About this project
We have a few things at work here...
First is Dimgaard. Dimgaard is a DnD campaign setting I first developed in 2nd edition. I wanted a setting that was closer to Dark Ages Europe - meaner, grittier, exploring themes from actual history like religious conflict, migrant problems, xenophobia, superstition, feudalism and emerging nationalism, the morality of slavery, etc. It also was a low magic alternative to the high fantasy settings available at the time. With 5th edition, I relaunched the campaign, and we are now at 13th level. These are the 12th level Dimgaard adventures I wrote and ran for my players. There are annotation (sidebars) that address various aspects of the games - rules interpretations that I implement, idiosyncrasies about 5th edition (like if you really want to remove a creature from play, the best way is to petrify it and toss it into a demiplane for eternity), modified creature statblocks, and themes within the Dimgaard campaign.
Second is the Drow Conspiracy. This is a campaign neutral series. It was envisioned as a campaign where the PCs would advance quickly (one level per episode). This campaign reached level 20, and the 19th, 20th, and 21st episodes are included (for 19th & 20th level PCs). I'm not sure if there will be additional episodes. My group finished with some unanswered questions which affect not just the drow in the Drow Empire, but through out the cosmos. So I expect to revisit this with additional story arcs in the future. Maybe a stretch goal is in order, here.
Finally, there are a couple of supplements. I have a set of templates for adding 4 levels of particular character classes to monsters and NPCs. 4 levels of Archfey warlock, Champion, Evoker, Oath of Ancients paladin, Trickery domain cleric, Valor bard. And a set of 6 tier 3 encounters (optimized for 12th levels PCs) that can be used as random encounters, foreshadowing of upcoming events, or address histories of specific PCs.
Here is a list of the adventures, the blurb for each, and a youtube where I ran it online.
DG52 Innocent Sacrifice. Dimgaard is a dark and hard realm. Often parties concerned with bringing forth magic that alters the very fabric of reality have no concerned for the price that must be paid to achieve the effect. A Dungeons and Dragons® 5th Edition Adventure for 1-8 12th level characters. Episode 1 in the Cabal of Shadows Cycle. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xV6a90EadUU. (This is availabel as a Pay-What-You want here: http://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/183128/DG52-Innocent-Sacrifice
DG53 Shadow Portal. Searching for a short cut to lichdom, a arcanist has discovered a heinous method of opening a portal to the Shadowfell. The portal must be dealt with before the threats of the Shadowfell can flow through. A Dungeons and Dragons® 5th Edition Adventure for 1-8 12th level characters. Episode 2 in the Cabal of Shadows Cycle.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qTb8bu5178A
DG54 Shadow Threats. The diviner Zaskaz entered the Shadowfell and made an agreement with the lich Mos’ta. Zaskaz also delivered items to Mos’ta that could enable the lich to cross from the Shadowfell and threaten all Dimgaard. Can heroes neutralize the threat from the Shadowfell. A Dungeons and Dragons® 5th Edition Adventure for 1-8 12th level characters. Episode 3 in the Cabal of Shadows Cycle.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MhGiaRmKnSE
DG55 Matters of Stone.The guardians at Musklageta are vigilant in their duties. A possible asset to help in their mission emerged, but can they secure it before those who would simply destroy it have their way? A Dungeons and Dragons® 5th Edition Adventure for 1-8 12th level characters.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tBryu8JI1bs
DC19 Into the Drow Capital. Having peeled away the broad military structure that kept the vassal states obedient and protected the heart of the Drow Empire, the heroes have exposed the capital of the Drow Empire, Maenarius. The Drow Empire is still too strong for a direct assault unless an expedition can infiltrate and weaken Maenarius’ infrastructure. A Dungeons and Dragons® 5th edition adventure for 1-8 19th level characters. Episode 19 in the Drow Conspiracy.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gEg_UNhRS28
DC20 Against the Drow. In Maenarius, the capital of the Drow Empire, the heroes have the chance to deal a devastating blow to the Drow Empire, and perhaps open a path to destroy one of the great evils of the cosmos. If A Dungeons and Dragons® 5th edition adventure for 1-8 20th level characters. Episode 20 in the Drow Conspiracy.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lAyUMVo3-tc
DC21 Gods of the Drow. Even with the empress defeated, the Drow Empire is a force to be feared. The heroes are presented with an opportunity to strike a blow that will allow them to subvert the fundamental nature of the Drow Empire, and decimate evil drow throughout the cosmos. A Dungeons and Dragons® 5th edition adventure for 1-8 20th level characters. Episode 21 in the Drow Conspiracy.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5CfdRDuG1ss
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