Hi DMs, I ran this adventure for the first time a few days ago and it was a lot of fun, I think it’s one I will do again so looking for discussion on. It seems very OSR and this is my second night running it, my players got really frustrated with the first room already They will probably. Three years and a day ago, I asked if C1 The Hidden Shrine of Tamoachan was overrated. While I enjoyed the dungeon’s flavor, I felt the.

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Please do not crosspost. Take a look at room 34, for instance:. To ask other readers questions about The Hidden Shrine of Tamoachanplease sign up. Retrieved August 12, In competition, parties consisted of just 3 characters, so the dungeon must have proved unforgiving.

Tomb of Anhilation is a re-imaging of ideas from The Isle of Dread module which was the first wilderness adventure. I’ve only just started, but flipping through the book I also got a very old-school vibe almost as if it’s a remake of an 80s module I have owned this module for something like thirty years now, and not only have I never played it, so far as I can tell I never even read through the whole thing.

I started the adventure with characters trapped at the lowest level, racing to escape the poisonous red fog. This dungeon is really tricky if the party get separated. Can’t wait to get this one going The Hidden Shrine of Tamoachan earns its place as classic. Leason reached beyond Aztec and Mayan culture for inspiration. Perhaps the chore of digesting all the verbiage fooled me into thinking that playing the adventure would also prove tiresome.


They will probably fight the slug and the nereid. I could have created the equivalent in one evening using some over systems I’m familiar with. Which is a shame, because it has a lot of history to it. Especially since designers have gotten better about slipping details and important mechanics into narrative and description.

But if you warn them first, this might not be such a bad thing.

Thanks I really like this idea – more interesting than being put to sleep for years!! Even with the help of Jack Shear and Reece Carter many many thanks! Or in another room still they might find statues depicting scenes from a world—or encounter some of the mythic creatures that the Hsrine is ostensibly dedicated to.

GIBLET BLIZZARD: Conrunning the Hidden Shrine of Tamoachan

Dungeon Master For Dummies. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The Shrine mixes some grand tests with more mundane barriers. Shrinw in another room still they might find statues depicting scenes from a world—or encounter some of the mythic creatures that the Shrine is ostensibly dedicated to.


It lent real tension to the early part of the adventure, and they were incredibly relieved when they got out of the poisonous atmosphere! Dru rated it it was amazing Nov 19, At any rate, I find the idea that in tournament play, the party can make any meaningful progress in 2 hours, laug Hidden Shrine is a potpourri of set-piece encounters.

Wake of the Ravager Dark Sun Online: Therefore, many of the encounters will not bother a party who do or do not take certain actions. Chris Jarvis rated it liked it Dec 19, Many of the rooms are decorated with figures and statues and murals that depict scenes from the culture.

The Hidden Shrine of Tamoachan

Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Books by Harold Johnson. The Hidden Shrine of Tamoachan J. Welcome to Reddit, the front page of the internet. Beings like a mummified centaur who whrine once a sacred offspring of Chiza-Aztlan, but now is an undead guardian who tries to prevent any but the dead from entering the ruins of the temple, and to try and keep the dead contained therein from tamoaxhan. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.