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RPGs sponsored by The Gathering at Council of Five Nations XXXIII (2010)

The Gathering RPG Event Track


Last Update:  Wednesday, Sept 8, 2010


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The Gathering is an RPG group, headed by Art Lobdell, that supports several popular RPGs at conventions around the Northeast. 

The games they run:

  • Pathfinder
  • Living Forgotten Realms
  • Fellow Ship of White Star
  • Witch Hunter
  • Chronicles of Shattered Empires
  • DARK AEONS

We are fortunate to have hosted them for several years now, and we welcome them back again this year.




Friday Night  7:00-11:00+ PM  (Slot B)


Master of the Fallen Fortress * Pathfinder Society
B-RPG-5 * $ 2
Game Master: The Gathering * 6 Players * Teen14
The ruined siege castles outside Absalom have long beckoned adventurers looking to make a name for themselves. Now an earthquake has cracked open one of these fabled ruins, and its lost mysteries and fantastic treasures lie exposed for the first time in centuries. But the tower's empty halls once more echo with living footfalls, and a new master has claimed the Fallen Fortress as his own. Can the PCs find a way to get inside its shattered walls? What ancient dangers and fresh threats will they encounter inside its crumbling chambers? And will the PCs be able to defeat the current Master of the Fallen Fortress?
Pathfinder Intro-Master of the Fallen Fortress is a dungeon-based adventure for 1st-level chararacters, written for the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game and compatible with the 3.5 edition of the world's oldest RPG. It also serves as an introduction to Pathfinder Society Organized Play (Paizo's constantly evolving, world-wide megacampaign). The adventure involves exploring an ancient, ruined tower and rescuing the captured Pathfinder held within.
This is an introductory adventure, and is especially suggested for those new to the Pathfinder system. Beginners strongly encouraged.
Link: Pathfinder Society Site
Link: Pathfinder RPG Site



Cargo * Witch Hunter: Dark Providence
B-RPG-6 * $ 2
Game Master: The Gathering * 6 Players * Teen14
Off the coast of La Florida, the waters have always seemed warm and inviting. Recently, however, you have learned not to trust the gentle waves, for comfort often comes immediately before betrayal. Someone thirsts for revenge, so there is little time for rest. Dark Providence 2-04 - Cargo, by Matthew Domville.
Link: Witch Hunter: Dark Providence Web Site
Link: Paradigm Concepts (Producers)



Saturday Morning  9:00 AM - 1:00 PM  (Slot C)

Role-Play Games


Rook * Fellowship of the White Star
C-RPG-5 * $ 2
Game Master: The Gathering * 6 Players * Teen14
Lord Reginald St. Charles always has enjoyable parties, but this isn 't just your standard
dinner party. An event designed to introduce players and new characters to the
Fellowship of the White Star campaign of Earth, March 23, 1907.
The pre-gen characters that are provided at the end of the module fit the module the
best. If they are not used, players will need to supply their own role-play reason for
being invited and it may only be played with starting characters who have 0 xp. FWS 301. Beginners encouraged.
Link: Fellowship of the White Star Site



Carrion Hill * Pathfinder - Cthulhu
C-RPG-6 * $ 2
Game Master: The Gathering * 6 Players * Teen14
Pathfinder/Cthulu Classic-The strange city of Carrion Hill has long loomed over the surrounding swamps in eastern Ustalav, yet its rulers have shifted many times through the centuries. Often enough that only a few sinister scholars and curious minds know the true nature of the hill 's original inhabitants vile and depraved cultists of the Old Gods. Yet this morning, a dreadful recrudescence rises from the depths of buried nightmare in the vaults below Carrion Hill. A monster stalks the twisted alleys of the city, spreading panic before it and leaving destruction in its wake. Can the Carrion Hill Horror be stopped?
Carrion Hill is an adventure for 5th-level characters, written for the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game and compatible with the 3.5 edition of the world 's oldest RPG. The adventure features a mix of urban and dungeon sites, and draws its inspiration from the popular writings of H.P. Lovecraft. Characters PROVIDED.
Link: Pathfinder Society Site
Link: Pathfinder RPG Site



Saturday Afternoon  2:00 PM - 6:00 PM  (Slot D)



Deliriums Triangle * Pathfinder Society
D-RPG-7 * $ 2
Game Master: The Gathering * 6 Players * Teen14
The Pathfinder Society owes Grandmaster Torch a favor and he's calling it in. It seems he misplaced Nuar Spiritskin, the famous minotaur prince of Absalom, and Torch needs you to find the prince before the city discovers that the minotaur is missing. He sends you deep beneath Absalom into a maddening maze of malign shapes, hideous creatures, and secrets that haven't seen the light of day for more than a thousand years.
This product is a Pathfinder Society Scenario designed for 1st to 5th level characters (Tiers: 1-2 and 4-5). This scenario is designed for play in Pathfinder Society Organized Play, but can easily be adapted for use with any world. This scenario is compliant with the Open Game License (OGL) and is suitable for use with the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game. Pathfinder Society Scenario #45, written by Crystal Frasier.
Link: Pathfinder Society Site
Link: Pathfinder RPG Site



Ties That Bind * DARK AEONS: Atlantean Chronicles
D-RPG-8 * $ 2
Game Master: The Gathering * 6 Players * Teen14
Two years ago, an accord was reached between the Curwen family of House Draconis and the Dardanus family of House Thalus. To put the bad blood behind everyone, and mend some of the deep rifts in Arkham. Cirilius is bethrothed to Erika, but he has been seen keeping the company of another woman. Will the ties bind?
Dark Aeons is a game system by Stardust Productions. Think "World of Darkness (White Wolf) meets Call of Cthulhu" . Pre-gen characters will be provided.

