Shadowdale has ratings and 91 reviews. Mike (the Paladin) said: Okay, I picked this up because our D&D group is or has begun a game in (cue portent. Shadowdale (Forgotten Realms: Avatar Trilogy, Book One) [Richard Awlinson, Jeff Easley] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. When the. Shadowdale (Forgotten Realms: Avatar Trilogy, Book 1) [Scott Ciencin] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. An all-new version of one of the.

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They rely too much on the gaming aspect.

This book tries to be two things at once. Pretty sure I’ll not read the rest of the trilogy although I hear from some that the third book is better. All action scenes were substantially better written. Of the main characters, the only one really worth mentioning in this book is Kelemvor, whose unusual reqlms forces him to demand payment for every good deed or risk becoming a bloodthirsty monster.

Dark Sun Dark Sun: I admit though, not having read anything like this since I was in seventh grade, I am out of touch with the genre. Jul 06, Jeremy German rated it it was ok. Beholder Drow dark forgottwn Githyanki Illithid mind flayer Lich.

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So of course I did enjoy this one merely because of the world it plays in. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This book seems geared towards seventh grade boys who sit apart and read it at recess while the other kids play basketball or talk to girls. Storia potenzialmente molto interessante, ma sviluppata in maniera non molto convincente.

Unfortunately, the way the human protagonists are introduced and brought together is as clumsy as the handling of the gods. I really have no problem with it. The Realms meanwhile had magic but it was made unstable by the fall of these gods.

This article needs additional citations for verification. Shadowdale is a Forgotten Realms scenario, first of a trilogy, in which the player characters leave their hometown of Shadowdale and start a long trek to the city of Waterdeep.

This article is about an RPG module. This story could have been so much more than it is.

The Avatar Series – Wikipedia

This was not going to leave the people of the Realms safe, because not only do they have corgotten gods wondering around, but all of the magic has gone completely haywire, so as it turns out surprise, surprise a group of adventurers decide to go off and attempt to forgottrn this problem.

The whole trilogy is only about pages end to end and all done in the classic action-oriented realms style that made it so popular. The Genie’s Curse Birthright: The published adventures were:. Not too bad at all. Want to Read saving…. It is the first of the three-part ” Avatar ” series, the second being Tantras and the third Waterdeep.


I will continue my discussion about the series when I move on to shsdowdale next book in the series, and will discuss my thoughts on this particular trilogy upon reaching the third one.

Cyric and Midnight as mortals – this was cool stuff.

Jun 07, Ranting Dragon rated it really liked it Shelves: Magija u tim vorgotten je nestabilna i avatari Bogova hodaju zemljom. I personaggi del party principale sono ben caratterizzati, ma ogni tanto la storia s’incaglia in momenti di stanca, per poi ripartire all’improvviso di slancio. Possessing a mysterious amulet, four heroes, desperate to escape the dark elements of their pasts, find themselves drawn into this high-level power struggle, sought after by the fallen deities and their minions.

It’s amazing how much nostalgia distorts one’s memory, making the mediocre seem better than it was. One of the early introductory bits of history about Cyric involves him directly facing the Goddess Tymora, to whom he did not tithe a proper amount of gold.

The characters are all inconsistent and bipolar, randomly doing an Oy, beyond oy, vae and gevalt!

Two other thoughts occurred to me while reading Shadowdale. Shattered Lands Dark Sun: And as hard as it is, I’ll try to evoke the past and replay some of it to write a proper review. Dec 07, Kevin Zuech rated it really liked it. Possessing a mysterious amulet, four heroes, desperate to escape the dark elements forgoten their pasts, find the The gods walk the Realms. View all 6 comments.

The first part of the book in particular demonstrates the author learning his craft on the job – the writing is often unclear and hard to shadowdal, with sentences occasionally not making much sense. I know that these books are often based rrealms role playing books or campaigns and that gives them a certain direction.

It was almost fun to read. This is a frustrating and eye-roll inducing way of writing, and unfortunately became tiring very quickly.

Mar 24, David Sarkies rated it did not like it Recommends it for: After hearing so much about this trilogy, I came to it with probably unreasonably high expectations, and was definitely let down.