DMs Guild Review – The Lonely Scroll Adventure Contest: Saltmarsh

A large collection of single-page adventures, themed around Ghosts of Saltmarsh.

A review copy of “The Lonely Scroll Adventure Contest: Saltmarsh” was provided by the publisher. Find more DMs Guild Reviews on my website and YouTube channel.

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Curated by: M. T. Black

The Lonely Scroll Adventure Contest: Saltmarsh is a collection of 47 one-page adventures. In this case, adventure can mean anything from a dungeon crawl to a murder mystery to a tavern brawl to exploring a chain of islands, all designed to fit within the Ghosts of Saltmarsh campaign. The huge variety of content is staggering, though it also comes saddled with some annoying formatting issues.

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DMs Guild Review – Saltmarsh Encounters

A collection of 60 nautically-themed encounters for ship-bound (or ship-adjacent) adventures.

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Designed by: M. T. Black, with Ashley Warren, James Haeck, James Introcaso, and Rich Lescouflair

Ghosts of Saltmarsh gave us an excellent reason to dive into a nautically-themed adventure. But every adventure, no matter how detailed, is going to need some encounters to fill those long sea voyages. “Saltmarsh Encounters” provides 60 Tier 1 (levels 1 – 4) encounters that fit perfectly within a sea-worthy campaign.

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DMs Guild Review – Down Came a Blackbird

Investigate a series of avian-related murders with this level 3 adventure centered around the port village of Saltmarsh.

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Designed by: Stacey Allan

As a film student in college, I took a whole class on Alfred Hitchock, and one of Hitchock’s biggest films was The Birds, where a New England town is seemingly taken over by murderous swarms of birds for no apparent reason, leading to one of the most stupefying Don’t Go In There moments in horror cinema history.

Down Came a Blackbird,” an adventure designed for 3rd level, clearly draws its inspiration from the infamous Hitchcock film, as the residents of the port town of Saltmarsh have become victims to the increasingly erratic and violent behavior of the local birds. Since this is D&D, it involves a sea hag’s obsession, a violent peryton, and a town in need of some heroes.

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Roll20 Review – Ghosts of Saltmarsh

Embark on a series of high seas adventures in this collection of updated classic D&D adventure modules.

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Ghosts of Saltmarsh is similar in concept to 2017’s Tales of the Yawning Portal, a collection of seven classic Dungeons & Dragons modules updated and converted to Fifth Edition. Instead of a dungeon-crawling theme, we’re on a boat!

MAJOR SPOILERS – DM’s only!

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