Jun 18, Advanced Dungeons & Dragons Module G – Against The Giants – AD&D. This module contains background information, referee’s notes, two level maps, and exploration matrix keys. It provides a complete module for play of ADV. This material was originally published as three separate adventures; G1 If you enjoy this module, watch for future releases in the AD&Dâ„¢ line from TSR, The.

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Also included are large scale referee’s maps, notes, and background information. Swenson concludes by stating that ” Against the Giants is a solid adventure,” and that “this would be a worthwhile purchase”.

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This module was first conceived by E. These are inhabited by yetifrost giants, ogresand winter wolves. Whoever is responsible, the statue must be recovered, at any cost. Either way, a safe, hidden cave is easily found for a base of operations.

It houses chambers of spiritual interest to the fire giants. The modules qd&d well received by contemporary critics. Interior art was provided by David A. The “G” in the module code represents the first letter in the word “giant”.

They will know that they are searching for some force behind the giant alliance.

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The chief’s treasure room contains a map of the glacial rift from Glacial Rift of the Frost Giant Jarland a magic chain that automatically transports the party there. If the players have finished Steading of the Hill Giant Chiefthey have been transported to the glacial rift via the magic chain.

It may thus be used for competition among players or groups of players or as a non-scored adventure.


Fun to play and ref. The High Council is floundering – and the political situation is turning ugly. My brother was a veteran of gaming, but my wife and daughter were newbies. If you seek rich reward and the oppurtunity to delve into mysteries ancient b1 lost, bring this bottle forthwith to my demesne in the village of Volkumburgh. This module contains as&d challenging setting as well as an original scoring system and an assortment of pre-rolled characters for adventuring.

TSR 1st Edition Ad&d 1978 G1 Steading of The Hill Giant Chief

In fact, though, their only death happened at the zd&d end, in recovering the Soul Gem. The last module in the series, Queen of the Demonweb Pits, details the Demonweb in rich detail. Now he has convinced the Duke that an expedition should be organized to go to the ancient keep and recover its greatest treasure – the fabled Soul Gem.

From the decaying lands of the Pomarj, slavers have struck again! Stories of the city and tales of fabulous artifacts originating from Carsall still abound.

Retrieved March 11, The “Giant” modules were set in the Greyhawk campaign setting, [7] gg1 formed the lead-in to an overall campaign that then continued on an odyssey into the Underdark. With the beginning found in Temple of Elemental Evil, your campaign adventure can lead characters from 7th level all the way to 11th and beyond!

The first two modules disclose the existence of a secret force behind the giants, which in the third module is revealed to be evil drow elves. Dragonlance deities Forgotten Realms deities Greyhawk deities.

Of course, both places are subtly or not so subtly altered for gaming, so there is a whole new world of weird and lovable friends for your Adventurers y1 meet: In short, high praise should be given to the author of this legendary series of modules — Gary Gygax, of course — for producing unparalled game aids.


After defeating the jarl, the adventurers have 1g chance to pull an iron lever which will transport them near to Snurre ‘s hall from Hall of the Fire Giant King. The Gorgon’s Alliance Planescape: The Liberation of Geoff provided a set of adventuring materials that expanded on the original three modules.

Interesting story behind DQ1 over at The Acaeum. It includes a tournament scoring system and a team of 10 characters of levels In Steading of the Hill Giant Chiefa tribe of hill giants have been raiding lands occupied by humans, and the humans hire the player characters to defeat them.

Archived from the original on 20 April The player characters are informed that they may keep any spoils they find, but must return at once if they determine what “sinister hand” is behind the alliance. My brother was thinking it was some mathematical formula You can use this adventure alone, or as the conclusion of the series.

Hours of adventure and excitement lie between these covers. In the lower area there are caverns a&dd house the servants, serve as a prison, and contain the Jarl Grugnur and emissaries who have come to meet with him.

Daring adventurers strike into the heartland of the foe to harry the villains and bring retribution and justice to the land.