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DDAL09-12 The Breath of Life

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An archdevil has invited you to a ball, and though it’s likely a trap, it’d be rude to decline. Dara,
however, is keen on attending, since this fiend’s most treasured possession is the bejeweled
skull of a dead angel. Dara believes that the artifact holds the secret to accessing a long-dormant
reliquary. Ready to crash a party? Part One of the Call for Aid series of adventures.

A Four-to-Six-Hour Adventure for 11th through 16th Level Characters (APL 13).

 
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Bryce C March 14, 2020 4:19 am UTC
1 outta 5 stars for me dawg.

This mod is a railroaded mess that has terrrrrrible consequences for the slightest of single failures. Not only that but the parameters of not one, but TWO infernal contracts are absolutely insane. At minimum they expect characters to have played previous s9 mods and for said characters to have an abundance of soul coins. At worst, it asks for two legendary magic items to be given up. Legendaries arent even allowed in T3 play...
The only combat is if you are a murder hobo I guess? Or if you fail and do one of the bonus missions.
This is NOT a 4 hour mod to go to one party...
An abysmal failure of a mod.
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Jared F March 14, 2020 10:50 pm UTC
Sorry you did not enjoy the adventure. There is no logical single point of failure in the adventure other than a group stealth check, which is without armor and you can get advantage on. I was informed of what to offer and I gave several options instead of an infernal contract and the one in specific you are indicating reads: • Two magic items of rare, very rare, or legendary magic items, or that can conjure creatures. Players at tier 3 can have legendary items from earlier characters. It was a point brought up in playtest to add it, not just to make it just the lower items. It was a point to write the adventure with no combats as a possibility. The characters are told the consequences and as a tier 3, a chance of failure is not common, but there is here. I'd be eager for you to read it and see if you feel the same. I cannot attest to how prepared a DM is to run this, but this adventure needs to be prepared and is not easy to run cold.
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Bryce C March 21, 2020 7:44 am UTC
There are no legal legendaries for sub t4 play outside of story items, so no, previous players cant have them. And with item and gold caps in this season, your "cost" is absurdly high. Not to mention your 3rd choice specifically permanently nerfs a character for literally no reward other than the railroad continue. You made the entire mod "without combats" and the bonus objective only triggers if the players screwed up, and it's vehicle combat that has been in several previous season 9 mods.
K.
I'm sorry man, but this needed more playtesting, maybe where you werent the DM? There is just so much "Because the mod says so".
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Jared F March 22, 2020 1:06 am UTC
There are "legacy" characters that have several legendary items. I assure you, I have played for many seasons and legendary items are out there and were rather prevalent for awhile. As long as you know it is not the only option. Gold is also not an issue for many people, but yes, it was meant to sting a bit in this season. I was given an outline and told to do XXX, which includes the war machines. I cannot help it was done before. The play testing was far from an epic turn out for sure. With a prepared DM, or myself, I am sure it would have been a different experience. The Winter Fantasy feedback was all positive.
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