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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Instead, you get lots of chaotic and evil creatures — dragons, trolls, lycanthropes, undead — that don’t pite “fit” with the assumed theme of the place. This is a good case for allowing individuals with artistic sensibilities to draw maps in my opinion, because the Demonweb seems like an idea that only an artist would conceive.

The Devil You Know.

Wake of the Ravager Dark Sun Online: How to write a great review. Matthew Slepin February 4, at 3: At least not anymore than Demogorgon has to surround himself with killer baboons. Wayne Tonjes described it as “very convoluted”, with “a few too many places where the plot requires vemonweb players to make one specific choice to access key phases of the campaign.


Expedition to the Demonweb Pits is a super-adventure module for the 3. The middle ground just never sat well with me.

The demon lord Graz’zt seeks to form an alliance with Lolth against Orcus. The Demonweb itself belongs to Lolth – only a fool would try to deny it – though her realm is actually separate from the web.

Beholder Drow dark elf Githyanki Illithid mind flayer Lich. Was it something else before her and does it revert back?

GROGNARDIA: Retrospective: Queen of the Demonweb Pits

The “Q” in the module code is an abbreviation for “queen”. Ian Sturrock February 5, at 5: No servant enters, and no word from the spider goddess goes forth.

Venom in Her Veins. Retrieved August 18, Red Sails in the Fallout. It’s worth noting that Dave Trampier also wished to break into game design, writing a game of monster battles called Titan, eventually published by Avalon Hill after TSR expressed no interest in it According to the preface to this module, Gygax had trouble coming up with a proper capstone to the Giants-Drow series of modules.

The Demonweb Pitsdesigned as a revision, or a completely new expedition, Wolfgang Baur explained: 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.

The Demonweb Pits

When the PCs return to material plane do they find all spiders species snuffed out of existence? Descent into the Depths of the Earth.


We appreciate your feedback. Dragondown Grotto Semonweb Hand of Doom. Why include stats for them at all if they can’t be defeated?

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I see it as a diamond in the rough rather than a jewel in the crown of the Golden Age. There shouldn’t be anything ordinary or predictable about demonwen natures or behaviors. That’s why Sutherland got the job to finish it, even though the end result was something Gary later claimed he didn’t like all that much.

Newer Post Older Post Home. Is it taken over by another god? Thaas is an ancient magical elven bow dedicated to slaying demons.

Pages using deprecated image syntax. I could not relate to the G-D series other than Vault of the Drow, which I took to be a large exercise in Machivellian politics. Interesting that one of the most well-regarded settings may have srpang from a scenario that was not so well-loved.