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Conjure Dire Woes for the Mightiest of Heroes

Within these sorrowful pages a GM will find sixteen calamitous types of circumstances to present to their players, each one designed to provide dire antagonists, friendly faces, nettlesome complications, flavorful macguffins, and matching adventure seeds for the busy GM. Rather than just being canned scenarios, the tools in this book are Sine Nomine-style content generators to help you build your own fresh afflictions. Trusty mainstays like bandit depredations, evil sorcerers, tyrannical lords, vile curses, and other staples of the game master's arts are invigorated and shaded by the tools in this book, giving a reader the fresh ideas they need to put a new gloss on old favorites.

While Sixteen Sorrows is written for the Godbound role-playing game of heroic demigods and designed to equip a GM with suitable challenges for those mighty exemplars, the tools in this book are built to be equally useful to GMs running more traditional fantasy games. So choose the manner of your destruction. Get Sixteen Sorrows, and unleash grief and lamentation on an unsuspecting world!

(Nota Bene: The print version of this book is listed as being a "color softcover", even though the interior is black-and-white. I chose this format of printing because the color softcover books are negligibly more expensive to print, but have a higher quality of paper.)

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Ed S April 29, 2020 4:57 am UTC
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Michael S October 22, 2016 5:01 pm UTC
Are the print versions of this and Ten Buried Blades perfect bound or saddle stitched?
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Kevin C December 03, 2016 5:36 pm UTC
Perfect bound. From what I can see, saddle-stitch is limited to premium color products, and while I could likely slide them in beneath the page limit, the price increase would be noticeable.
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