Dread Archive

  • Journals of Dread Vol. II – Secrets of the Skeleton This installment of the Journals of Dread-series clocks in at 67 pages, 1page front cover, 2 pages of editorial, 1 page ToC, 2 pages of SRD, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 60 pages of content, laid out in 6’’ by 9’’ (A5), so let’s take a look!   All right, so the first thing you’ll notice, is that this book, more so many others I’ve reviewed, is one that is set apart by the layout. It is impossible to discuss this product without stating clearly how crucial the layout is to the whole experience: This pdf’s baseline is one of a monster hunter’s journal, a black book handed […]

    Journals of Dread Vol. II – Secrets of the Skeleton

    Journals of Dread Vol. II – Secrets of the Skeleton This installment of the Journals of Dread-series clocks in at 67 pages, 1page front cover, 2 pages of editorial, 1 page ToC, 2 pages of SRD, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 60 pages of content, laid out in 6’’ by 9’’ (A5), so let’s take a look!   All right, so the first thing you’ll notice, is that this book, more so many others I’ve reviewed, is one that is set apart by the layout. It is impossible to discuss this product without stating clearly how crucial the layout is to the whole experience: This pdf’s baseline is one of a monster hunter’s journal, a black book handed […]

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  • Mini-Dungeon: Dwarven Dread This pdf clocks in at 2 pages and is a mini-dungeon. This means we get 2 pages content, including a solid map (alas, sans player-friendly version) and all item/monster-stats hyperlinked and thus, absent from the pdf, with only deviations from the statblocks being noted for the GM.   Since this product line’s goal is providing short diversions, side-quest dungeons etc., I will not expect mind-shattering revelations, massive plots or particularly smart or detailed depictions, instead tackling the line for what it is. Got that? Great!   This being an adventure-review, the following contains SPOILERS. Potential players may wish to jump to the conclusion. … .. . Still here? All right! It can always get worse. This simple […]

    Mini-Dungeon: Dwarven Dread

    Mini-Dungeon: Dwarven Dread This pdf clocks in at 2 pages and is a mini-dungeon. This means we get 2 pages content, including a solid map (alas, sans player-friendly version) and all item/monster-stats hyperlinked and thus, absent from the pdf, with only deviations from the statblocks being noted for the GM.   Since this product line’s goal is providing short diversions, side-quest dungeons etc., I will not expect mind-shattering revelations, massive plots or particularly smart or detailed depictions, instead tackling the line for what it is. Got that? Great!   This being an adventure-review, the following contains SPOILERS. Potential players may wish to jump to the conclusion. … .. . Still here? All right! It can always get worse. This simple […]

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  • Dread Saecaroth This module is 24 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page ToC, 2 pages SRD and 2 pages advertisement, leaving us with 17 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   This being an adventure-module, the following contains SPOILERS. Potential players may want to jump to the conclusion.   Still here? All right. Saecaroth is a name that evokes terror, for it once was the name of a Babel-like Tower devoted to 3 thoroughly vile deities – while the tower was razed by one legendary Paladin named Ardanicus the Younger, the dungeons below the tower saw said hero fall to the intervention of the dread deities, thus leaving the most powerful of the […]

    Dread Saecaroth

    Dread Saecaroth This module is 24 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page ToC, 2 pages SRD and 2 pages advertisement, leaving us with 17 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   This being an adventure-module, the following contains SPOILERS. Potential players may want to jump to the conclusion.   Still here? All right. Saecaroth is a name that evokes terror, for it once was the name of a Babel-like Tower devoted to 3 thoroughly vile deities – while the tower was razed by one legendary Paladin named Ardanicus the Younger, the dungeons below the tower saw said hero fall to the intervention of the dread deities, thus leaving the most powerful of the […]

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