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Down the Garden Path

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Birds sing as the sun rises over the green hills of a small woodland, a light wind carries the scent of fresh beginnings in the summer air. A band of adventurers starts out on the forest trail from their overnight in Red Larch, well-stocked and prepared for the journey ahead to their new destination in the southern edge of the Sword Mountains. The group treks deep into the undergrowth, certain an old logging trail will shave half a day off their travels, unaware of the change in the foliage around them, the sweet smell of floral distracts as the thick vegetation becomes a more guided path. The time for exits is over, as dense greenery block any escape for the adventurers, making their only way forward down the Garden Path...

Main Features:

  • A dread filled 50 page adventure through long forgotten ruins deep within Kryptgarden Forest meant to bring terror to your players and madness to their game sessions!
  • 5 detailed Maps included: 1) The Garden, Shesh Ath Menatu, 2) The Hall of Embrace, 3) Ivae Nar, 4) Haran Nar, 5) Erek Nar
  • A new Origami based elder relic, "The Key", using an infinite flipper flexagon puzzle complete with Star Spawn Runes meant to put the fate of the Garden in your players hands.
  • Star Spawn Rune Codex and Combination description.
  • How to Use "The Key" instructional video included to create the puzzle for the game (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=11D33e1oof0&list&fbclid).
  • A curated art style designed to bring the ruins of Shesh Ath Menatu to your players in the Dungeons & Dragons setting.
  • A game designed TIER 2 to push the sanity of 4 to 5 players!
  • Hypertext links in both the index and the text and bookmarks included.
  • An optimized PDF also available in a printer-friendly version, for eco-friendly printing.
  • Original Art cover in static and animated versions.

Part 1 Down the Garden Path Map
Haran Nar Map: Haran Nar, Pillar of Touch
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Kelly W August 31, 2023 5:57 pm UTC
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Hello! I played (most of) the first segment with my group and we had a blast! Question - the Oblex sidebar in part 1 mentions a Monster Stat Sheet in the appendix. I can't see to find this appendix...is this something included in the module or just grab oblex stats from other D&D sources?
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Kelly W July 21, 2023 9:54 pm UTC
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This looks so fun! Any chance this is scalable to a tier 1 adventuring group?
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Matt E July 21, 2023 10:33 pm UTC
CREATOR
Hey Kelly! This adventure is tons of fun, the puzzle adds the extra "oompf"! The game has been written for Tier 2 but you could depower and reduce numbers of some of the more "wave" battles that do happen through out to align closer to a Tier 1 adventuring team and possibly insert more short or long rests depending. Entirely up to the discretion of the DM/GM and Down the Garden Path is sure to push teams to think strategically and tactically to survive the garden and hope you have a blast playing!
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Kelly W July 23, 2023 8:35 pm UTC
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Thank you!
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Chromie S December 01, 2020 6:51 am UTC
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Just purchased, how come the PDF is compressed?
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Matt E December 01, 2020 11:27 am UTC
CREATOR
Hi Joshua! I'm production we decided to go with acompressed pdf to help with accessibility. Over the holidays we will be going back in to make updates in the game so if you have anything suggestions let me know and I will work to incorporate them as best as I can.
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Chromie S February 14, 2021 9:28 am UTC
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Well this is a late response but an uncompressed PDF would be nice, just because I love the art so much and reading the adventure on an iPad, it just looks gorgeous.
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Bashful B November 19, 2020 4:38 pm UTC
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Just purchased this game and I'm mega excited. Love the physical puzzle idea!
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Matt E December 01, 2020 11:24 am UTC
CREATOR
I am mega excited for you too! Here to help with the puzzle and lean in with those Oblexes... imitation is the sincerest form of flattery ;)
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Juju W November 13, 2020 8:44 pm UTC
I was so honoured to participate in the inaugural stroll Down the Garden Path. The puzzle element of the key kept me super engaged. It was great fun to play. Thanks for all of your hard work Matt. This is a beautiful game.
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Matt E December 01, 2020 11:23 am UTC
CREATOR
Thank you so much for throwing dice and folding paper to clear this ruin! One of my funnest experiences with you and the team!
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Benjamin S October 13, 2020 6:14 pm UTC
What adventuring Tier is this appropriate for? I see nothing that indicates character level or tier.
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Matt E October 13, 2020 7:03 pm UTC
CREATOR
Hi, it's a TIER 2 adventure!
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This title was added to our catalog on October 13, 2020.