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Agents have uncovered several cells of the Cult of the Heir in the Moonsea region. Plan and lead an elite operation to eliminate the cells, but beware... one wrong choice might lead to certain death.”

 Experience the fourth Verse of the ENnie-Nominated “Heir of Orcus” series as you confront the Cult of the Heir and face the insanity of Cthulhu!

In this adventure, the characters hunt down Thelbunious, a powerful warlock of the Heir of Orcus. Once they track him down, they discover unspeakable horrors that drive them insane and twist their minds! Can the characters overcome the evil, vile, twisted Star Spawn creatures that lie deep within the Caves of Writhing Nightmare?

The bonus objectives add-on two hours of play and allow the characters to seek out and destroy two secret cultists’ cells hidden within the Moonsea region. Visit Ylraphon and travel aboard the mysterious midnight carriage to prevent the cult from enlisting the aid of a dragon, or go deep within the Flooded Forest to uncover the Cult of the Heir’s activities in a notorious tavern. The choices are yours to make!

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Doug R October 31, 2020 9:41 pm UTC
Was there any luck with a FG conversion or at this point is it simply not gonna happen? I loved this series and added it into my homebrew campaign and I would love for my players to continue it. The worst case scenario is a lot of images will be uploaded to our discord and theater of the mind! still a wonderful series.
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Anthony J November 02, 2020 3:33 pm UTC
Sorry Doug, I’ve looked into this and it doesn’t make financial sense for me to pay to convert this to FG. I’m truly sorry.

All the art assets are included so you can use on any VTT though.
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Dalton W September 22, 2020 4:39 am UTC
really liking the heir of orcus series thus far. Looking forward to more versus in the future.
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Thomas M June 10, 2020 3:25 am UTC
Any chance of a Fantasy Grounds conversion for this, like was done for the rest of the series?
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Thomas M June 10, 2020 4:12 am UTC
Never mind, I read it downthread.
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RICHARD H May 25, 2020 12:27 pm UTC
I ran this adventure earlier today for a table of 7 players APL6 at Con of Champions. The party completed Story Objectives A and B within the event time (four hours) and didn't progress to the Bonus Objectives. The game was a lot of fun, and the party found the combat challenging (and potentially deadly). They messed around with the sanity system and were suitably annoyed with Ser Titus by the end! A couple of the characters had story awards from the previous adventures in the series. I also ran this recently at Maydays Charity Convention in a two-hour timeslot where the party completed the same objectives as the party in the four-hour timeslot. In the two hour game, I gave the party the challenge to complete the objectives within the shorter timeslot and it was definitely possible to do so. I had also run this adventure in the week prior with five players, and they finished the same objectives within 3.5 hours. So I have these bonus objectives prepped in Roll20 but haven't run them in any of the last...See more
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Reuben P April 06, 2020 8:41 pm UTC
Any plans for a hardcover book for vs 3 and 4 and any future volumes?
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Anthony J April 06, 2020 10:51 pm UTC
Verses III & IV will be softcover only. We will see about future verses.
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Jovil R February 26, 2020 1:01 am UTC
The first major map seems to have two C8 sections and no C6.
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Anthony J February 26, 2020 1:58 am UTC
Thanks for pointing that out, it slipped through our defenses!!!! C6 is the location on the right most side of the map, so the "C8" on the far right is actually "C6". I'll make sure we update that in our next patch for the pdf.
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Bradford C February 22, 2020 3:40 pm UTC
Hey, I've been following Heir since the first one dropped. I'm impressed that it is up to five volumes now. Do you have plans to take the Heir of Orcus to higher-level tiers of play? I'm sure you have some eventual conclusion involved that deals with the Heir, Orcus and the Abyss. I would love to see a higher level adventure where you can really cut loose with the demons and go high stakes.
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Anthony J February 22, 2020 3:44 pm UTC
I’ve been thinking a lot about this. So I do have plans to conclude this series with higher level adventures. I’m not 100% how or when I’ll do that. The AL CCC process has changed a little and I’m trying to figure out the best way to do this. Whatever the case, this series won’t end here.
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Marco S February 22, 2020 12:11 pm UTC
Kinda sad this doesn't come with an FG mod
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Anthony J February 22, 2020 12:14 pm UTC
I’ve been unable to find a flat rate FG Converter this time around. Due to AL restrictions, I cannot segregate a FG product and PDF product, they must be together. Being the case, I can’t afford to give away a large percentage of my royalties (as is the case for the majority of FG conversions) for such a niche market. I’d simply lose too much money. However, if there are any flat rate FG Converters out there, I’d happily consider having one made.
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Michael D April 03, 2020 1:37 pm UTC
I have done a few official fantasy grounds conversions and might be interested
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Shane R February 18, 2020 4:33 pm UTC
Isn't Cthulhu still copyrighted, and part of the reason why old TSR book was pulled?
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Anthony J February 18, 2020 4:35 pm UTC
Nope. Cthulhu is public domain.
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Jes B February 18, 2020 4:23 pm UTC
FYI preview has full pdf..
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Anthony J February 18, 2020 4:26 pm UTC
Yep. That is intentional, as stated in the product description above.
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