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Defense of the Dryad

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Defense of the Dryad

Defense of the Dryad is a 5E one-shot quest or adventure for characters between 1st - 4th level. The guide however is optimised for use for a 4-person group of level 3 characters, but there's suggestions within on how to balance the game for your different player situations!

The adventure is designed to be a springboard introduction into the game and world of Dungeons and Dragons for new players and beginners; to get them in the heroics zone and into the hobby quickly and conveniently.

This particular adventure is based around the popular video-game genre and concept of "Tower Defense" and features lots of popular undeath, fae and natural themes in it's familiar woodland setting.

Within this 33-page Pay-what-you-want guide, you'll be provided everything you'll need to run the game from start to finish, including:

  • A guide to all three acts: introducing the adventure, defending the grove and the epilogue.
  • A table of suggested adventure hooks and character creation prompts to get inspired by.
  • Accredited inspirational art!
  • A copy of the original battle-map which inspired the development of the adventure guide!
  • A personality guide and independent stat-blocks for 2 main NPC's: The Lady Daevra - Dryad Paladin and Doo'rad Rockholme - Gnomish Forge Cleric!
  • 6 New Monsters! Hand-made twists on old favourites, and bespoke tailored to their specific encounters.
  • An italicized director's commentary gives DM's an insight into the context of the adventure design, discussing scene balance and options.
  • Beloved text boxes of exposition!
  • 7(!) D6 tables of encounter alternatives, including a role-play social encounter suggestion - for replayability, or providing new challenges for familiar players at your table.
  • A section on dealing with adventure or player-driven complications.
  • With a little luck, a heartwarming conclusion.
  • A special thanks to the playtesters.

Can your players save The First Tree and the Lady Dryad? Will the adventurers get access to the Feywild and their generous quest reward? 

Try Defense of the Dryad, let's find out together! Adventure!

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Brian G April 25, 2022 1:30 am UTC
Hey Tristan I'd like to use this adventure as a piece of a campaign I will be Live-streaming soon. get ahold of me through here or facebook Brian Germain, if you are interested in letting us do that.
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Coffee C April 28, 2022 9:29 am UTC
Hey Brian!

Thank you very much for your interest in the adventure, I sincerely hope you enjoy and absolutely feel free to use the resource in any way you'd like.

Stream it, share it freely, use it for loose inspiration or edit the adventure to best suit your table and current ongoing story. Just have fun! If I can offer any guidance or clarification on any detail of content, I'd love to help, if I could.

Good luck with the game and stream, may you be blessed with many viewers and subscribers!

All the best and kindest regards.
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This title was added to our catalog on April 28, 2020.