So WotC allowed the makers of ‘Ashes of Athas’ to make it available. So, a while ago, I was told that there once existed a particular “Living Athas” campaign, called “Ashes of Athas”. Being the diligent researcher I. From publisher blurb: Ashes of Athas is a continuing 4e D&D campaign set in the world of the Dark Sun campaign setting. PCs will take up the mantle of heroism.

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Originally Posted by Blackbrrd. I got there, though!

Page 1 of 2 1 2 Last Jump to page: I got to the convention at the Red Lion Hotel around 6: The third floor got a little bit brutal, but the party whomped on the leader in time to prevent folks from turning to stone.

The campaign was convention-driven with home play. I was asked to help out. And writing this has reminded me to go put a screwdriver in my projector bag. The party solved the rune puzzle quickly, but not so quickly as to be trivial. I have fond memories of my 4e DS game. Here is their forum post.

The Burnt World of Athas

By the time of 4th edition reboot, Athas was a very different place politically and structurally. PCs take up the mantle of heroism in the grim and brutal desert world of Athas. Posted By Abstruse Thursday, 27th December, Getting periodic comments like the ones above is easily enough recompense for the minor work. As a athss, we established three groups in Denver that had secret occult plans:.


Saturday Saturday was Ashes of Athas day. Org Dark Sun was originally released in and was and still is among the most original and popular DnD settings of all time.

The Burnt World of Athas – Ashes of Athas now available for home play

It is a world where magic drains the very essence of life. If your character died you received a copy. PCs will take up the mantle of heroism in a grim world where simple survival cannot ashws taken for granted.

To practice magic is to tempt death at the hands of the mob, yet the cities themselves are athad by the most powerful of defilers. It did take a long time to get to that point, though, so I ruled on the fly that the secret entrance let the party bypass most of the skill challenge through the stronghold.

One of the innovations of which I am most proud was the death certificate.

Skimming through most of the material, I have to say that it’s an interesting setting, with meaningful choices and focused more on survival than epic adventuring. And just to be lf rat-bastard DM to a player I know and like and whose character was plenty tough enough to take itI ruled that the fall off the shelf involved the PC moving through a threatened square without shifting falling from two squares up, next to a bad guy, down to the groundwhich provoked an opportunity attack.


Friday Friday was the day I was originally scheduled to run games, and I brought my projector rig on down to the convention. Various Rulesets Dnd 2. A couple of weeks of frantic prep work followed, including taking last Thursday off work to get ready.

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Ashes of Athas

Thursday I got to the convention at the Red Lion Hotel around 6: Adventures are sent out once I get several requests, distributed in e-mails sent over several days. And thanks to Wizards for their generosity in letting it be distributed. This adventure axhes somewhat similar, in that it was a very dark adventure with some no-win plot choices at the end.

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