019 3:17 am UTC
How many pages is this? It should be listed in the description IMO.
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Alan P October 31, 2019 12:25 pm UTC
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It's listed - check out the sidebar just under authors & artists. 167 pages :)
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Francois D October 30, 2019 11:49 pm UTC
I would have like to buy a printed copy but I'm in Canada and the shipping cost is extravagant (60% of the book's price) is there a way it could be lowered, maybe by using USPS?
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Alan P October 31, 2019 12:25 pm UTC
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We have no control over the shipping method. I know some people ship to friends/family in the US, then arrange to pick up later.
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Francois D November 01, 2019 1:00 am UTC
Unfortunately, I don't have friends/family in USA, but Thanks for giving me this alternative.
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Fadzli J October 26, 2019 8:01 pm UTC
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For the hardcover, is there international shipping provided?
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Gregory M October 26, 2019 11:50 pm UTC
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I believe so. Check the FAQ here for more details: https://support.dmsguild.com/hc/en-us/articles/360023863994-Estimated-Shipping-Costs-For-Printed-Products
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RICHARD H October 25, 2019 1:07 am UTC
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Can't see the page numbers - they are on the inside margin where the stapler has hidden them!
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Gregory M October 25, 2019 1:28 am UTC
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Hi Richard, not sure what you mean by that. I see them just fine (on the outside margin) in both my printed and PDF copies.
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Toni W October 25, 2019 11:48 am UTC
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Also, no way you would have gotten a POD copy yet. You’d need to order one and wait for them to be shipped to you and that takes a few days. It just went live yesterday. :) Good luck.
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RICHARD H October 27, 2019 9:32 am UTC
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Hi Greg, thanks for your reply and thanks for an awesome product. I am running DAL00-11c twice this week coming and am looking forward to it very much. I have loved reading what I could so far, and preparing for the adventure. The writing is excellent - clear and concise, and full of humour and adventure.

What I did was print the PDF on double-sided copy (not the POD), then staple it three times down the left hand side with a chunky stapler. So on the front is the graphic cover, then inside the front cover on the left hand side is the second more print friendly cover page. Next page containing the credits and the contents appears on the right hand side. The page number for this page appears on the binding side (or inside) of the page. So what I suggest for purchasers also printing the document like I did, is to skip one page in the printing (e.g. one of the covers), so that the credits and contents page appears on the left and the page number will be at the outside of the page. Thereafter,...See more
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Alan P October 31, 2019 12:27 pm UTC
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Great tips, Richard, thank you! We talked about your comment internally and this is what we theorized (not including a blank page, I mean).

Hope you enjoy running the adventure as much as we enjoyed putting them all together!
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Anthony J October 25, 2019 12:37 am UTC
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The Heir of Orcus was here.
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Marcello V October 24, 2019 7:18 pm UTC
I was already sold, but that third bullet seals it. Thanks AL Admins for putting this material together!
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Alan P October 24, 2019 7:46 pm UTC
CREATOR
we look forward to discovering the rest of the Nine Hells with you!
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Evan L October 24, 2019 7:08 pm UTC
Super cool.
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