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This is a surprisingly good site based adventure in 8 pages. Including stat blocks for 3.0 (I think 3.0, could be 3.5). It is an 8 page pdf, and doesn't seem to have the OGL.

The crux of the adventure is that a lonely lighthouse has been taken over by a hag and some goblins. They have lit another fire down the coast, let ships crash into the reef and loot the boats. Trade season is about to start in force so the lighthouse needs to be made safe.

What makes it so good? Well there are a number of things:
The background is brief. We don't get the hag's backstory, or the goblins, and what we get of the lighthouse is play relevant (predominantly explaining why it is in the wilderness and there isn't a militia dealing with it)
The adventure actually considers several main solutions: the adventurers camping out on the fake lighthouse, or just killing everything (likely), or dealing with factions.
Factions make the other point. There are two factions, the hag and the goblins. They both have a mutual goal (wealth) and are both needed for the plan, but they both would like to get rid of each other. And there are into hooks given that might get this across to the player such as the hag disguising herself and playing the party off against the goblins.
The original rooms of the lighthouse are listed in table form, with the current occupants/descriptions taking up the actual information about the room.

There is probably a two hour session here. More if the party take there time getting to the area. But for that it's a remarkably solid module, which is generic enough it could be adapted to any edition of D&D with a monster manual.

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DM's Guild has this listed as 3.5. Any idea what the provenance of this adventure is? The indicia says it's from 2004.
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Birmy wrote:
Any idea what the provenance of this adventure is? The indicia says it's from 2004.

It was released as a freebie on the WotC site; the archival URL for it is

http://archive.wizards.com/default.asp?x=dnd/oa/20040731a

And per that page, it's definitely for D&D v.3.5.
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WotC released a lot of these smaller adventures as freebies during the early 3.5 period. They share a similar format/appearance. Most of 'em are still available but sometimes you gotta dig.

Wizards of the Coast - Free Adventure Downloads
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ctimmins wrote:
WotC released a lot of these smaller adventures as freebies during the early 3.5 period. They share a similar format/appearance. Most of 'em are still available but sometimes you gotta dig.

Wizards of the Coast - Free Adventure Downloads


I based my probability on the front cover saying "Based on the New Edition of the game designed by Jonathon Tweet". I thought it would have said "Revised Edition" if it was 3.5.

I didn't even think to check the year it was published. shake
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