April is megadungeon month at the RPG Carnival Blog! Megadungeons are part of the hobby’s DNA. Is there a more awesome adventuring locale?
The classic setting, megadungeons have featured in countless campaigns over the years. Famous mega dungeons are legion and include Castle Greyhawk, Undermountain, Barrowmaze, Castle of the Mad Archmage, Castle Whiterock, Dwimmermount and Rappan Athuk.
Raging Swan Press has just released the first instalment in its own megadungeon setting: the Gloamhold Campaign Guide. I’ve always wanted to run a megadungeon campaign and I’m delighted to be hosting this month’s entry in the RPG Blog Carnival.
I love megadungeons. As part of Gloamhold’s design process I bent all my malign GMing powers to deciding how I’d design my megadungeon. Here’s the result:
I also got to go down memory lane and retrieve from the depths of my attic, the first maps I ever drew of a megadungeon back in the twilight years of the last millennium. Most are lost to time, but I did find these:
Get involved and post up your thoughts on megadungeons. You could post up encounters, level themes, thoughts on megadungeon design or even session summaries.
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