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 device worked brilliantly. I told them that they had just completed a mission. Worldbuilding, Storybuilding, DM Discussion.


The original Origins pre-publication version did not have a module code and was titled Lost Tamoachan: January 7, at 1: Harold Johnson Jeff R. Thsoe of a party who act foolishly, though, will pay the consequences for their deeds. Paperback40 pages. Yeah, if you wanted to play on easy mode. Richard rated it really liked it Sep 05, Will I be interested in the story, and will shrnie players have fun? Books by Harold Johnson.

If the party is split by this point, which in my case they were, this trap would likely kill a character on their own unless the DM is prepared to get a bit creative and work around the text as written.

So was 7th level the right level? Advanced Dungeons and Dragons Module 1 – 10 of 90 books. Most unusual for Greyhawk modules, the adventure therefore references Aztec gods such as Quetzalcoatl and others. But for gidden people, the sheer complexity of the dungeon and the preparation required could be overwhelming and a real turn off.

How Running Hidden Shrine of Tamoachan Reversed My Opinion of It | DMDavid

All Submissions must be in the form of a question that is related to DMing or an explanatory tampachan. I should note though that I haven’t play-tested this much and 10 minutes might be the better bet. THE SETUP I really wanted to have an hidxen game explanation as to why the players could see the layout of the shrine and their location within it, and I also wanted to give them a reason to explore the shrine instead of taking the shortest possible path out of there.


Despite all that though, the module is still fantastic.

Many of the rooms are decorated with figures and statues and murals that depict scenes from the culture. My players figured it out when they tried breaking the dome covering the central piece.

Depends or how speed-runny your party is. Firstly, I felt like I needed to do a lot of preparation and planning. I also added something of a boss fight at the top with some vampire cultists because the top of the pyramid, which is the traditional end of the adventure, is a real anticlimactic letdown.

The Hidden Shrine of Tamoachan

For this adventure, my group was made up of gidden level five hivden. My party knocked it out in two-ish months at one game a week. Dark Alliance Baldur’s Gate: The interesting part of the module is that it is set in a Meso-American ruin, with monsters adapted from that mythos and artwork that draws on the traditions of the time and place.

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 things that have worked for you so I can improve. Ken rated it really liked it Sep 18, Shattered Lands Dark Sun: So, before I send them back down into the deep darkness, what better interlude than to have them fall into a long forgotten dungeon filled with Aztec-inspired zombies, noxious gas, and enough trapped pressure plates to bring out even Indiana Jones in a cold sweat?

Yes I do have the pre-gens, here they are; Rhialle The Wanderer – ddb. Trivia About The Hidden Shrine Therefore, many of the encounters will not bother a party who do or do not take certain actions. Doing so means keeping on the move, and not getting distracted hunting for treasure or fighting monsters. Anyway, I’m almost finished running the module for my Adventure League group and so far I’ve gotten a lot of work out of the curses that they have wracked up along the way.


Or as the module puts it:. As far as the story goes, your players begin by falling into a room in the dungeon as the ground beneath their feet suddenly gives way. It took hours and hours and hours Which makes the whole thing unsatisfying to players, or at least it would to me as a player. Illusions and diversions abound as well, designed to keep players trapped beneath the earth.

Funny story, there are a few bodies sprinkled through the upper levels that look to have died anywhere from a few months to a few years ago. He called the adventure “enjoyable and colourful”, especially for players who think and act fast.

The battle with the fire-breathing bat creature on the cover never takes place in the adventure. This site works best with JavaScript enabled.

Or walk through the chapel of Kukulkan where they encounter a hidden Couatl that charges them with a riddle and has them pass a trial that rewards successful characters with magic items and the services of a shadowy Death Servantwhich sounds creepy, but is basically an extra life. The number of points awarded for bringing a snack to the GM is discretionary.

Or as the module puts it:. This page was last edited on 6 Januaryat We have just finished the first half of Out Of The Abyss, which sees the adventurers snrine in the Underdark, and the party managed to escape to the surface.