The Abduction Of Good King Despot has 1 rating and 1 review. Ken said: A fantastic tournament adventure with memorable encounters. While it is ostensibly . The Abduction of Good King Despot contains a page book, a page book and a map. The characters have to rescue a king from a puzzle dungeon. : The Abduction of Good King Despot (Gary Gygax’s Fantasy Master Game Accessory) () by Will Niebling; Schar Niebling; Russ.

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Tags separate by space: Greek Africa, which could be used for everything from a Tarzan adventure to Isle of Dread play, but is so noncommittal to a given style that it ends up with a generic sheen, or lack thereof.

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Fantasy Grounds Prep Less. If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. The priestess hoped that Grud might though association with companions of higher thought, mend his ways.

The Abduction Of Good King Despot (Gary Gygax’s Fantasy Master Game Accessory)

Russ Stambaugh was a student at the University of Michigan and presumably a member of the MDG at the time this adventure was written, and later went on to a distinguished career outside of gaming as a psychologist and sex therapist. For this reason, he was abductipn to a neighboring kingdom some years ago. Abductioon Back to Results. I never quite grokked it, even though it was very much in the vein of the puzzle and funhouse dungeons I enjoyed.

That doesn’t exclude the story about the cons; possibly that’s where this copy came from. From what I gather, it was originally written sometime in the late 70s and was probably used as klng tournament module. It includes numerous pun-type jokes and “anachronistic” cultural references to Shakespeare, Oscar Wilde, etc.


Every item in our inventory has been inspected, very strictly graded, and bagged for its protection. It has been your support, financial and otherwise, that has allowed this site to become what it is today. Tinselwort “Tin Tin” – [Originally a male character in the version. That said, it’s obscure enough that not many people are seeking it out, and from what I understand copies show up on ebay fairly often and the prices they go for are pretty reasonable.

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Nonon – is a warrior, though how he ever survived to advance in his profession is a complete mystery. On the one hand it allowed the adventure to abducton published in its full “funhouse” glory instead of attempting to water it down to conform to then-contemporary tastes, but on the other it caused them to exaggerate the old-fashionedness and “wackiness” in a way that feels like they were making excuses, that they were trying to create an ironic distance from the material as a defense against criticism.

Lacking this opportunity, she would have settle for Augustus, but so far as she was concerned, no one else in the party was worth assassinating. Devious Rex – Devious is a sorcerer of no mean skill. Add a copy to your collection.

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The good king has been abducted! And a party of brave adventurers will, of course, vespot the unenviable task of digging him out — perhaps literally.

Don’t have an account yet? EOTB June 24, at 3: Only a group with imagination, intelligence, bravery, and an indomitable sense of humor will be able to restore the king to the arms of his loving wife.

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I have this adventure, bought it new. I think much the same criticism is true of Aesheba: However, the fact remains that Grud would never steal from Cali.

When only one condition is listed, then the box and contents are in the same condition. Hmm, so Schar Niebling saw a link to this article on Facebook and wasn’t too impressed by it, saying it’s “amazing how many things [I] got wrong. Steve Queen June 22, at 4: The more I read it, the more intriguing it became with webs of connections between characters all around the town.

This is not an adventure for theorists – it’s an adventure that comes alive at the table, that lives in the moment.

Iing June 23, at 2: This page does not exist. So we get a booklet of illustrations because that’s a visual signifier of retro-ness because old modules like S1, C1, and S3 had them even though most of the illustrations are pointless and unnecessary many of them are just portraits of the room’s monster that don’t convey any additional info beyond what’s in the boxed-textand we get a lot of apologetic “this is how things used to be” and “Ignax is a crazy wizard – don’t think about it too hard” asides in the text, and we probably get abduvtion “jokey” encounters like the Gnax Family portrait gallery and the talking goldfish than we otherwise would have.

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