Adventures and Adventure Seeds

Here on this page you will find a wealth of Talislantan adventure seeds, adventures, and campaign ideas by Talislanta authors and fans. Most of the materials on this page come from the Talislanta Yahoo! Group files. As well as the fan contributed materials, we have the 4e Talislanta published adventure The Puzzle Box by John Harper. This adventure was published by Shooting Iron Design as a free PDF in 2001. It was cut from the 4e Talislanta rulebook due to space considerations.

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The Puzzle Box Download
This introductory adventure was written for the 4th Edition of Talislanta by John Harper and published by Shooting Iron Design as free PDF download. The adventure begins when the characters are approached by a Pharesian Peddler who offers to sell them an enchanted puzzle-box. In trying to discover the secrets of the puzzle-box, the characters find themselves mysteriously transported to a dark chamber. Now, the characters must puzzle their way out of this mysterious chamber to survive; and to discover their true enemy.
File Size
5.42 MB
Edition
Fourth
Content Type
Adventure
Page Count
7
Date Added
June/07/2010
Contributor
John Harper
Satada! Download
This modular adventure was written for 4e Talislanta by Colin Chapman, and was originally posted on the old Shooting Iron website. This adventure is designed to be set anywhere in Talislanta, and this gives the Game Master the freedom to shape the details to his or her own game. The heroes in this adventure start out relaxing but quickly realize that they were in the wrong place at the wrong time when they are the victims of a Satada surprise attack. Several children were captured in the surprise raid, and the heroes must answer the call to save the taken children.
File Size
2.74 MB
Edition
Fourth
Content Type
Adventure
Page Count
4
Date Added
June/07/2010
Contributor
Colin Chapman
Drakken Ruins Download
The Drakken Ruins adventure was written by Tom Zunder under the Creative Commons license for the 4e Talislanta rules, but could also be used with the 5e Talislanta edition. The characters find themselves at the Drakken Ruins with an Archaen artifact that grants them access to the ruins where others have failed. The adventure details the heroes exploring the upper level of the ruins. Here is a link to the map referenced in the adventure.
File Size
10.6 MB
Edition
Fourth
Content Type
Adventure
Page Count
12
Date Added
June/07/2010
Contributor
Tom Zunder
The Ever Changing Jungle Download
The Ever Changing Jungle is a short adventure seed by Wade Durant. The events of this adventure idea take place after the events of the Sub-Men Uprising and the destruction of the false Tirshata. The adventurers are hired by a wealthy Cymrilian benefactor to escort a caravan of Manra refugees returning to their homeland, and are to remain with the Manra tribes and observe their culture in their natural surroundings. Once they arrive with the Manra tribes, strange events start happening and the adventurers find themselves at the center of a deadly mystery.
File Size
2.2 MB
Edition
Fourth
Content Type
Adventure Seed
Page Count
1
Date Added
June/07/2010
Contributor
Wade Durant
Bug Hunt Download
Bug Hunt is another adventure seed by Wade Durant. Adventuring in the Volcanic Hills, the characters cross path with a group of Kang unconcerned with the dangerous location of their camp. The Kang are a group of Raknid hunters on the tracks of a strange Raknid Queen and hive. Do the characters join the hunt with Kang? What is so strange about this particular Raknid Queen and hive?
File Size
2.35 MB
Edition
Fourth
Content Type
Adventure Seed
Page Count
2
Date Added
Jun/08/2010
Contributor
Wade Durant
The Morning After Download
The Morning After is a full adventure written by Stephen Cooke complete with game statistic blocks. The characters awake from a drug-induced haze to find themselves sold to a group of Imrian slavers by a group of drunk Jhangarans. This adventure can bring a group of disparate characters together in their fight for freedom and survival from the cold and cruel Irmians.
File Size
8.65 MB
Edition
Fourth
Content Type
Adventure
Page Count
9
Date Added
Jun/08/2010
Contributor
Stephen Cooke
The Turning of the Wheel Download
The Turning of the Wheel is a campaign concept by Douglas Bramlett. This campaign concept explores how the Quan might react to the Kang rise to power, and their own fall from power as rulers of an empire. What happens after the Kang take power? Do the Quan rebel or strike back against the Kang? In this document, Douglas outlines three new Quan archetypes: the Quan Rebel Leader, the Quan Rebel, and the Quan Wu-Jen Monk. As well as new Quan archetypes, Douglas also outlines the new martial arts skill named MonQuan.
