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Perils of the Surface World


A lost civilization in need of a miracle. A frozen city harboring a terrifying secret. An ancient legacy best left undisturbed. A crime lord determined to conquer a hemisphere.

Hollow Earth Expedition: Perils of the Surface World compiles four adventure scenarios that span the globe and deliver a walloping punch of pulp-era adventure: Miracle Stone of the Amazon, Frozen City of Terror, Legacy of the Terra Arcanum, and Five Talons of the Jade Dragon. Your characters will battle Nazis in the tropical jungles of Brazil, unearth monsters in the frigid wastes of Antarctica, unravel mysteries in the catacombs beneath Venice, and contend with martial arts masters in the back alleys of Shanghai. Each of these scenarios can stand alone or may be added into existing campaigns, linked together with each other, or used to open the way to further adventures inside the Hollow Earth.

Perils of the Surface World also delivers new resources for the Gamemaster, including optional rules for martial arts super-powers, Atlantean sorcery, supernatural terror, and more. Add these tools to your kit to adapt and expand your adventures and your characters in these or your own stories!

Strap on your holster, grab your fedora, and get ready for two-fisted pulp adventure!

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Timothy B. [Featured Reviewer]
July 7th, 2015
This is a collection of adventures that takes the characters around the world. Adventures are harder to review than games in general since the real proof in both is the playing. Adventures only more so. This book contains four separate, but loosely [...]
October 24th, 2013
This is a compilation of the previously released adventures, that being said they are very good adventures and a must have for any fan of Hollow Earth. These adventures can create a great Segway into the Hollow Earth by starting your players out above [...]
April 26th, 2013
Perils of the Surface World compiles the four scenarios and optional rules expansions for Hollow Earth Expedition released to date, bringing them all under one spectacular cover. This PDF is the byproduct of producing the compilation in print. [...]
April 23rd, 2013
A brief observation: it might be nice to let potential buyers know that this is actually a collection of the four adventures previously released individually, to avoid someone making the mistake of buying the same scenarios twice. [...]
April 14th, 2013
love it! been waiting to read "Jade Dragon" for some time now and i am not disappointed by what i have read so far. each adventure adds some wonderful flavor to the Hollow Earth world, with some exciting new rules and a few monsters and vil [...]
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This title was added to our catalog on April 13, 2013.