Browsing Archive: May, 2013

Order of Appendices

Posted by Ron Lundeen on Wednesday, May 29, 2013, In : Hints and Teasers 

I’ve been spending altogether too much time thinking about appendices. Most of my adventures have a few appendices, and some of these have been:

·        *  How to scale the adventure for higher- or lower-level PCs

·         * New rules items (such as new monsters or new magic items)

·         * A timeline of events

·         * All of the player handouts consolidated into one place

·         * A few pregenerated PCs

All or some of these are likely to appear in future adventures a...

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Kingdom of Toads is Big

Posted by Ron Lundeen on Monday, May 20, 2013,
I don't have a specific word count for Run Amok adventures. The adventures range somewhere between 13,000 to 24,000 words, but vary a lot based on the source of the adventure (whether it was originally written as a one-shot event, for example) and whether the adventure is investigation-heavy or more linear.

Last weekend, I substantially finished everything for "Kingdom of Toads" (more specifically, I still need to adjust the treasure available across the entire adventure for the CRs faced, an...
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An Exciting Opportunity Returns Home!

Posted by Ron Lundeen on Thursday, May 9, 2013, In : Announcements 
I've mentioned my work with Headless Hydra Games on their Viridian Legacy adventure path. Unfortunately, their adventure path has not panned out for several reasons, including Axel Carlsson of Headless Hydra taking on a separate exciting setting-and-rules-system project. I had written a full adventure for the adventure path already, and it was one I'm pretty proud of. Axel generously returned the rights of this adventure to me.

What this means for Run Amok is this: with a bit of rewrite to un-...
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I'm Ron Lundeen, game designer for Wizards of the Coast. Before that, I worked as a development manager for Paizo, Inc. and as an RPG freelancer. I've recently had products in print for Paizo, Wizards of the Coast, Petersen Games, and Ulisses Spiele. My opinions here are my own and do not reflect those of Wizards of the Coast.

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