A Theme Park Adventure with Mud Baths, Saunas, and a Kayak Ride
June 5, 2013 8:08 AM Subscribe
posted by magstheaxe (11 comments total)
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on Metafilter), an Eisner nominee who writes about manga and draws comics based on H.P. Lovecraft stories, has created wonderful cartoon maps of some classic Dungeons and Dragons modules.Tomb of Horrors
: "S1 Tomb of Horrors
is one of the most famous Advanced Dungeons & Dragons scenarios in the history of the game. It passed through several iterations, first appearing in Gary’s campaign as a dungeon designed to challenge his players’ high-level characters—and take them down a peg." (previously
White Plume Mountain
: "...White Plume Mountain
wasn’t written to be published. I wrote it as a submission to persuade Gary that he ought to hire me [Lawrence Schick] as an RPG designer. Mission accomplished: Gary offered me a job..."
Expedition to the Barrier Peaks
: "Vegepygmies and robots. What more could you need to hear? Let’s go
Lost Caverns of Tsojcanth
: "S4 The Lost Caverns of Tsojcanth
marked the end of the S series—and rightly so, because despite being based on a gilded-hole dungeon originally designed for a tournament in 1976, its updated version really belonged more to the ‘80s campaign-setting school of design...."