The Temple Of Elemental Evil pnp Campaign

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  1. Cujo

    Cujo Mad Hatter Veteran

    Apr 4, 2005
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    Hey guys.
    Its been a few weeks or so since my last post here, however, my friends and I have been playing dnd together for the last couple of years twice a week. I DM our Saturday game and we have a seperate Thursday game with a different DM so I get to play as a PC.

    Anyway, the important bit, our current Saturday campaign is nearing completion and I'm going to run ToEE as the next one, because well I really enjoyed the computer game version. And on that note I'm looking for advice on what level to start my players chartacters at. I was thinking level 4.

    I have a copy of the original module and something that converts it into 5e. There are elements in the PC game which aren't in the origianal, and Co8 content that I'm not familliar with so I don't want to run it, I'd rather run stuff I remember from the PC game and stuff I can read in the module. I'm reasonably confident that my table wont be interested in the hommlet fedex quests and their current toons are level 5.

    What do you guys think of a starting level of 4 before heading off to Emridy Meadows/The Moat House with 5e rules? Too high, too low?
  2. Shiningted

    Shiningted I want my goat back Global Moderator

    Oct 23, 2004
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    No idea. Good to see you though :)
  3. Sitra Achara

    Sitra Achara Senior Member

    Sep 1, 2003
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    I've never played 5th ed but 4th sounds a bit high.

    It would be interesting to spice it up though - for example, what if you incorporated @Livonya's rainbow rock encounter, and folded in the Hill Giant as a giant skeleton that charges in mid fight?
  4. Daryk

    Daryk Veteran Member

    Jan 14, 2012
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    My experience of 5e has been... less than I hoped. It's certainly less jarring than PF2e, but it's still enough different from the 3.X (to include PF1e) versions that I don't think you can make reasonable comparisons. Things are just too... different.
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