Here we area again, adventure fans! I hope you’re ready for an exciting conclusion to the Broken Promise crew’s battle against a ravenous giant electric eel and other hungry deep-sea predators! “Fathoms Below, Part 4” brings the “Fathoms Below” adventure to a shocking end—so please listen now or subscribe via iTunes, Zune, or plain old RSS! Follow the “more to say” link below for a rundown of all the segments, as well as links to the stat blocks (in PDF and Monster Builder format) of the creatures the PCs faced in this undersea battle.
This episode features the following segments:
Ethan Parker of the Gamer’s Haven podcast calls for your initiative roll.
The Staging Area
I briefly summarize the campaign backstory (referring listeners to the Story Thus Far recap episode for a more detailed history of the campaign). I also briefly recap parts 1 through 3 of “Fathoms Below.”
The Weather Report
The PCs who are still on their feet try to defend themselves and their fallen comrades from hungry undersea predators!
The Prop Shop
I comment very briefly on the developments in this episode, and fill you in on my President’s Day weekend plans—which, as usual, involve OrcCon. I also promise to provide the stat blocks for the custom monsters used in this adventure, and here’s the fulfillment of that promise: you can download the stat blocks in PDF or Adventure Tools/Monster Builder format. Most of these creatures were built on a war shark chassis, with some parts switched in and out to make each species distinctive. If you haven’t seen the photos, step back to the show notes for episode 153.
As always, our theme and bumper music comes from “Racing the Wind” and “Gallows Jig,” from the album Phantoms of the High Seas by Nox Arcana, ©2008 Monolith Graphics. This episode also features, in the background, “Leviathan” by Erdenstern, from the album Into the Blue, ©2008 Erdenstern. All tracks are used by permission of the copyright holders.
I hope that you enjoy(ed) listening to “Fathoms Below, Part 4,” and that you’ll join us when the campaign continues in “Common Cause, Part 1”!