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The Clue


This is a plot hook initially intended to be used with the adventure The Forge of Fury.

But it can also be used for any adventure you are running where the adventurers are in a mountainous region and are trying to find a hidden trail or entrance.


A detailed interaction with an NPC store-owner who currently owns the sword that is 'The Clue' referred to in the title. Once they gain possession of the sword (through fair means or foul) there are two puzzles for the players to work out. Solving the first takes them to the foot of a mountain and solving the second shows them the safe way up. 

A floorplan of the shop (an annotated GM version and a player version).

3 player handouts (the sword, the hilltop and the mountain face)

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August 05, 2022
This title was added to our catalog on August 05, 2022.