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Deep in the fetid swamp lies abandoned Nekemte, ancient serpent man city of the Jade Empire and home to the royal house of Nekemte - cruel, tyrannical sorcerers and practitioners of necromancy, corrupted cultists of Yul. The great swamp consumed Nekemte following the fall of the Jade Empire, its buildings crumbling and falling into decay. Throughout the centures, terror of the sepent man sorcery hung over the ruins, and shadowy creatures stalked the crumbling edifices at night, feeding on the warmth of the living. A party of looters recently dared the ruins and stole into the lower tombs where they unearthed the Arimax Stone, an artifact of great power, in the process unwittingly awakening an ancient, slumbering menace...

NOTE: The color print option is also a black and white book but is printed on thicker, higher-quality paper. 

For a party of 5th to 6th level characters. 

Darkness at Nekemte is a Gunderholfen campaign setting expansion module with a dark sword & sorcery feel. It can be used with Gunderholfen or run as a once-off in any campaign; Gunderholfen is not required to run this adventure. Darkness at Nekemte is designed to be used with OSRIC and other OSR games. It includes:

  • Approximately 70 keyed encounter locations and sub-areas
  • A swamp and ruins adventure site 
  • A main dungeon level
  • Wilderness encounters and locations to facilitate swamp-based hexcrawls
  • 19 new monsters, 15 new spells, 12 new magic items and lots of new diseases.

The PDF is bookmarked and hyperlinked. Separate JPEG maps for VTT play are included with the PDF file.



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G. H August 16, 2020 6:51 am UTC
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Kelly D August 07, 2020 8:41 pm UTC
I have products for sale so I can't review other items on DTRPG. So let me just say, I've just bought this and already excited. If you are running Gunderholfen this is a great purchase. Sooo many new tidbits on the Ganfal swamp, Balor's Rent, etc. that will go right into my game. G. Hawkins is a powerhouse in terms of doing it all himself. The art and layout are better looking than Gunderholfen, showing he's growing in experience. Can't comment on the adventure itself yet but I'm sure it'll be OSR goodness.
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Michael P August 04, 2020 5:00 pm UTC
potentially dumb question: is it all in B&W? Because then I could take the softcover one.
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G. H August 04, 2020 8:38 pm UTC
You may have missed the note at the bottom of the description. Yes it’s BW. The color print option uses higher quality paper than the standard BW hardcover and I thought it would be nice to have a good quality hardcover available (because I liKe that kind of thing myself!). I will be putting up a standard BW hardcover soon if you want to save a few dollars.
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