Vote: The Best 3.0/3.5/D20 Adventures!

Choose all of the listed adventures that you think are great

  • WotC: Sunless Citadel

    Votes: 73 31.5%
  • WotC:Forge of Fury

    Votes: 71 30.6%
  • WotC: Return to the Temple of Elemental Evil

    Votes: 92 39.7%
  • WotC:City of the Spider Queen

    Votes: 63 27.2%
  • AEG: World’s Largest Dungeon

    Votes: 37 15.9%
  • AG: Maiden Voyage

    Votes: 10 4.3%
  • BP: Danger in Deadwood

    Votes: 3 1.3%
  • BP:Bloodhollow

    Votes: 1 0.4%
  • BP:Legacy of Akhirat

    Votes: 1 0.4%
  • BP:Oathbound: Horrors of Penance

    Votes: 5 2.2%
  • BP:Where Dark Elves Rule

    Votes: 2 0.9%
  • CM: The Whispering Woodwind

    Votes: 7 3.0%
  • DP: White Robes, Black Hearts

    Votes: 4 1.7%
  • FD: NeMoren’s Vault

    Votes: 27 11.6%
  • FD:Of Sound Mind

    Votes: 32 13.8%
  • FD:To Stand on Hollowed Ground

    Votes: 11 4.7%
  • GG: DCC #4 Bloody Jack's Gold

    Votes: 14 6.0%
  • GG: DCC #13 Crypt of the Devil Lich

    Votes: 18 7.8%
  • GR: Death in Freeport

    Votes: 61 26.3%
  • GR: Terror in Freeport

    Votes: 56 24.1%
  • GR: Madness in Freeport

    Votes: 51 22.0%
  • GR: Black Sails over Freeport

    Votes: 31 13.4%
  • KZ: The Root of all Evil

    Votes: 11 4.7%
  • KZ: Deathright

    Votes: 5 2.2%
  • MP:The Banewarrens

    Votes: 68 29.3%
  • MP: If Thoughts Could Kill

    Votes: 21 9.1%
  • MGE: All the Kings Men

    Votes: 4 1.7%
  • MGE: At the edge of Dreams

    Votes: 5 2.2%
  • MGE: Maze of Screaming Silence

    Votes: 6 2.6%
  • MGE: Song of Storms

    Votes: 6 2.6%
  • NG: Crucible of Freya

    Votes: 44 19.0%
  • NG: Chaos Rising

    Votes: 10 4.3%
  • NG: Hall of the Rainbow Mage

    Votes: 23 9.9%
  • NG: Lost City of Barrakus

    Votes: 28 12.1%
  • NG: Morrick Mansion

    Votes: 14 6.0%
  • NG: Necropolis

    Votes: 29 12.5%
  • NG: Rapan Athuk (all)

    Votes: 64 27.6%
  • NG: The Grey Citadel

    Votes: 25 10.8%
  • NG: Tomb of Abysthor

    Votes: 42 18.1%
  • NG: Vault of Larin Karr

    Votes: 39 16.8%
  • NG: What Evil Lurks

    Votes: 13 5.6%
  • PZ: The Shackled City Adventure Path

    Votes: 56 24.1%
  • PC: The Bloody Sands of Sicaris

    Votes: 7 3.0%
  • PC: A Carnival of Swords

    Votes: 5 2.2%
  • PC: Blood Reign of Nishanpur

    Votes: 4 1.7%
  • PP: Witch Fire1 The Longest Night

    Votes: 27 11.6%
  • PP: Witch Fire2 Shadow of the Exile

    Votes: 24 10.3%
  • PP: Witch Fire3 The Legion of Lost Souls

    Votes: 24 10.3%
  • SP: Key of Destiny

    Votes: 6 2.6%
  • SwSc: The Serpent Amphora

    Votes: 10 4.3%
  • TL: Lion in the Ropes

    Votes: 7 3.0%
  • OWP: 1A: The Hamlet of Thumble

    Votes: 12 5.2%
  • OWP: 1B: Village of Oester

    Votes: 7 3.0%
  • ZG: Redwood Scar

    Votes: 6 2.6%
  • There have been no great adventures for 3.0/3.5/D20

    Votes: 12 5.2%
  • Other (speak up!)

    Votes: 18 7.8%
  • Last poll option!

    Votes: 14 6.0%

  • Poll closed .

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5ever, or until 2024
Tarondor said:
With the exception of the Shackled City Adventure Path, this list ignores the many fine adventures seen in the pages of Dungeon magazine. While there are many that I thought were fine adventures, I'd definitely put in a word for the following:

Rana Mor (#86)
Glacier Season (#87)
The Seventh Arm (#88) Loved it!
Kambranex's Machinations (#91)

There was also a great drow-based adventure by Monte Cook, the title of which escapes me at the moment.


The thread linked above talks about the criteria: basically free standing published adventures.

A partial exception was made for Shackled City, since it will be coming out as a free standing product, which conviently a lot of people have already played


First Post
I really liked 'The Standing Stones' by WOTC. It had role playing, wilderness, dungeon crawl, mystery, and it hood-winked the PC's until nearly the end.

Otherwise, the first three Freeport modules are, I believe, the 'classic' modules for 3e. They are for 3e what the Slavers or Giants were for 1st ed.



I also liked "3 Days to Kill."

But that may have been because of my DM.

edit: Let me also say that I think RttToEE is a good adventure, but the DM should/has to put in a lot of work to make it really shine. The backbone is there, but the DM can flesh it out.


5ever, or until 2024
I am in this position: I have put in a lot of the prelimanary work for RttToEE, and now the adventuring has will be months before I can really evaluate it, but it looks good so far!


5ever, or until 2024
With about 100 votes, the top ten are:

WotC: Return to the Temple of Elemental Evil
NG: Rapan Athuk (all)
WotC: Sunless Citadel
WotC:Forge of Fury
WotC:City of the Spider Queen
GR: Death in Freeport
PZ: The Shackled City Adventure Path
GR: Terror in Freeport
MP:The Banewarrens
GR: Madness in Freeport

Return has a strong lead (and the ToE is doing well in both this poll and the 1st ed AD&D), with Rapan Athuk, Sunless Citadel and Forge of Fury all basically tied for 2nd place.


First Post
Crucible of Freya is tops in my book, packing enough information into a compact space to run adventures for MONTHS. WLD is great because I can piecemeal out the individual dungeons and plop them anywhere. Lost City of Barakus kicked ass because it could be placed anywhere and linked together with your own story for literally years of gaming fun.


First Post
The Gryphon's Legacy ROCKS!

The Gryphon's Legacy written by Wolfgang Baur published under the mysteriously vanished Gaslight Press is one awsome adventure if you can track it down. Sadly the empire building portion of the campaign vanished with Gaslight Press, but the adventure is top notch and makes a great base for new characters.

ASEO out

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