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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The presence of the gas means PCs do not gain the usual hit point recovery from a long rest and is clearly there tamoacban act as an incentive for the players not to linger.

But for some people, the sheer complexity of the dungeon and the preparation required could be overwhelming and a real turn off. As they fled, the ground beneath them opened up and they descended into the dungeon. The best tournament adventures focus on a series of challenges that demand player ingenuity.

The party went to meet up with him at the dig site and fell into the sinkhole that starts the adventure enroute.

Dungeon Master for Dummies includes The Hidden Shrine of Tamoachan in its list of the ten best classic adventures, noting the players’ destination as a “Mayan-style temple full of surprising traps tamoachqn devious tricks.

Assholes are banned for life. But if you warn them first, this might not be such a bad thing. Thanks for telling us about the problem. I could have created the equivalent in one evening using some over systems I’m familiar with.


The background leads the adventure to pit the characters against monstrous snails, crayfish, and hermit crabs. Please enable JavaScript to get the best experience from this site. Other books in the series.

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Wake of the Ravager Dark Sun Online: Subscribe to Our Free Newsletter. The module was the first to introduce players to the Olman culture of the World of Greyhawka society loosely based on AztecMayanand other sources.

Some of the puzzles really needed time to think about how they would work. Leason reached beyond Aztec and Mayan culture for inspiration.

The Hidden Shrine of Tamoachan by Harold Johnson

The pictures showed detail that would have required all of those hypothetical words, and the details tantalized me with potential clues to the mysteries of the Shrine. I started the adventure with characters trapped at the lowest level, racing to escape the poisonous red fog. Shine by Jez Gordon at This module is fantastic. Thomas Panzarello rated it it was amazing Sep 30, Submit a new question.

The Hidden Shrine of Tamoachan J. This section needs expansion. This book was written by Harold Johnson and Jeff R. The Genie’s Curse Birthright: It features a number of well constructed encounters and some of the best puzzles.


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Advertising, and links to free or paid content is not allowed. It is the first in the C-series of modules, a set of unrelated adventures originally designed for hicden play, with the C representing the first letter in the word competition. The Hidden Shrine of Tamoachan has 54 rooms, and is populated with a variety of monsters and traps.


Does the The Hidden Shrine of Tamoachan stand as a classic or an overrated dud? Can’t wait to get this one going Shattered Lands Dark Sun: We have just finished the first half of Out Of The Abyss, which sees the adventurers trapped in the Underdark, and the party managed to escape to the surface. As mentioned earlier, if your players like puzzles and problem solving, this is the perfect module for them. I reckon you could easily go for 6th level and still be ok, 5th level for a challenging but possible game.

The Hidden Shrine of Tamoachan is an adventure for 5th-7th level players that takes them through some ruins found in the distant Hhidden Jungle, near the abandoned city of Tamoachan.

The room mentions using either water or tmaoachan means of not touching the pole-axes as possible ways of shorting out the traps. Search anything and hit enter. Dragonlance deities Forgotten Realms deities Greyhawk shriine. They had missed the clue regarding the scout’s metal staff once, so I reiterated it something like this:. Some of my party have up to three of the four options lingering on them. Shirne included are three pre-made characters for use if the scoring system is used.

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