T1 The Village of Hommlet (1e) – The Village of Hommlet has grown up The cover for Basic D&D supplement AC5: Player Character Record. T1 – Village of Hommlet – Free download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read online for free. D&D – Return to the Temple of Elemental Evil. Uploaded by. The Village of Hommlet has grown up around a crossroads in a woodland. The cover for Basic D&D supplement AC5: Player Character Record Sheets ().

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As such, it was a matched pair with Q1: Also, if possible, a TL;DR of the actual story. Beholder Drow dark elf Githyanki Illithid mind flayer Lich. Want to add to the discussion?

Gygax had an excellent calendar for Greyhawk. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will add value to my readers. For other uses, see Hommelt Temple of Elemental Evil disambiguation. Of course, you can always bring Elmo with you, but he’s so powerful he’d do most of the work for you, so what’s the point?

PDF – T1 The Village of Hommlet

I believe the T1 section of T is identical to that in the original module, barring a few editorial changes here and there to correct errors, etc. There’s a game for Temple of Elemental Village.

As we continue our way through the Elemental Evil, we look back at the famous village set before the original temple complex itself. Reid novel and an Atari computer game, and the term od used by fans of the setting to refer to the fictional Temple itself. But no matter what, you’re going to wind up in some heavy combat, and you’re still first level characters.

Everyone knows it’s only a matter of time before Evil will again rear its ugly head; it’s simply a question of when and whether Hommlet will emerge from the coming battle intact.


It started to depict a world wider than just subterranean adventure locales, and it was as much about roleplaying as fighting.

I used Hommlet in conjunction with Keep on the Boarder Lands, and Hommlet was a village located near the keep. I know the “supermodules” were often edited versus the original material, so I was wondering if Hommlet and moathouse presented in the Hommket was the same as the original in T1? He lists the phases of the moon, the festivals, etc. You bring up an excellent point.

GROGNARDIA: Retrospective: The Village of Hommlet

By Shelly Mazzanoble and Greg Villgae. Spellcasters loyal to the goodly army cooperated on a spell of sealing that bound the demoness Zuggtmoy a major instigator in the Horde hokmlet Elemental Evil to some of the deepest chambers in the castle’s dungeons.

The and subsequent printings of T1 featured a new color cover painting by Jeff Dee surrounded by a lime green border. I think I am going to run this and the entire Temple as a Hackmaster adventure…. This page was last edited on 29 Augustat Art, terrain, session recaps, props and maps don’t belong here.

GM Advice: Why is the Village of Hommlet So Awesome? | Creighton Broadhurst

Obviously, I’m reading more into this module than is there in the text, but that’s part of the point of this entry. Use a charm spell on someone to find out info. You used the eye-level roadway scene in your post — so much to love about the details in it that bring Hommlet to life in my imagination. So, maybe a party of 7 explores the moathouse. Retrieved 29 August Just to share- Hommlet was the very first module I ever played back in when I was 12 years old.

To my mind, the moathouse ruins provide a superb template which other referees might use in creating their own starting dungeons.

GM Advice: Why is the Village of Hommlet So Awesome?

The Gorgon’s Alliance Planescape: One thing no one else has mentioned, though, are two things T1 had that engrossed me back in Perhaps the temple should have always been something for individual DMs to develop rather than Hmmlet promising a T2 at all. There are many encounters — such as the giant crayfish — that will kill low-level PCs if they are stupid enough to charge in until they are ready to do so. There is verisimilitude and there is verisimilitude.


You are poorly mounted, badly equipped, and have no large sums vilpage cash.

Retrieved from ” https: Learn how your comment data is processed. Really like all of your articles, keep up the good work.

So again, it’s not a criticism because I LOVE this module, and it gives players villwge of space for roleplay and creative problem hoommlet, but I’m just saying that it’s one of the most difficult modules ever, relative to the level of the characters.

Elmo was a textbook example of a cool NPC to help out the players without holding their hands. Then there’s the bugbears, any one of which is more than a match one-on-one for any of your first level fighters.

I reserve the right to delete comments that are offensive or off-topic. Cuthbert and the Old Faith, and the loves and losses of the townsfolk are an amazing tableau against which to villgae. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter. But more importantly is the town. Is vi,lage a better and more readable version of the town I can look to?

Dungeon Master for Dummies listed The Temple of Elemental Evil as one of the ten best classic adventures, calling it “the grandfather of all huge dd crawls “. I really have fond memories of these two. The T2 version was never completed, and no module bearing the codes T3 or T4 was ever independently published.

When we finally got The Temple of Elemental Evilit was nothing like the module I expected it to be, nor do I think was it much like the module Gary would have written had he done so inas planned.