A Classic Reimagined Necromancer Games and Judges Guild have teamed up to expand and update the classic module Caverns of Thracia. Caverns of Thracia has 10 ratings and 1 review. Ken said: Simply put, the greatest D&D adventure of all time. Or damn close. The author is a 3 dimensiona. . Caverns of Thracia The Original Classic Adventure by Paul Jaquays, with new maps and editing by Bob Bledsaw III. Designed for beginning, low-level.

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They have been waiting. Anonymous December 31, at 5: I have Paul Jaquays and Judges Guild to thank for that; I wish similar lessons might be imparted to today’s generation of gamers.

Ian December 31, at 2: I think you’re judge to something there. Just ignore the stats and revel in its glory. Skeletons, dead bodies, statues, etc.

Caverns of Thracia (Judges Guild #102)

The caverns are now in the hands of the minotaur king, except for a small part of the first level, still controlled by the worshippers of Thanatos. The Caverns of Thracia is very non-linear; there is no “right” way to explore its depths and no central “set piece” locations. Jerry rated it it was amazing Mar 04, Sailor’s Chaos Lord might have been the head priest of the chaos cult that summoned Zargon. Fantasy role-playing game adventures Judges Guild publications.


Jaquays is an underrated talent, IMO. I never owned any of the Master series modules. Davedaniel rated it it was amazing Jul 14, Trivia About Caverns of Thraci Paul Jaquays remains one thraciia my favorite adventure designers.

Bravely running away, we are told, is not “cool” and gaming is supposedly all about being cool. Tomo Yokoyama marked it as to-read Dec 04, Bring on the pirates! Keith rated it really liked it Aug 27, Rob rated it it was amazing Aug 14, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. You would judfes to reverse engineer the stats, of course, but it’s an option.

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Steve Jackson Games The author is a 3 dimensional genius and went on to work for ID software creating Quake levels, and guid shows. The slaves rebelled and the caverns changed hands again. Rich January 5, at 4: Submit a new text post. Some elements of the adventure will be relatively easy, for low-level groups guid gain experience, while other areas may send great lords and heroes fleeing in terror!

Cavsrns is perhaps the best-designed dungeon ever published with Jaquays’ own “Dark Tower” being one of the other prime contendersboth in its map which is really amazing and I don’t think gets enough praise in your retrospective — the extensive use of the third dimension and hidden sub-levels are light-years ahead of anything else released up to that point, and most things released since and its content other designers were doing “living dungeons” by this point – G1 and “Snake Pipe Hollow” gkild RuneQuest are good examples – but Jaquays takes the complexity up a notch, with a half-dozen different factions, plus three different “lost” areas.


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Caverns of Thracia (Judges Guild #) by Paul Jaquays

Undiscovered for over a thousand years; forgotten temples, lost underground citadels, and wild beast-men. Welcome to Reddit, the front page of the internet.

Much as I love X2, you’re correct that it’s a forerunner of the Hickman Revolution. Caverns of Thracia and Dark Tower and for that matter Duck Tower in RQ have all had seminal effects on my third campaign world where they were located and played.

There are thhracia dungeon levels to explore and the fabled Lost City of Thracia. Refresh and try again.

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