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Benign Encounters


  1. A chair/bench breaks under the heaviest PC
  2. After some guards get in a villager flees the establishment as fast as he can.
  3. A large group enters the establishment, filling up the remaining tables. They are celebrating something, and are quite noisy about it.
  4. Bar fight breaks out and an old enemy uses the opportunity to strike at the PCs
  5. Bartender teases patron, who takes it badly and insists on a duel of honor.
  6. Dwarf tossing competition going on entrance 1 pp
  7. Herald comes to tavern to proclaim some decree
  8. Manager swings by with a trivial complaint against a PC but won't tell which patron complained
  9. The patron at the next table leans back in his chair too far and falls over.
  10. The PCs get incorrect change for their payment - 50/50 chance of more or less than it should be.


  1. A makeshift raft 4 people, 2 dead
  2. A sailor who 'plays a little bit of flute' challenges a pc bard to a music contest...and wins.
  3. Crew members begin experiencing the effects of communicable diseases picked up in the last port
  4. Crewman catches an unusually large fish
  5. Gull droppings begin to bombard one unlucky person over the course of several days
  6. School of millions of small reflective fish at the surface of the water cross ship's path (probably jumping)
  7. Sea monster sighting
  8. Shipwreck survivor is found floating, half dead, on a chunk of wreckage.
  9. The ship's captain develops dementia, and gives orders that make no sense.
  10. Waterspout passes nearby


  1. Disheveled shrine or grave marker
  2. Hawk takes mole/mouse near party
  3. Howling gust of wind
  4. Pleasant voice seems to chant on the breeze
  5. Rainbow in the distance
  6. Sandstorm
  7. Skunk smell
  8. Something scurries away (chipmunk)
  9. Sudden sun shower
  10. Tree falls in the distance

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