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Post Posted: Sun Nov 07, 2004 10:45 pm 
 

I ran through an adventure a few years ago (c. 91-92) that I think was an RPGA adventure because it had a tournament scoring section. It featured a polyhedral-shaped dungeon.  Each room was triangular, like the face of a D20, and rooms were separated by telporters.  In each room, you were supposed to pick up a key for use in the final room.  

Each room had an identifier that matched up to a number from 1-20.  The first room had an oak tree, with a single apple, guarded by a snake.  

It used 1st-edition rules, so it had to be a couple of years old when I went through it.  With 500+ items in my collection, it's frustrating that I haven't come across this adventure or been able to identify it after 13-14 years.


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Post Posted: Mon Nov 08, 2004 11:21 am 
 

This doesn't ring any bells to me, LloydBrown.  Good luck in your quest (you'll probably need it---I've been searching for "Treasures of the Dragon Queen" for about 5 years now...).


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Post Posted: Mon Nov 08, 2004 2:40 pm 
 

Wasn't there also a movie about this kind of dungeon. It was some kind of psycho-horror flick IIRC. I think the name was something like "The Cube" or somesuch.

Edit: I think this whole cube thingie is based on some mathematical equation that some famous professor has created quite some time ago. And yes this all rings some bells in me head but I cannot grab it at the moment *arghl*


2nd Edit: Ha! I think I found it... Dungeon Magazine #29 The adventure is called Ex Libris and its about a multisided moving 3-dimensional dungeon

  


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Post Posted: Wed Nov 10, 2004 7:52 pm 
 

If RPGA sound to me a bit like C3, The Lost Island of Castanamir for AD&D 1st ed.

(As I recall it had at least teleports between rooms, and a tournament scoring section)

  


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Post Posted: Thu Nov 11, 2004 2:46 pm 
 

I have both Dungeon 29 and the Lost Island of Castanamir.  They're both the right time frame, but neither scenario fits all of the details.


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Post Posted: Thu Nov 11, 2004 2:53 pm 
 

I have The Cube. Pretty dense movie overall.
Are you sure it was a TSR/WoTC product?


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Post Posted: Thu Nov 11, 2004 2:57 pm 
 

No, I'm not 100% sure, but it referred specifically to several D&D concepts and spells by name. If not, it was a serious copyright violation.  We know most of those just by their nature.


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Post Posted: Thu Nov 11, 2004 5:22 pm 
 

Are you thinking of the Role Aids adventure "Question of Gravity"?

From the back cover:

The Cube stank of evil and teh Demon you slew confirmed your fears. Venture into a place where you will never know what will be up next. Assume nothing or face a fiery death in a true task of dungeoning skills and adaptability.

This adventure is for three to eight players of second to fifth levels of experience.


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Post Posted: Fri Nov 12, 2004 11:16 am 
 

I read about your search, Allan.  Have you tried Robert Weise?

Meanwhile, I've hunted down somebody with a copy of Question of Gravity and asked for some more information.  So far, it's a definite maybe.


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Post Posted: Fri Nov 12, 2004 4:46 pm 
 

I have 2 copies of QoG. Nothing about tournament info in the module.


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Post Posted: Fri Nov 12, 2004 10:32 pm 
 

Never heard of it.  Are you sure this was available in stores?

  


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Post Posted: Sat Nov 13, 2004 3:00 pm 
 

No, I'm not 100% sure.  

I remember the DM reading complete sentences and potential point rewards that we missed--very un-home-brew-like.  Unfortunately, it's not a group that I played with for very long, so I've long lost contact with any of those guys.  

One of them worked for his father's pawn shop and convinced his dad to sell RPGs there.  In fact, that's where I bought most of my 2nd edition Complete Handbook series, because they were just coming out at the time.  The pawn shop no longer seems to be there, either.


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Post Posted: Sat Nov 13, 2004 5:26 pm 
 

What I'm thinking is something for RPGA members only or just a tourney module with limited copies.

  
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