Campaign Sourcebook and Catacomb Guide is an accessory for the Advanced Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game. One of the greatest 2nd Edition books, and perhaps RPG books, to ever be released was Jennell Jaquays’ and William W. Conners’ book. TSR (DMGR1) Campaign Sourcebook and Catacomb Guide Basic Information Author(s) Paul Jaquays and William W. Connors Publisher TSR, Inc. Type.

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They are all forced perspective maps which are really out of date, and with good reason. The rating for gude well as for sourcfbook is still the same: While only a couple of pages long, this chapter provides us with a successful formula prior to play. Welcome To My World. Campaign Sourcebook and Catacomb Guide: This chapter addresses the Dungeon after many years of neglect. This chapter forms the very basics of what comes later and spells it out.

August 16, at I’m a “developer” now! This chapter gives us some tools to making productive maps, and some tricks and tips to guide us through the process.

I kind of wish that it had a better section on Catacombs, as that is why most people originally bought it. Musings of a Maverick Referee. Experienced DMs know that over-world adventures and under-world adventures are totally different from one another. No Murder Hobos Here! Contact me at Ripx gmail. Now, much of the artwork in this book is notoriously hideous. This is a skill learned over time, creating our own content and telling our own stories. Not only are they overly complex to make, they lack the basic details that we truly need to make our maps functional.


I was looking through some of my older rpg items: Even if we are running a module, we still have to decide what elements of style would work best. I think my favorite thing about this book on gaming is its length, it is fairly short but precisely written to be as helpful as possible.

It sounds so easy! It provides us with spurcebook formula, and there are formulas for a reason. If you are working on a large project, sourcebookk is nice to have with you for a few years sourcbeook you find yourself doing it catscomb, and you will!

TSR Ad&d 2nd Edition Campaign Sourcebook and Catacomb Guide

Newer Post Older Post Home. Yes, it is aimed at beginners who sourcdbook no experience playing the role of Dungeon Master, but, for advanced users, it describes the basic building blocks needed for forming a successful group, and keeping it successful, as well as basic structures of creating original content.

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I know that I have always preferred top down perspectives, and fancy maps are just that, fancy. How does one project the feelings which one wishes the players to feel? I have read several books on how to do this, but the simplest and most helpful way guixe in this chapter.

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Nothing like shopping at home. Not only does it address making game calls, but it also has a secondary function, how to handle people and their odd quarks. Chances ccampaign, they really need to rethink their view. CHAPTER 1 Logistics of Play While the core books give you lots of details in regards to the rules, they are assuming that you have played before, though, even if you have, you still may not understand that your role as the DM is that of being a master of ceremonies as well.


I already own this! That is hard to do! This is really just an appendix; they give a few examples of maps, and have keyed them with room descriptions. You hear all about player courtesy, but this is regarding what a DM owes to his players. While much of the information within it can be found on this blog and sourcevook like it, it is nice to have all of the information stored in one centralized place.

While proper pacing still must be learned over time, this chapter offers very sound advice to achieve it quicker than using trial and error alone. CHAPTER 6 Creating the World Once a DM, and the players, decides to make the leap into the unknown, it helps to have specific questions answered right away, and this chapter helps us organize our thoughts into highly productive ways which can help make our ideas more successful.

What do you put down there? On Campakgn Assistant Google Home or the assistant on any n While this chapter can get a bit too detailed, it does serve a purpose. There are also lots of different styles of maps that we use, it all depends upon our needs and why we have decided that we need it. This is old-school stuff here, designing a successful campaign underground where the players may never actually leave?

First, I think I am becoming jaded. Lord of the Green Dragons.

This is a popular theme, even today. I’ve seen the approaches of playing a character as an It’s on Google Assistant.