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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In fitting with the times, there’s also a full page of read-aloud backstory introduction about how the party was gathered together and sent on the rescue mission by Ignax’s rival wizard Candelabra who’s busy schtupping the queen and doesn’t seem all that eager to see the king return – which is presumably why he’s sending a bunch of adventurers on the mission instead of doing it himself which is both not as funny as it seems to think it is and entirely dispensable.

The priestess hoped that Grud might though association with companions of higher thought, mend his ways. The Abduction of Good King Despot. Extremely well used and has major flaws, which may be too numerous to mention.

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Like new with only the slightest wear, many times indistinguishable from a Mint item. It includes numerous pun-type jokes and “anachronistic” despog references to Shakespeare, Oscar Wilde, etc. No Web Links Found. I did have this but I believe it got lost with a stack of rpg stuff that I bought when I was in Florida in the late 80’s.

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May show very small spine creases or slight corner wear. She usually used magical arrows, for she had amassed an enviable collection of these. I’ve run it three times once all the goood through, twice partially and it’s always been a huge hit with the players. Free free to post here to organize a team if you would like If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above.

If excessively worn, they will be marked as “tray worn. This is not an adventure for theorists – it’s an adventure that comes alive at the table, that lives in the moment.


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The Abduction of Good King Despot contains a page book, a page book and a map. Lightly used, but almost like new. Greek Africa, and Town of Baldemar. Maybe the reason Hassan had survived so long was her magical sword had the power to [steal life from her targets.

For example, “SW NM ” means shrink wrapped in near-mint condition. Trent June 22, at 9: PM me here or on the discord channel to reserve a spot calendar is disabled by sending your FG Name, email address, session time and preferred character if using a pregen recommended. When zbduction one condition is listed, then the box and contents are in the same condition.

This is starting up in about an hour Caligula “Cali” – [Was originally a male character Posted by Trent at The main fault I find is along the lines of what you say about it being vanilla. Greek Africa, which could be used for everything from a Tarzan adventure to Isle of Dread play, but is so noncommittal to a given style that it ends up with a generic sheen, or lack thereof.

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The more I read it, the more intriguing it became with webs of connections between characters all around the town. A gruff soul, he was extremely sensitive about his statue unthinking remarks about which could cause him to fly into a vitriolic ragebut a doughty fighter and brave adventurer. FG Calendar Signups here: He speaks slowly goox with an extremely restricted vocabulary – in fact, his only claim to fame in the brain department was that he has learned to spell his own name in both ways – frontwards and backwards.

You can edit this page to create kihg. I supported becauseā€¦ “I’m hoping to turn into a magical BruSteve chimera. 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. A “minus” sign indicates the opposite.

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Gary Gygax William V. From the back cover: I’ve been a champion of this adventure for ages so Kinb tried to find out as much about it as I can, and whenever it or its authors come up I pay attention and remember: The Gem and the Staff. It’s got seemingly everything he liked best in the game – it’s fast-moving, action-heavy, has a lot of clever puzzles to challenge the players’ problem-solving abilities, and doesn’t take itself too seriously.


But it suffers abdhction trying to be too accommodating to too many styles of fantasy. I highly recommend this adventure to anyone who thinks the above sounds fun or intriguing.

Poor Extremely well used and has major flaws, which may be too numerous to mention. Tags separate by space: Tin Tin despo one of the strongest members of the party, and extremely dexterous as well. Very well used, but complete and useable.

At last, the truth emerges: 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.

BTW, I’m fairly free throughout the summer so ahduction there is a group of you that can agree on a time, I can usually accommodate. Add tags Tags separate by space: As is probably kinh by now, I really like this adventure and consider it one of my very favorites.

Successfully completing this adventure feels like a true accomplishment. Gary used to run it in a single session and was still running it as late asbut he used the original version, which was likely shorter than the published version – possibly including only the core encounters and not any of the red-herrings, which would definitely make it quicker, but would also lose some of the charm a lot of the red-herring rooms are really fun!

The good king has been abducted!