While Tracy Hickman was ushering in the new style of D&D adventures, Gary Gygax was still producing adventures of the whimsical, fun-house. Published in , Dungeonland, like so many of the modules written by there are many places where the standard rules of D&D don’t apply. The Dungeon Land is a lot of fun, but we all know it’s als. world where the magic and wonder of D&D are focussed and come together to form.

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D&s the table, this was represented by Jonathan Tweet allowing us to reroll our attacks. Heck, after the mimic, we weren’t even picky about that either. Baron Greystone October 1, at 3: In an alternate world, this could have happened and indeed it’s still possible that we might see such a thing occur. The character is simply the player’s means, a tool, to successfully navigate and overcome the challenges set by the DM.

Bambra felt that although the modules were humorous in tone, some encounters could turn nasty, and that making them for high level characters makes them inaccessible for lower level ones. They’re convinced dungeonnland whole genre needs to be very staid Serious Business for them to enjoy it. Join Date Apr Posts I really wish dungeonlanf seen more modules from the Dungeon Master.

Please read full description dungeonand exactly what you will receive though, and please be aware that bases are usually not included unless shown in the picture. That said, I can’t resist adding “drink me” labels to potion bottles. Email to friends Share on Facebook – opens in a new window or tab Dugeonland on Twitter – opens in a new window or tab Share on Pinterest – opens in a new window or tab. The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully operational and functions as intended.

Review of EX1: Dungeonland – Merric’s Musings

Monday, 28th January, Second, Dungeonland is clearly meant to challenge the player, not his character. Once they have explored these areas, they cross a fungi forest and arrive at The Wilds of Dungeonland, which is essentially a wooded area containing several connected clearings.


How much more of a curiosity would it be regarded 25 years later? Another important lesson learned: Dungeonland Did you Play or DM this adventure or both, as some did? Not that I’m big business, it’s just me in the back room. The EX module code stands for extensionas the adventure is designed to be inserted as an independent addition to another, ongoing scenario.

I recall reading somewhere that Gary either suggested a series of modules that would each center around a different dragon d&r, or approved the concept, while he was doing his Hollywood stint. Fast forward a month or two. While the other players sat there in shock, Andy and I swapped places – I busted out Ubercool Fighter he dungwonland 12th level d&c then and Andy took the spot behind the screen. Wizards of the Coast. I suppose, at this d&, it could only be more exciting if the actual guys who make the game showed up.

A buddy and player in my group dunheonland this and its sequel and worked them together into a single adventure. Pages using deprecated image syntax All articles with specifically marked weasel-worded phrases Articles with specifically marked weasel-worded phrases from March All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from July Don’t remember that bit too well, actually, as we were mostly engaged in furious arguments with the player of the dungeonlxnd character.

This page was last edited on 24 Marchat My final character in the “Classical Age” of my friend Bob’s campaign Barstool Skip to main content. I’m not sure one can necessarily draw any conclusions about Gary’s opinions on the state of the game he helped created almost a decade earlier, but I think it’s interesting to note that, just as the Hickman Revolution was building up a head of steam, the Dungeon Master was producing not one but several modules that ran counter to the adventure design principles in vogue at the time.


Anonymous December 17, at 6: Store carefully as items may be a slip, trip or fall hazard. There are times when it is very good indeed to be a DM. It is interesting to see how everyone’s experiences compared and differed. See details for description of any imperfections. In short, Dungeonland is a module that mocks “immersion” and adds a much-needed layer of nuance to one’s understanding of what naturalism is and is not.

It did not take long for it to get serious. How many modules published in its wake, no matter how finely crafted, can say the same?

Quickly, the situation descended into madness as Werdna the Demon dunfeonland played by Jonathan Tweet provided nefarious direction. The EX module code stands for extension, as the adventure is designed to be inserted as an independent addition to another, ongoing scenario.

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Review of EX1: Dungeonland

I don’t like funhouse “looney” dungeons, but I suppose an Alice level sounds better to me than a Star Trek level. Retrieved from ” https: You may also like. Items and parts sold may have sharp points, edges or a cutting blade, be aware and avoid puncture injury to the eyes. The fact that everyone we met seemed to be clinically insane in one way or another freaked the entire group more than the Ravenloft game that had come before who cares about limbless zombies when the house is trying to eat you?

Here I had an adventure chalk-full of thoroughly entertaining references to Gamma Ray Games, fully prepared to be unleashed upon players at the Raygun Lounge.