underworld Archive

  • Into the Deep Dark (5e) This module clocks in at 43 pages of content, 44 if you count the gorgeous full-color map on the inside of the front cover. (The inside of the back cover has btw. one of the most hilarious images I have seen in all my years as a reviewer, also in full color, but that as an aside.)   This review is based on the softcover version of the module, which was sent to me in order to expedite the reviewing process and move the module up in my queue.   Okay, so first things first: This is an Underworld adventure, if the cover didn’t provide ample clue for that. There are, roughly, two different types […]

    Into the Deep Dark (5e)

    Into the Deep Dark (5e) This module clocks in at 43 pages of content, 44 if you count the gorgeous full-color map on the inside of the front cover. (The inside of the back cover has btw. one of the most hilarious images I have seen in all my years as a reviewer, also in full color, but that as an aside.)   This review is based on the softcover version of the module, which was sent to me in order to expedite the reviewing process and move the module up in my queue.   Okay, so first things first: This is an Underworld adventure, if the cover didn’t provide ample clue for that. There are, roughly, two different types […]

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  • The Underworld Races & Classes Kickstarter by AAW Games is down to the last hours, if you’re looking to pick up a copy of this limited-edition print run now is your chance. Dozens of stretch and backer goals have already been unlocked including Hero Lab, Realm Works, Fantasy Grounds, and a back-of-book Underworld Bestiary! $55 for print, $25 for PDF — 5th Edition or Pathfinder RPG. Stretch & Backer Goals   Current Numbers: $35,662 of $1,000 Goal Pathfinder Backers 312 5th Edition Backers 393  Total Backers 622 34 Stretch Goals Unlocked 8 Backer Goals Unlocked     What’s Been Unlocked? 24 pieces of new race/class art added to book New equipment art added to the book New bestiary art added to the […]

    Underworld Races & Classes Kickstarter ends soon, unlocked are dozens of stretch and backer goals

    The Underworld Races & Classes Kickstarter by AAW Games is down to the last hours, if you’re looking to pick up a copy of this limited-edition print run now is your chance. Dozens of stretch and backer goals have already been unlocked including Hero Lab, Realm Works, Fantasy Grounds, and a back-of-book Underworld Bestiary! $55 for print, $25 for PDF — 5th Edition or Pathfinder RPG. Stretch & Backer Goals   Current Numbers: $35,662 of $1,000 Goal Pathfinder Backers 312 5th Edition Backers 393  Total Backers 622 34 Stretch Goals Unlocked 8 Backer Goals Unlocked     What’s Been Unlocked? 24 pieces of new race/class art added to book New equipment art added to the book New bestiary art added to the […]

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  • U02 – Murder in Stoneholme The second module set in the subterranean dwarven city of Stoneholme clocks in at 36 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page ToC, 1 page SRD, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 32 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   This being an adventure-review, the following contains SPOILERS. Potential players may wish to jump to the conclusion. … .. . All right, only GMs left? Great! The waves of supernatural darkness sweeping the city’s streets have ebbed away (either as a background info or due to the PCs playing this module’s predecessor “Dark Days in Stoneholme), but the dwarven city gets no rest – 3 dwarves have been found […]

    U02 – Murder in Stoneholme

    U02 – Murder in Stoneholme The second module set in the subterranean dwarven city of Stoneholme clocks in at 36 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page ToC, 1 page SRD, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 32 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   This being an adventure-review, the following contains SPOILERS. Potential players may wish to jump to the conclusion. … .. . All right, only GMs left? Great! The waves of supernatural darkness sweeping the city’s streets have ebbed away (either as a background info or due to the PCs playing this module’s predecessor “Dark Days in Stoneholme), but the dwarven city gets no rest – 3 dwarves have been found […]

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  • U01 – Dark Days in Stoneholme This underworld introductory adventure clocks in at 30 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page SRD, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 26 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   This being an adventure-review, the following contains SPOILERS. Potential players should jump to the conclusion. … .. . All right, still here? Great! So, we begin in the subterranean dwarven city of Stoneholme (which comes with a schematic map), generally a pretty hospitable place as far as the underworld is concerned, though here, as well, the forces of evil just wait for goodness to stumble: A sect of Dispater-worshipping devil-cultists has put into place a series of machinations […]

    U01 – Dark Days in Stoneholme

    U01 – Dark Days in Stoneholme This underworld introductory adventure clocks in at 30 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page SRD, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 26 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   This being an adventure-review, the following contains SPOILERS. Potential players should jump to the conclusion. … .. . All right, still here? Great! So, we begin in the subterranean dwarven city of Stoneholme (which comes with a schematic map), generally a pretty hospitable place as far as the underworld is concerned, though here, as well, the forces of evil just wait for goodness to stumble: A sect of Dispater-worshipping devil-cultists has put into place a series of machinations […]

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  • Underworld Races: Dødelig This installment of the Underworld Races-series clocks in at 21 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page ToC, 1 page SRD and 1 page back cover, leaving us with 16 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   We begin, as always for the series, with the epic stories of the cataclysms that have shaped Aventyr’s underworld, before delving into the race-specific history of the dødelig. So, what are they? Well, the short answer would be that they are the vessels and creation, the last-ditch gambit, of Aventyr’s first lich – cornered by the crystalline, undead-loathing colloid, the lich tore himself asunder and spread his essence into the petrified skeletons of halflings his […]

    Underworld Races: Dødelig

    Underworld Races: Dødelig This installment of the Underworld Races-series clocks in at 21 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page ToC, 1 page SRD and 1 page back cover, leaving us with 16 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   We begin, as always for the series, with the epic stories of the cataclysms that have shaped Aventyr’s underworld, before delving into the race-specific history of the dødelig. So, what are they? Well, the short answer would be that they are the vessels and creation, the last-ditch gambit, of Aventyr’s first lich – cornered by the crystalline, undead-loathing colloid, the lich tore himself asunder and spread his essence into the petrified skeletons of halflings his […]

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  • Hej everybody! How better than to delve into a series of reviews than with an epic trilogy? The Adventureaweek.com-crew has recently launched their first multiple module spanning epic, the Rise of the Drow and today, I’m going to take a look at Part 1!  Rise of The Drow I: Descent into the Underworld This pdf is 121 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page ToC, 1 page SRD, 1 page back cover, leaving a whopping 116 pages of content, so let’s check this out! This being an adventure-review, the following contains SPOILERS. Potential players might wish to jump to the conclusion. All right, still here? The underdark is boiling from the flames of war – Maelora […]

    Rise of The Drow I: Descent into the Underworld

    Hej everybody! How better than to delve into a series of reviews than with an epic trilogy? The Adventureaweek.com-crew has recently launched their first multiple module spanning epic, the Rise of the Drow and today, I’m going to take a look at Part 1!  Rise of The Drow I: Descent into the Underworld This pdf is 121 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page ToC, 1 page SRD, 1 page back cover, leaving a whopping 116 pages of content, so let’s check this out! This being an adventure-review, the following contains SPOILERS. Potential players might wish to jump to the conclusion. All right, still here? The underdark is boiling from the flames of war – Maelora […]

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