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The Halls of Arden Vul Complete

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Prepare to Beard the Halls of Arden Vul!

Arden Vul is the most ambitious megadungeon ever created, with over 1,100 Pages of Incredible Adventure. This First Edition compatible fully-bookmarked PDF product features:

2,162 Encounter Descriptions
14 NPC Factions
10 Massive Levels
15 Extensive Sub-levels
7 Dangerous Exterior locations
149 New Monsters
332 New Magic Items
69 New Technological Items
44 New Spells
189 New Books through which PCs can gain a deep understanding of the dungeon
A full NPC appendix with 10 competing parties at 3 levels of power
Over 140 original pieces of art, including 28 full-page illustrations!

All of this is mapped via 33 Amazing Maps that you can download for free at The Maps of Arden Vul. (Note: we have gotten requests for VTT player's maps and have decided to create them. It will take a while for that to happen as there are a lot of maps, but they are coming)

There has never been anything like Arden Vul, and there never will be again.

Welcome to the Halls of Arden Vul!

Those who order this PDF can receive 50% discounts on the print versions that are coming shortly. Due to the size of the Halls of Arden Vul, there are a total of 5 volumes (including the map volume, which you will not need unless you want a physical copy of the maps). Just send me an e-mail (josephbrowning@gmail.com) with your order number and let me know which print books you wish to purchase. Once the physical books are ready (currently the print proofs are underway!), I'll get the discount codes to you.


 
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Daren C April 06, 2020 12:42 am UTC
Can you provide a black and white map option? The sample here is BW, but the map pack is blue and white. It's difficult to read (which was the point of those old blue maps I think, they came with transparent red filter plastic).
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Joseph B April 06, 2020 7:06 am UTC
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I'm working on making a black background version of the maps PDF. I don't know when it will happen, but it's coming.
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Sebastian P April 05, 2020 9:23 pm UTC
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I have a couple questions about the hard covers. What is the approximate price going to be per book? And does it include the PDF with it?
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Joseph B April 06, 2020 7:05 am UTC
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The hardcovers will be $55 per book and will come with a PDF of the material contained in the book.
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Douglas P April 02, 2020 2:42 am UTC
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Sorry for a second post, but I just have to say that after another few hours exploring this excellent product, I feel so LUCKY to have purchased this product. There is everything you could want in setting up a campaign with this - such attention to detail and so well executed! This would be a great product with just 20% of the amount of material here (though not at the same price *grin*).

It's like expecting to get the very best sub sandwich you've ever had and you get a full multi-course banquet instead (with multiple sub sandwiches included!).

Bottom line: If you're wavering because of the steep price for the pdf, be assured - you. will. NOT. regret. buying. this.

i really hope someone more articulate will write a review of this product soon because people all over NEED to hear about this.
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Richard B April 02, 2020 12:07 pm UTC
Thanks, Douglas! We're delighted that you're enjoying it so much. Happy to answer questions if any arise.
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Douglas P April 01, 2020 2:31 am UTC
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Wow! just . . . wow!

There is just SO MUCH HERE! I've only just scratched the surface and I feel almost overwhelmed. I can't wait to get deeper into this. I understand that the price might be too high for some, and I had to sacrifice some other projects, but I'm glad I did. If you are a fan of megadungeons, this is DEFINITELY for you.

