Steading of the Hill Giant Chief has 94 ratings and 3 reviews. Michael (Giants G1). by Be the first to ask a question about Steading of the Hill Giant Chief. Demon Rock Games presents a 5E conversion of G1 Steading of the Hill Giant Chief. This module was originally created for 9 players but the. G1 was the first of the three modules that were released The fort is inhabited by families of Hill Giants and is actually fairly well thought out.

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From my end, I assumed there hiill more challenging things in the module, and we missed it because we screwed up and got stuck fighting waves of easy targets. It combines the G series of modules previously published in Terry Hansen rated it it was amazing Feb 18, Giant have been raiding the lands of men in large bands, with giants of different sorts in these marauding groups.

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There are potentially disgruntled bugbear, orc, and ogre slaves, who perhaps seek to overthrow their larger masters. In the upper area there are ice caves, barracks, and a dome of ice. cief

Instantly obvious to me, of course, but a challenge for my students. No MOTB version as yet. Finally, there are the dragons. The giants live in a hot, smoky barren area made of rock; as in the previous module, the party is able to find a safe location for forays against the giants.

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Two spells were also added, which had been absent from the original modules. If this module is played as a continuation of the first two modules, the players know that they are searching for the force behind the giants’ alliance; otherwise, they have been hired by nobles to destroy the fire giants. Death and destruction have been laid heavily upon every place these monsters have visited.


I was fully prepared to drop the tactic, but the consensus around the table was that it was worth the risk. David Winston rated it really liked it Apr 03, Maybe the heroes were too high level, or had too much magic? If the players are starting with Glacial Cbief of the Frost Giant Jarlthen they have been hired by nobles to destroy the frost giants. David Alastair Hayden April 19, at 5: In two hours of g11, my husband and I had only just reached The Steading.

Click the strip below, for a larger view. Either way, a safe, hidden cave is easily found for a base of operations. If this is just too many giants for ya, consider cutting out most of G3 it’s difficult to fhief fire giants in the North, after all and adding Level Two of G3 as yiant additional level to G2 replacing all fire giants with frost fhe, of course.

You then could consider running G1 set in the Crags, perhaps, or just deep within the Evermoorsthen have an interim adventure during which the PCs travel north to the Spine of the World and lands beyond, wherein lair Gerti and her compatriots; the Spine is notoriously dangerous, so encounters with everything from stray forces of Obould’s to “madbeard” insane dwarves could be possible.

The Cave of Songs. Letting me know ahead of time set my expectations correctly. Retrieved February 3, The Darkening Sky – Prologue. Giants have been lf the lands of men, and with different types of giants seen working together.

Steading of the Hill Giant Chief by Gary Gygax

Skip to main content. The second level is also made of obsidian rocks and natural steadijg. This module is twice as long as the previous two: Mike rated it liked it Jul 30, After leaving Chiet, Gygax continued to author role-playing game titles independently, including another gaming system called Staeding Adventure. Dragonlance deities Forgotten Realms deities Greyhawk deities. I knew there were likely to be some things in need of revision later it’s actually turning out to be very fewbut this is one of them.


As with most EGG modules, G1 was originally written for tournament play. The “G” in the module code represents the first letter in the word “giant”. Everybody should play through this once. Join Date Jul Location taylor street Posts 3, Jason Thompson mockman is a comic artist and illustrator.

The main inhabitants are frost giants and ogres. By Scotley in forum Talking the Talk.

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I do assume that spells are open to DM adjudication in the spirit of the thing — but as you see above, 1 the DM communicates the more-surprising judgments in advance, and 2 the dice are still consulted anyway for a possible veto of me, the DM. Have you played any other parts of this campaign? Eventually, the party could arrive at a modified version of G2, to fight their way through frost giants and cold creatures to Gerti’s lair.

Lists with This Book. Steadin Dearborn rated it it was amazing Oct 04, I translated hit points by just subtracting a monster’s Hit Dice i.

It houses chambers of spiritual interest to the fire giants. The first top level includes the queen’s rooms, barracks, and kennels. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.