Adventures in Blackmoor (Dungeons & Dragons Module DA1) [Dave L. Arneson, David J. Ritchie] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Adventures in Blackmoor modscans/ Did you Play or DM this adventure (or both. A page saddlestitched book with loose cover and a foldout map. This is the first Mystara/Blackmoor supplement. Blackmoor has an odd history. It was first a.

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Da1 Adventures in Blackmoor 9172 Dungeons & Dragons Module TSR 1986

The inn is an interesting location and the backstory is engaging, but the adventure itself is fairly by the numbers. Yet, even as the froggies gloat, the king of Blackmoor dispatches a small band of bold adventurers to the rescue.

Temple of the Frog and City of the Gods are quite a bit better, in terms of adventure content. The player characters are transported from their “modern” time to the time of Blackmoor and must rescue King Uther from The Prison Out of Time.

And, most important, the fact that the egg came from the distant and dangerous City of the Gods. This module consists of a page booklet and an A2 color map inside a wraparound card cover. Similar Threads Experiences with the bonus adventures in 3. Many were the men who guarded the Hill of the Hammer during the days of making – for their foes in hated Blackmoor would try to unmake that which they had wrought.

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Other people have been able to write interesting material for those settings. Yet they could have been connected using ij series of adventures.

Seeking the volcano called the Hill of the Hammer in the far Barrens of Karsh, they built in its heart a great forge. RitchieOSR Commentary. Posted By Abstruse Thursday, 27th December, To south and east, the Great Empire of Thonia plots to end Blackmoor’s independence and reclaim its lost province.

And this speaks somewhat of Blackmoor very different place within the Gygax Greyhawk box set. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Last Jump to page: On the other hand, DA4 Duchy of Ten still uses locales and characters ih the original Blackmoor campaign and is set in the same ib as the ih three modules.


Dave Areson later expressed dissatisfaction about this module and stated that unlike the other modules he was not consulted for this module and his “official” Blackmoor notes were not used. Dave Arneson had previously discussed the idea of publishing a series of 12 modules for Mayfair Games. To the north, the evil Egg of Coot prepares to cross the thundering sea and once again bring fire and sword into the heart of the small kingdom. What were the highlights for your group?

The campaign material and npc information adventurea far, far more interesting and useful than the adventure itself, and takes up the bulk of the book. Dragonlance Forgotten Realms Greyhawk Ravenloft.

Originally Posted by MrFilthyIke. Monday, blackkoor May,blackoor Clues found in the inn lead to the second part of the adventure.

City of the Gods is fun and different. Saturday, 23rd February, That’s what old hands call the Great Dismal Swamp. Like the fact that the magician who piloted the metal egg to one of Blackmoor’s southern outposts was killed before he could utter a word.

That’s what Zugzul bade the Afridhi call the evil artifact that he had taught them to make. I’ve often pondered using them in conjuction with S3 Expedition to the Barrier Peaks.

Greyhawk and the Forgotten Realms, for better or worse, have had the opportunity to grow beyond their creators’ individual visons. Originally Posted by TerraDave. In fact, as I recall chances are pretty slim that the party will even make it inside.

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. But instead the whole adventure line was cancelled.

Posting Quick Reply – Please Wait. Product Manager Bruce Heard later revealed that he had plans for bringing Blackmoor back in the late s, but this never happened as TSR was bought by Wizards of the Coast. Wake of ib Ravager Dark Sun Online: The Temple of the Frog was based on locations used in Dave Arneson’s campaign in the early s during the time when the group were banished from Blackmoor Town itself after loosing the Castle to invading forces.


I always felt like Arneson and Ritchie were really more interested in writing a sourcebook than an adventure. He was also disappointed that Blackmoor wasn’t explored much “despite the colour map which comes as part of the package”. I prefer DA3, a fun little ride. Thus said the god of Afridhi, Zugzul the One. Among those who have dropped from sight in the arboreal hell is young Risa Aleford, one of Blackmoor’s most important leaders.

I’ve read it, but not run it. Blackmoor as a scenario. Thursday, 3rd May, Views Read Edit View history. blqckmoor

Temple of the Frog Type: Davis felt that the background provided on Blackmoor was interesting information, but was too little for Dungeon Masters to base further adventures on the setting. Carried off to the sinister City of the Frog, she is now being held by the eccentric Monks of the Swamp. The inn shifts between dimensions for the second part of the adventure, which concerns itself with certain changes taking place inside the inn as it shifts.

The real drawback is that the city is so huge, navigating it is so difficult, and the PCs chances acventures remaining undetected so small, that without some major DM handwaving their not likely to make it far enough to encounter the most interesting stuff.

Graeme Davis reviewed Adventures in Blackmoor for White Dwarf 86, calling the adventure “a device to get the Player characters into the world of Blackmoor backmoor wherever they happen to be at the time”.