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A dark cult releases an ancient evil, creating a haunted house. A spooky adventure module for the 5E DND RPG.
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Marek's Haunted House - An Adventure Module Converted for the 5E D&D RPG system.

Last year we ran a successful Kickstarter campaign to create a Pathfinder version of Marek's Haunted House.  Those modules went out to backers last year.  This Kickstarter is to convert that adventure module into 5E rules for Dungeons & Dragons players.

A haunted house.  An ancient evil released.  Restless tormented spirits.  A malevolent cult.  Mystery, horror, adventure, fighting, secrets.  Marek's Haunted House is a Halloween / Horror inspired mix of all of these things.  Will your players discover the ancient evil?  Will they banish it from this world, or will they befriend it?

A Pick Up and Play Adventure

Marek's Haunted House is designed to be a Pick Up and Play Adventure.  What do we mean by that?  There are a lot of great adventure modules out there, but many of them require you to spend a fair amount of time reading the module before you run it.  

That is great, when you have the time.  But we know that life gets busy.  Sometimes, you don't have the time to read a whole module before you run it.  Sometimes you just want to pick up a module, and be able to run it right away with your friends.  That's where we come in.  

Marek's Haunted House is designed to be played with only a few minutes of preparation.  Key points, skill checks, items, and decisions; stand out in bold text so you can quickly find what you need.  Skill check successes and failures are clearly set in boxes to make it easy and fast to find the text/results you need.  No more fishing through paragraphs of text to try and find key points.  But don't just take our word for it, see some of our page examples below.

Marek's Haunted House was designed and play tested for groups from level 3 to level 5.  Feel free though to make the monsters/skill checks easier or more difficult to custom tailor play for characters of any level.  We believe in the design philosophy that the module is a suggested story, which the DM can take as is, or change in any way they see fit.  You are the captain of this adventure.

Below is a link to one of our free modules, The Wild Wolves of East Wood.  It is about half the size of Marek's Haunted House.  It's yours to keep at no cost, as a way to see how we lay out our adventures.

Wild Wolves of East Wood

Wild Wolves of East Wood Map Pack

We plan on delivering the PDF via DriveThruRPG.

Thank you for taking the time to check out our Kickstarter.

Risks and challenges

The module is already 97% finished. It has been play tested, and formatted. Right now we are just converting it into the 5E system. It is already playable. So even in a worst case situation we can still release it for people to enjoy.

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    Digital Adventurer

    Enjoy all the spookiness yourself. You'll receive a PDF of Marek's Haunted House designed to be compatible with the 5E D&D system.

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    • A PDF of Marek's Haunted House compatible with 5E D&D
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    Digital Adventurer + Cartographer

    Enjoy all the spookiness yourself. You'll receive both the PDF of Marek's Haunted House for 5E D&D and additional JPEG maps of the adventure formatted for use with Roll20 or other VTTs.

    Includes:
    • A PDF of Marek's Haunted House compatible with 5E D&D
    • JPEG copies of maps from the PDF that are formatted for Roll20.
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    Special Thanks and Everything Above

    Your name will be honored in the Special Thanks of the Marek's Mansion 5E D&D PDF. You'll also get the PDF, and the additional JPEG maps formatted for Roll20 from the other reward levels.

    Includes:
    • A PDF of Marek's Haunted House compatible with 5E D&D
    • JPEG copies of maps from the PDF that are formatted for Roll20.
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