Ascent to the Depths of Dread

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Discover the forbidden tower’s secrets! Brave the depths of darkness!

Embark on a chilling journey with an immersive adventure designed for characters levels 8-10. This gripping tale takes your party on a quest to uncover the mysteries of the Forbidden Tower and confront the nightmarish creatures lurking within.

This adventure is for 4–5 characters, levels 8–10.

Ascent to the Depths of Dread
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Features

  • Multiple Accessible Formats: Designed to accommodate accessibility for all players.
    • Dyslexia-Friendly PDF
    • ePub
    • Plain Text
    • Audio (In Progress. Purchasers will get notified when updated.)
    • Digital Braille
  • 3D Dynamic Encounters: The adventure uses a unique navigation method to track movement on a spiral ramp.
  • Engaging Narrative: Navigate a panicked crowd, confront terrifying monsters like the talontulas, and descend into the depths of the Forbidden Tower to confront the dreadfallen.
  • Diverse Adventure Hooks: Choose from various adventure hooks, from seeking powerful artifacts to responding to distress calls, ensuring a customizable and engaging experience for your party.
  • Representation and Accessibility: Embrace inclusivity with considerate mechanics for players with disabilities or different mobility needs.

Adventure Synopsis

Witness a mysterious explosion at the Forbidden Tower and embark on a perilous journey to seal its dark power. Navigate through panicked crowds, confront undead horrors, and seal the gateway to the Negative Material Plane before it’s too late. Along the way, uncover the tower’s dark history and confront the ethereal figures of its builders.

3 New Undead Monsters

  • Dreadfallen: A formidable undead mass of body parts, ready to challenge even the bravest adventurers.
  • Dreadfallen Creeper: Twisted remnants of former adventurers, extensions of the dreadfallen’s collective.
  • Talontula: a pair of zombified hands with blood, linked at the thumbsDisembodied hands that fly like butterflies and crawl like spiders, choking their victims and piercing them with thumb mandibles

Are you ready to brave the unknown and emerge victorious?

Also included: 4K combat maps in gridless and square formats.

 

Make Lives Better through Roleplaying Games

This adventure is one piece of a movement within the TTRPG community to invite, encourage, and include those who have not been, both in the TTRPG community and nearly everywhere in real life. Wyrmworks Publishing is dedicated to using TTRPGs to help you make lives better, to provide tools, training, and a community to this end. We believe that this will extend far beyond the ever-growing TTRPG community as more and more people learn, grow, and give and receive acceptance.

To that end, this adventure includes disabled NPCs just like in real life and includes encounter notes to account for for disabled PCs.




Wyrm’s Workshop Sidequest: Personalized D&D Design Experience

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Are you ready to actively shape the narratives of tabletop roleplaying games? Wyrm’s Workshop Sidequest is your exclusive invitation to become a key contributor to the expanding Andovir accesspunk campaign setting.

How It Works:

  • Monthly Credits: As a Young Dragon or higher patron, receive monthly coupon codes to accumulate credits for your creative endeavors.
  • Direct Collaboration: Engage directly in the creative process, working with Dale, co-owner of Wyrmworks Publishing.
  • Affordable Enough for Multiple Entries: Sidequest reduces costs by using stock art where available instead of commissioned art. Your creations will be showcased in the Lair and possibly featured in our store, marketplaces like DriveThruRPG, and even our Ready-to-Roll adventure series.

In the past, submissions have all included disability, neurodiversity, and/or mental or chronic illness. We are happy to include those concepts with your submission, but they aren’t necessary. We are building a world that welcomes all people. We will collaborate with you to ensure the creation of content that is free from any potential issues.

Why Choose Wyrm’s Workshop Sidequest?

  • Affordable Creativity: Sidequest offers a more budget-friendly option for patrons to actively participate in crafting TTRPG content.
  • Community Contribution: Contribute directly to our accesspunk campaign setting, and support the diversity and inclusivity of our content.
  • Content publication: See your creations published in The Dragon’s Lair, our premier digital compendium, and possibly in future publications.
  • Credit as a creator: Be credited as the creator of your design in any publications featuring your content.
  • Comprehensive formats: Receive your final design in PDF, txt, and mp3 audio formats, along with a custom color illustration.
  • Commercial license: Receive a commercial license to use the finished product and accompanying artwork.

