THE DEMONWEB PITS? The Expedition to the Demonweb Pits campaign adventure is designed to begin with four to six 9th-level DUNGEONS & DRAGONS®. The Queen of the Demonweb Pits represents the conclusion of the Giants and Drow collection of modules, all of which have been previously. Like a monstrous spiderweb spun across the very fabric of the planes, the plane known as the Demonweb Pits is formed of interwoven strands of planar matter.

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Wednesday, February 4, Retrospective: Sometimes, I prefer things a little rough around the edges; it gives me an excuse to roll up my sleeves deminweb make it shine.

The adventure was written by Wolfgang Baur and Gwendolyn F.

That, right there, was genius, and still inspires me tremendously. Rise of the King. How to write a great review. April 23, Imprint: The end result was a very uneven module, equal parts gold and dross.

The Demonweb Pits

Expedition to the Demonweb Pits is a super-adventure module for the 3. Ian Sturrock February 7, at Lolth is served by demons of many sorts, primarily yochlol, but also glabrezus, succubi, mariliths, bebiliths, and retrievers. That alone endears it to me. According to Gary Gygax, he found it difficult to write; Sutherland proposed an outline which impressed Gygax so much that he decided to use it.

The realm of the Queen of Spiders has always been described as a great iron fortress shaped like a spider, which constantly clambers over the strands of the Demonweb. I’ve heard something about the Sunless Sea, but not much else.

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I always loved imagining what might happen in that vacuum. The one thing that bothers me in retrospect is how the PCs would ever know about the intertwined levels in the first place. Out of the entire module, I’ve always felt that the real gem of it was the portals to alternate Prime Material worlds.

I find that refreshing, even if I know that the likelihood of its ever happening to be slim.

GROGNARDIA: Retrospective: Queen of the Demonweb Pits

Brunomac February 4, at 3: Pages using deprecated image dmeonweb. But then again, it might be splitting hairs at this point. While he is doing this, Rule-of-Three spreads word among the drow that their goddess is coming to the Prime Material Plane to wage the eternity war against their hated cousins, the surface elves and their god, Corellon Larethian.

Shattered Lands Dark Sun: As petitioners, they take on a decidedly fiendish yet wretched appearance, though they are still clearly drow – even those few who were not drow as mortals.

I did play Q1, cemonweb fond memories of it, and my PCs did kill Lolth coming down to one particular d6 roll. Dragonlance Forgotten Realms Greyhawk Ravenloft. But we took the plot in a new direction, focusing on Planescape elements such as the cities of Sigil and Zelatar, plus a wider web than the first one. The Council of Blades.

Gamer Dude February 4, at 2: Dark Alliance Baldur’s Gate: It’s a pity how rarely this seems to happen, though. D1 and D2 were later demlnweb into a single adventure, D Why include stats for them at all if they can’t be defeated? Q1 catches a lot more flak than it deserves, simply because it wasn’t written by Gygax. Anthony Los Angeles February 4, at The player characters make their way through Lolth’s webs, where they are confronted by her minions, slaves, guards and captives.


The presumption is that the PCs intend to confront — and slay — Lolth on her home plane, but the module supports more than just that one approach. Item s unavailable for purchase.

Here’s a god in her home plane and you can actually destroy her.

Or become victims of another god? No servant enters, and no word from the spider goddess goes pit. No, cancel Yes, report it Thanks! We appreciate your feedback. One of the most praiseworthy things about Queen of the Demonweb Pits is that it’s open-ended, allowing the referee to use it however he wishes.

Her realm, the 66th layer of vemonweb Abyss, is known as the Demonweb Pits. Hamlet February 4, at 1: It could be used as demonwfb springboard for plane-hopping to other layers of the Abyss, alternate Prime Material Planes, and similar dimensional jaunts. This novelization appeals to those who have played through the adventure, as well as to those who have an interest in drow elves–one of pirs most popular races in the game. Expedition to the Demonweb Pits received a mixed reaction on its release.

Or Lolth is the only being blessed with robotic technology? I don’t believe he had one, at least not one he was happy with. Many elements carry across the history of the Demonweb: Maybe having had it been a gigantic living spider I would be “now you are talking!