Traveller Store CotI Features New Posts Mark Forums Read Register


Go Back TravellerRPG.com > Citizens of the Imperium > Other Versions of Traveller > Classic Traveller

Classic Traveller Discussion on the granddaddy of them all, Classic Traveller!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old May 1st, 2007, 10:50 PM
Supplement Four's Avatar
Supplement Four Supplement Four is offline
Citizen: SOC-14
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: Houston
Posts: 9,105
Gallery : 0
Supplement Four Citizen++Supplement Four Citizen++Supplement Four Citizen++Supplement Four Citizen++
Post

I can't put my finger on it. There's something about the old CT adventure Shadows that has always interested me.

I've neved run the thing. See, although there's something about the 'feel' of the adventure that attracts me, it also turns me off a bit because there's really nothing to the adventure.

I mean, it's just a classic, boring GDW "explore the cave" type of thing. Even less than that--it's really just a set of floor plans with description. It's not really an adventure at all. There's no plot. There's not a lot of combat. There's just no "story" behind it.

Maybe I feel that Shadows is a lost opportunity. There's something about exploring an old lost, forgotten pryramid that appeals to me. Likewise, though, I feel the adventure needs a lot of work--it's really only a setting--on the GM's part to make it interesting for his players...whether it be something simple like using the setting as the pirate base or coming up with something more elaborate and interesting.

When you've run Shadows in the past, did you run it "as-is", or did you beef it up somehow?

Sit down, gents (and lady), it's story-tellin' time....
Reply With Quote

Welcome!
To see more of this thread, please login or register.
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

This website and its contents are copyright ©2010-2013 Far Future Enterprises. All rights reserved. Traveller is a registered trademark of Far Future Enterprises .
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright (c) 2010-2013, Far Future Enterprises. All Rights Reserved.