The Dungeons of Castle Blackmoor details the 20 known levels of the dungeon including the first 10 levels as originally created by Dave Arneson himself. The Dungeons of Castle Blackmoor details the 20 known levels of the dungeon including the first 10 levels as originally created by Dave. The Dungeons of. Castle Blackmoor. Executive Producer: Dustin Clingman. Lead Designer: Dave Arneson. Writing and Design: Dustin Clingman, Richard Iorio II.

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It may have been better to go by CR, but still, I think it is a smart game plan.

DA3 City of the Gods explored the starship crashed near the Kingdom duneons Blackmoor, from which the setting’s intentional anachronisms derived. For instance, the “timeline” in the beginning of the book, indictating the different ages through which the Dungeons off constructed convey some fascinating imagery, yet frustratingly few details are provided.

Please select a support frequency. Other than that I like the approach taken to how this castle was laid out. They are only about 22 to 25 encounter areas in the early levels getting down to 10 to 12 encounter areas in the lowest levels.

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It has been your support, financial cast,e otherwise, that has allowed this site to become what it is today. There will be a medieval “Braustein” April 17, at the home of Dave Arneson from hrs to hrs with refreshments being available on the usual basis Newer Post Older Post Home.

DA2 Temple of the Frog expanded the scenario that had appeared in the original Blackmoor supplement.


I didn’t look for typoes, those usually are not bad enough to bother me. Sunday, 15th June, Home Recent Additions Welcome Wiki.

There are call out boxes “Arneson Speaks! Barrowmaze For 5th Edition. Freeing DM from thumbing through several books just to figure out what a monster does. Results 1 to 9 of 9. Tags separate by space: None of the level maps look particularly inspiring. Ok, so how is it? When the history of Mystara was codified, it was established that Arneson’s Blackmoor had existed in the world’s distant past, dungeond a technologically advanced civilization, and then destroyed itself in a global catastrophe that shifted the dungeonx axis.

The dark red cover was used for the reformatted later printings that used a smaller font and fewer pages.

The first level is straight out of the Great Sweeney’s description of Castle Blackmoor’s basement. I am also not a “Balckmoor fan”, I just play in it and bought the books at GenCon, and as usual, opinions vary. For the Hampshire village, see Blackmoor, Hampshire.

It is not a megadungeon rather just a large module.

I buy adventures for ideas that I can mine ideas from. For instance, The Wrath of the Immortalsan epic adventure which described a massive war caatle both heaven and earth, climaxes with the discovery of the preserved control room from the starship that had crashed near Blackmoor millennia ago.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Only a relatively small amount of original material, primarily link text, was written specifically for the First Fantasy Campaign, though all maps and some connected illustrations were redrawn and relettered by the Judges Blackmpor Bob Bledsaw.


Arneson assumed responsibility for the far northern reaches of the Great Kingdom, and it was there that he began to stage medieval games that led up to the Blackmoor setting. Anyway, hope that helps. Each level has a Encounter Index listing area, page, type, EL, and numbers of monsters. If this happened on the first level, imagine what could be on the other levels I rather work from the original material than deal with this. Really not what I was hoping to see, but good for what was designed.

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However, they are having problems with the printer so it hasn’t gotten out to gamestores yet. I thought it was supposed to be out by now. A large mostly circular picture with Trees in the foreground and a Fire Elemental in the background below which it says “by Dave Arneson” and “Judges Guild”. Was it released at Gen Con? He’s listed as “Lead Designer” not as caetle of the writers.

I get the feeling it was slapped together to exploit the Blackmoor license. Designed to scale with varying party sizes and power levels, this incredible dungeon includes adventure material for characters level Posting Quick Reply – Please Wait.

It also contained additional rules for creating lairs, character interests and vocations. I definately don’t regret getting it. A good post, edited and shortened a bit. Class Based Pilot, Wizard, Scientist, etc.