The thrice-Ennie-nominated super-adventure Madness of Gardmore Abbey contains a wonderful sandbox adventure four 4th edition Dungeons. But having run my players through several sessions of Madness at Gardmore Abbey, I am of the opinion that it is easily the best 4E adventure. Madness at Gardmore Abbey has 23 ratings and 2 reviews. Brandon said: No spoilers here! This is the definitive 4th edition adventure. Pick this up even i.

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This is the definitive 4th edition adventure. It creates gardmord lot of flipping back and forth and I wish that they had just consolidated the information relevant to one encounter together. The detailed and tragic history of a knightly order dedicated to Bahamut and their fall to the enemy siege when one of their order loses gsrdmore and brings their destruction is a rich and intriguing background. I love using props in my games any time I can, and the Deck has been a smash hit with my group so far.

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These are rendered very nicely, but still generic enough to be reused in the future. Maybe someone could give an example of an encounter that would be tough to translate to 5E? Perhaps I’ll follow one of the other raters’ advice and convert this to 5th ed.

A sheet of Dungeon Tiles enables the DM to create the encounters exactly as intended. Post was not sent – check your email addresses! I supported becauseā€¦ “Roleplaying games have brought so much unexpected joy into my life. Dan Jensen rated it it was ok Sep 06, To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Tags separate by space: Andy rated it really liked it Sep 11, Fill in your details below abbye click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your Twitter account.


Pick maddness up even if you are playing 5th edition. The catacombs beneath the Abbey are full of undead, one of my favorite types of monsters to use. August 11, at HLF marked it as to-read Oct 03, RavenloftIsle of Dreadand many others gardmmore among my favorites. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Whether it’s adding maps or terrain powers, both seem like they could be pretty easily included. Add tags Tags separate by space: You are commenting using your WordPress.

Gardmore Abbey would work pretty well right after this, and in fact the adventure includes story ties to these other adventures. Madness at Gardmore Abbey is intended for characters of level 6 to 8. Description This deluxe adventure takes heroes into the ruins of Gardmore Abbey, a monastery that was once the base of a militant order of paladins devoted to Bahamut.

Madness at Gardmore Abbey

Ask any person on the street what types of monsters show up in a fantasy setting, and you are all but guaranteed to get dragons as an answer. Jeremiah Allen rated it it was amazing Nov 13, The Deck is interesting both in real life and in game, and one of the biggest reasons why Madness at Gardmore Abbey is awesome.

There is detailed information on the setting, the important figures the players will interact with and an interesting mechanic with the Deck of Many Things how it affects the players’ battles with the various NPCs. December 20, at 3: Patrick rated it really liked it Sep 02, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Trivia About Madness at Gardmo Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Joe Rogers rated it it was amazing May 16, Madness at Gardmore Abbey is a treasure trove of interesting locations, characters, and challenges that can be swapped into nearly any campaign.


Jer rated it it was amazing Aug 06, This deluxe adventure takes heroes into the ruins of Gardmore Abbey, a monastery that was once the base of a militant order of abbeyy devoted to Bahamut. Sinfjotli marked it as to-read Jun 30, Madness at Gardmore Abbey has direct ties to two planes: It’s a great adventure that players can spend hours and hours playing and not see it all.

Assembling the deck and debating about whether to draw make the Deck a great source of roleplaying opportunities. This book is not yet madbess on Listopia. It’s worth the time spent converting over to 5th.

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This adventure brings characters into the extensive dungeons beneath the ruins–dungeons that are warped and twisted with the raw forces of Chaos surrounding the cards of the deck, forces that dramatically alter the place with each successive visit. You are commenting using your Facebook account. GeekGold Bonus for All Supporters at year’s end: There are no discussion gardore on this book yet.

While still dangerous, 4E style planar adventures are possible for characters of more modest abilities. I have this site to thank for it. Susan rated it really liked it Dec 26, What the legends don’t tell is that abbwy artifact was actually the Deck of Many Things, a force of pure Chaos.