Link: Stardust Publications





Saturday Evening  7:00 PM - 11:00+ PM  (Slot E)


The Darkest Vengeance * Pathfinder Society
E-RPG-3 * $ 2
Game Master: The Gathering * 6 Players * Teen14
When a newly opened Ustalav Pathfinder Lodge goes silent, it's up to you to investigate and report back to the Society as to the source of the disappearance. The mystery deepens when you arrive and find the house silent but infiltrated by an old threat now in control of one of Ustalav's most powerful artifacts.
This product is a Pathfinder Society Scenario designed for 1st to 5th level characters (Tiers: 1 2 and 4 5). This scenario is designed for play in Pathfinder Society Organized Play, but can easily be adapted for use with any world. This scenario is compliant with the Open Game License (OGL) and is suitable for use with the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game. Pathfinder Society Scenario #47, written by Tim Hitchcock and Mark Moreland.
Link: Pathfinder Society Site
Link: Pathfinder RPG Site



The Infernal Vault * Pathfinder Society
E-RPG-4 * $ 2
Game Master: The Gathering * 6 Players * Teen14
A decade ago, the Decklands family, a house of Chelish nobles, were exiled from Absalom for treason. Their fate made for an interesting story and when a Pathfinder agent in Cheliax studying the family's long history and exile from the City at the Center of the World ends up murdered, the Society sends you to the recently discovered Deckland Vaults in Absalom to see what connection their old home might have to your murdered colleague.
This product is a Pathfinder Society Scenario designed for 1st to 7th level characters (Tiers: 1 2, 3 4, and 6 7). This scenario is designed for play in Pathfinder Society Organized Play, but can easily be adapted for use with any world. This scenario is compliant with the Open Game License (OGL) and is suitable for use with the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game. Pathfinder Society Scenario #55, written by Thurston Hillman. Beginners encouraged.
Link: Pathfinder Society Site
Link: Pathfinder RPG Site



Sunday Morning  9:00 AM - 1:00 PM  (Slot F)


Master of the Fallen Fortress * Pathfinder Society
F-RPG-2 * $ 2
Game Master: The Gathering * 6 Players * Teen14
The ruined siege castles outside Absalom have long beckoned adventurers looking to make a name for themselves. Now an earthquake has cracked open one of these fabled ruins, and its lost mysteries and fantastic treasures lie exposed for the first time in centuries. But the tower's empty halls once more echo with living footfalls, and a new master has claimed the Fallen Fortress as his own. Can the PCs find a way to get inside its shattered walls? What ancient dangers and fresh threats will they encounter inside its crumbling chambers? And will the PCs be able to defeat the current Master of the Fallen Fortress?
Pathfinder Intro-Master of the Fallen Fortress is a dungeon-based adventure for 1st-level chararacters, written for the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game and compatible with the 3.5 edition of the world's oldest RPG. It also serves as an introduction to Pathfinder Society Organized Play (Paizo's constantly evolving, world-wide megacampaign). The adventure involves exploring an ancient, ruined tower and rescuing the captured Pathfinder held within.
This is an introductory adventure, and is especially suggested for those new to the Pathfinder system. Beginners strongly encouraged.
Link: Pathfinder Society Site
Link: Pathfinder RPG Site



Pain in the Heart * Fellowship of the White Star
F-RPG-3 * $ 2
Game Master: The Gathering * 6 Players * Teen14
It has been a troubling time for the Midwest, with a rampant blight that claimed much of last year 's harvest and a current drought which grows more severe every day. Now, word comes of a strange illness sweeping thru one small Iowa town. Could this be the final nail in the coffin of America's Bread Basket? The Fellowship wants you to discover what's stalking field and farmer alike and avert a worldwide famine at the same time.
This is an FWS event for low level heroes set on May 23, 1907. Part 1 of the Where it Hurts Trilogy, Written by Jonah Bowen. Beginners encouraged.
Link: Fellowship of the White Star Site



Sunday Afternoon  3:00 PM - 7:00 PM  (Slot G)


Red Tide * Witch Hunter: Dark Providence
G-RPG-2 * $ 2
Game Master: The Gathering * 6 Players * Teen14
An ordinary voyage takes a grim and unexpected turn, leaving a small group of Witch Hunters to face a mysterious, unseen enemy with only their wits, faith, and courage. Lives hang in the balance ∧ perhaps more than mere lives. Dark Providence 2-0, written by Brian Schoner. Beginners encouraged.
Link: Witch Hunter: Dark Providence Web Site
Link: Paradigm Concepts (Producers)



Assault on the Kingdom of the Impossible * Pathfinder Society
G-RPG-3 * $ 2
Game Master: The Gathering * 6 Players * Teen14
The Pathfinder Society sends you to the fabled Kingdom of the Impossible, the island of Jalmeray, to stop an Aspis Consortium black market relics dealer who is organizing the local bandits and violently robbing Jalmeray and Pathfinder Society caravans laden with relics, artifacts, and magical mysteries. When a venture-captain is murdered by the Aspis Consortium agent, it's up to the PCs to find him and do whatever it takes to stop him.
This product is a Pathfinder Society Scenario designed for 1st to 5th level characters (Tiers: 1 2 and 4-5). This scenario is designed for play in Pathfinder Society Organized Play, but can easily be adapted for use with any world. This scenario is compliant with the Open Game License (OGL) and is suitable for use with the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game. Pathfinder Society Scenario #33, written by Craig Shackleton.
Link: Pathfinder Society Site
Link: Pathfinder RPG Site





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