Dungeon Crawl Classics 61*OP: Citadel of the Corruptor [Goodman Games] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In a world of arcane magic. In a world of arcane magic and divine might, some secrets are best left hidden. When the forces of the wicked Mountain King discover an eldritch weapon of. Oct 10, Citadel of the Corruptor | Book cover and interior art for Dungeon Crawl Classics and Dungeon Crawl Classics Role Playing Game – DCC.

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Learn More I supported because… “Auntie Olive underwrote my lazy butt and supported for me. Add tags Tags separate by space: 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.

GeekGold Ditadel for All Supporters oof year’s end: I also thought the decision to make operating a load-bearing crane an Arcana skill check a bit odd. Taking shelter against an oncoming magical storm, they come across a scene of slaughter, but things may not be entirely as they yhe. In a world of arcane magic and divine might, some secrets are best left hidden. A couple of pieces are oddly placed relative to the part of the adventure they present, but overall they do a good job of presenting what’s going on in the adventure, including a two illustrations that are full-blown player handouts.

Citadel of the Corruptor. There are fewer solos and plus-level elites fighting the party by themselves; combats 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.

There are three other important elements described, but one of them is written as if the DM should know it is dorruptor about an item that was introduced in a throwaway line in an earlier piece of read-aloud text. Back to reviews index. For my money, a better approach would be throwing the situation in their faces, forcing them to act rather than just camp out. In fact, this seems to be corguptor of a general editorial decision to stick to the facts of the immediate situation as much as possible, without so much as a cross-reference to help.


It has been your support, financial and otherwise, that has allowed this site to become what it is today. Description Description An Adventure for Character Levels In a world of arcane magic and divine might, some secrets are best left hidden. Using the aforementioned magical storm citxdel push characters into the fortress leaves a bad taste in my mouth, though.

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On top of corruptof, the text admits that the first encounter is designed to keep the PCs trapped by draining resources they could use to fight the storm, too. Better story hooks would serve just as well, and would give a nod to player agency, at least. Goblin Grapple Silver Gaming Co. No Web Links Found. Follow the complete Mountain King adventure path!

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. This page does not exist. Adrian Pommier Cover Art: Fourth Edition… 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.

While it will not blow your doors off, and there are elements that bug me, it gets the job done. Random Attribute Generation during Character Creation. Along the way, the players will encounter a couple of points that run counter to type, but nothing too jarring. This is more of a nuisance than a problem when first going through the adventure, but if a key bit of information doesn’t stick in the DM’s mind, it could cause a lot of confusion and delay when playing.

In black and white, they are citadell as clear as they should be.

I found one section especially confusing at first. The final encounter is a bit of an anticlimax, unfortunately. The most amusing instance of this is a Winterclaw Corrkptor dressed up as a tribal totem animal, never once using the word owlbear.

There are also some instances of magic items named without any description or reference, which is less amusing.

I could see others liking it a lot. In a world of arcane magic and divine might, some secrets are best left hidden.

Dungeon Crawl Classics #61: Citadel of the Corruptor

More problematic is some of the editing. This leads to some slightly awkward, slightly humorous bits like monsters that barely have their serial numbers filed off – the Knightly Ghost rather than Phantom Warrior, and a Dire Wolf that is legally distinguishable for being Famished. The idea is to keep them lf so they will investigate further. They have been developed in a graphics program, and seem to have been designed in full color.


When the forces of the wicked Mountain King discover an eldritch weapon of unmatched power, the future of the Northlands hangs in the balance. The Situation This time, the heroes are drawn to the Ul-Dominor mountains, where they find Fort Frostbite depending on the story hook used, they can find it accidentally or intentionally.

Skill Based buy or gain skills. The DCC format does not leave room for tue more “exploreable” environment, of course, so a certain amount of linearity is to be expected. Following in the wake of bloody, madness-induced slaughter, can the heroes prevail where an army has perished? The best ones are above average, though, and offer a range of tactics, even if one of the better ones is lacking a deserved leader tag in its header, and another notable is relegated to the role of wandering monster.

Blood and madness are in store, for where Lord Ablair the Corruptor passes, death must surely follow. I’m not sure how this is supposed to work with a power that does not extend beyond melee range. Class Based Pilot, Wizard, Scientist, etc.

Dungeon Crawl Classics #61: Citadel of the Corruptor – PDF

There are a couple of headscratchers, too. None of the monsters presented here are really breathtaking or innovative. Citavel tactical guidelines in one early encounter encourage the DM to have a monster “hang back and let [an aura 1 power] afflict the party. Actually, this is one area where publishers should turn back to the methods of older editions. All of the read aloud text for a section is placed at the start of the section, which leaves elements dangling without sufficient context until the reader delves further into the section.

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