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This is not the Paris you know. The bleak influence of evil has stagnated and warped it, with hundreds of thousands living in abject poverty whilst the wealthy dine on gold. Winding streets riven with murder and madness lead through dark cemeteries, scandalous cabarets and twisted gardens, before circling up through monuments, palaces and the cathedral of Notre-Dame.  This is a Paris of terrible wonder and dreadful secrets, where masked men lurk in the shadows, and gargoyles are the only angels in sight. 

You have received an invitation to the Palais Garnier - an opera house of dubious reputation, frequented mainly due to its prestigious position as the only opera house in the city not openly operated by a masked megalomaniac with a taste for blood. The lead Soprano has gone missing, and time is ticking towards the first performance of the new opera "Faust". 


BUM NOTES is an adventure in GOTHIC PARIS for a group of 4-6 characters betweens levels 2-5. 

ADVENTURE to the lair of the Opera Ghost, and learn their dark secret.

MASQUERADE at the performance of your life, and prevent a terrible chandelier accident. 

SCHEME and bargain your way through the dark halls of the Palais Garnier, and find your own ending to the opera before the fat lady sings. 


BUM NOTES also includes the Gothic Earth Primer, a 20 page supplement which unveils the secrets of Gothic Earth - a world much like ours, isolated from all other planes by a mysterious dark power. 

The primer includes:

  • Amended Spell Lists for Gothic Earth
  • New backgrounds 
  • Advice on flavouring your chosen class for the setting
  • A list of Gothic Earth appropriate monsters by CR
  • Alterations to magic and setting rules to reflect a world tainted by supernatural evil


Author Bio. Oliver Clegg is a bestselling author on the Dungeon Master's Guild responsible for a host of disreputable titles including KILLER KOBOLDS FROM OUTER SPACE, ATTACK of the 50ft BIKINI WEREWOLF and BEARTHAZAR'S HOUSE OF FAMILIARS. He also produces the RAVENLOFT GAZETTEER series, and has written a host of horror adventures set in the Ravenloft campaign setting. He appeared on the inaugural DMSGUILD DESIGN DASH, and has had work featured on DND News and D&D Communitea on the official D&D twitch channel. In his spare time he rolls around in his bestseller medals like a dragon. 

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