31 Dec The Caverns of Thracia by Paul Jaquays is a good example of why Judges Guild is remembered so fondly by so many of us who started. Caverns of Thracia (Dungeons & Dragons) on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Classic D&D adventure, one of the best released by Judges. A Classic Reimagined Necromancer Games and Judges Guild have teamed up to expand and update the classic module Caverns of Thracia for 3rd Edition.

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Monday, March 30, My friend Mike’s older brother had a copy and more than a few of our characters died horrible deaths while exploring its labyrinthine levels. Notably the method of ability score generation. Friday, May 01,4: Well, maybe some day.

Judges Guild – The Caverns of Thracia

And still, they wait, undisturbed. And the rarity of that would then create attachments to the characters.

It stops in the middle of the bit on war-trained familiars, with: I didn’t realize at the time how distinct that was, but in some sense it set the seeds for Hickman, 2E, etc.

It would certainly make the game much easier to run, but it would also kill something vital. Everyone else seemed to enjoy themselves. Tgracia do remember the first time I played with a group, though.


GROGNARDIA: Retrospective: The Caverns of Thracia

Meaning if he drew “turns left” instead of “turns right” cverns map would be screwed up and if the group tried to backtrack they’d be lost. Aerie City Supplement 3: United States of America.

Overall, I found it to be an impressive accessory. Since that time, The Caverns of Thracia has come to be regarded as one of the classics of the genre, particularly within the Old School Renaissance community. We essentially cqverns re-master the book. Average Rating 5 ratings.

From what I understand, the Necromancer Games 3. They filled an entire sheet of graph paper mapping it.

The Caverns of Thracia – Wikipedia

I’ll be the first to congratulate you if tharcia do; it’s one of the many lessons the old school still has to teach us about adventure design and I’d be very pleased to see it incorporated into newer games.

Well, if a massive dungeon can be simple Dweredell City Supplement 2: Caveerns we respond to you thracix this? Long ago they were a religious center for lizard men, but were later taken over by humans worshipping Thanatos, the god of death. Now, ask me to map it, you know, where the DM says: Can we respond to you about this?


If the rules have any mention of spells or artifacts that allow resurrection, it would not be unreasonable to allow the characters to go off on a sub-quest to revive their fallen comrade. Just ignore the stats and revel in its glory. The local monsters are aware of each other, and will often work together to destroy an adventuring party.

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Reading this in the rulebook: In their prime, Judges Guild held a great reputation within the gaming community for its varied products. Pay What You Want.

Caverns of Thracia (Judges Guild #102)

Tankersley I remember rolling up a lot of crappy characters. Complex of Zombies Adventure: Is Caverns written for the 2d6 approach? Home Recent Additions Welcome Wiki. Log In with Facebook. But I also agree with the points Leland makes.