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The Ruins of Mistemere Fantasy RPG Adventure Up On Kickstarter

There's a lot of classic adventures out there. Some haven't been played in quite some time. Such as the original red box adventure from Dungeons & Dragons. Well, the folks at Fail Squad Games is looking to update that adventure for a 5th edition crowd, and they've taken to Kickstarter in order to fund it. Go check out the campaign for The Ruins of Mistemere.

From the campaign:

This adventure is inspired by, and is a revisit of, the first “Group Adventure” in a certain Red Box set of the world’s favorite basic roleplaying game. The original version of this adventure was likely the very first quest many players embarked upon in the days of 1983. It was also likely the first adventure run by many budding GMs at the same time.

Why reboot it? 

  • For the sake of nostalgia.
  • To make a fresh version available to the next generation of adventurers and GMs.
  • To add the Fail Squad Games flavor.
  • Because it’s fun, and we can.

This adventure is written to be fully compatible with the 5E ruleset and written in such a way as to keep the author(s) from goblin jail time at the hands of certain wizards who live near a popular coast. 

Some names seem to have changed as planes of existence were traversed. Borgle is well known in many original adventures and legends; many report that his name was spelled with an “a” in place of the “o”. It is also told in ancient tales from different cultures that the spellings of Mistemere and Alena can be slightly altered from the records of the coastal wizards. 

The campaign is up and over its funding goal with still 26 days left to go.