Desert of Desolation (1987) is another supermodule, collecting the well regarded trilogy of Egyptian adventures, I3: Pharaoh, I4: Oasis of the White Palm and I5: Lost Tomb of Martek. These were initially conceived as a trilogy by Tracy and Laura Hickman and Philip Meyers, so collecting them together under one cover was a good choice. […]

Queen of the Spiders (1986) collects the G-series modules, the D-series modules and Q1: Queen of the Demonweb Pits under one soft cover. This supermodule concludes the adventure path begun with Temple of Elemental Evil and continued with Scourge of the Slave Lords (and includes a nice mini scenario in which a slave lord tries […]

Supermodule week! The format — a perfect bound softcover, often with a folder in the back containing a large foldout map or a booklet of maps — was introduced with Lankhmar, but was frequently used by TSR from the mid-‘80s to the early ‘90s, particularly in reprinting older adventure material. As much as I love […]

CM3 — Sabre River (1984) continues the trend of not really doing Companion Rules stuff — no wars, no politics. It does take place in one of the character’s domains, though — the water of the river suddenly seems cursed and deadly — so it works as a dominion event, the sort of crisis a […]