Distributed in Canada to the book trade by Ferin Ltd. Distributed worldwide by Wizards ofthe .. bad dice days` The Boole of Challenges: Dungeon Rooms. The Book of Challenges: Dungeon Rooms,. Puzzles, and Traps is composed of dozens of the smartest and meanest encounters we could envision. This is the. Book of Challenges: Dungeon Rooms, Puzzles, and Traps (3e) - Danger Around Every Corner and Behind Every Screen! Watermarked PDF.
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To have no sympathy for the PCs! All of the encounters are also carefully correlated, to ensure a variety of CRs and monsters. Finally, the Book of Challenges is also a book of advice that tells GMs how to create great encounters of their own. A History of Traps. However, one of TSR's first adventures, S1: Meanwhile, Flying Buffalo took up the banner of trap mastery with the publication of their Grimtooth's Traps books Now, traps were fully detailed with their own stats blocks, which also described how to defeat them.
It marked a sea change for how traps worked. In the Oldest of Schools, traps were primarily solved by player ingenuity, but beginning with the advent of the thief in Supplement I: Greyhawk character skills became increasingly important. That transition was now complete, and skill rolls were the end-all of trap solving.
Insta-death traps, which had faded over the years, were now entirely dead as well. Future History. Kaufman was interested in producing a "Book of Outdoor Challenges" as a complement to the underground challenges of this volume. About the Creators. Selinker got brought in as this book's Lead Designer, but he didn't want all the puzzles to be in his style, so he encouraged the other designers to create puzzles and tricks of their own — which gave him time to have fun with some of the combat encounters.
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Log In with Facebook. Log In I am new here. Remember me. Password forgotten? Click here. Book of Challenges: Dungeon Rooms, Puzzles, and Traps 3e. Watermarked PDF. Average Rating 6 ratings. This book is spring-loaded with ideas, both subtle and sinister, that will ensure every gaming session is appropriately hazardous, including: Over fifty encounters designed to be dropped into any campaign.
Scalable scenarios that can be pitted against characters from 1st to 20th level. Advice for creating your own deceptive and deadly situations. Customers Who Bought this Title also downloadd. Reviews 2. Please log in to add or reply to comments. Michael D January 31, Giles R. This book is superb. It's filled with brilliant comat encounters, traps and puzzles.
It will give you inspiration for many more. This was an excellent download. There were quite a few good ideas in the book, however I dont really enjoy having to read and use 5 pages of info to set up a trap, it would be nice if there was a book with simpler ideas ie riddles, puzzles etc. See All Ratings and Reviews.
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Of course. All Wizards characters. Editing and Typesetting: Sue Weinlein Cook At some time during your adventuring career.
Julia Martin always carry your own light source. If you have a really good light source.
Even All rights reserved. If you have low-light vision. Cynthia Fliege and it pays to be aware of them: Web Development: Mark Jindra There are some down sides to carrying artificial light. This product is a work of fiction. This bonus darkvision allows. This web enhancement suggests some magic and Even if you have darkvision. All too often. A second. A torch usually will keep ability to assess potential threats and to scout the ter. It takes a strong wind to blow out a torch. The list includes selected magic items and Torches have a variety of alternative uses.
Because torches are soaked in pitch or tallow. A candle lasts an hour but illuminates a necessary to alert the residents to an intrusion. To add insult in injury. A dropped candle usually will go out away. You carrying a light. Torch 1 cp: A torch burns for an hour and casts light in a respectable foot radius.
Half a split torch Here are some options to consider. You can use spells that shed light. This phenomenon can work in your favor.
If you find a door bundle of them. When can download that contains the spell. It also can serve as a A third disadvantage to carrying artificial light is that moderately effective adhesive in some cases or even a you usually have to hold it in your hand. How long? It is said that the spells on this list on scrolls or stored in other items human eye can detect the light from a match up to 2 for those times when you need them rather than using miles away over an open plain on a dark.
You might also want to carry a few by candlelight. For example. As a rule of thumb. If you ever find that you need to cash on some divination spells or magic items. This device it. You can use a lit torch as a weapon. Treat it as a small throws light in a cone 60 feet long and 20 feet wide at club, except that a hit deals 1d3 points of fire damage.
This device illu- can re-aim the cone as a free action. It burns six hours on a pint of oil. If you drop the lamp the oil spills out mination that shed light in a radius. You can splash the oil on can create up to four lights as bright as torches or another creature to deal some fire damage, but you also hooded lanterns. All the lights have to remain with a can spill the burning oil on yourself if you fall down foot radius in relation to each other, but that allows while holding the lamp.
