Gygax 75 Challenge, Valley of the Three Forks, World Building

The Gygax ’75 Challenge: Dungeon Level 3

For the Third Level of the Forgotten Temple I’ve decided to include a prison level. There’s a lot going on here that I don’t want to give away so that’s about as much a description as I’m going to have here. Suffice it to say that I'm really excited for when my players make it… Continue reading The Gygax ’75 Challenge: Dungeon Level 3

Building a Campaign, Building a Dungeon, Dungeons & Dragons, Gary Gygax, Gygax 75 Challenge, OD&D, World Building

The Gygax ‘75 Challenge: How to Build the Gygax 75 Dungeon

How do you build a dungeon? For Gary Gygax this represented a fundamental question of Dungeons & Dragons (D&D) in 1975. In the course of play the players might spend their time exploring the world map, or visiting the town where they’ve established a base, but it was in the dungeon where the real adventure… Continue reading The Gygax ‘75 Challenge: How to Build the Gygax 75 Dungeon

Gygax 75 Challenge, World Building

The Gygax ’75 Challenge: The Setting of the Campaign

The first step in Gary Gygax’s plan for creating a campaign for Dungeons & Dragons (D&D) is to decide upon the overall setting of your campaign. For me this is typically the hardest part of the whole process because I tend to struggle with self-imposed limitations on what can, and cannot, go into a fantasy… Continue reading The Gygax ’75 Challenge: The Setting of the Campaign