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Author Topic: Planning to Run Curse of the Crimson Throne soon  (Read 157 times)

sureshot

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Planning to Run Curse of the Crimson Throne soon
« on: October 15, 2020, 10:08:23 PM »
Has anyone here run the AP? Any thoughts, suggestions or advice that anyone can give? Note this is NOT a thread to edition war so please stick to topic.

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Re: Planning to Run Curse of the Crimson Throne soon
« Reply #1 on: October 15, 2020, 10:25:19 PM »
Has anyone here run the AP? Any thoughts, suggestions or advice that anyone can give? Note this is NOT a thread to edition war so please stick to topic.

I have not run it, but there was a newer updated version released - are you going to run that or the original?
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Re: Planning to Run Curse of the Crimson Throne soon
« Reply #2 on: October 15, 2020, 11:06:34 PM »
I ran it for a while and then COVID kind of derailed our campaign. I have the hardcover version which is version 2 of the Pathfinder I version.

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Re: Planning to Run Curse of the Crimson Throne soon
« Reply #3 on: October 16, 2020, 08:27:16 AM »
I plan to run the anniversary edition of the AP. If anyone has any suggestions on running it let me know.

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Re: Planning to Run Curse of the Crimson Throne soon
« Reply #4 on: October 16, 2020, 02:15:05 PM »
I played through the original and had a lot of fun. Later when I was talking to the GM once the campaign ended, he mentioned that there were not enough magic items to successfully beef up the PCs for the final boss fight - so we took a Side Trek into the Rise of the Runelords AP.

Sorry that isn't very helpful, but I was a Player and not the GM.

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Re: Planning to Run Curse of the Crimson Throne soon
« Reply #5 on: October 16, 2020, 06:50:19 PM »
Has anyone here run the AP? Any thoughts, suggestions or advice that anyone can give? Note this is NOT a thread to edition war so please stick to topic.

I ran it - http://smonscurseofthecrimsonthrone.blogspot.com/2013/
After that I swore I'd never run Pathfinder ever again! The PCs doubled in power every couple sessions and by the end were vastly OP for the adventure. Now I use 5e D&D for Paizo adventures.
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Re: Planning to Run Curse of the Crimson Throne soon
« Reply #6 on: October 16, 2020, 07:01:29 PM »
The first two books are good, book 2 is very good. After that it gets distinctly iffy. Book 4 'Dances with Cinderwolves' made no sense and we skipped it. Book 5 was a slog. Book 6 is a decent finale but at level 12-14 my PF PCs with two powergamer players (inc a Summoner) were way way overpowered for the opposition.
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