Terms & Conditions for Wyrm’s Workshop Sidequest:

By participating in Wyrm’s Workshop Sidequest, you certify that you have legal rights for the commercial use of all content submitted. You grant Wyrmworks Publishing permission to use the submitted content for publication in the Lair and potential future works. While we won’t publish submitted photography, we may use artistic likenesses. Wyrmworks Publishing retains all rights to works created via this process but will credit you as the creator in any publications using the content. You will receive a commercial license to use the finished product. Please note that editorial adjustments may be made for game design, cultural sensitivity, or compatibility with the Andovir setting, while still considering your preferences.




16 DnD 5e Condition Markers

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Designed especially for visually impaired gamers (but beneficial to all, as is common with universal design principles), to keep track of different character conditions, you can place a character on one of these 16 bases. Each base has a different shape or tactile marking to distinguish them by sight or touch and braille labels on the bottoms.

Conditions Include: Blinded, Charmed, Concentrating, Deafened, Exhausted, Flying, Frightened, Grappled, Incapacitated, Invisible, Paralyzed, Petrified, Poisoned, Restrained, Stunned, & Unconscious.




16 D&D 5e Condition Markers Printable Miniature STL

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Designed especially for visually impaired gamers (but beneficial to all, as is common with universal design principles), to keep track of different character conditions, you can place a character on one of these 16 bases.

Each base has a different shape or tactile marking to distinguish them by sight or touch and braille labels on the bottoms. Conditions Include: Blinded, Charmed, Concentrating, Deafened, Exhausted, Flying, Frightened, Grappled, Incapacitated, Invisible, Paralyzed, Petrified, Poisoned, Restrained, Stunned, & Unconscious.

You have the option to print in both 40mm and 28mm scales, with both sizes supported and unsupported for easy 3D printing.




Zilji Larka Printable Miniature STL

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Zilji Larka is a rock gnome wizard with ectrodactyly, meaning he has shortened arms and missing fingers. He wears pink and gray clothing, a green wide-brimmed hat with attached small tools, and carries a tan backpack. He has adapted his spells’ somatic components to work within his physical range and uses Mage Hand to assist with tasks. Zilji is lighthearted, helpful, and enjoys challenging people’s expectations of him through humor. Each figure comes pre-assembled on a base for effortless use, and you have the option to print in both 40mm and 28mm scales, with both sizes supported and unsupported for easy 3D printing.




Veritas Cadell Printable Miniature STL

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Veritas Cadell is a tiefling rogue with spastic diplegia cerebral palsy, which affects its movement. Veritas uses forearm crutches to move around but can climb walls as quickly as it walks. Veritas is fascinated by ancient civilizations and cultures and works with archaeologists to uncover their secrets, while expressing deep respect for the creators of these ancient artifacts. Each figure comes pre-assembled on a base for effortless use, and you have the option to print in both 40mm and 28mm scales, with both sizes supported and unsupported for easy 3D printing.




Veralynn Sweetbriar Printable Miniature STL

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Veralynn Sweetbriar is a high elf druid who lives with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. She is an elf with long brown hair and wears a green leaf-motif dress while sitting in a wooden wheelchair. Veralynn has a love for nature and spends most of her time communing with it. However, chronic pain, fatigue, intrusive thoughts, and confusion can get in the way. Veralynn uses assistive devices such as her Countryside Conveyance wheelchair and salve to manage her symptoms. Each figure comes pre-assembled on a base for effortless use, and you have the option to print in both 40mm and 28mm scales, with both sizes supported and unsupported for easy 3D printing.




Rork Printable Miniature STL

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Rork is a red kobold who struggles with feelings of anxiety and panic disorder. He grew up in a large city but found it overwhelming and eventually left to live in the peace and quiet of the forest. Rork is a caring individual who enjoys getting straight to the point but is careful about how he spends his social energy. When he gets anxious, he will fiddle with a loose wicker ball attached to a belt by a rope, which is a chain of small hoops that he can spin around or unfold at his pleasure. Rork is happiest in the forest, surrounded by the soothing presence of woodland creatures, and he will avoid large cities or other loud and busy places as much as possible. Each figure comes pre-assembled on a base for effortless use, and you have the option to print in both 40mm and 28mm scales, with both sizes supported and unsupported for easy 3D printing.




