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The Lamenting Lighthouse (Fantasy Grounds)

The Lamenting Lighthouse (Fantasy Grounds)

MOD (Virtual Tabletop)

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"This adventure is a critical hit on almost every single aspect of adventure writing."—Jason B. (Verified Purchaser)

"The Lamenting Lighthouse is nothing less than an amazing piece. With concepts and homages to The Princess Bride, H.P. Lovecraft, Stephen King, and even Pirates of the Caribbean, I absolutely love what Sven has created."Cameron Day from Comics, Clerics, & Controllers

"Highly Recommended: The Lamenting Lighthouse rates a solid 4.5 stars and makes for a fantastic adventure for any nautical campaign or one-shot."—Anthony Joyce for TT Level Up

"The Lamenting Lighthouse is well written and in such great detail that the NPCs and villains came alive for me immediately. I highly recommend this for a one shot."—Jörg N. (Verified Purchaser)


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Welcome to The Lamenting Lighthousea four-hour adventure for 5th-10th level characters, designed for Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition!

This is an adventure with a nautical theme, heavy undead and horror elements, and mysteries to solve!

One lonely lighthouse shines the way through the rocks and shoals that deny entry to the northern Moonshae Isles. But when the party’s transport approaches, a horrific gale at their backs - no light is in sight... The party must venture ahead of their vessel in a race against the storm to the restore the beacon before their ship is lost. What has befallen the keepers, and what dark secret does the lighthouse hold? Will the heroes prevail, or will they join the lighthouse's lament?

This adventure can easily be inserted into a run-through of Ghosts of Saltmarsh. This one-shot can also serve as a nautical interlude in any on-going campaign where the characters have to take to the sea.


Included with this adventure are:

  • 6 original custom creatures, the dread wraith, the dread wight, the swarm of seagulls, the captain, the rating, and the sailor
  • 12 player hand-outs with notes that shed light on the mystery of the lamenting lighthouse, with a randomization mechanic that ensures a degree of replayability
  • 9 original fleshed out NPCs, including personality traits and roleplaying tips
  • 2 original magical artifacts
  • 7 hand-drawn maps of important locations
  • a story reward and 2 story hooks for continuing the adventure (depending on how the adventure resolves)


Content Warnings: death or dying, horror, mental illness, profanity, violence.


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April 07, 2020 5:58 pm UTC
Sorry to ask, but having a problem with fantasy grounds. Any clue how to import it into fantasy grounds?
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Robyn N April 07, 2020 6:04 pm UTC
Hiya! When you download this .MOD file, you will have to place it in the Modules folder of wherever you installed Fantasy Grounds. The default folder is in C:/Users/<UserName>/AppData/Roaming/Fantasy Grounds

So just place the .MOD file in the Modules folder, and then activate it via the "Library" Button, "Module Activation" inside of Fantasy Grounds once you've put it there. I hope that helps!
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Chad L March 09, 2020 4:26 pm UTC
Hello, wanted to confirm that this was indeed the FG module not the pdf? Up top next to the price it lists it as a pdf.
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Sven T March 09, 2020 9:13 pm UTC
Yes, this is for the FG version! I'm not quite sure why it shows up as PDF and I will try to fix that as soon as possible - but what you'll get is a .mod file for FG here.
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Chad L March 10, 2020 1:48 am UTC
Awesome! Thank you.
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