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Shipboard Encounters

Fill in your adventure with amazing shipborne encounters.  This random encounters supplement provides hundreds of encounter variations (over 1,000 possible permutations) for your ocean going voyage.

This also includes:

  • 13 New Creatures: Algae Amalgam, Brine Ooze, False Jellyfish, Hammerhead Turtle, Oil Sludge, Rum Barrel Golem, Sea Serpent, and more.
  • 5 Maps: Dogger Fishing Boat, Prison Barge, Whale Carcass, Recreation Barge and a Smoldering Fort

These work well with the Ghosts of Saltmarsh official publication or any campaign using ocean travel.

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The PDF includes all the needed maps, but if you prefer full resolution files for the maps click here: Shipboard Encounters, Digital Map Pack

If you are running Ghosts of Saltmarsh as a campaign, you may be interested in Tendrils of Saltmarsh,  These modules are designed to help fill the gaps in the published material.

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Tendrils of Saltmarsh

Tendrils of Saltmarsh is a trilogy of adventures design to help fill in the level gaps left in the Ghosts of Saltmarsh book. They can be run individually or together.  You need not utilize the entire trilogy for the adventure's premises to unfold.

Part 1: Sigurd's Island. This first adventure is APL 6 designed to be run before chapter 6. Part 2: The Serpentine Path. The second adventure is APL 8 designed to run before chapter 7. Part 3: Pinnacle of Power. This final adventure of the trilogy is APL 10 and designed to be run before chapter 8.
Sigurd's Island The Serpentine Path  Coming Soon

About the Author

Chris Valentine lives in the Sonoran Desert, in Phoenix, Arizona. He has been involved with the hobby for over thirty years.  In 2019, he decided to start writing content for his favorite game, and ended up with several bestsellers. He is also a graduate of the RPG Writer Workshop course.

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Chris R July 21, 2021 8:53 am UTC
Only had the chance for a quick scan through but this seems a great supplement - well written, lots of variety, very inventive. What a bargain!
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Chris V July 21, 2021 12:34 pm UTC
Awesome, hope you continue to enjoy!
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Chris V July 20, 2021 6:08 pm UTC
There is an issue with the PDF. I'm currently correcting it an will reupload. I apologize for any inconvenience.
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Chris V July 20, 2021 6:53 pm UTC
I have uploaded a temporary copy (pre-final editting) as a placeholder while I fix the issue. Sorry again for inconvenience.
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Chris V July 20, 2021 10:18 pm UTC
After a word processing re-installation I believe I have solved the pdf issue. The file is properly updated now. I will kick this back through my own quality assurance loop to make sure that everything is still proper. I do this whenever I have to restore something from a back up. Sorry again for any inconvenience in the interim.
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Chris V July 21, 2021 5:17 am UTC
All final edits have been restored.
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