Better yet, the lights move according to a program you set, so Cost: These devices are intended for light- cealed in the darkness while looking into the illumi- ing fires or other light sources, but they shed light in a nated area. An essential tool for any standard action. These foot-long rods shed light in a magical dangers usually in the form or wards or traps foot radius and glow for six hours. Light from this workhorse your clothes.
Unlike a magical light source, a sunrod spell lasts 10 minutes per caster level, which is a little works in antimagic fields and cannot be dispelled. The standards eral encounters. It sheds light in a foot radius. Their pro- ture or a point of empty space. You can use it to illumi- tected flames will blow out only in severe winds, and nate a distant area by casting it on a projectile and firing they come equipped with shutters so you can douse the the projectile.
Useful for reading throw the lantern or dump it out to create a pool of unknown inscriptions when nobody in the party has burning oil. Also useful for conversing Steel Mirror 10 gp: This item proves most useful for with a creature whose language you cannot speak, peeking around corners or into openings without expos- although this entails some risk because you have to ing yourself to attack.
Just stick the mirror into a weapon touch the creature. Sometimes and then hold the mirror at an angle.
Be aware that the useful for determining whether a creature poses a mirror reverses things left for right, and vice versa. This spell affects creatures and iar letters written backwards. The subjects. Most people save this them after the spell takes effect.
Most adventurers save this spell bers and intent. This spell illuminates a foot booty. Like the light spell, it works only on objects. You Everburning Torch 90 gp: This handy item can burn can light up even the largest dungeon chambers by plac- forever, shedding light in a foot radius. You can ing this spell on a projectile and shooting into the center. This spell can give you a and the torch burns anyplace where magic works.
An often overlooked spell, locate object can be a real lifesaver. You Familiars gp: For Alertness feat whenever the familiar is within 5 feet, example, you can use it to locate a staircase leading up. You can make this firsthand look at the locale without actually being there.
The everyone in your group contains a unique item the bat can fly and it has blindsight with a foot range, spell can locate. This spell is the essential fog. A speak with animals itations in mind, though. You can ask these scouting ahead. Familiars are particularly vulnerable to creatures about the area. For example, is the familiar, but can only relay what it knows.
The spell from visible creatures. Whenever you find yourself ing still has an intact head. Similar to the comprehend lan- this spell to check your guess. Is it a good idea to pull guages spell, tongues is safer when you want to speak this lever now? See the notes on the require you touch the creature. Unlike comprehend lan- everburning torch. This spell provides no illumi- Darkvision Potion gp: This item works just like nation, but allows you to see 60 feet in the dark without the darkvision spell, but it comes in potion form for a light source to call attention to yourself.
The wearer gains dark- useful to get a look or a listen behind a door or other vision range 60 feet and several other useful abilities, closure without actually opening it or touching it. Because most dungeons are made of stone, that barracks you tiptoed through?
With its one-hour casting time, lacks a dwarf character. Is expending any charges if you have low-light vision, the dragon at home today? The Wand of Light gp: A fully charged wand contains gem also can produce other light-based effects useful in 50 light spells, a real bargain. This item allows you to see as like to preserve their 0-level spell slots for other spells.
Above gp Robe of Eyes 90, gp: Useful for tracking down vision range feet and several other powers, an opponent who has eluded you or for finding a lost including a big bonus to Spot and Search checks and companion. It has a fairly short duration 1 minute per level , but confers many other benefits: Hobby Shop in The weapon Skip is fond of old movies, old airplanes, and old continually sheds light in a foot radius.
You can books, but not necessarily in that order. He and his wife douse the light by sheathing or covering the weapon. These glasses give the cat and several birds. These devices are intended for light. All the lights have to remain with a can spill the burning oil on yourself if you fall down foot radius in relation to each other. In a pinch. You can use it to illumi- tected flames will blow out only in severe winds. The for dungeon adventuring.
Be aware that the useful for determining whether a creature poses a mirror reverses things left for right.
Better yet. The subjects 3. Unlike a magical light source. Lighting the tindertwig itself is a Detect Magic Spell 12 gp. These foot-long rods shed light in a Their pro. This item proves most useful for with a creature whose language you cannot speak. You can splash the oil on can create up to four lights as bright as torches or another creature to deal some fire damage. On your turn. It also can be used.
Treat it as a small throws light in a cone 60 feet long and 20 feet wide at club. This device illu. The spell has a fixed duration of one minute. This spell proves useful example. This handy item can burn can light up even the largest dungeon chambers by plac- forever.