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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These two modules represent some major players in the planes;” The treasure is a remnant of the wealth amassed by the archmage Iggwilvformer ruler of Perrenland, prior to her presumed death at the hands of the demon Graz’ztwhom she had “imprisoned and forced into servitude. Though my last save was from “dreaming” area strangely. The artwork depicts a group of adventurers confronting a behir.

One of the major problems with the adventure actually comes from those new monsters and their reason for inclusion: The Lost Caverns of Tsojcanthwas based on a tournament adventure run at the Wintercon V tournament. Perhaps we will uncover something as we press on.

Looking at Lost Caverns of Tsojcanth, Part Two

Spending some time in Zothique. Neverwinter Raids – Kobold Cave 1. And you know what? Maybe she figured out that less valuable gems can produce even more powerful, or at least odder, results? None of the infrastructure needed to rule an empire several thousand square miles in size, direct its armies and officials, or plan future conquests.


Wake of the Ravager Dark Sun Online: He probably knew most groups were more concerned with the adventure and glory typically. The Tsojjcanth Caverns of Tsojcanth was anything but disposable. It also had a great underground cavern system. The original tournament module included, so far as I can recall, no new monsters and was perfectly adequate for its purpose.

Tim Brannan January 6, at There is a rockslide to clear out?? It contains some rather important lore for the Greyhawk campaign setting, and should be quite a challenge for any group who braves the caverns.

Looking at Lost Caverns of Tsojcanth, Part Two – Greyhawk Grognard

You can compare and contrast the two versions of the module on my site http: And will your PC’s help it to or stop it dead in its tracks? The Lesser Caverns were made up of almost entirely combat encounters in the original tournament module, but there are a few role-playing encounters in this revised adventure, as well as a few interesting tricks to entertain the party.

Wednesday, January 6, Retrospective: The ending ‘boss fight’ is the most iconic from the TSR era. Search form Search this site.

Review of S4: The Lost Caverns of Tsojcanth – Merric’s Musings

Wizards of the Coast. Like many late Gygax works, you can see a definite change in both the presentation and content. Her evil could spread across many planes of existence including Hyperborea and the module S4 “The Lost Caverns of Tsojcanth”or at least this version of it could be used to bridge gap your PC’s into a multitude of worlds if they survive. Mikael rated it really liked it Mar 26, This could quite easily become a deadly trap for the group, and needs the DM to approach it with care.


Those spells are very similar to what you’d find in Yes, this is effectively a ‘monster zoo’, but what a glorious zoo it is. He also noted that the adventure came with a page booklet with 30 new monsters and a small amount of new magic.

Review of S4: The Lost Caverns of Tsojcanth

The 20th and final encounter is titled “The Inner Sphere”. They consist of the “Lesser Caverns” with 22 encounters, and the “Greater Caverns” with 20 encounters, each with its own map.

The Genie’s Curse Birthright: Both were strange of visage and bright-skinned, and they wore for mantles such rune-woven stuffs as wizards wear. The mere fact that the Lanthorn comes with an original lense demonstrates so. 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. What a deep analysis!