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Valley of the Gilded Tower (5E)
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Valley of the Gilded Tower (5E)

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A thrilling tale of madness and mystery inspired by Edgar Allan Poe’s writing! Following the events of Masque of the Worms, the story continues into the hauntingly beautiful forests of the Painted Valley…

The baron’s wife is dead. But she isn’t gone. Can the players lay her to rest and defeat the festering evil hidden away inside the Gilded Tower? 

Vally of the Gilded Tower is a 2nd-level one-shot originally written for a live playthrough by the Castle Mac crew in the courtyard of the Edgar Allen Poe Museum in Richmond, VA. Check out their fantastic performance on the Castle Mac YouTube channel!

This adventure is for 4-6 players of 2nd-level characters. It's optimized for the live-streaming format, but makes for a fast-paced one shot at any table. It takes about 2-3 hours to complete and includes:

  • Events inspired by Edgar Allan Poe's most ethereal writing

  • Fast pacing and big reveals ideal for live-streaming and online play

  • A new monster that can take over the minds of its victims

  • Combat cards for each monster, PC, and special treasure

  • Stunning maps by Jake from Beware the Wizard

  • By popular request, a print-friendly version of the adventure!

Check out the first adventure in the Edgar Allan Poe series, Masque of the Worms: 

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    November 29th, 2020
    As with all the Arcane Library adventures (I own three of them), the layout of the adventure is exactly as advertised: amazing. You can definitely pick this up and run it without reading through it even once, and is designed for maximum usability at th [...]
    October 17th, 2019
    Another great one-shot game from Arcane Library. It screams, "Run me if you have five minutes or less to prep but still want a good time." First, the layout. It's attractive and makes it easy to extract information from each page (especially [...]
    October 11th, 2019
    In fair disclosure I received a copy of this adventure in PDF form for a fair review. Valley of the Gilded Tower is the follow up adventure to Masque of the Worms, which resides in the Edgar Allan Poe series of adventures. This means that each a [...]
    October 10th, 2019
    What a great little one night adventure this is! A great followup to "Masque of the Worms"! The adventure is well though out and can be played right after Masque of the Worms, as a series or really by itself. I feel my PCs had a bit [...]
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    This title was added to our catalog on May 12, 2019.