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Barovia Gazetteer: The Old Bonegrinder


The Barovia Gazetteer presents a series of location guides for running Curse of Strahd. These guides are designed to augment the existing campaign with background information, character profiles, additional encounters and scenario hooks, and tips for running the game. The goal is to create a rich, immersive Barovian setting that feels authentic and internally consistent without sacrificing the horror.

This guide contains vital information and resources for running encounters along the Old Svalich Road, including:
  • Optional rules for travel and guidelines for modifying travel encounters
  • Four new travel encounters: the Abandoned Farmhouse, Bandits' Lair, Crossroads Feast, and Doomed Caravan
  • A band of undead highwaymen led by the legendary Red Lukas
  • Suggestions for balancing the Old Bonegrinder without killing your party
  • A complete guide to the night hags' deadly nightmare haunting--how the party can avoid it, and how the hags will strike back
  • A proven method for trapping the night hags using only the materials available in Barovia
  • A guide to playing that imposing, well-dressed nobleman, Vasili von Holtz
With this guide, the terrors of the Old Svalich Road can haunt your players for the entire campaign--and your players can take the fight back to them.
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