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Post Posted: Tue Nov 08, 2005 5:13 pm 
 

OD&D campaign I'm running ... I'm tying together a bunch of modules, but haven't come up with anything that would satisfy a good "city" slot. FR1, while a personal favorite from my childhood wasted on computer games, is rather craptastic in print form. I'm using A1-4 in a "fallen city" area ... looking for something more like a regular city with a feel like Balifor or maybe Tarsis from the DL stuff.

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Post Posted: Tue Nov 08, 2005 5:23 pm 
 

hey beery

B4 - the lost city?

or a judges guild produce:

Tarantis, City State of the World Emperor/ Invincible Overlord to name but a few....

possibly L1/2 ?

or how about U1?

few for thought there :)

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Post Posted: Tue Nov 08, 2005 5:24 pm 
 

Might look at Baldemar or Carse. CSIO is can be modified and is always fun.  It is d20 but I have heard good things about Bluffside. I own a copy of it and have not had a chance to read it yet. I also think Barnacus from Necromancer games got good write ups. I know that Carse, Baldemar and CSIO would work well though.


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Post Posted: Tue Nov 08, 2005 5:31 pm 
 

This maybe too hard for several reasons, but how about Menzoberranzan. 8O :)


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Post Posted: Tue Nov 08, 2005 5:33 pm 
 

Forgot the 1st edition standby of Lankhmar. I prefer the earlier edition. The second had been modified to work with 2nd edition unless mistaken but would still owrk. Not sure its a "good" city but could work as one. Thieves aren't all bad are they  :)


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Post Posted: Tue Nov 08, 2005 5:52 pm 
 

I'd go with one of the tons of JG city items.


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Post Posted: Tue Nov 08, 2005 7:31 pm 
 

You looking for a "normal" or "monstrous" city?

Some ideas:

Normal - Living City supplements, Veiled Society, City of the Spider Queen
Monstrous - The Lost City, Dwellers Of The Forbidden City

JG is loaded with cities.  Carse is pretty neat too.

  


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Post Posted: Tue Nov 08, 2005 10:02 pm 
 

For 'normal' - Free City of Haven from Gamelords is full of adventures.

  

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Post Posted: Wed Nov 09, 2005 2:14 am 
 

Pick up Tarantis, by Judges Guild...or for a good time purchase Verbosh, also by Judges Guild.

    Both are available for cheap and both are good.

    Don't worry about 1st, 2nd, 3rd edition or whatever...the background and the maps are what counts.

    You can fix up the NPC's as necessary...a city description is not really supposed to be a list of wandering monsters anyway.  Right?

    Tarantis has the best and most useable map.  Verbosh is amusing and a great read...with lots of stuff to do.    :lol:


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Post Posted: Wed Nov 09, 2005 2:36 am 
 

beermotor wrote:OD&D campaign I'm running ... I'm tying together a bunch of modules, but haven't come up with anything that would satisfy a good "city" slot. FR1, while a personal favorite from my childhood wasted on computer games, is rather craptastic in print form. I'm using A1-4 in a "fallen city" area ... looking for something more like a regular city with a feel like Balifor or maybe Tarsis from the DL stuff.

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Tulan of the Isles or Carse...you should be able to pick up the Chaosium versions fairly cheaply, just make sure they have the map.  Lots of fun details and room for the DM to expand.

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Post Posted: Wed Nov 09, 2005 7:44 am 
 

Thanks all ... since my city name is Verdant, I think I'll go with the JG Verbosh.

Thanks again.

I still need to finish out my B modules, I only have B1/B2 (and a pdf print of the orange B3).



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Post Posted: Wed Nov 09, 2005 8:14 am 
 

hey beery...

verbosh is a good choice. its a great module and you will not be disappointed believe me.

they can be found in abundance on ebay so you should have no problem at all getting one for about $2-4

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Post Posted: Thu Nov 10, 2005 7:21 am 
 

killjoy32 wrote:hey beery...

verbosh is a good choice. its a great module and you will not be disappointed believe me.

they can be found in abundance on ebay so you should have no problem at all getting one for about $2-4

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Got one for $2, plus $5 to priority mail it... figure that wasn't too terrible.  Just hope the condition is okay and it's not all marked up.



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beermotor wrote:
killjoy32 wrote:hey beery...

verbosh is a good choice. its a great module and you will not be disappointed believe me.

they can be found in abundance on ebay so you should have no problem at all getting one for about $2-4

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Got one for $2, plus $5 to priority mail it... figure that wasn't too terrible. Just hope the condition is okay and it's not all marked up.


$5 to mail it??!! wow!  8O

$2 is a good price. its prb worth a touch more than that, so you did ok.

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