The Fine Art of the DM
Mike Mearls, Rodney Thompson, Jeremy Crawford, Chris Perkins
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In this bonus episode surrounding the Mines of Madness, we bring in Chris Perkins to discuss the creation of this adventure and its debut at PAX East. Plus, as The DM Experience column has drawn to a close, we ask Chris about his home campaigns, his advice for fellow DMs, and what he's looking forward to in D&D Next.
Play the Adventure
The wizard Abracadamus hid the Forever Stone in the darkest depths of a failing mine, coerced monsters into serving as guardians, and rigged the dungeon with traps galore. Then he died, as all good wizards do.
Many heroes have fallen prey to the Forever Stone’s lure of immortality. To date, only one stalwart band has plunged into the Mines of Madness and lived to tell the tale. You think you’re better than them? You think you got what it takes to grab life by the stones and conquer the dungeon that won the 2012 Gygaxian Award* for Bonecrushing Awesomeness? We seriously doubt it, but go ahead . . . prove us wrong!
Mines of Madness is a Very Special D&D Adventure written for PAX East 2013 and designed for four 3rd-level characters using the rules in the D&D Next playtest package (available for free at dndnext.com).
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