The Abduction Of Good King Despot has 1 rating and 1 review. Ken said: A fantastic tournament adventure with memorable encounters. While it is ostensibly . The Abduction of Good King Despot contains a page book, a page book and a map. The characters have to rescue a king from a puzzle dungeon. : The Abduction of Good King Despot (Gary Gygax’s Fantasy Master Game Accessory) () by Will Niebling; Schar Niebling; Russ.

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Those bold souls who undertake this rescue mission will quickly discover that Ignax’s warped mind has created the zaniest dungeon setting they kong ever experienced. You may have to register before you can post: The characters have to rescue a king from a puzzle dungeon. As is probably obvious by now, I really like this adventure and consider it one of my very favorites.

The kingdom has lost its benign, honest, and charitable ruler at least that’s what he said he was, and the dubious, tax-crippled citizens found it prudent to agree. I’ve run it three times once all the way through, twice partially and it’s always been a huge hit with the players.


The Abduction of Good King Despot (Gary Gygax Presents)

Still in the original factory shrink wrap, with condition visible through shrink noted. I’ll attribute that more to my own failing as a DM than lay it all at the feet of the adventure itself. From what I gather, it was originally written sometime in the late 70s and was probably used as a tournament module.

The encounters start out as straightforward melee slugfests Aries is a group of berserkers with ram-horned helmets, Taurus is a pair desopt gorgons, Gemini is twin frost giantsbut as they proceed they become trickier and require less combat and more puzzle-solving the Libra encounter is a room with a shifting floor, the Aquarius encounter is a room that gradually fills with water, etc.

Home Recent Additions Welcome Wiki. It’s also possible that copy was stored away somewhere and he thought it would be easier to ask the con-organizers to procure new copies for him than to look for it: Bryan Winter June 23, at 5: EOTB June 24, at 3: Tags separate by space: This was reportedly the one he would carry with him anytime he thought he might get a chance to DM a game.

The Abduction Of Good King Despot (Gary Gygax’s Fantasy Master Game Accessory)

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Last edited by savoylen; June 9th, at Russ Stambaugh was a student at the University of Michigan and presumably a member of the MDG at the time this adventure was written, and later went on to a distinguished career outside of gaming as a psychologist and sex therapist. Abdhction think much the same criticism is true of Aesheba: The Abduction of Good King Despot.

I’ve found it takes sessions to get through. Poor Extremely well used and has major flaws, which may be too numerous to mention. Grud Mudhovel – Grud is a diminutive and grubby creature best known for his abdcution at extracting other’s possessions from their pockets. I have this adventure, bought it new. No Web Links Found.

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New Infinities Productions, Inc. In recognition of that, New Infinities framed the adventure as an intentionally “retro” experience as far as I’m aware the first rpg product to goov marketed that waywhich in retrospect is sort of a mixed blessing. Devious is also very fond of the ladies. The only drawback there ming that as-published I’ve found it to be too long to play through in a single session.

The dungeon is a linear gauntlet of 13 encounters thematically tied to the signs of the Zodiac, in order Aries room followed by Taurus room followed by Gemini room, etc.