Published at the tail end of the Golden Age, ‘s The Lost Caverns of Tsojcanth was one of my favorite modules for a long time. Even today. S4: The Lost Caverns of Tsojcanth (1e) – In the Yatil Mountains south of Perrenland there is rumored to be a magical hoard of unsurpassed. In , TSR published the module named “The Lost Caverns of Tsojcanth” with the module code “S4”. It was written by Gary Gygax, and.

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The Keep of Shadowfell and Thunderspire Labrynth. Makes for a good time fighting. Area 5 the Uneven Floored Cavern has a tunnel that slants down feet and then tdojcanth for a mile, intersecting four more caves as it does so, before opening to the outside.

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Only a member of this blog may post a comment. S4 is also one of my favorites. The Lost Caverns of Tsojconth. The Introduction also says:. You can compare and contrast the two versions of the module on my site http: It was one of the few that my gaming group owned and one of the great appeals was all the new supplemental material included within.

Thee also he hath spared and hath acclimated by his spells to the coldness and the thin ether that go everywhere with Yikilth. The latter would be wasted on a hack and slash group but it could still be a lot of fun. Jesse rated it liked it Nov 18, This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

After the wilderness are two lettered encounters: Very thoughtful analysis as always, Mr. One nice bonus are 4 pieces of artwork made to show to players that didn’t get included in S4. Tim Brannan January 6, at The downfall of Iggwilv and the destruction of her realm was at most 86 years ago.


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Maybe some of these latter visitors came through the Glowing Grotto. But certainly something has happened to remove the exact location from general memory and record in so short a period of time.

Gygax is generally acknowledged as one of the fathers of the tabletop role-playing game. The ending ‘boss fight’ is the most iconic from the TSR era. There’s boxed text aplenty in The Lost Caverns and, although it’s mostly innocuous compared to, say, Isle of the Ape anywayit nevertheless presages a shift toward a hand-holding, pre-packaged style that eventually turned me off buying TSR adventure modules at all. For the more I study these two modules the more I’m convinced of the connection with CA Smith’s The Coming of the White Worm; ” In much fear and wonder he descended and flung wide the portals.

It might also be a way she could easily travel to meet her minions, all while keeping the exact location of her own home secret. I was constantly wishing that with clouds would open and Gygax would descend with the One True Ruleset.

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The Greater Caverns are more of a challenge, with far more in the way of unusual encounters. The combat was well balanced tsojcant this module. Back in the day, I clearly recall using many, perhaps most, modules multiple times and not just with different groups of players or even characters.

And you know what? I found another review of the module where the author discusses some of the same issues you raise:.

TJ January 6, at Fictional subterranea Greyhawk modules. The Lost Caverns of Tsojcanth was favorably received by critics.

Demonheart – Chapter I. None of the infrastructure needed to rule an empire several thousand square miles in size, direct its armies and officials, or plan future conquests. Vaverns Bambra reviewed the adventure for White Dwarf.

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Chief among these treasures, aside from the money and gems, are several artifacts: He also added a wilderness section, as well as changing a few details about the plotline. Neverwinter Raids – Kobold Cave 1. And they told Evagh that he was to go with them before Rlim Shaikorth, and perform the due rite of obeisance, and accept the bond of final alienage. Nov 18, StoryTellerShannon rated it really liked it Shelves: Curse of the Wailing Death Prelude.

AdvAb Journey to Whitehawk Mountain. View all 7 comments. She scribes the curse-plaques on the demon tongues adorning the iron doors and flees to who-knows-where.

The scenario was initially done for a convention tournament, but the new product has an extensive outdoor adventure and a completely new series of encounters”. When the Lanthorn is found, it will have the following lenses with it: Notably absent is topaz! He hath spared us alone amid the inhabitants of the broad isle Thulask, and hath taken us to go with him in his sea-faring upon Yikilth.

I like all the copious artwork in S4, but the cover practically fills me with lust to play that adventure. All well and good, until we get to the list of the gem lenses, their effects, and their fuel costs. Before him were two men, or creatures who had the likeness of men. All thinking adventures with combat.

Few light moments and chance to make allies with the monsters, a few who tried the fool the party and some that were just big brutes. I read it from cover to cover several times.

Lawrence Schickin his book Heroic Worldsdescribed the adventure as “A monster-filled labyrinth in the classic mode: