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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Devious Rex – Devious is a sorcerer of no mean skill. 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.

He is powerful enough to assist the party without running the risk of disrupting the magical balance. In most cases, boxed games and box sets do not come with dice. Like new with only the slightest wear, many times indistinguishable from a Mint item. Grud is armed with a magical sword that was particularly effective against giants. From what I gather, it was originally written sometime in the late 70s and was probably used as a tournament module.

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!


Abduction of Good King Despot, The. Item is complete unless noted. The priestess has been known to carry two small golden statues that would be conjured into full grown beasts that would fight on her behalf. On the one hand it allowed the adventure to be published in its full “funhouse” glory instead of attempting to water it down to conform to then-contemporary tastes, but on the other it caused them to exaggerate the old-fashionedness and “wackiness” in a way that feels like they were making excuses, that they were trying to create an ironic distance from the material as a defense against criticism.

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Trent June 23, at 2: PM me or jump on our discord if you’d like in today! Grud Mudhovel – Grud is a diminutive and grubby creature best known for his skill at extracting other’s possessions from their pockets. Determined from an early age to seek the One True Way, he soon made a career out of persuading others to do so with their permission or against their will – he didn’t care.

I’ve found it takes sessions to get through. A swarthy personality, sporting a single gold earring in her left ear, she joined the party hoping that she would have a chance to dispose of ikng Ignax herself – a fillip abducfion parallel for her reputation.

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 be marketed that abeuctionwhich in retrospect is sort of a mixed blessing. But by far the most noteworthy and memorable of those Fantasy Master products that actually got published was The Abduction of Good King Despot. Dexpot is armed with a magical warhammer that would return to his hand after being thrown.


The main fault I find is along the lines of what you say about it abductioon vanilla. If excessively worn, they will be marked as “tray worn.

I came back to NY and the shit hit the fan over some family dispute and that got lost in the scuffle. The good king has been abducted! Free free to post here to organize a team if you would like Pre-gen use highly recommended.

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Add tags Tags separate by space: Hassan had reached the point where she chose her targets on the basis of prestige rather than profit. At last, the truth emerges: Lacking this opportunity, she would have settle for Augustus, but so far as dwspot was concerned, no one else in the party was worth assassinating.

Posted by Trent at I highly recommend this adventure to anyone who thinks the above sounds fun or intriguing. Absolutely no tears and no marks, a collectible condition. More Information Edit History.

I supported becauseā€¦ “I’m hoping to turn into a magical BruSteve chimera. May have flaws such as tears, pen marks or highlighting, large creases, stains, marks, a loose map, etc.

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