Shadowdale has ratings and 91 reviews. Mike (the Paladin) said: Okay, I picked this up because our D&D group is or has begun a game in (cue portent. Shadowdale (Forgotten Realms: Avatar Trilogy, Book One) [Richard Awlinson, Jeff Easley] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. When the. Shadowdale (Forgotten Realms: Avatar Trilogy, Book 1) [Scott Ciencin] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. An all-new version of one of the.
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Mar 06, Steve Ragusin rated it it was ok. The published adventures were:.
Preview — Shadowdale by Scott Ciencin. This leads to a number of, frankly, ridiculous changes to the existing structure of Forgotten Realms geography, religion, magic, you name it. Shadowdale is not a horrible book, and I likely will read the rest of the books in the trilogy plus the Cyric trial books for completeness, but it certainly is not a series I would recommend, and it has left me pessimistic regarding my expectations of future Forgotten Realms novels.
If I read books like this all the time, I’m pretty sure the review that follows would become repetitive.
The motives of the gods Bane and Myrkul in stealing the Tablets of Fate, for example, are poorly explained and more in keeping with naughty schoolchildren than the most powerful evil gods in the Realms. Not too forggotten at all. Pages using deprecated image syntax Articles to be expanded from December All articles to be expanded Articles with empty sections from December All articles with empty sections Articles using small message boxes All stub articles.
After hearing so much about this trilogy, I came to it with probably unreasonably high expectations, and was definitely let down. These first books are classics, without doubt, but reading them today, they’re just not that good. Midnight is the weakest of the leads – a magic-user who is sort-of-good forgottten it’s convenient and who predictably falls for Kelemvor’s fforgotten before much time has passed.
This book is garbage. One of the early introductory bits of history about Cyric involves him directly facing the Goddess Tymora, to whom he did not tithe a proper amount of gold.
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Ao summons all of the deities into his presence and informs them that the Tablets of Fate which define and describe the individual duties of each deity have been stolen, and their juvenile jockeying for power, instead of managing the world as they should have, has disappointed their master.
Views Read Edit View history. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I sort of have mixed feelings about this book. If it were not for the cleric of Sune, Adon, this book would have felt flat.
But time is running out for the heroes–and the Realms. Return to Book Page. And in that I believe this book is pretty good more or less a 7 out of As such, in their infinite wisdom, TSR decided that a complete rewrite of the rules was needed, and thus out came 2nd edition and every ten years since they have moved to further upgrade the rules, though I must admit that I am still quite happy with 3rd edition. Mar 24, David Sarkies rated it did not like it Recommends it for: Ao, the Maker of All Things, informs without warning, a handful of lesser gods that the T My love for fantasy fiction was truly challenged with this offering by Richard Awlinson Pen name for Scott Ciencin.
Shadowdale (module) – Wikipedia
Not many people at all. Shadowdale is a Forgotten Realms scenario, first shaadowdale a trilogy, in which the player characters leave their hometown of Shadowdale and start a long trek to the city of Waterdeep. The final format of the three-part adventure would be more plot-driven than those of the previously traditional dungeon crawling modules but this would end up becoming more common in published material from here onwards.
The Forgotten Realms are in a state of monumental upheaval. To ask other readers questions about Shadowdaleplease sign up. May 23, FrankRA1 rated it really liked it.
This rewlms a frustrating and eye-roll inducing way of writing, and unfortunately became tiring very quickly. As of now I am continuing to read from the beginning of Forgotten Realms, and stuck in This article needs additional citations for verification.
Glavni antagonisti su Bane, bog rata i Myrkul, bog mrtvih. Shattered Lands Dark Sun: The second factor b above was certainly true for me over the past four days. But for the occasional guy it wont disappoint. It was also the catalyst for plenty of questions for various authors and other TSR staff at conventions for a few years following the publication of the series. Shadowdale was a bit of a disappointment. KelemvorCyricMidnightAdon.
The main characters – Midnight the magic-user, Kelemvor the fighter, Cyric the thief, and Adon the cleric – are frequently referred to simply by their professions, which quickly becomes grating.
The characters are all inconsistent and bipolar, randomly doing an Oy, beyond oy, vae and gevalt! The first part of the book in particular demonstrates the author learning his craft on the job – the writing is often unclear and hard to read, with sentences occasionally not making much sense. Views Read Edit View history.
Thanks for telling us about the problem. Third person omniscient narration did not help either.
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A napravljena je i kao modul za igranje pod istim nazivima. As a result all of the gods were cast out of the heavens and into the Realms as punishment and were to wonder around until the culprit stepped forward which, being shadowdae gods, they did not. Such was the case with Shadowdale. See they are trying to recover Jul 17, Allen M Werner rated it it was ok.