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Campaign Chunk Volume 13.02 Venus Flytrap

Dionaea muscipula trap

Campaign Chunk Volume 13.02 Venus Flytrap

The Venus flytrap, sometimes called Venus’s flytrap or Venus’ flytrap, is the common name of a plant known as Dionaea muscipula. The Venus Flytrap (VFT) is one of the most unusual plants in that it is a carnivorous plant. In other words, it derives some or most of its nutrients from trapping and consuming small animals, typically insects or spiders. It also gets its nutrients from methods that other plants do, such as sugar by photosynthesis. Carnivorous plants live all over the world but the Venus Flytrap is native to select boggy areas in North and South Carolina.

The VT has a series of leaves, called traps, that resemble mouths. Tese are open wide and contain a series of the trigger “hairs”...

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Campaign Chunk Volume 11.05 – Chichen Itza

English: An image of the serpent appearing on ...

English: An image of the serpent appearing on the side of the Temple of Kukulcan on the spring equinox at Chichen Itza (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Campaign Chunk Volume 11.05 – Chichen Itza

Chichen Itza is an archaeological site is located in Tinúm Municipality, Yucatán State, Mexico. The names transltaes to “at the mouth of the well of Itza.” The Kukulkan Pyramid in Chichen-Itza which known as “El Castillo” or The Castle, is one of the seven wonders of the world that was choosen in 07.07.2007. Many people belive the name Chichen Itza refers to El Casillo when in fact it is the name of the city that the Castle resides in.

Between 900 and 1050 AD, Chichen Itza had become a powerful capital. It also controlled northern and central Yucatan at the time...

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Campaign Chunk Volume 11.04 – Death Valley

The Amargosa Desert is near Death Valley

The Amargosa Desert is near Death Valley (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Campaign Chunk Volume 11.04 – Death Valley

In Eastern California, North America is a location known as Death Valley. It covers an area of around 3,000 square miles. Death Valley can be found near the border of California and Nevada. It runs from north to south between the Amargosa Range on the east and the Panamint Range on the west, with the Sylvania Mountains and the Owlshead Mountains form its northern and southern boundaries.

Home to the Timbisha tribe of Native Americans, Death Valley got its English name from prospectors in 1849 during the California Gold Rush when 13 prospectors died trying to cross the location.

The mean annual temperature for Death Valley is 77.2 °F (25...

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Campaign Chunk Volume 11.02 – Stonehenge

English: Standing Stones, Stonehenge, Wilts St...

English: Standing Stones, Stonehenge, Wilts Stonehenge (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Campaign Chunk Volume 11.02 – Stonehenge

West of Amesbury and 8 miles north of Salisbury, in Whiltshire, England, lies a prehistoric monument known as Stonehenge. Stonehenge is a ring of standing stones that are set within earthworks in the middle of what is considered to be the densest complex of Neolithic and Bronze Age monuments in England. It is believed to have built over 5,000 years ago in the late Neolithic period about 2500 BC.

The Stonehenge complex is made up of several large stones known as sarsens which are up to 30 meters tall and weigh around 25 tonnes. There are also many smaller stones, known as “bluestones” which are believed to have come from several sites in Wales

The land on which the ancie...

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Campaign Chunk Volume 10 – Mysteries & RPG Round Up

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CC 10 coverCampaign Chunk Volume 10 – Mysteries

A Campaign Chunk is an item, place or something else that can fit into any campaign or story with little or no modification although some will be more suited to certain genres than others. They have few stats (if any) and help provide starting grounds for adventures or help fill in the gaps when your players go off exploring and you need something for them to do. Each has several hooks or rumour that can be used. Which of these are true and which are false?

Originally first published on the blog/website of Ennead Games, these Chunks have been compiled into a handy volume. Their details may have been cleaned up and more hooks or rumours added to them, but they basically the same.

This volume is themed around mysteries – Weird and often unexplained events and moments that have occurred and puzzle people to this day. All are inspired or related to real-life events and incidents.

This volume features:

  • 17 Unknown Soldiers – Who are the soldiers found on a WWII list?
  • Amber Room – What happened to this valuable room?
  • Bella in the Elm – What happened to Bella and why was her body found in a tree?
  • Broadcast Interruption – Who interrupted the local TV signal one night?
  • Grey Blobs – Just what is the true nature of these grey, rice like blobs that fell like rain?
  • Green Children of Goating – Two children , with skin as green as grass are found in a mine.
  • Lead Mask Cases – Two bodies found in mysterious circumstances, wearing lead masks…
  • Locomotive XY-67 – What was the true purpose of this train?
  • Puzzle Statue – A statue covered in hard to crack code has been found.
  • The Hum – No-one has yet figured out why this particular location has a persistent hum.

Available at Drivethru now (product link) and Open Gaming Store, TableTopLibrary and Paizo online stores soon (store links)

Don’t forget Ennead Games has a Patreon running now as well

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