Forge of Fury

 
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Old Oct 4 '12, 2:09am
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Forge of Fury

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Dungeons & Dragons 3.5e
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The legend of Durgeddin the Black is well known in this region. In each of the small, scattered towns you've passed through, you've heard stories of wondrous treasure hidden in long-lost dwarven vaults and a pitiless war of vengeance between dwarf and orc a hundred years past.

Durgeddin was a master smith who forged blades of surpassing quality and power. Centuries ago, Durgeddin's home was sacked by orcs. Dureddin led the remnants of his clan to a new stronghold in the mountains north of the town of Blasingdell and established a small secret stronghold somewhere in the trackless wilderness.

From his hidden redoubt, he waged a decades-long vendetta against all orc-kind, until one day his enemies discovered his fortress and attacked it. Durgeddin and his followers perished, and much wealth was carried away by the conquering hordes. But it's said that the deepest and best-hidden vaults and armories escaped the looting, and that some of Durgeddin's extraordinary blades still wait in the darkness for a hand bold enough to claim one.

You've come to Blasingdell, a small mining town on the northern frontier, to see if there's anything to these stories. Maps you've seen show that the old dwarf-hold lies about three days' march to the north of the town. Dark, deeply forested hills rise beyond the town's outskirts.

Character Creation
-All characters will start out at 3rd level and have 2700gp to spend on starting equipment.
-36 Point Buy for stats
-Hp will be max for 1st level and rolled for the others, rounding up to the average number if less than half. (example, on a D10, any roll from 1-5 is actually a 5.) If there are questions regarding this, just ask.
-Alignment can be anything non-evil.
-I will accept any basic race and class combination from the PHB, Oriental Adventures, any of the 3.0 class handbooks, and a few other materials. I am open minded to many character types so just shoot them my way. No psionics.
-All applications need to have a link to a completed character sheet and a physical description as well as personality and background to be accepted. I will only be accepting 4-5 characters.
-If you need help with character creation or need to run an idea by me, either post in the OOC thread or send me a PM.
-It will also make it easier if at least most of the party has known each other for some time before the quest.
-Also, I would greatly prefer players who are not familiar with this published adventure. I plan to tweak it a bit anyway and give it some of my own flavor in places, but still, I'd like it to be a fresh experience for all involved

Game Description:

What Waits in the Ruined Dwarf Stronghold?

Two hundred years ago, the great dwarf smith Durgeddin the Black built Khundrukar, a hidden stronghold for his war of vengeance against all orckind. For years Durgeddin labored, until the orcs discovered Khundrukar and stormed the citadel, slaying all within. Legends say that Durgeddin's masterful blades and glittering treasures were never found.


Last edited by wezzyfish; Oct 4 '12 at 3:16am..
I don't mind ports and pirates generally, in fact the story I'm trying to write has them for a big part. However, this adventure does not take place next to the ocean, nor will it anytime soon so it might be a bit out of place here.

My character's a fighter who will be going tempest if he manages to get that far. Focuses on two weapon fighting and having a high defense rather than hard hitting, but he can deal some nice damage too.

Wezzy, would you allow a Whisper Gnome from Races of Stone? If so I have a roguish type for you.

Sheet's done, I think. I'll link it in the application. Just getting to the other stuff now.

Would you allow the swiftblade prestige class? It's located here: The Swiftblade I was thinking elf swashbuckler/wizard build.

@Celtic Guardian 7: What kind of background did you have in mind? /I can build my character around yours if you want to work together. 2 wpn fighter huh? What race, etc?

Edit: Nevermind. Just saw your occ thread post. Read a little bit of your app. I'll read it more and try to match something up if that's ok.




 

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