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FR5 The Savage FrontierI m a little disappointed for the lack of detail given to the Icewind Dale region itself given how some of my favourite DD video games as well as the best Drizzt novels are set there Other than that though this supplement is brimming with cold flavour and atmosphere and has a lot of things to tell that invariably end up in my games Along with the Shining South and maybe Moonshae it s one of my favourite regions in the setting The fifth FR series book Not Only Returned To only returned to geography of the Realms but returned to presenting an area that had already gotten a boost from the rest of the line It was also a return to The North of FR1 S WATERDEEP AND THE NORTH THE Waterdeep and the North The had given some information on the region but without proper maps it hadn t been very useful Finally The Crystal Shard had been a hit early Forgotten Realms novel making this region supplement highly anticipated It has continued to be a popular region seeing Drizzt novels the Neverwinter games and further supplements such as Volo s Guide to the North and the Sword Coast Adventurer s GuideThe Savage Frontier is typical of the series as 64 page book with a faux parchment pattern on the pages a detached trifold cover and two poster sized maps The maps on the pages a detached trifold cover and two poster sized maps The maps in the usual 30 milesinch small scale and join up north of the ones in the original campaign set covering from a bit south of Waterdeep to the Spine of the World mountains a somewhat convenient straight east west mountain chain that defines the northern boundary of livable land with the main map reaching from The Great Desert in the east to the coast in the west The coast runs further west near the north forcing a second map for the last four inches of land leaving most of that map to be left to ocean with some fairly major islands scattered about One uarter of the map is used for insets including a northern extension to the bit of land in the corner of this map showing Icewind Dale as well as a couple location maps North of Waterdeep the land is cold vast and forbidding The Trackless Sea stretches northward for what seems like forever interrupted only by the occasional island and eventually the ice On land towns and villages flourish right up to the Spine Of The World Mountains It takes a special kind of person to live up here; a det. ,

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He cover includes a repeat of the main Waterdeep map and five other locations making this the first FR book to not leave at least one panel emptyThe book is supposedly written by an in universe character Amelior Amanitas of Secomber though this is generally limited to humorous little intros and outros to chapters and does not affect the main text It is also worth noting that he is originally from D1 The Shattered Statue also by Paul Jauays which does happen in Cormyr despite getting no Forgotten Realms logos It starts with a two page history goes on to an overview talking of trade climate major factions and the various peoples an overview talking #Of Trade Climate Major Factions #trade climate major factions the various peoples the region There is then six chapters of geographical description broken up somewhat oddly The first one is just cities and towns and the like and is in a smaller font as well as based off of the similar chapter from FR1 I don t think any description is exactly the one from that book but they re often about 80% the same There s a separate chapter for lost lands strongholds ruins each with their own subchapter then one on pure geographical features mountains rivers etc and then a chapter just on the High on pure geographical features mountains rivers etc and then a chapter just on the High which is something of a central focus of the book And towards the beginning of all this is a chapter on the islands folding all of their towns and geographical features together So part of the description of the area is broken up by type of feature and part of it by region It s obvious enough to not interfere with looking things up but it is a bit grating and presumably partly caused by the reuse of material from FR1Overall a fair amount of attention is given to barbarians in this book I m not sure if it was seen as TSR s best chance at showing how the backgrounds for that character class should work or what but there s a lot here In the section on the various peoples of the North the Uthgardt barbarians get five pages going into detail about various tribes the broad outlines of society special sh. Ermined person used to hardship a survivor A person with a great love for life and a great respect for the forces both natural and unnatural that can end itThe Savage Frontier is now fully detailed for our roleplaying campaign The cultures personalities economies cities towns and wilderness are described for an ADD campai. Aman powers and the like Also the Northmen of the Norse analogues from FR2 who can be barbarians get two pages while everything else aarakocra dwarves orcs trolls etc aaand the barbarians of Icewind Dale gets two pages And then there s A Three Page Chapter On The Ancestor three page chapter on the ancestor of the various Uthgardt tribes Three of the location maps are actually of these one showing typical ones one is an adventure one and one is atypical What makes all this coverage work is that the barbarians are not all the same and each has it s own attitudes from the extremely conservative to tribes that are settling down and farming and becoming civilized to one that is completely under the thumb of devils from Hellgate KeepThe final chapter of the book is three pages outlining various prominent people including of course the main trio from The Shattered Shard and another refugee from a different Jauays project I12 The Egg of the Phoenix which no is not a Forgotten Realms adventure he s been exiled here And then there s four appendices in the last four pages with some new magic items including a minor artifact a new non weapon proficiency an expansion of one from the Wilderness Survival Guide plant lore including a handy table of medicinal plants of the region a How To Think Like A Manager for the CISSP Exam year s worth of events and rumors Year of ShadowsDR 1358 theear considered just beginning in the original set and six adventure ideasI consider this product one of the highlights of the the FR series and certainly the adventure ideasI consider this product one of the highlights of the the FR series and certainly the one to this point Moonshae has mood without detail Empires of the Sands lacks mood while providing detail Waterdeep and the North suffers just a
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from the on the North that is unusable thanks to the lack of maps This is a well rounded supplement that stands well on its own and The Lady of Larkspur Lotion you could run games here without ever getting the main boxed set An excellent supplement from the early days of DD Jauays builds a sinister sprawling northland in need of heroes or conueror. Gn of any size or level From the barbarian tribes of the far north to the Luskan pirates of the Trackless Sea The Savage Frontier is an exciting land where adventure can be found anywhere And of course it's all part of the best selling Forgotten Realms Campaign Set home of many other ADD modules sourcebooks and even novels.


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