The Lost City - Goodman Games Next Classic TSR Adventure Revisited

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The Lost City - Goodman Games Next Classic TSR Adventure Revisited

Post by paleologos » Thu Aug 08, 2019 1:54 am

Some really cool news out of GenCon - Goodman Games is turning to B4: The Lost City for the next in their OAR series!

Here is the link:
https://www.enworld.org/forum/content.p ... FQ7oH65Ngc

I've long believed that B4 deserved this kind of treatment - Mike Mearls is apparently a huge fan of the module.

Will be interesting to see how they handle it!

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Post by Havard » Thu Aug 08, 2019 11:08 am

paleologos wrote:
Thu Aug 08, 2019 1:54 am
Some really cool news out of GenCon - Goodman Games is turning to B4: The Lost City for the next in their OAR series!

Here is the link:
https://www.enworld.org/forum/content.p ... -revisited

I've long believed that B4 deserved this kind of treatment - Mike Mearls is apparently a huge fan of the module.

Will be interesting to see how they handle it!
Very cool news!

I wonder if they will include the expansions from Dragon Magazine in the OAR book, although that might be locked in with Paizo IP?

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Re: The Lost City - Goodman Games Next Classic TSR Adventure Revisited

Post by paleologos » Thu Aug 08, 2019 12:16 pm

We'll see - there's been so much material published for B4, although sounds like they'll be hewing closer to the roots.

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Post by Havard » Thu Aug 08, 2019 1:34 pm

paleologos wrote:
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We'll see - there's been so much material published for B4, although sounds like they'll be hewing closer to the roots.
How much has been published for B4, not counting fan works? :)

With the Isle of Dread OAR book they decided to include both versions of X1, while OAR1 included both B1 and B2. Not sure how OAR3 (Barrier Peaks) handled things, but will focusing on just one edition of one module free up more space for new contents, interviews etc?

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Re: The Lost City - Goodman Games Next Classic TSR Adventure Revisited

Post by shesheyan » Thu Aug 08, 2019 5:35 pm

Maybe, just maybe, Goodman game will eventually be allowed by WotC to do a 5e Mystara setting book. It would be logical after all. ;-)

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Re: The Lost City - Goodman Games Next Classic TSR Adventure Revisited

Post by Raymond » Thu Aug 08, 2019 5:36 pm

I see:

Dragon Magazine - 315 Jan 2004

Dungeon Magazine - 142 Jan 2007

Elder Evils 2007

Into The Unknown - The Dungeon Survival Handbook May 2012

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Post by Havard » Thu Aug 08, 2019 6:34 pm

Raymond wrote:
Thu Aug 08, 2019 5:36 pm
I see:

Dragon Magazine - 315 Jan 2004

Dungeon Magazine - 142 Jan 2007

Elder Evils 2007

Into The Unknown - The Dungeon Survival Handbook May 2012
Nice work Raymond!

Return to the Keep on the Borderlands and OAR1 - Into the Borderlands also had a character from the Lost City.

Wrath of the Immortals had brief writeups of the Lost City deities/Immortals.

Not sure if there was more than that? :)

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Re: The Lost City - Goodman Games Next Classic TSR Adventure Revisited

Post by paleologos » Thu Aug 08, 2019 7:10 pm

I thought I'd captured everything in the B4 campaign sourcebook, but missed "Into the Unknown" - will have to check it out!

There was a brief mention of Zargon as a patron for warlocks in the Sword Coast adventurers guide, also, but I think that's it.

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Post by Havard » Fri Aug 09, 2019 12:22 pm

paleologos wrote:
Thu Aug 08, 2019 7:10 pm
I thought I'd captured everything in the B4 campaign sourcebook, but missed "Into the Unknown" - will have to check it out!

There was a brief mention of Zargon as a patron for warlocks in the Sword Coast adventurers guide, also, but I think that's it.
Cool!

There was a Zargos in the Milenia gazetteer, but I think those are unrelated.

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Re: The Lost City - Goodman Games Next Classic TSR Adventure Revisited

Post by pawsplay » Mon Aug 12, 2019 3:05 am

I like these products getting new life. I get indigestion every time from the premium price tag. Plus, you can use the original module pretty much as-is. There are a few room-by-room conversion guides, including this one by me:
B4: The Lost City

The focus on deluxe products makes me somewhat hesitant about saying yes, I would like Goodman games to do a Mystara campaign book.

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