Down In the Dungeon - Inside a Room

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When TSR were The Wizards of The North and Dungeons and Dragons ruled the spiral backed notebooks and index cards of incubating writer geeks, there was such a thing as the “down the stairs, through the hallway dash, slash and treasure grab.”

It was a time of wandering monsters, random treasure, magical swords and scantily clad barbarian females who never seemed to need armor and always seemed to have magical swords.

Your job:

Create a character in classical D&D fashion and send him into harm’s way – “Down in the Dungeon, Inside a room.”

Treasure, adventure, monsters, witchcraft, warcraft, or even the kitchen sink are fair game to entice, reward, intimidate, enchant or even kill him (or her).

Please, no profanity, as most dungeon games were language “PG-13,” if not Violence “X”

I have allowed a week for the creation of truely awesome stories “Old School” style, in celebration of a time when imagination was interactive, and we wrote novels with dice and little lead soldiers.

  • Started February 10th, 2010.
  • Ended February 18th, 2010.
  • Created by Bob Liddil

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  1. Avatar Abby (LoA)

    cool idea…but hard, hard, hard!

  2. Avatar Anonymuncule

    http://goblins.keenspot.com/ for some great comics done in this style.

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