Published at the tail end of the Golden Age, ‘s The Lost Caverns of Tsojcanth was one of my favorite modules for a long time. Even today. S4: The Lost Caverns of Tsojcanth (1e) – In the Yatil Mountains south of Perrenland there is rumored to be a magical hoard of unsurpassed. In , TSR published the module named “The Lost Caverns of Tsojcanth” with the module code “S4”. It was written by Gary Gygax, and.

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Find the perilous Lost Caverns of Tsojcanth and you may gain the hidden wealth of the long-dead arch-mage – if you live! Firstly, lsot a lot of modules, this one included an extensive wilderness component, with the characters having to travel overland to reach the dungeon itself.

Review of S4: The Lost Caverns of Tsojcanth – Merric’s Musings

Jesse rated it liked it Nov 18, I was obsessed with using only official material, so when something official that is, from TSR seemed to contradict other such, it was both exciting and confounding.

The Lost Caverns of Tsojcanth was anything but disposable.

Jul 22, Michael Prier rated it really liked it Shelves: This is a fine adventure for a DM who has a group that are evenly interested in hack and slash with some roleplaying and problem solving. It is a rich module with a good story and lots of non standard fare. I understand what the author was trying to do. Where was he kept imprisoned? It’s got more than the requisite number of contrived circumstances view spoiler [ dao hanging around for centuries to tempt adventurers just happening by, anyone?

The Lanthorn gets over a page describing it, whilst the Demonicon of Iggwilv makes its first appearance here, with a number of off spells useful against outer-planar monsters, as well as a discussion of the magical diagrams used for protection when summoning demons, devils and elementals.


The Forgotten Temple of Tharizdun. I did really enjoy this module despite the minor bugs. Nov 18, StoryTellerShannon rated it really liked it Shelves: The name of the One that they served was Rlim Shaikorth, and he tojcanth in the highest summit of the ice-mountain.

And what a way to break childhood adventure memories!

S4 – The Lost Caverns of Tsojcanth

I also used the marker system available, but it just became very tedious after a og. Gnome Vale, which is likely to provide a home base for the players as well as providing an entrance to the companion module of WG4: Bloodright – The Blood Royal.

Out With The New! Views Read Edit View history. It is part of a series along with S1: I’ll admit that I tsojcanhh most of the new material introduced here, particularly the expanded menagerie of demons and demon lords, as they were frequent antagonists in my old campaigns.

He is escorted immediately through the southwest passage, where he walks down the Long Gallery, eventually coming to the throne of Iggwilv at its northern tip. Kevin rated it liked it Mar 09, Hard title to pronounce and hard dungeon to play.

The Genie’s Curse Birthright: The Lesser Caverns were made ov of almost entirely combat encounters tsojcanfh the original tournament module, but there are a few role-playing encounters in this revised adventure, as well as a few interesting tricks to entertain the party.

The player characters must investigate rumors of a lost treasure that scores of adventurers have perished attempting to find. Search form Search this site. None of the infrastructure cavenrs to rule an empire several thousand square miles in size, direct its armies and officials, or plan future conquests.


BTW, the other Gygax modules that fall into the top five are: The Old School way was to have a set number of encounters with vignettes that could lead to stories.

GROGNARDIA: Retrospective: The Lost Caverns of Tsojcanth

Legend states that Iggwilv gained much of her prowess from discovering the lost caverns of Tsojcanth, wherein was hidden magic of unsurpassed might.

S1 through S3 were standalone modules that could be easily dropped into any DM’s campaign, but Tsojcanth is firmly based in Gary’s World of Greyhawk. Tssojcanth some ways this module is still very much of a dungeon crawl.

These two modules represent some major players in the planes;” The treasure is a remnant of the wealth amassed by the archmage Iggwilvformer ruler of Perrenland, prior to her presumed death at the hands of the demon Tsojcantgwhom she had “imprisoned and forced into servitude.

The scenario was initially done for a convention tournament, but the new product has an extensive outdoor adventure and a completely new series of encounters”.

The Lost Caverns Of Tsojcanth

Only a member of this blog may post a comment. Over the years the lesser and greater caverns are looted, and new monsters wander in through the multitude of entrances and making use of the complete lack of doors, while a few caverms residents the genies, etc. Nearly a century ago, the arch-mage Iggwilv sent her evil minions to conquer the lands around her abode.