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Need some advice with Goblin's Lair storyline.

Postby odinist » Sun May 06, 2012 10:09 pm

Nutshell: Players just finished Escape from Zanzer's Dungeon yesterday, will be doing Stonefast next session, and then Assault on Raven's Ruin.

After Raven's, the story will flow into the Goblin's Lair trilogy. Only problem is I'm missing Red Hand Trail. From what I gather from reading Trouble Below and Palace of Dread, Red Hand Trail would be a story that has the gobbos attack Kleine, then the party goes after them, discovers/learns about a tribe of gobbos, The Red Hand, and then from there the other two adventures flow.

My question is, when I'm creating my version of RHT, is there anything important I need to make sure an incorporate so as to have complete continuity between my version and the second two adventures? Any advice would be extremely helpful. =)
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Re: Need some advice with Goblin's Lair storyline.

Postby Bouv » Mon May 07, 2012 1:00 am

You know, that's the one I'm missing aswell...
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Re: Need some advice with Goblin's Lair storyline.

Postby odinist » Mon May 07, 2012 2:47 am

Bouv wrote:You know, that's the one I'm missing aswell...


Yargh. ;-)
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Re: Need some advice with Goblin's Lair storyline.

Postby Havard » Tue May 08, 2012 1:25 pm

I'm at a conference right now, but I will check my print copy when I get back home :)


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Re: Need some advice with Goblin's Lair storyline.

Postby odinist » Tue May 08, 2012 2:40 pm

Awesome, thanks!
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Re: Need some advice with Goblin's Lair storyline.

Postby karameikos » Tue May 08, 2012 5:30 pm

I could also use the Red Hand Trail part of that adventure box!
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Re: Need some advice with Goblin's Lair storyline.

Postby RobJN » Tue May 08, 2012 8:53 pm

Havard wrote:I'm at a conference right now, but I will check my print copy when I get back home :)


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Sheesh, a *real* Mystara fan would have one or two boxed sets within reach at all times :geek:
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Re: Need some advice with Goblin's Lair storyline.

Postby odinist » Tue May 08, 2012 8:58 pm

**Edit**

Finally got a copy of the original. =)
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Re: Need some advice with Goblin's Lair storyline.

Postby Havard » Sun May 20, 2012 9:04 pm

Sorry, just found my copy now, but I guess you already have yours? :(

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Re: Need some advice with Goblin's Lair storyline.

Postby odinist » Tue Jun 12, 2012 3:48 pm

Sure do. No worries man. =)
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Re: Need some advice with Goblin's Lair storyline.

Postby Grim » Fri Jun 02, 2017 5:01 am

Hello, again, Havard, If you don't mind, I too am missing red hand trail...just a quick overview, locations, and npcs would be great, thanks for all the help so far!
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Re: Need some advice with Goblin's Lair storyline.

Postby Havard » Thu Jun 15, 2017 10:52 pm

odinist wrote:Nutshell: Players just finished Escape from Zanzer's Dungeon yesterday, will be doing Stonefast next session, and then Assault on Raven's Ruin.

After Raven's, the story will flow into the Goblin's Lair trilogy. Only problem is I'm missing Red Hand Trail. From what I gather from reading Trouble Below and Palace of Dread, Red Hand Trail would be a story that has the gobbos attack Kleine, then the party goes after them, discovers/learns about a tribe of gobbos, The Red Hand, and then from there the other two adventures flow.

My question is, when I'm creating my version of RHT, is there anything important I need to make sure an incorporate so as to have complete continuity between my version and the second two adventures? Any advice would be extremely helpful. =)


Wow, I guess I promised to help you with this ages ago :o

Anyway, I finally managed to dig out the phyiscal copy of the Goblins Lair Boxed set that I had stored away. :)

Red Hand Trail is not really that interesting of an adventure if you are looking for setting lore or complex storylines. The adventure takes place in the Burning Hills, not far east from Raven's Lair. The party is hired by the Mayor of Kleine who wants them to help the farmer Bedam to fight off a tribe of goblins lead by a young and ambitious leader. The goblins are based in an old silver Mine. The party are given a map of the mines made by someone named Elise Mooch.

The PCs might also be able to find a treasure map to a small region of Hearth-Home (The Dwarf-realm) makde by Rogni, for Lord Durgan.

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Re: Need some advice with Goblin's Lair storyline.

Postby Havard » Thu Jun 15, 2017 11:03 pm

Grim wrote:Hello, again, Havard, If you don't mind, I too am missing red hand trail...just a quick overview, locations, and npcs would be great, thanks for all the help so far!
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I mentioned most of those in the previous post.

NPCS:
Bedam: A farmer living in the Burning Hills
The goblin chieftain: sadly, he does not have a name.
The Mayor of Kleine
Elise Mooch: a map maker.
Ragni: a Dwarven(?) map maker. Other sources* suggest he is the current Lord of the Dwarves.
Lord Durgan: Other sources* tell us that he is a former lord of the Dwarves, now deceased.

*=http://www.thepiazza.org.uk/bb/viewtopic.php?f=45&t=1159&start=25#p15693

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Re: Need some advice with Goblin's Lair storyline.

Postby Grim » Sat Jun 17, 2017 9:41 am

Thank you Havard!!
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Re: Need some advice with Goblin's Lair storyline.

Postby Grim » Mon Jun 19, 2017 1:11 am

Hi Havard, OMG I forgot to ask you about the "DM Handout Pages" what that was all about as they are in the red hand trail booklet, what are these handouts for and how can a dungeon master work around them without the handouts? Thank you very much for info so far, sorry to be so relentless, my requests will end! lol
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