Bree and the Barrow-Downs (Middle Earth Role Playing/MERP) [Heike Kubasch] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This adventure module. Retrospective: Bree and the Barrow-Downs. This is the first in a trilogy of undead modules, as I like to think of them, the others being Erech and. The Barrow-downs, or Tyrn Gorthad, was an area of low hills located to the east of the Shire and the Old Forest, and west of the village of Bree. They were made.

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The four hobbits vowns have stood a chance without Tom. Retrieved from ” http: The region has been almost continuously inhabited since the First Age.

Pelargir and Lebenninetc. He had told the bobbits earlier to pass by the barrows on the western side, but the hobbits stopped for lunch on what must have been a barrow, and promptly fell asleep in the shade on the east side. A possible real-life inspiration of this place for J.

The odd thing about the MERP trolls, of course, is they’re built just like the NPCs, as trolls were just another playable race in that system.


Home Recent Additions Welcome Wiki. Material from this product was included in Arnor, The Realm. There’s something primal about Bree and the Barrow-Downsand not just because it was ICE’s first adventure-sized module. Sowns butler didn’t do it: This page has been accessed 8, times. Please select a support frequency. Exploding Dice Die may ‘explode’ into a second roll.

Trolls are a bxrrow everywhere you go — also in The One Ringas you undoubtedly know Space Gamer Issue 73 – Mar These grassy hills hold the graves of the Kings, Queens, Princes and aristocrats of Arnor. Retrieved from ” http: The four were separated from one another in a dense fog, and, all captured, ended up in the same barrow. Skill Based buy or gain skills.


Martin Is Winter Coming? Donaldson The Land George R. Tags separate by space: Drawings of the barrows display different kinds: Three of the Hobbits seemed under a spell, but Frodo, almost succumbing to the wight, was able to call out to Tom Bombadilwhose house was near the place of the Barrow-downs. GeekGold Bonus for All Supporters at year’s end: Graphic brutality is fun — and rituals by which the wights carry victims into the barrows and deck them with jewels in preparation for ugly sacrifice are described here — but tone is just as important in RPGs, and Bree gets the tone perfect.

The oldest and largest of the barrows is named “Othrongroth”. This page was rowns modified on 27 Juneat My own copies of the various regional sourcebooks e.

I supported because… “The BruSteve chimera is an abomination! The Barrow-downsor Tyrn Gorthadwas an area of low hills located to the east of the Shire and the Old Forestand west of the village of Bree.

Fleeing the Black Doqns in September of TAFrodo Baggins and his three companions came and were ensnared by a wight in one of the numerous barrows. In a skirmish, barros to eight armies can play there. The neither-here-nor-there geography suits an undead theme rather nicely, and of the three modules this one is probably the most fearsome: Contents [ show ]. Mysterious adventures in role-playing Dragon Issue 91 – Nov The downs are rich in treasure and adventure, but it would be prudent for the adventurous to seek the council of the wise before trying their luck in the ancient and eerie tombs.

It’s a Monty Haul feast for the eyes, but removing any of this bsrrow without being vilely cursed is the real trick.

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Not far away lie the eerie barrow-tombs of the cursed Kings of Cardolan The mapwork is completely satisfactory. Not far away lie the eerie barrow-tombs of the cursed Kings of Cardolan The downs lay within the bounds of Cardolan in the region of Eriador. It has been your support, financial and otherwise, that has allowed this site to become what it is today.


Bree and the Barrow-Downs. Just as cooks pray for a good crop of young animals and fishermen for a good haul of fish, in the same way busybodies pray for a good crop of calamities or a good haul of difficulties that they, like cooks and fishermen, may always have something to fish out and butcher.

Bree and the Barrow-Downs. Tuesday, January 10, Retrospective: A layout of a typical hobbit-hole is provided, giving the feel of the mixed hobbit-mannish population. The descriptive majority of this article or section’s text may currently be speculative, and should be supported with references. Fantasy High Fantasy Horror Supernatural.

This is the first in a trilogy of undead modules, as I like to think of them, the others tje Erech and the Paths of the Dead and Dagorlad and the Dead Marshes. The Barrow-downs appear in the video games The Lord of the Rings: Mith — original artwork used in design by John Howe and Ted Nasmith. Here at the crossroads of the northern Dunedain Kingdom is located the old surviving settlement of Hobbits, the village of Bree.

There are arial views for the villages of Bree, Staddle, Archet, and Combe.