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"Stop writing adventures and use these"

—Geek & Sundry

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This book brings together the award-winning Trilemma Adventures: 48 one- and two-page adventure locations for fantasy role-playing games. 2020 ENnie Award winner for Best Adventure (silver) and Best Cartography (gold)!

Each location is written to be usable separately, perfect for one-shot sessions, side quests, or to help populate your home grown campaign setting.

All have been lavishly illustrated and laid out to make them easy to run, straight from the book.

This book is packed with caverns, castles, underworld cities, labyrinths, mansions, flying tombs, hidden temples, and fallen shrines.

Also inside is more than 60 pages of new material:

  • an illustrated bestiary
  • an appendix of magical items
  • ten solid pages of hooks, rumors and secret lore
  • six regional gazetteers tying the adventure locations into a ready-to-use campaign setting
  • a full-color regional map, in GM and player versions
  • a complete index
  • a bonus location, set in the aftermath of the Kickstarter invasion scenario

This compendium is an essential part of your GM kit!

Example spread - The Wagoners's Table

Example spread - The Mouth of Spring

Example spread - Cage of Serimet

Example spread - Into the Silent Temple

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Norbert S October 16, 2020 12:28 pm UTC
Is it possible to get the maps seperately and without descriptions to show them to my players?
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Michael P October 16, 2020 12:34 pm UTC
Norbert—yes, there's a Map Pack of all the maps here:
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Norbert S October 17, 2020 12:14 pm UTC
Thank you!
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Pritam K July 22, 2020 1:12 am UTC
This really is a nice set of adventures, although they look a lot like Shattered Pike Studio's 'One Page Dungeon' compendiums, only costing 4x as much for a third the content (10th edition comparison). I do like the extended format of descriptions, but this would have really benefited by providing normal 2D overhead style maps with grids (along with the 3D styles), to make it much easier for the GM to accurately run.
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Ian F June 11, 2020 1:24 pm UTC
A truly beautiful book, wondrous illustration - buy it for the maps alone! - great adventure hooks and locations: pure gold for the any DM. Also recommend the Bestiary!
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Eric W February 05, 2020 9:26 pm UTC
This is so so great. Detailed, thoughtful, gripping encounters able to fit into any fantasy campaign. So glad I purchased it. You won't be sorry! Get it now!
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Scott J February 02, 2020 4:18 pm UTC
Whats is the difference between the POD version here and the deluxe version sold on your website?
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Michael P February 02, 2020 4:40 pm UTC
Scott, the content is the same in both books. The POD version has a glossy cover and a perfect-bound spine, while the limited edition has a linen cover, bookmark ribbon, and a lie-flat sewn spine. Also, the maps are printed on the inside cover endpapers instead of on regular pages at the back of the book. Other than those construction differences, same book exactly!
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Italo I February 02, 2020 5:48 am UTC
I like the idea but the dungeon maps are designed to be more artistic than useful, classic 2D dungeon maps would have been much more useful than that 3D mess.
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Joel D January 07, 2020 7:43 pm UTC
Are these mostly fantasy adventures or are there any scifi adventures as well?
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Michael P January 07, 2020 7:48 pm UTC
Joel, I'd say it's 99% fantasy with the barest whiff of science fantasy.
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Todd W November 26, 2019 5:21 pm UTC
I want the PoD, as long as the print quality is good.
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Michael P November 26, 2019 5:57 pm UTC
Todd, the PoD version will be a premium color hardcover, so the print quality will be as good as DriveThruRPG can make it.
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loic G October 01, 2019 9:45 am UTC
Ok January will be fine :-)
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loic G September 30, 2019 5:22 pm UTC
POD soon ? please say yes :-)
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Michael P September 30, 2019 6:47 pm UTC
It's planned, but it won't be until January, I'm afraid—I need to make sure that backers are getting their hardcovers first!
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Shawn W January 04, 2020 3:18 am UTC
Any update on when in January the POD will be available?
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Michael P January 04, 2020 9:40 pm UTC
Hey there, Shawn; it's going to be right at the end of January. The POD edition is actually ready, but I don't want to unleash it before the European backers even have a chance of cracking the books they've been waiting for all this time.
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Michael P February 01, 2020 12:26 pm UTC
If you missed it, it's live now. :)
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Mark T September 24, 2019 10:09 pm UTC
I can only think of Howard Carter's comment on opening King Tut's tomb "Wonderful Things!"
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