Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Classic Dungeon Trivia 5

Damn it! I just realized I've missed the last TWO Classic Dungeon Trivia Fridays. So I'm gonna do one now, and in 4 minutes after one of you D&D Savants answers it I'll start posting one every Friday...I hope.

As for the last one JB answered correctly in 1hr 11min, and I think he stalled just to make me feel better. Or maybe he was hung over from New Years Eve. Regardless, the correct answer was D2: Shrine of the Kuo Toa.

On to the first of this weeks Classic Dungeon Trivia...

Bedroom
This bedroom is dirty and decayed; the floorboards appear intact but rubbish is scattered everywhere and webs are profuse on the walls and ceiling. From the doorway, you can see a glint of light in the fireplace from what appears to be a small, highly reflective object. There is no furniture in here.

The object in the fireplace is simply a fist-sized chunk of crystal. It has no value though it is superficially attractive. In the webs live two large spiders (AC 8; HD 1+1; hp 7 each; #AT 1; D 1 hit point plus poison) which are 90% likely to attack (check each round anyone is in the room).

The spiders’ poison is relatively weak — saving throws against poison are at a bonus of +2 and the effects of a bite are less severe than most. Thus the poisonous bite will not kill the victim though he/she will be incapacitated and completely helpless for 1-6 hours.

5 comments:

  1. This one also feels familiar, but I can't place it. Sounds like a low-level adventure module (with the nerfed poison), and probably AD&D (seeing as how the chance of attack is on a round-by-round basis...and B/X rounds are only 10 seconds long).

    I'm going to guess this is T1: Village of Hommlet. But I'm definitely not certain.

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  2. Ha!! Finally I've slowed you down...slightly.

    Unfortunately that is incorrect JB. But no one else has guessed yet so the chocolate bar is still up for grabs

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  3. Me wants to say:

    The Sinister Secret of Saltmarsh

    Ciao!

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  4. Damn you people and your freakish early 80's D&D module knowledge!!!

    Is there a Google program out there that I'm not aware of??

    Yes damn it...it was The Sinister Secret of Saltmarsh. Good job Grendlewulf

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  5. Ah, yes...I lost old U1 some decade or two back. Good work!

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