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HighFell: The Drifting Dungeon

HighFell: The Drifting Dungeon

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EDIT: I have the print version down for a couple days to make a minor adjustment (May 6).

A new megadungeon from Three Castles Award Winner (2018) and Barrowmaze author Dr. Greg Gillespie!

Local villagers call for aid! An eerie green light appeared atop the Dwimmerhorn Mountain. The light came from HighFell - the ruins of an ancient wizard school. The infernal blaze grew until a great explosion rocked the mountain. Like a massive floating island, HighFell pulled away from the mountaintop and now slowly drfits across The Great Salt Reach. What happened to HighFell? Why does it float errily across the landscape? Are you brave (or foolish) enough to explore the ruins of HighFell: The drifting Dungeon?

The HighFell: The Drifting Dungeon is a 246-page classic old school megadungeon for use with Labyrinth LordTM and other fantasy role-playing games. The pages of HighFell are crammed full with new material, maps, amazing art (including special surprizes by former TSR artists), as well as an amazing colour cover art by Ex-TSR artist Erol Otus that matches Barrowmaze Complete and The Forbidden Caverns of Archaia as a sister-books.

HighFell: The Drifting Dungeon will keep your players on their toes and your campaign going strong for years.

HighFell is brought to you by the Old School Renaissance (so don’t forget your 10’ pole).

This project was created through a group of awesome backers from Kickstarter. Without them, this project wouldn't have happened. Thank you for your support!

Check my rggnow profile for all sorts of additional Barrowmaze material.

Note that there is no preview as the download is a folder containing the pdf as well as the HighFell hexmaps in Black and Old School Blue.

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Luigi C May 23, 2020 5:01 pm UTC
Same here, do we have any updates on POD?
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Frank C May 21, 2020 2:16 am UTC
Any idea when the print version will be back?
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Nico B May 07, 2020 2:09 pm UTC
What happend to the print version? It was available for 66 dollars yesterday, and now I log in to buy it but its gone. I wanted to buy this with The Forbidden Caverns of Archaia and Gunderholfen, but now I can't order all of them, i'd like to save on shipping so please put the print version back on :)
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Nico B May 07, 2020 2:25 pm UTC
Sorry I now read the description, i'll wait for the adjusted version then, thanks.
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Hollie L March 28, 2020 10:32 pm UTC
Where is the option for a print version?
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Adrian M March 25, 2020 10:35 pm UTC
Please put up a preview. I'm not one for dropping 35$ on a blind buy.
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Stephen A November 26, 2019 11:30 pm UTC
Are there plans to release a 5e version?
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Jason W October 10, 2019 4:03 am UTC
Just wondering if you were planning on doing GM screen inserts for this dungeon as well? I love the ones for the previous two.
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Kenneth S October 03, 2019 2:14 am UTC
If you like old school dungeon crawls, this is worth checking out. It is quite similar in tone and style to Gillespie's other efforts, meaning you get a ton of content, lots of maps (not always easy to follow/connect), lots of cool old school images, new monsters, assorted factions albeit not always well fleshed out, plenty of treasure (including gem sizes & quality), and a fair amount of typos. As others have noted, there are numerous references to the author's other modules, including directives to find monster stats there. A trifle annoying, but since I own those and have every intention of buying any future products he produces, it doesn't bother me much. It's true that the "ground setting" of the adventure isn't terribly well developed. But to me, that's not a problem since I'm dropping it into my home campaign setting anyhow. In fact, the drifting aspect is great because you can put it anywhere you want. It also makes this megadungeon a bit more modular than the others in terms of being...See more
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Todd A August 30, 2019 2:00 am UTC
An excellent adventure as I would expect from Mr. Gillespie. My issue, however, is with the quality of the book. I am also a purchaser of Forbidden Caverns of Archaia, which was of excellent quality. The paper, the ink, everything was excellent. Not so with Highfells. The paper is thin, you can see images printed from the other side of the page, and the ink is lite, so its not as stark against the paper. In addition, there was some kind of gummy substance on a few places on the cover, and a bent book corner.

Highly disappointing considering the cost of the item.
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Dimitrios S September 26, 2019 4:59 am UTC
Have you talked to customer support about this? I wonder if it is an isolated incident or a sign that they have indeed changed the quality of the printing. I got the older books as well and they were fine, but I am now reluctant to get this one...
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Amanda R October 10, 2019 6:51 am UTC
Oh hell no am I buying the book if this is the case...
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Greg G July 28, 2020 7:13 pm UTC
Drivethrurpg will replace books no problem.
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Nicolas B August 10, 2019 1:55 pm UTC
Has this book been proofread ?
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Greg S July 16, 2019 12:03 pm UTC
Quick comment - if you contact DTRPG customer service from your publishers account, they will direct the preview to the correct file. You can (I believe) even load up a special file as the preview, for example the first ten pages or whatever.
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Brian L July 14, 2019 4:38 am UTC
Can we get a preview file set up? $35 is a steep price to jump in blind, especially considering that I could get Rappan Athuk with almost 600 pages for only $5 more. And as for recent releases, it`s hard to know without a preview of some kind that this thing is really 3.5 times better than Gunderholfen megadungeon at only $10??
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Jamie B July 13, 2019 1:12 am UTC
How is the proofreading this time out?

I count three obvious typos in the italic blurb on this page alone.

I don’t want to pay $75 for the privilege of copy editing a book again, as the previous one was riddled with errors.
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Gabriel W July 13, 2019 3:31 am UTC
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Keith K July 17, 2019 1:55 pm UTC
There are at least four typos in the italicized blurb.
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Jamie B July 18, 2019 3:11 am UTC
I was trying to be kind. lol
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Gabriel W July 30, 2019 11:50 am UTC
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