9 Aug Tegel Manor – Revised & Expanded Edition – Tegel Manor – Second Edition ( Gamscience Version) A huge haunted house with a 6 Nov by Gabor Lux “Designed by generations of mad wizards and insane geniuses, Tegel Manor, a great manor-fortress on a windswept and. Tegel Manor has 7 ratings and 2 reviews. TTocs said: A friend bought this Judges Guild Module for our dungeons and dragons group back in the early 80’s.
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How did you handle that aspect? The Spear carriers and generally any help we managed to gather in the mansion were long since dead or turned into weak vampires or half strength wights.
It makes no sense to me to have to spend more time studying a module than it would take to create my own.
The hereditary owners, whose family name is Rump, have been amiss in their traditional duty of providing protection for the market village to the west. Fortunately, the entries in Tegel give themselves well to improvisation — it is not hard to take the basic concep, twist it and turn it a bit, and get something eminently useable.
So far, these have served as Skandik raiders, village militia, and desperate highwaymen.
It maor sits above my main city, and one of my new players who got wind of it’s existance wants to take the party there after the current adventure. Enclosed in the product is a page booklet with room and monster descriptions.
Tegel Manor (convention edition)
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It’s simply not the kind of module I’d ever run, let alone write, but that may be the point. Common monsters were listed to avoid constantly referencing tevel MM. There is only one straight hint about the bell in the module K6. Predictably, they made a beeline for the areas I had developed least, so my improvisational skills have gotten plenty of practice.
Each map has the manor printed on one side and the surrounding wildernes on the other. In the revision, there are reworked encounters where the haunting effects and strange items are meaningful and usable.
There are several potential explanations for this janor, likely doing with family history. They make me bored and sometimes irritated. Customers who bought this title also purchased.
They are suitably rare and are reserved for special cases coincidentally, completely in keeping with the original intentions of the 3. As an old adventurer proverb says: Much as I was sometimes disappointed with Necromancer’s efforts — I think many were too reductionist in their treatment of “1st edition feel” — there’s no question they were one of the few publishers in recent memory to treat the s as more than just a nostalgia mine.
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The head of a monstrous purple worm emerges from whatever netherworld the mirror leads to. Michael von Sacher-Masoch rated it really liked it May 01, And I love the last sentence about the cursed cat fur. Perhaps it is because it’s so different from my own tastes that it elicits a frisson in me whenever I read it. Tegel Manor was one of the favourite dungeons my group ever played.
The Liches also had to handled more like cranky old absent minded wizards rather than as clever single minded foes to keep the game light and to not crush a mid-level party.
Tegel Manor (Judges Guild #27) by Bob Bledsaw
It is really quite devious, and very easy to get lost in. First the semi-abandoned temple of Tsathoggus. There are no real puzzles and enigmas. For more recent editions, there is still not too much, but this is compensated for by relatively generous magic item allocation. There is the Zoo at O3. Tegel Manor is one of those modules you either love, hate, or love to hate.
Unlike many other modules, Tegel Manor is largely open-ended in that there are no set goals to follow and no hidden plot to uncover.
Tege, advantage to this approach is that a game group can choose to bite or not. Every wound appears as a gruesome cut tdgel the face of the alluring lady… and the player character, who suffers the same damage he has inflicted. Post a Comment Note: You can see a bit of it in the image above, but it doesn’t do justice to the thing.
I changed the majority of them to a fixed type — usually randomly generated, and than modified a bit.
The map had a name for manro rooms and the hallways often with an associated smell or sound. Pay What You Want. Trivia About Tegel Manor Judg In play, it appears that they work much better if the grunts are 2nd level Warriors with an unit 10 men of 3rd level veterans plus a few archers. Will the inhabitants remember them?!
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Luckily, I’ve also got the expanded and revised version from the late 80s. I can, however, see how a DM would have a difficult time making sense of it at first. Four zombies are bowing to a fat giant white rat seated on one of the thrones, wearing a pink cape and a red plumed hat. Newer Post Older Post Home.
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Actually, a good deal of the content I wrote for this project has been published in this way in the recent hardcover tgel of Rappan Athuk by Frog God Games as Cloister of the Frog God.
To use them, you must activate your Adobe Reader software. Obviously, I could write pages upon pages of what I did with various rooms and why. Here is a sample of a page from a watermarked book: