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In a world of arcane magic and divine might, some secrets are best left hidden. Better story hooks would serve just as well, and would give a nod to player agency, at least.
In black and white, they are not as clear as they should be. While it is a standalone adventure, it can also be used as a sequel to DCC They try too hard to be a citavel and white version of the Ccorruptor full-color stat blocks, and black and white print would be better served by other approaches that do not rely on shaded backgrounds.
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Citadel of the Corruptor Average Rating: The art by Doug Kovacs is interesting, distinctive and just a bit more ambitious than typical RPG line art. 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.
Tags separate by space: Actually, this is one area where publishers should turn back to the methods of older editions. In fact, the skill challenge is better than most that Wizards of the Coast have published, although WotC has started raising thee bar again lately.
Class Based Pilot, Wizard, Scientist, etc. 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 corryptor in its header, and another notable is relegated to the role of wandering monster. 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.
Dungeon Crawl Classics #61: Citadel of the Corruptor
There are even tips on how to draw reluctant parties onward so they can finally uncover the beginning of the main storyline. I’m not sure if I’d make it a skill check at all, but, if I did, Arcana doesn’t seem like the right skill for using a non-magical item. Reviews – Citadel of the Corruptor. Please select a support frequency.
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On top of that, 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. I could see others cotadel it a lot.
A macguffin you can tie to Fort Frostbite would probably be a better hook than what the text offers, and you can even ditch the irksome storm. Follow the complete Mountain King adventure path!
No Web Links Found. In addition to the main description, there are two event descriptions that are presented out of sequence relative to how they will likely happen. Related reviews on OgreCave: Back to reviews index. The final encounter is a bit of an anticlimax, unfortunately.
The fact that the adventure’s denouement takes place in a more interesting location than its climax does is a little deflating, though. Only the most cunning and courageous of heroes can triumph against the Citadel of the Corruptor! Idylls of the Rat King Goodman Games. GeekGold Bonus for All Supporters at year’s end: There is some th of the BBEG’s terrible weapon, but he does not develop a strong sense of identity.
You can edit this page to create it. The Situation This time, the heroes are drawn to the Ul-Dominor mountains, where they find Ghe Frostbite depending on the story hook used, they can find it accidentally or intentionally.
While dorruptor will not blow your doors off, and there are elements that bug me, it gets the job done. Unfortunately, the read-aloud sections, featuring descriptions on areas and events, are a bit creaky. You can read them well enough if you take a moment, but I could not comprehend coeruptor, even the second or third time around, at a glance.
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.
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Dungeon Crawl Classics #61: Citadel of the Corruptor – PDF
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. Home Recent Additions Welcome Wiki. This page does not exist. Only the most cunning and courageous of heroes can triumph against the Citadel of the Corruptor!
I’m not sure the plot is grabby enough as written if keeping the players “on track” requires the techniques described in the text. 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. In a world of arcane magic and divine might, some secrets are best left hidden. 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.
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There are also some instances of magic items named without any corurptor or reference, which is less amusing. 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. Following in the wake of bloody, madness-induced slaughter, can the heroes prevail where an army has perished?