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War of the Burning Sky 5E #1: The Scouring of Gate Pass

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Witness the mighty and terrible face of war in a world of magic!

A critically acclaimed high fantasy adventure path for 5th Edition from veteran authors such as Ari Marmell (Heroes of Horror, Tome of Magic), Wolfgang Baur (Editor DUNGEON® Magazine 1992-1995), Wil Upchurch (Midnight®, Champions of Ruin) and Darrin Drader (Book of Exalted Deeds, Serpent Kingdoms).

The dramatic beginning of the War of the Burning Sky Campaign Saga, The Scouring of Gate Pass kicks off a war of epic proportions as a mighty magical empire marches for conquest. Their first stop is the vital mountain road through the city of Gate Pass, where the PCs, not yet aware of the role they will play in the coming conflict, lie in the path of a military juggernaut.

As Gate Pass falls under attack, the heroes are tasked with delivering critical intelligence out of the city and to a distant safe haven. First, though, they must deal with agents of the invading empire, spies from other nations, avaricious bounty hunters, and deadly inquisitors. The information they carry may decide the fate of this conflict, the War of the Burning Sky.

Welcome to the first adventure in the War of the Burning Sky Campaign Saga. Throughout the course of the campaign saga, a party of heroes will become involved in an escalating war between mighty magical nations, and after many adventures, military battles, and mysterious intrigue, it will be up to them to decide who will emerge victorious and rule in the aftermath.


The Scouring of Gate Pass is the first adventure in the critically acclaimed 12-part War of the Burning Sky adventure path!

As the Ragesian Army maches upon the neutral city of Gate Pass, you must retrieve vital war intelligence from a spy and deliver it to the distant wizards' school of Lyceum.

But first you must find a way out of the besieged city before it falls and the inquisitors, Ragesia's infamous mage-hunting clerics, find you.

Can you survive The Scouring of Gate Pass?

A fantasy adventure for 3rd-level characters. 


Find the War of the Burning Sky Player's Guide, with background material and character options for players, here.

Find the War of the Burning Sky Campaign Guide, for GMs only, here


 
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Niels J June 21, 2018 9:03 pm UTC
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Any thoughts about alternativ rules for resting? I find it very hard to imagine a campaign strechtching over month of ingame time when players have their full arsenal of abilities and miraciously full hp every day. Thinking about using "Gritty Realism" boosted with the "rest for the weary" rules from Sterling Vermin, but would love to hear your input on that topic.
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Brian C June 23, 2018 7:14 am UTC
You can certainly try, but I think a group using Gritty Realism will struggle with the adventures as written. Gritty Realism is designed to slow down the campaign, and many of the adventures are on a clock to provide a sense of urgency. You could adjust the time scale and would need to decide whether that made sense for the story.

Adventure 1 has the heroes trying to escape Gate Pass in 24 hours before the city falls to the Ragesians.
Adventure 2 provides the heroes with a limited number of Stand the Heat potions to survive the burning forest.
Adventure 3 starts with a wilderness exploration section encompassing 450 miles, some through difficult terrain, taking roughly 3 weeks. It then has some slower time to get to know the city before everything comes to a head.
Adventure 4 has a few overland travelling sections as well. With the action more spread out time-wise for part of the adventure.
Adventure 5 has most of the action is compressed into a few days.

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Niels J July 08, 2018 9:15 pm UTC
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Thanks for your input, decided to play it with the usual rules. Any info on when the next chapter is going to release? My group will probably finish the first one during our next session this coming friday. Also, great work with the Gauntlet encounter - was well balanced and really close.
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Brian C July 08, 2018 10:51 pm UTC
Thank you! Glad it went well. If you liked the product please consider leaving a review when you have the time. :)

Adventure 2 is with the publisher waiting for his approval. He was swamped last week with rolling out the ENnies announcements and associated stuff. I am still looking to keep these coming out roughly monthly.
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Brian C July 09, 2018 2:02 pm UTC
Here you go! -> http://www.rpgnow.com/product/246746/War-of-the-Burning-Sky-5E-2-The-Indomitable-Fire-Forest-of-Innenotdar
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Kenan K June 17, 2018 4:07 am UTC
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Any suggestions on adventures for characters of 1st and 2nd level before starting this adventure path?
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Brian C June 17, 2018 11:47 pm UTC
I don't have a specific title to recommend, but a city adventure or something that could take place in the hills around Gate Pass would be ideal. The end result would be for the new heroes to be noticed and recruited by the Resistance.
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Thomas B June 15, 2018 10:23 pm UTC
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Is there any schedule as far as when the subsequent adventures in the path will be released?
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Brian C June 17, 2018 11:45 pm UTC
The plan is for the adventures to be released monthly. The Fire Forest of Innenotdar is being fine-tuned and should head to the technical reviewers tomorrow. Click "EN Publishing" at the top of the listing and then check the "Follow Your Favorites" box to be notified when the adventures are released.
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Thomas B June 19, 2018 7:14 pm UTC
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Cool I'll definitely pick this up then. No chance of me outpacing the release schedule if it's monthly.
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