RotD Archive

  • Rise of the Drow Prologue: The Darkness Arrives So this is the prologue for AaW Games’ massive mega-adventure Rise of the Drow…let’s take a look! Page-count wise, this module clocks in at 129 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 2 pages of ToC, 2 pages of SRD, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 122 (!!) pages of content, the first page of which would be an introduction by the authors before the first part, Jonathan G. Nelson and Stephen Yeardley’s section of the module begins.   I won’t waste much words here, so here’s the obligatory SPOILER-warning. From here on out, players should jump to the conclusion. Got that? Great!   Only DMs here? All right! We […]

    Rise of the Drow Prologue: The Darkness Arrives

    Rise of the Drow Prologue: The Darkness Arrives So this is the prologue for AaW Games’ massive mega-adventure Rise of the Drow…let’s take a look! Page-count wise, this module clocks in at 129 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 2 pages of ToC, 2 pages of SRD, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 122 (!!) pages of content, the first page of which would be an introduction by the authors before the first part, Jonathan G. Nelson and Stephen Yeardley’s section of the module begins.   I won’t waste much words here, so here’s the obligatory SPOILER-warning. From here on out, players should jump to the conclusion. Got that? Great!   Only DMs here? All right! We […]

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  • Rise of the Drow Player’s Guide This supplement is 18 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page SRD, 1 page advertisement and 1 page back cover, leaving us with 14 pages of content, so let’s take a look, shall we?   All right, we kick this off with a discussion of AAW Games’ two major human ethnicities in this part of the Aventyr setting, the Klavekian colonists and the native Vikmordere – both coming btw. with basic skill-based modifications of the standard human standard racial traits that are applied in addition to the regular traits, with the Vikmordere getting to chose between 3 sets even. Now if you expect a Tulita/Colonists-dichotomy à la Razor Coast, rest […]

    Rise of the Drow Player’s Guide

    Rise of the Drow Player’s Guide This supplement is 18 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page SRD, 1 page advertisement and 1 page back cover, leaving us with 14 pages of content, so let’s take a look, shall we?   All right, we kick this off with a discussion of AAW Games’ two major human ethnicities in this part of the Aventyr setting, the Klavekian colonists and the native Vikmordere – both coming btw. with basic skill-based modifications of the standard human standard racial traits that are applied in addition to the regular traits, with the Vikmordere getting to chose between 3 sets even. Now if you expect a Tulita/Colonists-dichotomy à la Razor Coast, rest […]

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  • Ladies and gentlemen, subterranean and surface elves, traditionalist and radical dwarves—the Rise of the Drow PDF is now available! This enormous tome brings the fantastic trilogy of adventures detailing the dubious doings of the drow of Aventyr’s Underworld above the surface and into your game! Within the Rise of the Drow PDF you’ll find a multitude of veteran industry designers like Brian Berg and Christina Stiles, inimitable illustrations by the likes of Jen Page and Jacob Blackmon, and more content than you can shake a +5 greatclub at. The beautifully rendered artwork and carefully crafted prose in Rise of the Drow creates an innovative and original subterranean setting for both the Dungeons & Dragons 3.5 rule set AND Pathfinder, filled with numerous new creatures, equipment, magic items, spells, […]

    RISE OF THE DROW HAS ARRIVED!

    Ladies and gentlemen, subterranean and surface elves, traditionalist and radical dwarves—the Rise of the Drow PDF is now available! This enormous tome brings the fantastic trilogy of adventures detailing the dubious doings of the drow of Aventyr’s Underworld above the surface and into your game! Within the Rise of the Drow PDF you’ll find a multitude of veteran industry designers like Brian Berg and Christina Stiles, inimitable illustrations by the likes of Jen Page and Jacob Blackmon, and more content than you can shake a +5 greatclub at. The beautifully rendered artwork and carefully crafted prose in Rise of the Drow creates an innovative and original subterranean setting for both the Dungeons & Dragons 3.5 rule set AND Pathfinder, filled with numerous new creatures, equipment, magic items, spells, […]

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  • The Rise of the Drow Kickstarter by Adventureaweek.com is ending very soon with just hours to go.  Jonathan G. Nelson, co-author of the Rise of the Drow trilogy and founder of Adventure-A-Week is here to tell us why you should get on board this Kickstarter before the doors close for good! New Cover Art! With your help we have crushed numerous stretch goals (with more to go), but the most gorgeous of these unlocked stretch goals is the cover art. This art by Kerem Beyit will be gracing the exclusive Kickstarter version of the Rise of the Drow Trilogy hardbound book. Kerem’s art has appeared in numerous RPG products including Paizo’s Pathfinder RPG, Blizzard’s World of Warcraft, and WotC’s Magic: The Gathering, […]

    The Rise of the Drow Kickstarter project: Why you should get on board before it ends

    The Rise of the Drow Kickstarter by Adventureaweek.com is ending very soon with just hours to go.  Jonathan G. Nelson, co-author of the Rise of the Drow trilogy and founder of Adventure-A-Week is here to tell us why you should get on board this Kickstarter before the doors close for good! New Cover Art! With your help we have crushed numerous stretch goals (with more to go), but the most gorgeous of these unlocked stretch goals is the cover art. This art by Kerem Beyit will be gracing the exclusive Kickstarter version of the Rise of the Drow Trilogy hardbound book. Kerem’s art has appeared in numerous RPG products including Paizo’s Pathfinder RPG, Blizzard’s World of Warcraft, and WotC’s Magic: The Gathering, […]

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  • The Rise of the Drow Trilogy Kickstarter by Adventureaweek.com just went live.  So, what’s all the fuss about?   Here’s Stephen Yeardley (co-author of RotD) to tell you a bit more! Adventureaweek.com puts out a new D&D 3.5 and Pathfinder Role-playing game compatible adventure every single week. In 2012 we released a popular and critically acclaimed trilogy called Rise of the Drow, but it’s only available in PDF format. We’d like your help to transform this into a single fully illustrated, full color, premium edition hardback book with loads of expanded content. Even if you aren’t familiar with the Rise of the Drow trilogy, you can grab an introductory pdf adventure to get in on the action and help do your […]

    Rise of the Drow Kickstarter

    The Rise of the Drow Trilogy Kickstarter by Adventureaweek.com just went live.  So, what’s all the fuss about?   Here’s Stephen Yeardley (co-author of RotD) to tell you a bit more! Adventureaweek.com puts out a new D&D 3.5 and Pathfinder Role-playing game compatible adventure every single week. In 2012 we released a popular and critically acclaimed trilogy called Rise of the Drow, but it’s only available in PDF format. We’d like your help to transform this into a single fully illustrated, full color, premium edition hardback book with loads of expanded content. Even if you aren’t familiar with the Rise of the Drow trilogy, you can grab an introductory pdf adventure to get in on the action and help do your […]

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