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One-Page One-Shot #1 - Carbuncle Quest


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Introducing the first in a new line of high-quality one-page adventures, suited for social distancing, your next social ZoomTM call or hours of fun you can bring to a bar once this whole thing blows over.

Carbuncle Quest: An abandoned dwarven keep known as Morn Brakk holds the key to unlocking a priceless gem from the head of a sadistic, telepathic beast. Remove the gem and you’ve completed the Carbuncle Quest, based on the 1981 creature first introduced to the world in the 1981 Fiend Folio. The world has never been the same since.

Level 1 adventure: Inside you'll find all that a Dungeon Master needs to hit the table and go, including a brief introduction, a one-page (front and back) first-level beginner adventure framed in an innovative "narrative map" design, and five self-contained stat blocks. Everything a busy DM needs and nothing they don't. Just send your players some pregens, grab some dice and you're set!

One page is all you need: This is the first in a new series of one-shot love letters to the "pen and ink" era of Dungeons & Dragons, focused on simplicity, quality and brevity from author / designer Jason Weitzel. The use of grids and miniatures for this series is entirely optional, but not necessary. Happy gaming, and stay safe.



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Brett M October 12, 2021 5:54 am UTC
Thanks for this adventure. As a novice DM I liked it a lot, and so did my players. The level of detail was just right for me - streamlined enough to be easy to prepare, but detailed enough that it didn't need too much improv. I especially liked the "narrative map" design. More please!
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Jason W October 14, 2021 1:13 pm UTC
Thanks, Brett! So pleased you enjoyed the DM experience, and hoped the mind map design would prove a useful tool. Very happy the players enjoyed it as well!
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