File Size
3.5 MB
Edition
Fourth
Content Type
Campaign Concept
Page Count
7
Date Added
Jun/10/2010
Contributor
Douglas Bramlett
The Big Collection Download
The Big Collection is a document containing eleven adventure seeds by Colin Chapman, Rich Wallace, Marc Beyer, Ben Lyngfelt, and Mark Williams. This was originally posted on the Shooting Iron Design Talislanta website. Explore Talislantan themes such as being taken hostage by Heterodoxist revolutionaries, dealing with a Cymrilian ghost Windship of War, and why the stone dolmen discovered by Jhangaran mud-miners is so important. Also, included in this document is the article titled Crystalomancy as an Independent Order by Ben Lyngfelt and Colin Chapman which was originally linked in the Wild Crystals adventure seed by Ben Lyngfelt.
File Size
5 MB
Edition
Fourth
Content Type
Adventure Seeds
Page Count
7
Date Added
Jun/10/2010
Contributor
See Above
Eerie Encounters in the Shadow Realms Download
Eerie Encounters in the Shadow Realms was uploaded to the Talislanta Yahoo! Group by community member maehedrose. This document is full of ideas to use when your Talislantan heroes dare to venture into the ghostly lands of the Shadow Realms. There are nine different eerie sounds, eleven eerie sights, and a massive twenty-three encounter ideas packed with this three page document.
File Size
3.40 MB
Edition
Any
Content Type
Adventure Seeds
Page Count
3
Date Added
Jun/11/2010
Contributor
maehedrose
Midnight Realms Adventure Seeds Download
Douglas Bramlett explores the Midnight Realms supplement by Shooting Iron Design for 4e Talislanta in this packed twelve page document. In addition to the six adventure seeds and a new cannibalistic spirit creature named the Cerygain, he provides you with three new Archetypes for the Midnight Realms supplement. The new Archetypes are the Sorrow Ebonite, the Sorrow Tarteran, and the Sorrow Sepharan.
File Size
3.59 MB
Edition
Fourth
Content Type
Adventure Seeds
Page Count
12
Date Added
Jun/11/2010
Contributor
Douglas Bramlett
The Heart of Shabaal Download
This interesting 3e Talislanta adventure was originally published on the Internet by Dale Mitchell. A mysterious medallion falls into the characters’ possession and leads them to the ancient and forgotten Temple of Shabaal in the Barrens. The group must stop cultists trying to raise an ancient army of Iron Warriors devoted to the lost god Shabaal.
File Size
6.05 MB
Edition
Third
Content Type
Adventure
Page Count
13
Date Added
Jun/19/2010
Contributor
Dale Mitchell
Visit Draknar! Download
These four brief adventure seeds were created by Colin Chapman and taken from the archived Talislanta Central website. These adventure ideas on set on the mysterious continent of Draknar.
File Size
2.95 MB
Edition
Any
Content Type
Adventure Seeds
Page Count
1
Date Added
Jun/29/2010
Contributor
Colin Chapman
Adventure Seeds for Talislanta Download
This massive collection of 50 adventure seeds was originally posted on the archived Talislanta Central website. There are 20 adventure seeds by Adam Sonfield, 15 adventure seeds by Mateusz Krepicz, 4 adventure seeds by Eric Edwards, and 11 adventure seeds by Colin Chapman.
File Size
5.90 MB
Edition
Any
Content Type
Adventure Seeds
Page Count
8
Date Added
Jun/29/2010
Contributor
See Above
Darkling Danger! Download
Darkling Danger! is an ingenious encounter written for 3e Talislanta by John McCarty where the adventurers stumble into a Darkling horde trap. This adventure was originally posted on Mateusz Krepicz’s archived Talislanta Central website.
File Size
3.90 MB
Edition
Third
Content Type
Adventure
Page Count
4
Date Added
Jun/29/2010
Contributor
John McCarty
Prophet of Doom Download
Prophet of Doom is fully detailed adventure written for 3e Talislanta by John McCarty. The adventurers are hired by a Kasmir as guards for an unusual caravan traveling on the Underground Highway. The adventurers find themselves facing a horde of Darklings and have to take extreme measures to survive the Darkling horde onslaught. This adventure was originally posted on Mateusz Krepicz’s archived Talislanta Central website.
File Size
7.95 MB
Edition
Third
Content Type
Adventure
Page Count
12
Date Added
Jun/29/2010
Contributor
John McCarty