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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In this case, there are a couple of DC 8 checks, one to find some barely hidden treasure. There are three other important elements described, but one of them is written as if the DM should know it is talking about an item that was introduced in a throwaway line in an earlier piece of read-aloud text. There are also some instances of magic items named without any description or reference, which is less amusing.

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Citadel of the Corruptor. Skill Based buy or gain skills. All of the read aloud text for a section is placed at the start of the section, which leaves elements dangling without sufficient ciatdel until the reader delves citavel into the section. Better story hooks would serve just corruphor well, and would give a nod to player agency, at least. Scott Purdy Graphic Design: The DCC format does not leave room for a more “exploreable” environment, of course, so a certain amount of linearity is to be expected.

Other groups will find it a welcome breath of a mature outlook on gaming, though. Home Recent Additions Welcome Wiki.

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. 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.


Dungeon Crawl Classics #61: Citadel of the Corruptor

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. Encounters tend to be solid, not exceptional, but there are a couple of minor highlights. More problematic is some of the editing.

Taking shelter against an oncoming magical storm, they come across a scene of slaughter, but things may not be entirely as they seem.

When the forces of the wicked Mountain King discover an eldritch weapon of unmatched power, the future of the Northlands hangs in the balance. For my money, a better approach would be throwing the situation in their faces, forcing them to act rather than just camp out.

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The maps at the back of the book are not as good. While the fight itself offers an intriguing twist, it is set in a storage room, and there is almost no build up.

It has been your support, financial and otherwise, that has allowed this site to become what it is today. Idylls of the Rat King Goodman Games. Goblin Grapple Silver Gaming Co. Back to reviews index. The fact that the adventure’s denouement takes place in a more interesting location than its climax does citaddel a little deflating, though.

At least DMs are advised to ham cifadel his megalomania in best 70s comic book villain style.

Tags separate by space: Blood and madness are in store, for where Lord Ablair the Corruptor passes, death must surely follow. Blood and madness are in store, for where Lord Ablair the Corruptor passes, death must surely follow. There is some foreshadowing of the BBEG’s terrible weapon, but he does not develop a strong sense of identity. Readers have to figure out context from previous sections, or by scanning handouts, later parts of the adventure, or even the maps.


Unfortunately, the read-aloud sections, featuring descriptions on areas and events, are a bit creaky. I supported because… “Auntie Olive underwrote my lazy butt and supported for me.

Only the most cunning and courageous of heroes can triumph against the Citadel of the Corruptor! While there are a couple cases of brutes and soldiers that only have one option, most monsters feature enough powers to stay fresh for a single fight where they are one party of a diverse group, at least. In fact, this seems to be part 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. The idea is to keep them indoors so they will investigate further.

The most amusing instance of this is a Winterclaw Owlbear dressed up as a tribal totem animal, never once using the word owlbear. In black and white, they are not as clear as they should be. Adrian Pommier Cover Corrhptor Learn More I supported because… “Auntie Olive underwrote my lazy butt and supported for me. Follow the complete Mountain King adventure path!

GeekGold Bonus for All Supporters at year’s end: I found one section especially codruptor at first. 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.

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