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The Temple of the Blood Moth


A science-fantasy horror dungeon for Old School versions of Dungeons & Dragons.

What is The Temple of the Blood Moth?

The Temple of the Blood Moth is an OSR dungeon zine full of horrible moth-creatures, a doomsday cult, strange mutants, and rusted, blood-pumping machinery.

The biological life-cycle of the central creature, the Moths, is a framing element of the dungeon itself, inspired by movies like Alien and The Thing. Each subterranean level of the dungeon corresponds to a different life-cycle stage of the Moth.

This dungeon is designed to be directly compatible with OSR systems and easily adapted to 5th Edition and other systems. All monsters include stat-references which can be used to figure out how they work in basically any game with a Monster Manual.

Though Temple of the Blood Moth has some sci-fi elements like mutation, biological horror,  and machinery, it can be comfortably incorporated into any D&D-like medieval fantasy setting.

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Jeffrey J December 01, 2019 8:09 pm UTC
I just ran the adventure yesterday. I can't but this in the REVIEW because it was purchased via Kickstarter

On the negative side:
* It needed another editing pass.
* Giving all the Cultists SLEEP spells isn't a great idea.
* Not a lot given for handling the blood planet
* Only finding the big bad by being on the bottom level AND having to roll a "1" on a d6 AND then requiring a result of "12" on 2d6 = never meeting the big bad guy.
* Some of the damage didn't seem to "balance" correctly.
* If you drop this into your own campaign...and the players could be the end of you world as you know it.

On the positive side:
* the subject matter was both fun and unusual
* the dungeon was well put together
* the blood planet is evocative.
* Makes for a wonderful one-shot.

I bought the physical copy for $8 level on kickstarter. I will say that it was worth it. So $5 for the pdf on Drive...See more
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Jake B August 09, 2019 4:31 pm UTC
check my blog for info on the print version:
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Jake B August 09, 2019 4:27 pm UTC
added a preview! thanks for the feedback.
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David S August 05, 2019 3:02 am UTC
Bryce liked it.
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Gorgar W July 16, 2019 11:03 pm UTC
As Raymond pointed out, a preview to show how you justify your pricing is crucial here. Especially with this publisher having nothing else to show for its quality. Word of advice, throw something free out there first to give people some idea of your style and quality before asking for compensation for your efforts. Few people are going to throw money at you blind.
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Raymond W July 12, 2019 4:03 pm UTC
$8 for 24 pages and no preview? It sounds interesting but for that price I need a good reason to pull the trigger, and without a preview, I don't see how that can happen. Why is it so expensive anyway?
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This title was added to our catalog on July 12, 2019.
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