Tales of the Outer Planes
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|TSR Product Code||9225|
|Character levels||1 - 11+|
|Campaign setting||Generic AD&D|
|Authors||Deborah A. Christian, Vince Garcia, Thomas M. Kane, David and Martha Ladyman, Christopher Mortika, John Nephew, Bruce Nesmith, Bill Slavicsek, Rick Swan, John Terra, Ray Winninger|
Tale of the Outer Planes is an adventure module for the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game, set in that game's Outer Planes. TSR, Inc. published the module in 1988 for the Advanced Dungeons & Dragons rules. The module is a collection of adventures designed by Deborah A. Christian, Vince Garcia, Thomas M. Kane, David and Martha Ladyman, Christopher Mortika, John Nephew, Bruce Nesmith, Bill Slavicsek, Rick Swan, John Terra, and Ray Winninger. Its cover art is by Jeff Easley. Its interior art is by Chris Miller and Jeff Easley, and cartography by Dave LaForce.
Tales of the Outer Planes contains eleven miniscenarios set on planes such as the Ethereal, the four Elemental planes, the Astral plane, and the Abyss; it also includes descriptions of 17 lairs of planar monsters such as the githyanki, efreet, and planetar.
The module provides pre-generated mini-adventures to introduce player characters to extra-planar worlds either as stand-alone campaigns or part of on-going campaigns. There are 11 adventures in the outer realms and 17 lair adventures that focus on creatures from an outer plane.
Table of contents
|How to Use Tales of the Outer Planes||2|
|Prime: A Simple Deed, Well Rewarded||4||1-2|
|Ethereal: Castle at the Edge of Time||12||2|
|Air: The Brewing Storm||18||3-4|
|Water: The Voyage of the Nereid||24||3-4|
|Fire: Through the Fire||30||5-6|
|Earth: The Missing Kristal||36||(unstated)|
|Astral: Into the Astral Plane||42||7-8|
|Seven Heavens: An Element of Chaos||48||7-8|
|Olympus: A Friendly Wager||56||9-10|
|The Abyss: The Sea of Screams||64||9-10|
|Nine Hells: To Hell and Back||72||11+|
Design: Deborah A. Christian, Vince Garcia, Thomas M. Kane, David and Martha Ladyman, Christopher Mortika, John Nephew, Bruce Nesmith, Bill Slavicsek, Rick Swan, John Terra, Ray Winninger
Coordinators: Bruce Heard, Karen S. Boomgarden
Editor: Gary L. Thomas
Cover Art: Jeff Easley
Illustrations: Chris Miller, Jeff Easley
Cartography: David S. LaForce
Typesetting: Betty Elmore, Kim Janke
Distributed to the book trade in the United States by Random House, Inc., and in Canada by Random House of Canada, Ltd. Distributed to the toy and hobby trade by regional distributors. Distributed in the United Kingdom by TSR UK Ltd.
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