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The vale sits between two mountains that border the rolling hills and plains of the Desolation, and is the source of the Bitter Ice River that flows through that land of lost empires. The Vale itself is said to hold the living corpse of the Iron God, the very deity that wiped out the Lost Empires. Many bold (some say foolish) adventurers have come to this vale to seek their fortunes, but few have returned.

Those that did spoke of caves where monsters dwelt, strange ruins, and of the dangers of the tomb of the Iron God; but these men and women also brought out gold and jewels and wondrous artefacts, and their successes continue to draw others to the Vale of the Iron God.

The Vale ofthe Iron God is the third Book of Lairs, containing ten lairs/dungeons filled with monsters and treasure compatible with most OSR-styled fantasy games, but specifically designed for the Adventurer, Conqueror, King System (ACKS). 

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Anders K May 04, 2018 10:38 am UTC
What - if any - relation does this have to Matt Finch's Tomb of the Iron God?
My intention is to use your different Book of Lairs books, incl. this one, in my own sandbox setting, that will also include Matt Finch's Tomb of the Iron God (will probably play it in 5e not ACKS though).
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Simon F May 11, 2018 1:59 pm UTC
No relation at all. Just common names. I'd forgotten all about that product when I put mine together.
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Matthew S April 25, 2018 2:45 pm UTC
Love the book. Recently ran it but the party left the vale before entering the tomb. I did have a question though: what is the value of floor plates in the Tomb of the Iron God. Unless I'm missing it, I didn't see a final value/weight for the piece of the floor you pull up.
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Simon F May 11, 2018 1:59 pm UTC
Hi Matthew. Quick answer: a lot! I seldom put scales on my maps, so GMs can adapt them to suit their needs, but a default scale is 1 mm = 1 foot, and that is roughly the scale of the maps. I’d say each corridor was about 10′ high, each room 15′ high. Silver tiles (2′ square) are about 16 tiles per 10′ wall; the gold bricks are about four times as many. Each tile would weight something like 3 stone, each brick a stone in encumbrance. Hope that helps.
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