• Advertisement

Frozen Anderas Horror Yeti Wonderland Quests

Discuss Quests, Cards, Monsters etc, from the Barbarian Quest Pack: The Frozen Horror.

Frozen Anderas Horror Yeti Wonderland Quests

Postby Anderas » Wednesday April 10th, 2019 12:19am

I want to present the quests that we use, "as played" in our Play by Post game. They will also contain a comment about the real life experience we made with this quest.
We changed the number of players participating during the campaign, so the quests shall not be understood as "the wisdom for balancing" or anything - it's just what we used.


I start right away, with the first quest; The Frozen Horror Quest 1, Xanon Pass

Layout (same as original py phoenix)
Image
Quest 1 - A quest for one beginner Barbarian and four Mercenaries

Xanon Pass
Good luck, Barbarian, on this, your first of three trials! Servants of the Frozen Horror have overrun the fortress that guards Xanon Pass. This is the only pass over the Cyberian Range, which you must cross to reach Ice Mountain. An iron door is your entry into the fortress. You must find the wooden exit door that leads out to the far side of the pass


Notes:

Four mercenaries offer their help to the Barbarian; one of each kind. Place them next to the Barbarian, right before she opens the iron quest entry door.

A: If the Barbarian searches for treasure in this room, 75 Gold Coins are found in the chest.

B: The evil Crossbowman does not move but fires his crossbow at the Barbarian once during each of Zargon's turns until the Barbarian reaches him. If the Barbarian moves next to the Crossbowman and attacks, the Crossbowman surrenders immediately, offering his crossbow in exchange for his life. The Crossbowman then runs away. The Barbarian should take the equipment card.

C: If the Barbarian searches for treasure in the room, a shield is found in the tomb. Take the matching equipment card.

D: If the Barbarian searches for treasure in this room, a longsword is found in the weapons rack. Take the matching equipment card.

Wandering Monster: two Skeletons



In total, the mercenaries and the Barbarian together lost 14 Body Points; and that's with the additional attacks that come from the mercenaries. How a single Barbarian is supposed to survive, I don't know.

During the game, clmckay and kitch discussed that the northeast sector likely doesn't contain the exit as it is surrounded by a hallway; so that part is avoidable damage.

Maybe that's the solution, just don't go everywhere. On the other hand, if you take the minimum path, you won't have enough gold to buy mercenaries and survive part II.


Rewards:
Hosted a Play-by-Post game. Played a turn in a Play-by-Post game. Created a Hot Topic. Participated in four (4) Miniature Exchanges. Zealot Miniatures: Twisting Catacombs Kickstarter Backer Destroyed a Zombie! Encountered a menacing Chaos Warlock!
User avatar
Anderas
NOT Andreas!

Yeti
Yeti
 
Posts: 2541
Images: 46
Joined: Saturday September 20th, 2014 7:02am
Forum Language: British English
Evil Sorcerer: Morcar
Hero:
Usergroups:
Adventurers' Guild Group Member Artists Group Member
Champion Group Member

Re: Frozen Anderas Horror Yeti Wonderland Quests

Postby Anderas » Saturday April 20th, 2019 1:17am

Image

Quest 2 - A Quest for three beginner heroes and four mercenaries.
Trial by Ice
Xanon Pass leads to an underground outpost on the slopes of the Cyberian Range. This outpost is a base of operations for minions of the Frozen Horror.It threatens several nearby villages. You must enter the outpost and slay one of the Frozen Horrors lieutenants, a Chaos Warrior named Krag. The only way in or out is through the Ice Cave entrance. Your Quest begins and ends there."



Notes:

This quest is adapted for a beginners Dwarf and Wizard; a Barbarian that played the first quest and four mercenaries.

A: This ice tunnel is connected to the ice tunnel in the other room "A". Any hero or monster landing on one of these squares immediately moves to the other ice tunnel square

B: This treasure chest contains the Armband of Ice (see corresponding artifact card)

C: If a hero searches for treasure in this room, a Potion of Warmth is discovered atop the sorcerer's table. (See the matching treasure card in this Quest Pack.)

D:If a hero searches for treasure in this room, 120 Gold Coins are found in the chest.

E:The Chaos Warrior Krag is in this room. His stats are as follows:
Movement: 7, Attack: 5, Defend: 5, Body: 4, Mind: 3

Wandering Monster: two Goblins



This quest was WAY to close for my taste. All mercenaries died, and the hereos had four body points left among them.

I added some of the small monsters to accommodate Dwarf and Wizard in the quest - However I underestimated just how much damage those two wandering goblins would deal.
I normally calculate three wandering monsters per quest, our hero group found six or seven.
Then our heroes had the wandering monsters in exceptionally bad circumstances, like, being completely alone, draw two treasure cards with a special item, get 1d6 gold and miss the next turn, plus a wandering monster. Woah! three attacks for free for the two goblins! Suddenly even Goblins get really really dangerous.

Here, an overview about what I thought I changed. (what? :-D )
TheFrozenHorror-02-TrialbyIce_US_adapted_2019_show_difference.png


Why "what I thought"? After the quest was over, I double checked and found out that in the original is a Yeti together with Krag in the boss room (top left sector, the third room).
I did not have that one, an I don't know where and when I lost it. I did not remove it consciously. But I can tell you, if the Yeti had been there, the game would have ended with a total party kill.

TheFrozenHorror-02-TrialbyIce_US_adapted_2019.png
You do not have the required permissions to view the files attached to this post.


Rewards:
Hosted a Play-by-Post game. Played a turn in a Play-by-Post game. Created a Hot Topic. Participated in four (4) Miniature Exchanges. Zealot Miniatures: Twisting Catacombs Kickstarter Backer Destroyed a Zombie! Encountered a menacing Chaos Warlock!
User avatar
Anderas
NOT Andreas!

Yeti
Yeti
 
Posts: 2541
Images: 46
Joined: Saturday September 20th, 2014 7:02am
Forum Language: British English
Evil Sorcerer: Morcar
Hero:
Usergroups:
Adventurers' Guild Group Member Artists Group Member
Champion Group Member


Return to The Frozen Horror

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 0 guests