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    Ok tell me what you think update number 3. This will be my update for the day lol.
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    Quote Originally Posted by heathan666 View Post
    Ok tell me what you think update number 3. This will be my update for the day lol.
    That is wonderful.

    I can't give you more rep though

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    Ok I updated the Entrance, on the 2nd part (the northern section) I plan on adding some more vines running accross the floor as well as some statues and columns. I want this place to look old, I'm thinkin' of adding some bodies to from the NPCs group having gotten here first.
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    Good work on that update!
    Needs more highlights though.
    I'm going to rep you though.

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    ok ok well I'm liken what I got now. I think I might go back and add more vegatation to the South Section of the map, but over all this looks pretty neat.
    I'm think this will make for an interesting encounter map (lots of added kewlness effects).
    1. Vines count as difficult terrain.
    2. Bridge and well in which Players/Monsters can be knocked into, and then vines of course which can be used to climb back up into the fray (making it easy but time consuming.
    3. perhaps vines hanging from the ceiling which can be used to cross the gap without using the bridge.
    4. bridge is unstable and the monsters try to collapse it at the start of the encounter.


    Anyone else got any ideas?
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    Ok so at this point I've got some cartographer's block and can't think of what I should do next for the ruins of Ruk'ifera'gina. Any suggestions would be helpful. The city will have undead, fey, and troglodytes; as well as the bbeg, I want to have them go through the city some though with a few encounters, so help me out here.
    If you where crawling through a city that sunk beneath the earth in a fantasy world what would make for an interesting fight.
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    Quote Originally Posted by heathan666 View Post
    Ok so at this point I've got some cartographer's block and can't think of what I should do next for the ruins of Ruk'ifera'gina. Any suggestions would be helpful. The city will have undead, fey, and troglodytes; as well as the bbeg, I want to have them go through the city some though with a few encounters, so help me out here.
    If you where crawling through a city that sunk beneath the earth in a fantasy world what would make for an interesting fight.
    What levels???? Kruthik, Golbins/Orcs, Drow and/or Driders, Troglodytes, bats, rats, myconids, trolls, formorians, azer, deep dwarves, shadow dragon, purple dragon, I could go on....
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    I've always been partial to hack n slash gore fests with lots of monsters but traps and puzzles are good too. From a mapping point of view: ropes, vines, crystals, stalagmites, holes, spikes, columns, statues, rocks, veins of gold, torches...stuff to add just for the sake of adding interest but don't clutter it all up.
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    Its a level 7 party, but its not really just about the monsters. Its more about location, and what kind of stuff I can add to make the fight "kewler". Just hack'n'slashin' gets old after awhile.
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    Quote Originally Posted by heathan666 View Post
    Its a level 7 party, but its not really just about the monsters. Its more about location, and what kind of stuff I can add to make the fight "kewler". Just hack'n'slashin' gets old after awhile.
    Dilemma: The group happens upon an intersection which they must pass. However, two groups of opposing creatures seem to be fighting in the middle with no way around. Neither group appears to be making much headway against the other, so the party must choose a side to tip the balance.

    This takes some set up and works best if both groups are of different races. Even better, give them clues in previous encounters or locations as to which is the correct side to pick.

    As for mapping stuff..... since the city is sunken, there is bound the be plenty of rubble, broken/fallen statues, unstable buildings(can you say traps/hazards?). Perhaps you can make a skill challenge moving through a particularly large structure, with success being avoiding a cave in, and failure.... well... not so pretty.
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