Sword and Shield

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Sword and Shield
Authors John Terra
First published 1992

Sword and Shield is an adventure module published in 1992 for the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game.

Plot summary[edit]

Sword and Shield features a confrontation with the mysterious Black Knight.[1]

Publication history[edit]

Sword and Shield was written by John Terra, and published by TSR, Inc.[1]

Reception[edit]

Rick Swan reviewed Sword and Shield for Dragon magazine #191 (March 1993).[1] He reviewed the adventure Quest for the Silver Sword in the same column, and felt that these two introductory adventures typify the "easy-on-the-brain" revised Dungeons & Dragons game, as each of them "boasts clutter-free story lines, maps that double as game boards, and colorful sheets of punch-out counters that makes playing a breeze".[1] He felt that Sword and Shield "delivers the goods for players with a tad more experience" when compared with Quest for the Silver Sword, which was geared more towards beginners. Swan commented: "Game snobs may sneer at the meager plots and superficial characters - these are, after all, little more than glorified dungeon crawls - but the nasty monsters and gaudy treasures are guaranteed to dazzle novices. Weary Dungeon Masters can run either adventure almost effortlessly; I didn't even have to read them first."[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Swan, Rick (March 1993). "Role-playing Reviews". Dragon (Lake Geneva, Wisconsin: TSR) (#191): 86.