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Classic Modules Today: G1-2-3 Against the Giants (5e)

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In 1981, TSR published the module named “Against the Giants” with the module code “G1-2-3”. It was written by Gary Gygax and illustrated by David C. Sutherland III, David A. Trampier, Jeff Dee, David S. La Force, Erol Otis, and Bill Willingham. It consisted of a 32 page booklet and two cover folders containing maps. The material was previously published in 1978 as three separate adventures; G1 Steading of the Hill Giant Chief, G2 The Glacial Rift of the Frost Giant Jarl, and G3 Hall of the Fire Giant King.

This conversion guide allows DMs to run the original module with 5th Edition rules and provides a reference sheet for encounters. It is intended for at least 6 characters of levels 10-12.

To use this conversion guide you will need a copy of "G1-2-3 Against the Giants", originally available in hard-copy and now for sale in Digital format at DMsGuild.com.

"Classic Modules Today: B4 The Lost City" contains the OpenOffice/LibreOffice source files used to create this PDF. Visit Classicmodulestoday.com for instructions on creating your own classic module conversions and selling them on the DMs Guild.

 
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Peter R August 03, 2016 1:01 am UTC
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I bought your guide and it doesn't look like much of a conversion. I still have to do all the work. Also how many players is this module for? I think I'm going to go try this other guide: http://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/189685/G1-Steading-of-the-Hill-Giant-Chief-Conversion-from-1st-to-5th-edition
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Mark S August 06, 2016 3:24 am UTC
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Hi, thanks for your criticism. The module is intended for at least 6 characters of levels 10-12. I'll add this note to the product description.

The format of Classic Modules Today is to provide a direct conversion to 5e rules which preserves the original module without rewrites or re-balancing the encounters to be level appropriate. This is done to preserve the original feel and play of the module, which was not made to be balanced. Older modules were as much tests of player ingenuity as character ability, and encounters that were beyond the characters' ability to assault directly were not uncommon. Against the Giants is no different in this regard.

If you want the encounters to be manageable for direct fights, all you need do is adjust the numbers of giants in each location to match the style of play you're looking for.
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Dan D August 01, 2016 9:05 pm UTC
What level is this for? been long time since looked at my hard copy. wWondering suggested party starting level and size for 5E rules.
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Mark S August 06, 2016 3:12 am UTC
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Against the Giants is for at least 6 characters of levels 10-12.
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