Rohna Ginnsley Printable Miniature STL

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Rohna Ginnsley is a human bard with multiple sclerosis who uses Rohna’s Manipulative Mobility, her assistive device, a metal and wood wheelchair with four arms made of connected spheres that can be controlled with her thoughts. She is warm, soft-spoken, and compassionate, always willing to help others with a large smile and a cup of tea. Get the whole Limitless Champions collection with 5e stat blocks, background, personality, trait mechanics, and tips for creating inclusive game worlds with disability representation. Each figure comes pre-assembled on a base for effortless use, and you have the option to print in both 40mm and 28mm scales, with both sizes supported and unsupported for easy 3D printing.




Rohna Ginnsley (Alternate Sculpt) Printable Miniature STL

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Rohna Ginnsley is a human bard with multiple sclerosis who uses Rohna’s Manipulative Mobility, her assistive device, a metal and wood wheelchair with four arms made of connected spheres that can be controlled with her thoughts. She is warm, soft-spoken, and compassionate, always willing to help others with a large smile and a cup of tea. Get the whole Limitless Champions collection with 5e stat blocks, background, personality, trait mechanics, and tips for creating inclusive game worlds with disability representation. Each figure comes pre-assembled on a base for effortless use, and you have the option to print in both 40mm and 28mm scales, with both sizes supported and unsupported for easy 3D printing.




Rivaan Linxakasendalor Printable Miniature STL

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Rivaan Linxakasendalor is a blue dragonborn ranger with diastrophic dysplasia, a type of dwarfism. She uses a wheeled sled as an assistive device for mobility and carries a shortbow, javelins, and a dagger for combat. Each figure comes pre-assembled on a base for effortless use, and you have the option to print in both 40mm and 28mm scales, with both sizes supported and unsupported for easy 3D printing.




Precision Printable Miniature STL

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Precision is a tiefling Monk with cerebral palsy. His arms and hands have limited fine motor control, but he compensates by using his feet for unarmed attacks and his tail to draw and load his hand crossbow. Each figure comes pre-assembled on a base for effortless use, and you have the option to print in both 40mm and 28mm scales, with both sizes supported and unsupported for easy 3D printing.




Orrelius Printable Miniature STL

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Orrelius is a battle-scarred human paladin, whose unwavering devotion to his divine calling has given him the strength to overcome countless trials. He carries a sword, braille book, and magic staff, as a result of his permanent blindness, and he is a formidable warrior and healer. Orrelius radiates a calm and reassuring presence, inspiring his allies to fight with courage and hope. Each figure comes pre-assembled on a base for effortless use, and you have the option to print in both 40mm and 28mm scales, with both sizes supported and unsupported for easy 3D printing.




Lechlun Adarian Printable Miniature STL

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Lechlun Adarian is a human wizard with Treacher Collins Syndrome, which results in unique facial features including underdeveloped cheekbones and jaw, downward-slanting eyes, and a notch in the lower eyelids. Lechlun’s most notable ability is his Oblivion manipulation, which allows him to cast powerful spells such as Sphere of Annihilation and Touch Oblivion. Each figure comes pre-assembled on a base for effortless use, and you have the option to print in both 40mm and 28mm scales, with both sizes supported and unsupported for easy 3D printing.




Moonmaeven and Freckles Printable Miniature STL

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Moonmaeven is a high elf Druid/Bard with light blue skin, a crystal crown, and a cloak with constellations on the inside. She also has an emotional comfort animal, Freckles, a large St. Bernard dog, and lives with anxiety and memory loss. Each figure comes pre-assembled on a base for effortless use, and you have the option to print in both 40mm and 28mm scales, with both sizes supported and unsupported for easy 3D printing.




Naiara Trevica Printable Miniature STL

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Naiara Trevica is a human fighter who lives with ulnar drift arthritis in her hands, causing her fingers to bend sideways and making it difficult to move them without extreme pain. However, her determination and resolve remain undiminished. She is a mercenary who travels and fights to provide for her family, and her reputation as a skilled warrior precedes her. She has developed assistive devices, including compression gauntlets and a weapon brace, to help her with her condition. Each figure comes pre-assembled on a base for effortless use, and you have the option to print in both 40mm and 28mm scales, with both sizes supported and unsupported for easy 3D printing.