Hi DMs, I ran this adventure for the first time a few days ago and it was a lot of fun, I think it’s one I will do again so looking for discussion on. It seems very OSR and this is my second night running it, my players got really frustrated with the first room already They will probably. Three years and a day ago, I asked if C1 The Hidden Shrine of Tamoachan was overrated. While I enjoyed the dungeon’s flavor, I felt the.

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D&D Tales From the Yawning Portal: Exploring the Hidden Shrine of Tamoachan – GeekDad

In my game, I had my players seek a devil’s horcrux after getting bad instructions from a demon yes, a devil’s horcrux, so as to not confuse the players about lichdom. My players devised surprising and inventive solutions for obstacles big and small, and I loved watching their plans unfold.

If you’re running Tomb of Annihilation though it’s great there! Zambrano March 21, I had Syndra Silvane send a message to my party letting them know that she had unearthed legends of a shrine with artifacts ehrine could help the party between Mbala and Orolunga. Firstly, I felt like I needed to do a lot of preparation and planning.

At the end, they finally met up with their friend at the top of the pyramid, who has been trying unsuccessfully for days to dig them out or find another way in to help them. The device worked brilliantly.


The Hidden Shrine of Tamoachan

The panther topples, as do several hunters, still clutching their small spears. Yes, this is a tournament module with no reasonable plot hook, but it’s absolutely intelligent in design, consistent in style, and it’ll make your players wish they stayed home.

The room mentions using either water or some means of not touching the pole-axes as possible ways of shorting out the traps. Perhaps the chore of digesting all the verbiage fooled me into thinking that playing the adventure would gamoachan prove tiresome.

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Justin rated it really liked it Jan 06, This entry was posted in Role-playing game history and tagged Hidden Shrine of Tamoachankeyed illustrationsTomb of Tamoachamtournament module. Originally printed for the Origins International Game Expo[2] the module was made available to the general public in Classic Overrated dud Background. Not at all easy. I had an alarm sound as soon as the trap was activated which alerted the rest of the party to hurry and re-group. The pf character s have gone full Belloch: I’ve only just started, but flipping through the book I also got a very old-school tamoaachan almost as if it’s a remake of an 80s module Or walk through the chapel of Kukulkan where they encounter a hidden Couatl that charges them with a riddle and has them pass a trial that rewards successful characters with magic items and the services of a shadowy Death Servantwhich sounds creepy, but is basically an extra life.


Beings like a mummified centaur who was once a sacred offspring of Chiza-Aztlan, but now is an undead guardian tasked with preventing any but the dead tamoachhan entering the ruins of the temple, and to try and keep the dead contained therein from escaping.

The pre-gen characters have a lot of personality and also helped with my immersion into the scenario. Some reviewers of the Shrine paint the dungeon as an deathtrap. My players figured it out when they tried breaking the dome covering the central piece. I found giving the damage more quickly just helped speed things along.

The Gorgon’s Alliance Tamoahcan You can help by adding to it. Did you spot the hidden trap there? Surviving examples of this version are quite rare and are highly prized by collectors.

The Hidden Shrine of Tamoachan – Wikipedia

The number of points awarded for bringing a snack to the GM is discretionary. Like most of the dungeons in Yawning Portal, The Hidden Shrine of Tamoachan is more of an exciting adventure environment than a fully formed narrative.

But at my tamoaxhan, the adventure posed a fair challenge to a group of 5, fifth-level characters. David TheDM rated it it was ok Jan 03,

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