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Friday, December 16, 2016

OSR Christmas - Day Four - L1 The Secret of Bone Hill (1e) - Print + PDF



Its Day Four of OSR Christmas. Before we get to today's festivities, let's find out who is the recipient of yesterday's awesome gift.

I would do a drum roll but that doesn't work so well on a blog post. Oh well.

DungeonMapper - congrats. Email me at tenkarsDOTtavern and we'll get you hooked up.

Now for today's gift. We are giving away the L1 The Secret of Bone Hill (1e) in Print & PDF. This is a classic adventure and one of the very first sandboxes to be published.
Danger lurks in the Lendore Isles. Bands of evil creatures prowl the hills overlooking the town of Restenford, seeking unwary victims. Now you have come to this sleepy little village looking for adventure and excitement. You seek to fathom the unexplored reaches of Bone Hill and unlock the mysteries of Restenford. 
This module contains complete information on the town of Restenford and the lands surrounding it. Included herein are encounter tables, background information, and numerous maps of the town, the surrounding areas, a dungeon, and various points of interest. This module may be incorporated into an exisitng campaign or used in conjunction with THE WORLD OF GREYHAWK Fantasy World Setting.
Comment on this post before 8 AM Eastern Time, December 17th, 2016 to be in the running for $11.99 in an RPGNow Gift CardOSRIC Pocket SRD, Print plus PDF is exactly $11.99 (plus shipping which is on the winner) or use it for other purchases at RPGNow. The choice will be yours - if Santa picks you :)

This prize is available because of readers like you. Your use of The Tavern's affiliate links allows for giveaways like this.


More OSR Christmas

+James Spahn is giving away 12 prizes over 12 days and all you need to do is comment on one blog post. You will need to follow the instructions carefully if you want a chance to be gifted.

Note: You MUST comment on the Halfling's Luck blog. This post it just to let you know where to go.

103 comments:

  1. I haven't played this one before. I'd like to.

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    1. One of the best ever. Great mini campaign setting.

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  2. This one has been one of great curiosity to me. It looks like it could be a lot of fun.

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  3. I'll toss my axe in the ring, if I may.

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  4. Fantastic adventure! I ran this for the first time last fall and continued earlier this year. Session 3 TBD, but looking forward to it. Merry OSR Christmas!

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  5. Ooh this sounds like a good one!

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  6. THis was the first D&D adventure I ever played! I'd love to have a copy for my shelf!

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  7. And I'm working on a Classic Modules Today 5e conversion which will be up on DriveThruRPG around January :-)

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  8. Finally the Secret will be MINE!

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  9. They just don't make em like this anymore!

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  10. I have fond memories of this adventure!

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  11. I've read this module soooo many times but I have never run it. I really want to at some point. I have no idea how to wave my hand virtually but I'm waving my hand and shouting "PICK ME! PICK ME!" whilst drinking some coffee this morning.

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  12. Nifty, one of the modules I have always wanted to play.

    Thanks again for the contests!

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  13. I want to know what the secret is.

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  14. RFI did a review of this:

    http://rfipodcast.com/show/2015/02/25/volume-4-issue-159-l1-secret-of-bone-hill/

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  15. One of my favorites...unfortunately, I like most of the 1e modules :D

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  16. Yet another "owned it but never read it" selection for OSR Christmas. And yet another "I'm in" post.

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  17. I'm in for this too! Thank you and Merry Christmas!

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  18. Once again, thank you for awesome books 😀

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  19. I have always wanted to run this...

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  20. I played part of this, be good to see it fom the other side...

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  21. Never had this one. Be a great excuse to get out my DM's Guide and Players Handbook. Thanks!

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  22. Remember running this way back in the day. Great adventure!

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  23. Fantastic module. One of my all time favorites.

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  24. with the week I'm having, it sure would be sweet to win, but goodluck everybody!

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  25. You, sir, are a prince among men.

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  26. This was the first module I ever owned!

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  27. I've never read or played this one either.

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  28. Pick me, old school Santa, pick me! :D

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  29. Somehow, this reminds me that squirrels are awesome

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  30. Got the pdf, would love the print.

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  31. Never played Secret of Bone Hill, would love to give it a go! =)

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  32. Always liked the comic book art cover, but never read it.

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  33. More lightning from the fingertips! Awesome!

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  34. It's an amusing adventure. I actually picked it as the first one of my older modules I was going to review for posterity's sake.

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  35. A very fun one! Had a tattered copy back in the day.

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  36. Had this a long time ago, one of the better modules.

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  38. That exact image happened to my character once. Shocking.

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  39. I actually liked it. It was the first appearance of the Spectator, an adorable cousin of everyone's favorite super baddy, the Beholder...

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  40. Santa, I've been a good DM this year =)

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