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Van Richten's Tower : Alternative Door Puzzle

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Welcome traveler ! My name is Julien Ribiollet and I am a French D&D Dungeon Master and player for the DM Faction. If you are reading these lines, it's probably because you are running a Curse of Strahd campaign and because your party is walking towards Van Richten's Tower. When I first read the sourcebook for this adventure, I was surprised by how easy and weird the original puzzle was, and I decided to create a more complicated one for my players.

I hope you will find this guide useful. If so, consider leaving a tip to encourage me to create more content like this one !

By downloading this you will find :

- A PDF guide on how to use this resource

- A online and interactive version of the door

- A local and offline interactive version of the door

- A printer friendly version

- All source files used to create this door


Bienvenue à toi voyageur ! Je suis Julien Ribiollet, un MD et joueur français pour DM Faction. Si tu lis ces lignes, c'est probablement parce que tu es en train de mener une campagne avec le scénario de La Malédiction de Strahd, et parce que tes joueurs vont arriver d'ici peu devant la tour de Van Richten. Quand j'ai lu pour la première fois le chapitre consacré à ce passage, j'ai été surpris par la facilité de l'énigme de la porte, et j'ai donc décidé de créer ma propre version pour mes joueurs.

J'espère que ce guide vous sera utile. Si cela est le cas et que vous souhaitez m'encourager à créer de nouvelles ressources, vous pouvez me laisser un petit quelque chose ici, sur le site de the DM's Guild.

En téléchargeant ce guide vous obtenez :

- Un document PDF expliquant comment utiliser cette ressource

- Une version en ligne et interactive de la porte

- Une version locale, hors ligne et interactive de la porte

- Une version à imprimer

- Tous les fichiers sources utilisés pour la création de ce document

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Gustavo P January 11, 2022 10:45 pm UTC
The puzzle is great! But it seams too hard for the players figure out that the goal is to turn all the gems orange. Any tips?
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Julien R January 25, 2022 3:23 pm UTC
That is a fair point indeed. I have a few ideas : you might want to hide in Ezmerelda’s Magic Wagon a note that Ezmeralda herself wrote as a reminder which gives a hint on the solution. Perhaps a player can roll a Nature/History check in order to know that the stones look like amber, though blue seems not to be the right color... You can also let them fail once, and let the dragon appear. Describe the dragon as having six orange gems encrusted on the neck it will reminds them of the gems on the door.
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Daniel S November 03, 2021 6:05 pm UTC
I am coming back to this months after purchasing it and can't find the password for the interactive version. Can you advise where in the files the password is stored?
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Julien R January 25, 2022 3:12 pm UTC
Hi, I hope this product was useful to you. The password can be found in the first paragraph of the second page of the PDF that explains how the puzzle work.
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Cole M August 23, 2020 4:55 pm UTC
This puzzle was awesome! My players absolutely loved the interactive site to actually interact with the puzzle in real time. It was a big hit!
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Julien R August 27, 2020 2:06 pm UTC
I am glad your group liked it ! Thanks for your feedback !
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