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Forgotten Tomb (5e)

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We’re excited to offer Forgotten Tomb as a free introduction to Adventure Shorts, Volume 1. This short encounter, written for the fifth edition of the world’s most popular role playing game, can be played as a stand-alone encounter or dropped into an existing adventure or campaign. The encounter is for those playing at a beginning level and might appreciate something they can just jump into for a one or two-hour gaming session.

We’ve included a few monsters, traps and treasure to get your new characters started. The encounter also includes a map that can be used to set up your own player grid.

If you like Forgotten Tomb we hope you’ll consider buying the whole series in Adventure Shorts, Volume 1 here on DriveThruRPG.

Look for more short encounters and full-length adventures to come soon.

Thanks for adventuring with us!

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Frank P August 14, 2019 6:44 pm UTC
"Fifth edition of the world’s most popular role playing game" references D&D and is not true and has never been true.
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Douglas S August 14, 2019 6:51 pm UTC
Interesting opinion. What do you consider the world's most popular role planning game?
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Frank P October 14, 2019 3:33 am UTC
Prior to 1980 RuneQuest and Traveller were the most popular rpgs in Britain. OD&D was not. D&D players and GMs are desperate to validate their favourite rpg is the "most popular". No one's favourite rpg is required to be the "best" or "most popular" to validate preference or opinion, which has no value other than to oneself.
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Aldrich W December 25, 2019 3:59 pm UTC
Popularity matters in that there is more material published and more groups interested in playing it (the network effect). I'd argue that worldwide D&D beat out Tekumel, Runequest, Traveler or the others. I'd have to find the statistics to prove it...but it shouldn't be that hard.

For many people, it doesn't matter that much. Most GMs want to develop their own world, after all. But it does matter at the margins.
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Darrell S June 08, 2020 5:37 pm UTC
What are you even going on about? Love it or hate it D&D is the most popular ttrpg in the world by any metric.

Roll20's report makes is glaringly obvious since they have hard stats to back it up.
Fantasy Grounds also put out a graphic to show what was most popular in case you thought Roll20's relationship with WOTC was too cozy.

Also, what was popular in 1980 is irrelevant. They made no claim to be the most popular rpg in every decade only now. And that claim is demonstratively true.
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Steve N May 01, 2018 6:38 am UTC
I would like to use the front cover picture to show the players, any chance we could get a version without your logo and the title?
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Douglas S May 01, 2018 11:34 am UTC
We've added a cover image to the product assets. You should be able to download it by going to your Account page under Library/Updated Products.
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