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Class Based Pilot, Wizard, Scientist, etc. Random Attribute Generation during Character Creation. Dungeon Crawl Classics Learn More I supported because… “Auntie Olive underwrote my lazy butt and supported for me.
Also, it can easily be adapted to a DM’s own ongoing plots. I found one section especially confusing at first. Reviews – Citadel of the Corruptor. More problematic is some of the editing. The art by Doug Kovacs is interesting, distinctive and just a bit more ambitious than typical RPG line art.
There are also some instances of magic items named without any description or reference, which is less amusing. Taking shelter against an oncoming magical storm, they come across a scene of slaughter, but things may not be entirely as they seem. In a world of arcane magic and divine might, some secrets are best left hidden.
Better story hooks would serve just as tue, and would give a nod to player agency, at xorruptor. There is some foreshadowing of the BBEG’s terrible weapon, but he does not develop a strong sense of identity. Citadel of the Corruptor.
Skill Based buy or gain skills. There are also several places where the DM is advised to paraphrase the description if the PCs do not take the “standard” way in, so the read-aloud text is not always, in fact, read-aloud text. You can read them well enough if you take a moment, but I could not comprehend them, even the second or third time around, at a glance.
Dungeon Crawl Classics #61: Citadel of the Corruptor – PDF
Unfortunately, the experience of the page is marred by a background illustration of a world map that reduces the page’s legibility a bit, distracts from the content, and makes the book look dirty and dreary.
Adrian Pommier Cover Corrupfor This page does not exist. I also thought the decision to make operating a load-bearing crane an Arcana skill check a bit odd. Periodical Articles Podcast Episodes. Please select a support frequency. There are fewer solos and plus-level elites fighting the party by themselves; fo with multiple monsters are more likely to feature a mix of monsters; traps are used as an integrated, dynamic element of an encounter, not standalone gotchas; and the skill challenge presented in CotC is complex, featuring a long list of useable skills.
In ckrruptor case, there are a couple of DC 8 checks, one to find some barely hidden treasure. The citadle amusing instance of this is a Winterclaw Owlbear dressed up as a tribal totem animal, never once using the word owlbear.
Following in the wake of bloody, madness-induced slaughter, can the heroes prevail where an army has perished? Trivial skill checks are usually a waste of time, and corrultor they aren’t they may screw over the players or, worse, bring the game to a grinding halt. Unfortunately, the cirruptor sections, featuring descriptions on areas and events, are a bit creaky. Blood and madness are in store, for where Lord Ablair the Corruptor passes, death must surely follow.
I would recommend it to DMs looking for an easy-to-run adventure, such as a one-shot game, DMs that have played and enjoyed the earlier installments of this adventure path, or DMs without a lot of time and with a macguffin in search of a home.
Dungeon Crawl Classics #61: Citadel of the Corruptor
Encounters tend to be solid, not exceptional, but there are a couple of minor highlights. The tactical guidelines in one early encounter encourage the DM to have a monster “hang back and let [an aura 1 power] afflict the party.
Only the most cunning and courageous of heroes can triumph against the Citadel of the Corruptor! I’m not sure if I’d make it a skill check at all, but, if I did, Arcana doesn’t seem like the right skill for using a non-magical item.
While it is not quite to my own taste, it is always nice to see illustrators that try for something other than dull verisimilitude. It’s a shame that this one element drags down what is otherwise very good work that is far above the average for the industry. I supported because… “Auntie Olive underwrote my lazy butt and supported for me.
While it will not blow your doors off, and there are elements that bug me, it gets the job done.
– Reviews – DCC Citadel of the Corruptor
corrkptor Idylls of the Rat King Goodman Games. Actually, this is one area where publishers should turn back to the methods of older editions. Also, if you buy DCC products as PDFs, intending to print them out, this background will be an ink hog, even in a book this short.
No Web Links Found. There are even tips on how to draw reluctant parties onward so they can finally uncover the beginning of the main storyline. For my money, a better approach would be throwing the situation in their faces, forcing them to oc rather than just camp out.
While it is fo standalone adventure, it can also be used as a sequel to DCC Follow the complete Mountain King adventure path! In addition to the main description, there are two event descriptions that are presented out of sequence relative to how they will likely happen. I could see others liking it a lot. They try too hard to be a black and white version of the WotC full-color stat blocks, and black and white print would be better served by other approaches that do not rely on shaded backgrounds.