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City of Eyes by Oliver Darkshire


Subtitle: everyone can shut up and leave me alone now, it's finally finished

City of Eyes is a Ravenloft Adventure in 13 Parts.

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City of Eyes is a Ravenloft adventure in 13 parts, taking place in the thoroughly horrible city of Elysium, a ghastly urban sprawl where it never stops raining and streetlamps flicker in winding streets filled with secrets.

- This adventure is for characters of 15th-20th level, with challenges designed to torment and bedevil those who perhaps feel they have nothing left to fear.
- Collect peculiar keys, gather strange etchings, and solve the mystery of Elysium before the clock ticks down to midnight and the adventure ends.
- Face off against the Spider, a treacherous CR30 Darklord spinning webs in the shadows.
- Batle against Unspeakable Denizens, or don't. I'm not your boss. Do what you like. 

- This adventure uses updated Stress and Fear rules from Van Richten's Guide to Ravenloft, including an evolved mechanic for The Sight, through which characters willing to embrace their fears learn to see things that others cannot
- New Dark Gifts specific to the City of Eyes
- Twisted artefacts, peculiar magics and regrettable creatures suited to the dank sidestreets of Elysium


Q. This Adventure is 3 years late.

A. Yes

Q. I bought a previous version of this adventure, do I get this one for free? 

A. Honestly, no. I've rewritten it from the ground up, I paid for a bunch of art, and my time is real expensive. However if you are impoverished and can't live without it, then if you can track me down on my increasingly insular social media then there's a good chance I'll throw you a copy out of a misguided sense of duty. 

Q. There's stuff in this version that I don't like, or there's stuff missing from the previous versions.

A. I made some changes. I apologize for them now, but it's worth remembering that a good compromise makes no-one happy, and this adventure is an excellent compromise between my original vision and the years of experience I've gained since I first gave it a try. 

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Adam L November 28, 2021 4:56 pm UTC
Absolutely thrilled about this product. This is the first I've heard of City of Eyes despite it seemingly having been around for some time. I was dubious about it being a high level adventure originally, but it seems to cleverly get around the problems of high level campaigns by offering disincentives for recovering resources and draining them from the players over time.

One question I do have, and though I've done some digging I can't quite find where I can procure the maps shown in the PDF. There is a patreon username available, but I can't seem to find the precise map names. It's possible it were included in older versions of the work, but if a list of the names of these maps, or a link were provided as to where one could purchase the maps specific to this adventure it would resolve the singular (and minor) hiccup I've encountered.
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Thilo G November 24, 2021 2:52 pm UTC
Will there be a POD for it?
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Jimmy F November 19, 2021 6:06 pm UTC
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John K November 19, 2021 3:30 am UTC
Here I am once again, standing in the rain. The beginning, the end, the wheel. That which was drowned has breathed once more. The clock that was broken must continue its ticking. The hour that we had dreaded has come. The bell that pealed reverberates still. The cycle continues a third...
How many more Oliver? How many characters lost... How many stars looking down weeping dead tears...three years ago I was the first to review the City of Eyes 1st edition...I never escaped Elysium... But I've never once regretted it.
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