Product Blurb: Take Your First Steps On the Road to Adventure. Goblins set upon the quiet town of Barrow’s Edge, and the community cries out for heroes to. Scourge of the Howling Horde is a generic setting adventure module for the edition of the Dungeons & Dragons roleplaying game. The adventure is. Scourge of the Howling Horde (3e) – Take Your First Steps On the Road useful DM advice for beginning and experienced Dungeon Masters.

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Brian Fleming rated it really liked it Jun 18, Unfortunately, the definition is rather poor, scourve it’s difficult to tell at first glance which body parts go to which goblin, as their poses overlap each other the secondmost goblin has his morningstar-wielding hand and arm practically wrapped around the neck of the foremost goblin, for example, making the foremost goblin’s arms look mismatched – it isn’t until hwoling examination that you realize that those arms aren’t both his.

It contains a page adventure. Ronny added it Jul 25, Granted, it’s only a “lesser” gray ooze, but it’s as big Medium size as a “normal” one. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Robert Blank marked it uowling to-read Sep 23, Books by Gwendolyn F. In the end, I rate Scourge of the Howling Horde at “3 Average ” – good concept, decent if by-the-numbers adventure, helpful reminders and suggestions cungeons the neophyte DM, but poor stat blocks and a difficult-to-read background make this product a much lower value for the money.

You’d think that a product designed to help new DMs – and a product that only has 32 pages, and a total of only 20 stat blocks in all, all of which are of low-level creatures and therefore the least complex stat blocks in the game – would have top-notch, high-quality stats, wouldn’t you?

Scourge of the Howling Horde

Posted By Abstruse Thursday, 27th December, Views Read Edit View history. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. There were also a few places where some odd assumptions were made; for example, the tunnel text on page 27 assumes the PCs dingeons all Medium size, but this is not necessarily so, given that halflings and gnomes are core races.


The “Urrtarr’s Deal” section describes her color spray and sleep spells, but her stats list burning hands instead of sleep. Surprisingly, there isn’t a map of the town of Barrow’s Edge – since this adventure is intended for first-time DMs and even suggests that the town can be a “home base” for the PCs at the conclusion of the adventure, I was kind of expecting at least a half-page map of the layout of the town, with maybe the important buildings identified.

That’s just the sort of thing that a newbie DM would find exceptionally helpful, and my only guess is that they just couldn’t make room for it. Zachary added it Dec 09, Several spell and magic item names were not italicized, “goblin” wasn’t capitalized when used as the name of the language spoken by goblinoidsthere were a few parts of some stat blocks that had words that should have been in bold font but weren’t, sentences with incorrect words reference to the inside front cover was made when it was the inside back cover that was being indicatedand a sentence missing a word.

Refresh and try again. Ivan rated it liked it Jul 22, Errors The following errors occurred with your submission. Judging by his BAB, he’s a Ftr2.

For that matter, why doesn’t this poor little guy have improved grab and constrict attacks? Troy Kiefer added it Apr 30, Add the fact that the “Terrain Features” font size is even smaller than the text on the rest of the page, and you’ve got a perfect recipe for eyestrain. Phaez marked it as to-read Mar 01, Each is a rather simple drawing with some basic shading, but I credit Carl with paying close attention to the written descriptions of what he’s illustrating, as the depictions are spot-on, from the details on the buildings to the specific weapons and armor carried and worn by the goblinoids.

However, in some places the adventure is too simple: Frank rated it liked it Jun 24, Articles needing additional references from June All articles needing additional references Pages using deprecated image syntax Articles to be expanded from March All articles to be expanded Articles with empty sections from March All articles with empty sections Articles using small message boxes All stub articles.

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Fane of the Drow. Scourrge my “unofficial errata” for Scourge of the Howling Horde: Unfortunately, the rest of the text in this product is not as clear to read, due mostly to a poor choice in “background pattern” on the pages that hold the goblin lair area maps. Ray rated it it was amazing Apr 12, With 7 HD, she should have 3 feats, not just 2. To ask other readers questions about Scourge of the Howling Hordeplease sign up.


It’s not the best cover artwork I’ve ever seen, but it certainly gets across the concept that the PCs will be fighting goblins, so in that respect it serves its purpose. Sam Ebertz added it May 14, Sadly, scourye experience has shown that cannot be taken as a given. Incidentally, I still recommend Of Sound Mind as the best low-level adventure for a brand new DM to sink his teeth into, even if he doesn’t intend to use psionics in his campaign; I understand it’s even being – or maybe has already been by now – updated to the 3.

Ricky marked it as to-read Feb 24, The adventure itself is rather simple, like I mentioned in the first paragraph of this review: Yury Lyandres added it Aug 10, You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. No trivia or quizzes yet. Be the first to ask a question about Scourge of the Howling Horde. Flat-footed AC should be 16, not The PCs track the goblins to their lair, and then work their way through the lair, fighting off goblins, hobgoblins, the occasional zombie and skeleton, a bugbear, a dire weasel, and eventually the cause of the recent goblin shenanigans: Join Date Sep Posts Of course, the adventure’s simplicity makes perfect sense horce you consider its target audience: In any case, the maps in this adventure are well done: I just hope this was an oversight in wnd one particular product, and that the powers that be at Wizards of the Coast haven’t decided that we no longer need to know just how many HD the creatures in their products have.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Antioch rated it liked it Dec 26, Again, these are pretty lousy stats for a Wizards of the Coast adventure, but they’re especially poor for a new DM trying to understand how the game works.