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Title: Baldur's Gate: City Encounters

There’s no eliminating power in the City of Blood; it only changes hands.

Baldur’s Gate: City Encounters
provides Dungeon Masters with forty short encounters to supplement your Baldur’s Gate: Descent into Avernus campaign. These brief scenarios enliven the City of Blood and distinguish it from other settlements along the Sword Coast. This supplement includes:

  • Tension Encounters. Twenty random encounters tied to five levels of tension within Baldur's Gate - Martial Law, Order, Status Quo, Unstable, and Pandemonium. As the characters make decisions, they may shift power between the city's major factions and unlock new encounters.
  • Neighborhood Encounters. Twenty encounters, each tied to a neighborhood within the Upper, Lower, and Outer Cities. These encounters build off of existing lore in the "Baldur's Gate Gazeteer" in Baldur's Gate: Descent into Avernus so you don't have to do any of the heavy lifting.
  • Tension Meter. A handout for tracking the current level of tension within Baldur's Gate.
  • Magic Items, Creatures, & NPCs. For your convenience, we've reprinted items and stat blocks from Waterdeep: Dragon Heist that appear in this supplement.
  • Map of Baldur's Gate. A beautiful, full-color map of Baldur's Gate and its neighborhoods.

Credits Page Intro Page

Tension Encounters Tension Meter

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February 19th, 2020
These encounters do a fantastic job of bringing Baldur's Gate to life. Many of them can be resolved very quickly. They open new plot hooks, allow players to showcase their personality, and are easy to slot into any campaign in Baldur's Gate, whether yo [...]
January 6th, 2020
I really enjoyed this product. It’s something that I felt was missing from Baldur’s Gate: Descent to Avernus, both in terms of that official D&D adventure and among the attendant Guild Adept titles. The latter does have products featuring encou [...]
December 25th, 2019
I really enjoyed reading this product. The city encounters themselves are intriguing and easy enough to run. I'd never have time to run all of them, but have already spotted a few characters that I'd love to incorporate as NPCs in any game. The piece [...]
December 17th, 2019
Baldur's Gate: City Encounters is a fantastic expansion to your party's adventures in the City of Blood! The city of Baldur's Gate is dangerous; it is a darker, human reflection of nature's heartless power struggle between predator and prey, [...]
December 17th, 2019
This book - with the powerhouse team of Arman, Gregersen, Joyce, and McAlpin at the helm - immediatly opens with Justice's Houston encounter that sets the tone of Baldur's Gate: City Encounters: This. Is. Real. I hate cities - always have and [...]
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