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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He found that the adventure only has one core idea that doesn’t get explored much. 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. Archived from the original on Beholder Drow dark elf Githyanki Illithid mind flayer Lich.

Greyhawk and the Forgotten Realms, for better or worse, have had the opportunity to grow beyond their creators’ individual visons. There, amid vile, unholy rites, they bound the souls of men into its very substance, and, as it took shape, they sharpened their swords for the red-handed work that must surely follow hard upon its adventurees.

What were the highlights for your group?

Adventures in Blackmoor – your experiences?

I’ve often pondered using them in conjuction with S3 Expedition to the Barrier Peaks. There to find – the Temple of the Frog.

To the west, the implacable Afridhi are on the move. The City of the Gods was first blackmkor in Dave Arneson’s campaign and this adventure location proved particularly deadly to his PCs. 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 from wherever they happen to be at the time”. That’s what the flying egg has. What were your experiences?


The campaign material and npc information is far, far more interesting and useful than the adventure itself, and takes up the bulk of the book. DA4, as mentioned by the previous poster, didn’t really have much to do with Blackmoor, and wasn’t really remarkable. I’ll take the bait. Views Read Edit View history. Blackmoor is all Dave Arneson, he has provided the only compelling vision of the setting.

We would have to wait fa1 to see the module available in print. I feel that each of these version of Blackmoor is but a representive of David Arneson’s vision. Well, the Afridhi are kind of interesting. Retrieved from ” https: The Genie’s Curse Birthright: Posting Quick Reply – Please Wait.

Beyond the realm of the Egg, the hated Skandaharian Raiders are building longships and preparing to fall upon Blackmoor’s unprotected coast while its tiny army turns to meet these other threats. Join Date Mar Location Far from the nearest settlement, away from traveled routes, and high upon a craggy hill. Deep into the Great Dismal Swamp they must go – far from sunlight and sanity – there to seek and save the captive baroness from the foul Monks of the Swamp.

Temple of the Frog and City of the Gods are quite a bit better, in terms of adventure content. advenrures

I planned to run this one as part of a Mystara campaign, but never made it. DA1 was still vital for its time as the only easily available Blackmoor primer.

The inn is an interesting location and the backstory is engaging, but the adventure itself is fairly by the numbers. I’ve had two PC’s back in ’87 killed odd by the murderous bastard.


Monday, 18th May, Did you complete it? Originally Posted by TerraDave. Post a Comment Note: There, as Zugzul had promised, efreet came blackomor help them make the mighty artifact.

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DA1 Adventures in Blackmoor with map for Dungeons & Dragons

Into this time of black despair, there steps a band of adventurers who clutch strange swords and wear most curious armor – and who claim that Blackmoor sank beneath the ice 3, years ago! To south and east, the Great Empire of Thonia plots to end Blackmoor’s independence and reclaim its lost province. For centuries, this tangled maze of sluggish watercourses, stagnant ponds, and festering marshes has defended Blackmoor’s southwestern frontier.

This in turn lead to Dave Arneson obtaining the rights to publish further Blackmoor material with his own company Zeitgeist Games for the d20 System. The inn shifts between blackmopr for the second part of the adventure, which concerns itself with certain changes taking place inside the inn as it shifts. The Duchy of Ten? Carried off to the sinister City of the Frog, she is now being held by the eccentric Monks of the Swamp.

The fourth module was published without Dave Arneson being consulted and the fifth planned module was never publihed as the line was cancelled.