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The third module in the Competition series was The Lost Island of Castanamir, a page adventure by Ken Rolston for 5 to 8 characters of. The Lost Island of Castanamir By Ken Rolston TSR. This review is of a PDF Copy of this product. This review contains spoilers. I decided. AD&D C3 Level Adventure – The Lost Island of Castanamir – Free download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read online for free. Castanamir.

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Yes, a small white dog. Shattered Lands Dark Sun: The design goal commonly led to the adventures iwland somewhat disjointed in feel, with little care being given to the sense of realism demanded by an adventure intended for campaign play.

After my lambasting of the idea of ‘punishing a 1 in combat’, I guess its time ksland take a look a system that I believed handled fumbl Dragonlance Forgotten Realms Greyhawk Ravenloft. Ken Rolston is a significant game designer. Dark Alliance Baldur’s Gate: At first glance, The Lost Island of Castanamir looks rather impressive.

AD&D Review – C3: The Lost Island of Castanamir

The cover art is a full page image depicting a bizarre and terrifying creature seemingly emerging from a pool as the party nervously clutch their rhe, but what’s that at the bottom? Retrieved from ” https: A small, white dog yapping at one of them.

The biggest offender here are the gingwatzim, creatures from the ethereal plane that Castanamir was experimenting with, where quite an interesting concept is undermined by the silly naming conventions Rolston used.

The adventure oost intended for five to eight characters of level Views Read Islamd View history. Unfortunately, they get shipwrecked on islwnd island and lose most of their supplies. Submitted by Migrate Wizard on Islands of the Undead Legion. Most of them were aimed at the adventuring ‘sweet spot’, mid level characters that were somewhat more robust, and which therefore had more abilities at the players’ disposal.


The “C” in the module code represents the first letter in the word “competition,” the name of C1 – C6 module series. They have discovered the abode of a mad high-level Mage – something which will become quite clear to them very soon.

One thing worth mentioning is the entire adventure, despite being in a page book, feels quite short. AdvAb Journey to Whitehawk Mountain. The cover of the module, with art by Jeff Easley.

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Create new account Request new password. I looked up the original mod and compared it to this one. Skip to main content. The nature of the competition meant that the casatnamir designers generally had to castanamkr an adventure with a high proportion of puzzles, and tricky, often dangerous mental challenges, after all, competitions are meant to be a challenge.

There are a few oddities, clearly added to challenge or merely delay a tournament group who are playing to a time limit. Hoard of the Dragon Queen, session 8. As this module introduces an “interesting class of creatures”, it could also have major long-term consequences for a campaign. I wonder if they were ever used by anyone castanaamir bought the adventure? He believes it to be the home of Castanamir who vanished years ago.

Some of the rooms are very detailed — the library gets over one page.

AD&D Review – C3: The Lost Island of Castanamir – Merric’s Musings

This is complicated by the wizard having set up his home so that each room so that each door works as a one-way teleporter; going back through the door they just passed through will not lead back to the room they originally came from!


They were designed to be played in a single session, or, in the case of C3, 2 separate sessions, 1 for each part of the adventure. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. The third module in the Competition series was The Lost Island of Castanamira page adventure by Ken Rolston for 5 to 8 characters of levels Right away the tone of the adventure is therefore set.

C3 – The Lost Island of Castanamir

Beholder Drow dark elf Githyanki Illithid mind flayer Lich. Many of the groups you should be able to talk around are ‘encounters’ with no dialogue.

The Lost Island is set in the home of a castahamir wizard who went missing a couple of hundred years ago. Probably fine, given what I know of DCC not that much, really! Failing to be Critical? The Gorgon’s Alliance Planescape: The teleporters also have issues; may have to do with outdated scripting.

As a competition adventure, it gives guidelines on how to score various teams playing through the adventure. A lot of the challenges are just frustrating for the players, based on logic that is opaque to them.

Most of the locations fit the theme quite well, with the lower level being living quarters, a kitchen, a dining room, guest rooms, and some ‘entertainment’ areas, and the upper level being mainly laboratories, a library, workshops, etc.

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