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Dungeon Crawl Classics #33: Belly of the Great Beast


Dungeon Crawl Classics #33: Belly of the Great Beast

An Adventure for Character Levels 21-24

Remember the good old days, when adventures were underground, NPCs were there to be killed, and the finale of every dungeon was the dragon on the 20th level? Those days are back. Dungeon Crawl Classics adventures don’t waste your time with long-winded speeches, weird campaign settings, or NPCs who aren’t meant to be killed. Each adventure is 100% good, solid dungeon crawl, with the monsters you know, the traps you remember, and the secret doors you know are there somewhere.

The Great Beast floats eternally through space, content to watch the universe grow and evolve before his vast golden eyes. Only the most learned of sages has any knowledge of its existence, and none can agree on its origin or purpose. But now invaders have taken over the Great Beast and forced it to the service of chaos! They have actually constructed a compound within the living flesh of the immortal creature, allowing them to safely travel through space in an invulnerable craft. They are stealing the collective knowledge of any civilization they encounter. Our world is next - unless the heroes can stop them!

If you enjoy this adventure, look for the rest of the Dungeon Crawl Classics series!


  • Features:
  • An epic-level adventure that sends the heroes to space and back
  • A hilarious mixture of fun and fantasy, including such obstacles as a space-faring outhouse and giant alien cockroach-men.
  • Unique opponents that only epic-level play can provide.
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Megan R. [Featured Reviewer]
October 12th, 2018
This is a very high level adventure (21-24 level!) which takes the party into space to stop a dastardly plan to steal the collective knowledge of the world from a passing Great Beast that floats through the universe just watching what's going on. It's [...]
December 11th, 2006
Please!!!Please!!!Please!!!Please!!! MORE EPIC LEVEL ADVENTURE LIKE THIS!!!!<br><br><b>QUALITY</b>: Excellent<br><br><b>VALUE</b>: Very Satisfied<br> [...]
Shane O. [Featured Reviewer]
October 24th, 2006
Dungeon Crawl Classics #33: Belly of the Great Beast is the sole epic-level adventure in Goodman Games?s DCC line. The zipped file is just over 4.5 megabytes in size, containing a single PDF which is slightly over 5 meg. The adventure is sixty-eight pa [...]
Peter I. [Featured Reviewer]
October 18th, 2006
Dungeon Crawl Classics #33: Belly of the Great Beast is a 68 page d20 pdf adventure, and the 33rd product in Goodman Games' very successful line of adventure products, Dungeon Crawl Classics. Each adventure aims to be a good, solid dungeon crawl, and [...]
Nathan C. [Featured Reviewer]
October 18th, 2006
You would think that all you have to do when your players reach Epic levels is to plop random god?s in front of them and trap them inside of inter-dimensional space. For all of us non-lazy DMs delving into the epic levels with their party ,there is Dun [...]
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