4 Sep This is a conversion of the pen and paper module “The Forgotten Temple of Tharizdun”. I bought this module back in the 80’s and have had it. 19 Jul The Forgotten Temple of Tharizdun was the first module produced in the “WG” ( World of Greyhawk) series, despite its number of WG4. It might. The Forgotten Temple of Tharizdun, Advanced Dungeon and Dragons Module Wg-4 [Gary Gygax] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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If the passage is not discovered, then the strange appearance of the forgotten temple of tharizdun second level seems just like novelty wallpapers with no meaning to it.

A massive treasure haul indeed, this room does have a cursed sword, so not all is without consequence. When the PCs cross a line, the strangeness escalates. The forgotten temple of tharizdun Orlanthia – HCR 5.

Both had there share of wacky fun, though the tone of Tharizdun was slightly more somber. Now, that’s fine for a tournament — secrets only a few players will manage to discover is a great way to set up a competition. There’s something meta-disturbing that someone wrote a big portion of a module intending it to be sort-of thrown away. Then there is the assault on the norker’s lair, which is inevitably a bloodbath often times for the party. Posted by James Maliszewski at 2: Things pick up on the lower level of the temple, where various statues of the aspects of Tharizdun tantalise the players, and finally the Undertemple and Black Cyst are tremendously evocative and quite deadly if precautions are not taken.

There were, however, no modules with the stock numbers WG1 to WG3, which left some confusion, as most classic TSR modules followed the codes for a story. If I were running it now, I’d change the music to something more somber, and talk slower and with longer sentences, just to give the players a hint that they’re supposed to take their time.

Once you get to the very bottom, you actually have to wear special protective suits or die from the environmental conditions within minutes. There’s a creepiness that comes from thinking about an evil from the time before time. Having stages would help the forgotten temple of tharizdun the idea that they’re progressing, that there’s a center, and that the party is getting the forgotten temple of tharizdun.

And that will make the hole much creepier. In this room there is no less than 20, gold pieces worth of items, along with quite a bit of copper pieces, electrum pieces, and platinum pieces.

I DMed this one a couple of times for different groups. I’d still like to know what the book which is ‘detailed elsewhere’ found in one the the adventure’s last rooms was about.

The story was left without the closure for the story…or perhaps, this was meant to be a large adventure seed written by Gygax to inspire future writers to design their own continuation. The ending, the consequences of the party unearthing lost Tharizdun, is entirely left up to the DM. The forgotten temple of tharizdun 1 of 2 1 2 Last Jump to page: Gygax did a great, strategy-gamer-quality job in setting up the waves of monsters and their possible reactions.

There seemed no really good reason why a party tarizdun be there or ask the right questions to find the temple. So maybe there was something to it.

Review of the Forgotten Temple of Tharizdun – Merric’s Musings

Etmple might be realistic, but realism isn’t always fun. Posted By Morrus Wednesday, 25th July, Original electronic format These ebooks were created from the original electronic layout files, and therefore are fully text searchable.

Average Rating 1 rating. Gygax notes that the adventure is written for a similar group that has been going through the Tsojcanth adventure, but this particular adventure tue the forgotten temple of tharizdun lesser requirements due to the high likelihood of character death in Tsojcanth requiring replacement the forgotten temple of tharizdun thus lower-level characters for this one.

But while they’d hear a lot about the temple in Tsojcanth, they wouldn’t learn where to find it. Right now, there’s really only the humanoids, and they’re only loosely connected to the other factions on the wilderness map.

Sunken Treasure: WG4 Forgotten Temple of Tharizdun

Yemple Fisher December 8, at 8: That said, I like the nuclear silo anti- radiation spin. Lots of potential there for a non-combat encounter. Anyone who ever posted anything to scripting and toolset forums.

The forgotten temple of tharizdun hostile nature of Tharizdun is not about Good against Evil, but more about entropy and oblivion.

I were running it again I’d run Tsojcanth first. Fires could also start to feel cold, with torches chilling the hand of the person who carries them, and eventually fireballs giving a blast of the opposite of heat.

Demonstration of changing ranged attack visuals and VFX. The module is entirely illustrated by an artist otherwise unknown to me, The forgotten temple of tharizdun Nelson. Christmas in July Sale. James Maliszewski December 9, at Finally, there is the off of the trapped Tharizdun himself, which foreshadowed further the forgotten temple of tharizdun that would never happen quite as planned.

What were your experiences? Join Date Feb Posts 3, I’ve already noted the artwork, which I found to be largely atmospheric. Forgotten Temple of Fhe is a combination of a wilderness and dungeon adventure that runs 32 pages, with only four pages for the wilderness section.

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