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8 5th edition adventures comprising 2 story arcs & 2 supplements: Life Cleric CR0-20 & 19th level Encounter Gallery/Side Quests
8 5th edition adventures comprising 2 story arcs & 2 supplements: Life Cleric CR0-20 & 19th level Encounter Gallery/Side Quests
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Welcome to the 19th volume of Dimgaard's 5th edition adventures. Thanks for the consideration. If you want to see what a Dimgaard adventure module looks like, here is a sample (the first episode of this volume's DGA6 Tyranny in Purple): http://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/215238/TP1-Tribute-Time.  

In this volume we begin a new 21 episode adventure: DGA6 Tyranny in Purple. We present Episodes TP1 through TP4, which takes PCs from 1st through 4th level. The town of Chogneaux was subjugated when the Tofarians swept out of the Dragon Teeth and grabbed northeastern Dimgaard, but the additional quota of slaves added to this year's tribute is too much for Chogneaux's citizens. The story eventually takes the PCs deep into the Tofarian Empire, and opens up a previously unknown vast cavern system under the Dragon Teeth (the Dimgaard allegory to the Underdark). The action continues in the city of Odill, and then transitions to the remote, frozen north of Dimgaard.  

The ongoing Dimgaard campaign is continuous and after many months of play the PCs are 19th level. DGC18 The Bleak War resolves sovereignty over the area of the Bleak Lands (a region in the Abyss) between the final two contenders (Graz'zt and Azots). There's an unexpected attack, a siege, a breakout, and a final stroke.

There is also an encounter gallery. It currently has four entries: Intellect Devourers, Cambions, Ghost Hunters, and Gold Dragon crusaders. And there is the supplement Life Cleric CR0-20.  

Here are the summaries of the modules:

DGA6 Tyranny in Purple

TP1 Tribute Time: The Tofarian Empire provides security and commerce to the vassal communities that serve it. But the cost… Can heroes rise to alleviate the suffering associated with the Empire’s requisite tributes? A Dungeons and Dragons® 5th Edition Adventure for 1-8 1st level characters. Episode 1 of Tyranny in Purple.

TP2 Building ResistanceChogneaux’s annual tribute to the Tofarian Empire has been disrupted. Those who were designated for slavery have escaped the village, but Baron Reolus is in a tough spot. Can heroes be found to defend against the inevitable backlash? A Dungeons and Dragons® 5th Edition Adventure for 1-8 2nd level characters. Episode 2 in Tyranny in Purple.

TP3 A Secure LocationThe victims of the annual tribute have managed to escape Chogneaux and Baron Reolus. But they don’t have the protection of a village against a dark and dangerous world. Can heroes protect the refugees long enough for them to become a resistance? A Dungeons and Dragons® 5th Edition Adventure for 1-8 3rd level characters. Episode 3 in Tyranny in Purple.

TP4 A Different BaronThe resistance is firmly established in Chogneaux, but a long term movement requires a favorable Baron in Chogneaux. Can heroes turn the political environment in Chogneaux towards revolution? A Dungeons and Dragons® 5th Edition Adventure for 1-8 4th level characters. Episode 4 in Tyranny in Purple.

DGC18 The Bleak War

DG80 The Dark Lord's OffensiveThe gambit to eliminate the ruler of Baator from the contest for the Bleak Lands was a success. But not only were the devils the primary threat to Azots, they were also a bulwark against others with designs to control the cosmically strategic area of trans-planar portals. With the one threat removed, the rule of the realm faces an invigorated new threat. Can heroes prevent the Bleak Lands from falling into the hands of one of the strongest demon princes? A Dungeons and Dragons® 5th Edition Adventure for 1-8 19th level characters. Episode 1 of The Bleak War.

DG81 An Abyssal Siege: Galtuz Uuz, Azots’ capital within the Bleak Lands, is under siege. Magical tricks can keep the city supplied for a while, but not indefinitely. If the city falls, control of the planar crossings will fall with horrible consequences for the multiverse. Can heroes rise to secure the city of cosmic importance? A Dungeons and Dragons® 5th Edition Adventure for 1-8 19th level characters. Episode 2 in The Bleak War.

DG82 Bleak BreakoutThe besieged city of Galtuz Uuz is slowly being reduced by the demon horde. There is no possible ally who can offer relief. Each day that passes means fewer resources available for a counteroffensive. Can heroes achieve the breakthrough necessary to end the siege? A Dungeons and Dragons® 5th Edition Adventure for 1-8 19th level characters. Episode 3 in The Bleak War.

DG83 Blackguards – No  More: Deep in the heart of the Abyss, the Dark Prince has engineered a process to convert noble paladins into merciless creatures of evil. Can heroes arise to end this infernal corruption? A Dungeons and Dragons® 5th Edition Adventure for 1-8 19th level characters. Episode 4 in The Bleak War.

Where is Fey Secrets?  

Fey Secrets continues, but is on hiatus. There were interruptions this past month so there is no installment here, but it will resume where it left off last month in Volume XX (with Episode thirteen). The first eight episodes are now part of the What the Heck backer level.

Risks and challenges

While the modules are complete, we do a final review before distribution. We try to do this in a seamless and timely matter, but Vol XIV was delayed a week. It was a combination of a problem that was realized late, and the distraction of the holidays. I expect to avoid such delays in the future, but it is a risk.

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    Episodes 1 thru 4 of the Tyranny in Purple campaign (taking the PCs from 1st level thru 4th level).

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    Missed Dimgaard Vol. XVIII last month? Here's your opportunity to get all last month's items (Dimgaard Vol. XVIII) along with this month's titles (Dimgaard Vol. XIX) as well.

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