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Trouble Under Tumbledown: One Player, One Dungeon Master, One Shot

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Background . . . 

Something is terribly wrong in Tumbledown, one of Baldur's Gate's most notorious districts. This dreary, fog-shrouded neighborhood already has a reputation for being haunted, but now it's facing an even graver problem. The sewer system is hopelessly blocked, and the city's authorities have taken a "we'll fix it later" approach, simply locking up the problematic section. As a result, street drains overflow with refuse, and rats roam in brazen packs, leaving the locals to suffer. Complaints are met with brutal beatings from the Flaming Fist, who ensure anyone daring to speak out quickly learns to 'shove off.'

But there's more going on than meets the casual eye. Doris Stonefield, the wife of a missing sewer worker, seeks out the hero with a desperate tale to tell. Her husband, Algar, disappeared weeks ago after venturing into the sewer network beneath Tumbledown to locate the source of the blockage. He hasn't been seen since. Doris brings something to show the hero: a jar of strange mucus that her husband claimed to have collected down there before his disappearance. Even more unsettling, her mastiff, Shelly, licked the mucus and went stone-cold still for nearly a minute! What could be lurking in the depths? What's happened to Algar, and why are the authorities so disinterested in investigating?

Has your regular gaming group dwindled? Or perhaps you've relocated and are still searching for fellow Dungeons and Dragons enthusiasts? Look no further . . . Trouble in Tumbledown is an adventure crafted specifically for a single player and a Dungeon Master. The adventure is tailored for a 3rd level character and can be completed in a single session.

The adventure is designed to follow its predecessors, The Spike, and The Bottomly Graveyard, but playing those adventures prior to this one is by no means necessary.

While this adventure is designed for solo play, it is wise to consider the addition of a 'sidekick'. This NPC ally can offer crucial support and healing, complementing the player character's skills and abilities. Whether you are a spell-slinger in need of a stout shield or a warrior seeking arcane backup, this sidekick could fill the gap. The NPC can be controlled by either the player or the Dungeon Master and might take the form of a trusty hireling or a steadfast companion. A suitable sidekick is offered in the adventure.

For this adventure, you might want to set aside the critical hit mechanic. In a solo player setting, a single critical hit could abruptly conclude the narrative.

Happy adventuring,

Christopher

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