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Jun 18, Advanced Dungeons & Dragons Module G – Against The Giants – AD&D. This module contains background information, referee’s notes, two level maps, and exploration matrix keys. It provides a complete module for play of ADV. This material was originally published as three separate adventures; G1 If you enjoy this module, watch for future releases in the AD&Dâ„¢ line from TSR, The.

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You can g this adventure alone, or as the conclusion of the series. The modules were well received by contemporary critics. Are there heroes who can face the horrors of the swamp and reclaim the precious statue? These rooms house Chief Nosnra and other hill giants, ogres, and servants.

If the players are starting with Glacial Rift of the Frost Giant Jarlthen they have been hired by nobles to destroy the frost giants. White Dwarf also reviewed the re-released G module series ingiving it a 10 out of Long live the drow! Daring adventurers strike into the heartland of the foe to harry the villains and bring retribution and justice to the land.

Ar&d majority of the treasure can be found by searching the dungeons. The players are informed that the hill giants are led by Nosnra, a sly hill giant chieftain who loves to set up ambushes; there is an unknown force binding together different giant groups. Views Read Edit View history. In the upper area there are ice caves, barracks, and 1g dome of ice. There is a hall that houses the dead fire giant kings, and rooms for worship. If the DM wishes, there is a tunnel that leads deep into the earth; to the home of the ad&f.

Interesting story behind DQ1 over at The Acaeum. My brother was a veteran of gaming, but my wife and daughter were newbies. The first thought that crosses your mind is wheter it would be better to freeze to death up here in the wind or fall into the hands of Castanamir the Mad, the unpredictable.


The Gorgon’s Alliance Planescape: The chief’s treasure room contains a map of the glacial rift from Glacial Rift of the Frost Giant Jarland a magic chain that automatically transports the party there.

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Now for a brief synopsis: For generations the rumors, the strange noises, and the gloomy, tangled undergrowth have scared off the zd&d of heart.

What do these things have in common? The dome of ice houses a remorhaz. The last module in the series, Queen of the Demonweb Pits, details the Demonweb in rich detail. Steading of the Hill Giant Chief. It’s assumed that the map from D will be used. They will know that they are searching for some force behind the giant alliance.

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The Ad&c Giant was perhaps their greatest foe. Describing the difficulty of battling the fire giants he said, “remember Bambi Versus Godzilla? How deeply are your party members involved in all of this?

There are also rooms that contain drow clerics. Everyone agrees that a drastic change is needed for the kingdom to survive.

I’d surmise that the “GC” stands for Greyhawk Castle. Steve Jackson Games Glacial Rift of the Frost Giant Jarl. It combines the G series of modules previously published in There are also more fire giants and drow; to exterminate the fire giants, the adventurers must penetrate deep into the active volcano where they live. As will soon be apparent, this module is based entirely upon the supposition that somewhere in the proverbial multiverse of play there exist the very lands where little Alice went in pursuit of a white rabbit, and where in Beyond the Magic Mirror, ad& soon-to-be-released companion module to Dungeonland that same worthy lass ventured to discover what awaited behind a mirror.

Bambra says that he “would suggest not playing these unless you have been playing for a few years, success depends more on player skill than on high character levels and DMing adventures of this level can be a nightmare unless you have had plenty as&d experience.


TSR 1st Edition Ad&d 1978 G1 Steading of The Hill Giant Chief

Swenson felt that, although the lower levels can degenerate into a random monster mix, the strong points of these adventures outweigh their flaws. But now you suddenly find yourself in a place unlike any through which you have travelled: Each can be played as a standalone adventure, or as a series.

It has an “EX” designation to indicate that it is an sd&d of a regular dungeon level. The third level consists of natural caverns and contains a great treasure guarded by a red dragon.

Fun to play and ref. Also included are large scale referee’s maps, notes, and background information. This module starts in one of two ways. The bulk of the adventure takes place in two locations: Also included herein are background information, a large-scale referee’s map, referee’s notes, and new monsters and descriptions for an added taste of excitement.

The module starts out with the party leaving the Shrine of the Kuo-Toa for a far off drow outpost in the Underdark.

First of all, the pre-rolled characters are nicely done: The adventure starts out as a standard dungeon crawl, but with just as many tricks as monsters. These are inhabited by yetifrost giants, ogresand winter wolves. Bambra liked the reprinting of the modules, stating that “their printing under one cover has reduced the price at no detriment to the quality.

Or will they, like others before them, be lured into the clutches of some terrible evil inhabiting the gloomy marsh and disappear forever? You and your fellow adventurers have defeated the slavers at Highport, but you have learned of the existence of another slaver stronghold, and you have decided to continue the attack.