i'm not yet in a situation where I have to stay home (I live in a backwater in Nebraska), but I almost wish I had to so I could spend days and days going thru this wonderful thing!
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Joseph B April 01, 2020 6:32 am UTC
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Glad to hear it, Douglas!
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Stephen V March 31, 2020 8:32 pm UTC
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This was clearly a labor of love. There's a good deal of complexity here with a significant amount of backstory, multiple entry points into the many levels of the dungeons, and will require a significant amount of familiarization and prep by the DM in order to get the best results. Reading through this monster reminded me of those days in 1978 when I was thrilled to see that the Giant series of modules could chain into the Drow series and beyond, for a massive experience for the whole table. The scope of this product really has to be seen to be appreciated. There's no doubt in my mind that the asking price is well worth the amount of content you get.
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Richard B March 31, 2020 8:34 pm UTC
Thanks, Stephen!
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Kenneth S March 31, 2020 1:58 am UTC
So what are we looking at for the hard copies? Do they come together in a slip case or something? I loathe pdfs so if I'm in, it's for the real deal and I'll pay good coin for good content. This far I've yet to be disappointed in any of the OSR mega-dungeons I've purchased, which includes several of the biggies like Barrowmaze, Stonehell, and Rappan Athuk. This looks to be on par, but even bigger by the gods! Like he went to 12 and skipped 11 entirely.
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Richard B March 31, 2020 2:02 am UTC
I'll let Joe B weigh in on when the hard copies will be available. There will be 4 vols, or 5 if you want a separate volume of maps; no slip case to my knowledge.
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Joseph B March 31, 2020 5:57 am UTC
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It will be either 4 or 5 volumes depending on if you want the map volume. I'm hoping to get the print proofs this week so they should be available soon.
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Christopher C March 31, 2020 1:41 am UTC
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MotherPussBucket, I go and make a comment, next thing you know I bought the whole thing. Thanks Richard.
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Richard B March 31, 2020 1:57 am UTC
we aim to please!
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Christopher C March 31, 2020 5:13 am UTC
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I can't wait to chew through it. Now with the lock in, maybe I'll get to writing my now 9 yr campaign which just closed Act 1 45 min ago.
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Richard B March 31, 2020 11:19 am UTC
excellent! if you have specific questions, you can hit us up over at mewe (https://mewe.com/group/5bbf357c388f6f0ab58a682c)
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Eclison T March 30, 2020 8:12 pm UTC
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Things are really hard here in Brazil, and so I'll need to combine with a dozen people to buy this, if I manage convince them even. Do you have a problem with one copy of the PDF arriving to the 10-12 people that contribute together?
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Joseph B March 31, 2020 6:01 am UTC
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Rick, Andreas, and I have worked very hard on this for the past decade. I don't know what the legality of doing such is Brazil, but my personal opinion is that as long as only the people who contribute to the purchase pass a single PDF among themselves like they would pass around a physical book (ie not making individual copies for everyone), I'm fine with it.
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Eclison T March 31, 2020 1:45 pm UTC
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Thanks a lot, man! This dungeon is on! And I will work an account especifically to buy this, and give it only tô those that chipped in! Thanks, really!
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Richard B March 31, 2020 5:42 pm UTC
Woo! Bring it on! I hope you guys have a great time with it.
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Dillon B March 29, 2020 12:34 am UTC
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Okay, as much as I can't really afford it what's been done with this is what I always wanted to do myself but have never had the time or energy to do. We've moved on to 5e as well due to roll20 support but I'm still going to buy this and I hope to enjoy the read and get some great ideas.
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Richard B March 29, 2020 2:41 pm UTC
Thanks, Dillon! Hope you enjoy it! At the very least, there should be some good ideas in there for your game.
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Christopher C March 31, 2020 1:35 am UTC
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Hey, I kit bashed Pleasure Prison into what was then a SW campaign. Anything can be done if you are creative. I haven't used R20, I'm on FG. An Orc here, a Bugbear there, & if you can't understand that green D6 is a goblin you don't belong at my table. LOL
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Richard B March 31, 2020 2:01 am UTC
yeah, I'm always borrowing bits here and bobs there ... it's what we all do as DMs, I figure.
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Ed S March 28, 2020 12:30 am UTC
Looks to be well done, but unfortunately the price is the stopper no matter how well you present it... Good luck....
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Richard B March 28, 2020 11:33 am UTC
Thanks!
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Gianfranco B March 27, 2020 10:52 pm UTC
Is this compatible with BX or BECMI?
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Joseph B March 28, 2020 6:33 am UTC
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As it's written for OSRIC (1e retro-clone) it should be easily convertible to BX or BECMI. Going back and forth between Basic and Advanced isn't very taxing.
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Michael A March 27, 2020 8:26 pm UTC
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I know it’s not long from the release date but has anyone done a review of this? I see it already has a 5 star rating.
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Joseph B March 27, 2020 8:42 pm UTC
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As far as I know there are no reviews yet.
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Michael A March 28, 2020 2:46 am UTC
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Ok. I think Bryce Lynch is reviewing it now.
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Samuel D March 27, 2020 3:48 pm UTC
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I'm wondering if I buy this pdf, will I get a discount on the POD version?
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Joseph B March 27, 2020 3:51 pm UTC
PUBLISHER
Yep! Those who order this PDF can receive 50% discounts on the print versions that are coming shortly. Due to the size of the Halls of Arden Vul, there are a total of 5 volumes (including the map volume, which you will not need unless you want a physical copy of the maps). Just send me an e-mail (josephbrowning@gmail.com) with your order number and let me know which print books you wish to purchase. Once the physical books are ready (currently the print proofs are underway!), I'll get the discount codes to you.
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Samuel D March 27, 2020 3:54 pm UTC
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Awesome! Thanks!
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Aaron M March 27, 2020 2:08 am UTC
I just wanted to commend you and say that this looks fantastically well done, and I applaud you on your efforts. I was pleasantly surprised that it is also 1st Ed. AD&D. I will be putting it onto my wishlist in the hopes that the AUD will strengthen again against the USD.
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Joseph B March 27, 2020 8:50 am UTC
PUBLISHER
Thanks for the kind words, Aaron. It's tough times around the world right now, but Arden Vul will always be waiting for when things get better.
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Richard B March 27, 2020 10:48 am UTC
Ditto. Thanks, Aaron.
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Joseph P March 26, 2020 6:29 pm UTC
Wish you lots of success. $109 for a PDF is a nonstarter for me, though...$109 for a well-printed book might be a nonstarter, for that matter.
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Richard B March 26, 2020 6:36 pm UTC
Thanks. I understand. It is a lot of $. But it is also a pretty big book (1,120 pp) ... see Joe's cost breakdown below.
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John S March 26, 2020 5:37 pm UTC
How many total pages for the PDF?
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Richard B March 26, 2020 5:38 pm UTC
1,120 pages
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