We have just released our DM’s Resources for Chapter 1 of Icewind Dale: Rime of the Frostmaiden, must-have resources for anyone who would like to cut down on preparation time and make their game easier to run!
This download, which covers the introduction and Chapter 1 of the campaign book, provides you with tools and thoughts that will help you make Icewind Dale: Rime of the Frostmaiden an exciting experience for your players – and much more manageable for you to run. It contains:
Overview & Structure. Quick summaries and thoughts about structure to help you plan out the larger adventure and the content in Chapter 1: Ten-Towns.
Starting the Adventure. Inspiration for a Session 0, additional character hooks, and advice for starting the campaign at higher levels and from other adventures.
Secrets & Wilderness Survival. Advice on using Character Secrets and handling Wilderness Survival.
Running Chapter 1: Ten-Towns. Thoughts about choosing a Starting Town and running the Starting Quests, as well as in-depth advice on each of the Ten-Towns, with specific recommendations for adjusting encounter difficulty to fit your party.
5 Full-Color, VTT-ready Encounter Maps. Includes maps for Easthaven Ferry, the ‘Lake Monster’-quest, and the ‘Foaming Mugs’-quest, and also a Snow Encounter Map and a Snow Street Map (there’s previews – just follow the link!)
Encounter Sheets. All the enemy creatures of Chapter 1: Ten-Towns neatly arranged together on pages so you don’t have to flip through piles of books at the table.
DM’s Notes. Condensed shortform notes of everything in Chapter 1 for easy use at the table.
That’s more than 50 pages of advice and troubleshooting, encounter sheets, and DM’s notes + 5 full-color maps! Get it now for just 2.95$ on dmsguild.com.
Free Ice Lake Encounter Map
Oh yeah, and the free map – of course. Just click on it, then right-click and choose ‘Save Image As’
For other variants, higher resolution, & more maps, take a look at Ten-Towns – an Icewind Dale: Rime of the Frostmaiden DM’s Resource.
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