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DDAL-DRW-09 Vile Bounty


A Dreams of the Red Wizards:
Terminal Ambitions Adventure

Ships have gone missing in the Sea of Swords and
Queen Serissa wants to know why.
Part One of the Shadow Games series of adventures.

A Four-Hour Adventure for 5th through 10th-Level Characters.
Optimized for: APL 8

CONTENT WARNINGS: abduction, enslavement (forced labor, combat), imprisonment, natural disasters (earthquake, eruption), violence (physical, spiritual), drowning (mention). See Appendix B.

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Cameron E October 17, 2022 2:32 pm UTC
Does this adventure follow DDAL10-10? The module from season 10 seems to suggest so. But reading through adventure descriptions it feels more like I should run DRW-14 for the party next instead?
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Gregory M November 07, 2022 2:25 pm UTC
This adventure is the beginning of the 3rd DRW arc (so I suppose occurs after season 10, though is not tightly tied). DRW-10 comes after it.
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Cameron E November 07, 2022 4:15 pm UTC
Does this adventure involve Xorvintroth at all?
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Gregory M November 17, 2022 2:24 pm UTC
Tangentially. It is part of the return to Xorvintroth story that the DRW storyline picked up following s10. In the adventure, you don't go there, but the NPCs you are hunting are going there.
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Robert D August 01, 2022 8:05 pm UTC
The summary states that its for 5th through 10th level adventurers. How is the level scaling handled?
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Stephane S August 29, 2022 7:53 am UTC
As most modules of that Tier it is optimised for an average party level of 8 (that's what "APL 8" means in the description) of five players. Each encounter has suggestions as to how to adapt it to make it easier (or harder) depending on whether the party has more/less than five players and whether their APL is above or below 8. Usually it is suggesting adding/removing some of the creatures or suggesting which creatures to use instead of the ones in the "standard" encounter. Where applicable Adventurer's League modules also suggest raising/lowering the DC of certain tests depending on APL. So expect boxes with tips. This usually works quite well I found. This is based on my experience with DDAL modules so far. Not this one particularly.
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Robert D September 02, 2022 8:18 pm UTC
Thank you!
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James A December 01, 2021 6:19 pm UTC
What happened to all the premade VTT maps for these adventures? Why were they removed and if so where can I get them now? Thanks
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Martine Brandt L February 02, 2022 5:37 am UTC
There's usually not any digital map on this series, but someone made assets here:
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Howard R September 16, 2021 7:31 pm UTC
Question for Master Tier AL. Can you play this adventure and then do an adventure from Candlekeep?
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Gregory M September 17, 2021 10:14 pm UTC
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