Palace of the Vampire Queen

Most folks would say Steading of the Hill Giant Chief was the first published adventure for Dungeons & Dragons. And they’d be wrong! While Steading was the first D&D adventure published by TSR, it was Palace of the Vampire Queen from Wee Warriors that was actually the first adventure module. A bit thin by modern standards and definitely more gonzo, we take a look at this often overlooked piece of history on the new episode of the Vintage RPG Podcast.

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One thought on “Palace of the Vampire Queen

  1. Given that D&D sprang from minis wargaming, which relied on a lot of prefab scenarios, it seems at least a little odd that adventures weren’t seen as a viable form of product near the beginning.

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