It Hunts | New 5th-Level Adventure for Fifth Edition (BroadSword Preview)

Readers will quickly identify the inspiration behind this adventure. It involves an "alien predator" that hunts the adventurers in a dark, primordial forest. As an incredibly dangerous foe, their only recourse is to escape the creature. But how can you flee from a malicious creature such as this? This adventure is still in editorial mode … Continue reading It Hunts | New 5th-Level Adventure for Fifth Edition (BroadSword Preview)

Tomb of the Kirin-Born Prince | New 7th-Level Adventure for Fifth Edition (BroadSword Preview)

Having recently downloaded Dyson's amazing Dyson's Delve: The Original Mini Mega-Dungeon and read through a few old Dungeon magazines, I was inspired to cook up a quick dungeon using one of Dyson's Maps. If you didn't already know, Dyson Logos has a super useful list of dungeon maps he's created that available for commercial use. … Continue reading Tomb of the Kirin-Born Prince | New 7th-Level Adventure for Fifth Edition (BroadSword Preview)

Patreon Alien Requests (Part 2) | New Monsters for Fifth Edition (BroadSword Preview)

Every month, I turn to my Patrons over on www.patreon.com/dmdave for cool ideas. Last month it was monsters and they certainly delivered. Now, it’s aliens. Here are some of the cool aliens that they came up with to help populate the science fiction campaign setting of Blueshift. Some of the races work best as monsters while others … Continue reading Patreon Alien Requests (Part 2) | New Monsters for Fifth Edition (BroadSword Preview)

Constructed Minion| New Monster for Fifth Edition (BroadSword Preview)

Constructed minions appear to be tall, ordinary, silent humans. They stand over six-feet tall and appear to be quite muscular. However, the reality is much more disturbing: they are actually clockwork constructs that use illusions to make themselves appear human. These machines possess limited intelligence and are often programmed for specific functions acting as guards, … Continue reading Constructed Minion| New Monster for Fifth Edition (BroadSword Preview)

Loot, Die, Repeat | New 4th-Level Adventure for Fifth Edition (BroadSword Preview)

I received this submission for BroadSword Monthly a few months back and thought it was such a cool concept I just had to have it. Right away, Alec and I started working together to flesh it out a bit more. And here it is, the finished product, "Loot, Die, Repeat". Credits: Alec Conte with Dave … Continue reading Loot, Die, Repeat | New 4th-Level Adventure for Fifth Edition (BroadSword Preview)

Patreon Requested Alien Races | 8 New Monsters for Fifth Edition (BroadSword Preview)

Every month, I turn to my Patrons over on www.patreon.com/dmdave for cool ideas. Last month it was monsters and they certainly delivered. Now, it's aliens. Here are some of the cool aliens that they came up with to help populate the science fiction campaign setting of Blueshift. Some of the races work best as monsters … Continue reading Patreon Requested Alien Races | 8 New Monsters for Fifth Edition (BroadSword Preview)

The Paramount Russell-Class Science Vessel | New Ship for Fifth Edition (BroadSword Preview)

The Paramount is a vehicle and as such has special rules associated with it. Like a creature, a vehicle has six ability scores (Strength, Dexterity, Constitution, Intelligence, Wisdom, and Charisma) and corresponding modifiers. The Strength of a vehicle expresses its size and weight. Dexterity represents its ease of handling. The vehicle's Constitution score covers its … Continue reading The Paramount Russell-Class Science Vessel | New Ship for Fifth Edition (BroadSword Preview)

Doctor Kalaxan | New NPC for Fifth Edition (BroadSword Preview)

Doctor Kalaxan is the mysterious quest giver in the adventure The Mystery of Hoegar's Hollow. While he often appears as a wizard that goes by the moniker Kalaxan the Magnificent, Kalaxan is actually a human-like construct known as an android. He was the lead science officer aboard the Paramount when the ship crashed. Construct Nature. … Continue reading Doctor Kalaxan | New NPC for Fifth Edition (BroadSword Preview)

The Mystery of Hoegar’s Hollow | New 1st-Level Adventure for Fifth Edition (BroadSword Preview)

The Mystery of Hoegar's Hollow is a location-based adventure designed for any mix of four 5th-level adventurers. This side quest adventure introduces characters to the science-fiction campaign setting of Blueshift. The adventure works best if the characters have no idea what they are getting into; the science-fiction elements should be a total surprise. Note: this adventure … Continue reading The Mystery of Hoegar’s Hollow | New 1st-Level Adventure for Fifth Edition (BroadSword Preview)

The Secret of Forsaken Peak Part 2: The Eyries | New 6th-Level Adventure for Fifth Edition (BroadSword Preview)

This is an editorial version of the adventure. It may still have typos and logic errors. The second installment of the ongoing Secret of Forsaken Peak series is intended for a party of 4-6 6th-level characters who should reach 7th-level by the adventure's end. The adventure is set in the Eastern Borderlands setting detailed in … Continue reading The Secret of Forsaken Peak Part 2: The Eyries | New 6th-Level Adventure for Fifth Edition (BroadSword Preview)