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Time of the Dead


“The air is thick with darkness and mist. Just ahead there appears to be two dim, flickering green lights swaying back and forth. The lights move closer. Out of the darkness more appear. Soon a wall of these lights are in front of you moving closer and closer. You can now tell that the lights are attached to vaguely humanoid shapes…”

This adventure is a city based sandbox adventure where the player character must survive and escape a zombie apocalypse caused by a new type of monster: the Dead.

The setting is Waterdeep and the Forgotten Realms but the information can easily be adapted to other settings.

The adventure is designed for 4-6 characters of 1st level and takes about 3-4 hours to complete. Additional information and hooks are provided to build a larger zombie apocalypse campaign.

  • A New type of Monster that better represents a classic zombie horde: the Dead.
    • 21 Dead + variants: Dead Beasts, Dead Humanoids, Dead Undead, Dead Fey, Dead Aberrations, Dead Giants, and a Dead Dragon!
  • Extensive rules and random tables for escaping a city overrun with the Dead.
    • Scene, Civilian, Dead, and Special Encounter Tables
    • Packs, Gear, and Weapons Treasure Tables
  • Encounter and faction story hooks for creating a full zombie apocalypse campaign from Tier 1 (level 1-5) to Tier 4 (level 17-20).
  • 6 Pre-Generated Player Characters with backgrounds related to the adventure.

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This title was added to our catalog on November 27, 2019.