Random Carcosa

This is very much a work in progress. (As evidenced by the repeating entries you might see below.) Anyway, here are 16 random hexes.


16 Diseased Guardians.

Hidden underground lair of 43 Dolm zealots led by a Lawful 5th-level Sorcerer.


Spawn of Shub-Niggurath (AC 15, MV 90 [land] / 30 [fly] / 210 [swim], HD 4, Chaotic): a White fungoid with a suckered hide, 2 eyes, and a beaked mouth. Invisible.

Village of 204 Jale Men ruled by "the Rain of All Gifts," a Lawful 9th-level Fighter.


Village of 234 Purple Men ruled by "the Eater of Winter," a Neutral 5th-level Fighter.

A large space alien bomb stands upright in the plains, weathered to the point where it is merely the suggestion of a bomb: 1-6, inert; 7-9, still live, disturb it and it will explode (Save vs. Death if within 30' - save equals 2D10 damage, failure is death); 10, actually a space capsule - contains ancient body in space alien battle armor.


1 Dolm Pudding.

1 Dolm Worm.


Field of cactus, 2-8 x 100 ft wide/deep. Passing through requires Save vs. Paralysis to avoid 1-4 damage. Cactus are: 1-5 Benign and full of water; 6- Exceptionally refreshing (Heal 1D4 HP when fresh); 7- Hallucinogenic 2-200 Turns of raving madness; 8- Deadly Poison (Save vs. Poison).

The bodies of countless White Men spill out of a door set into the side of a mountain and completely fill the 10' wide shaft leading into the underground. Obscured by the bodies are ancient Snake Men runes describing 2-8 random sorcerous rituals.


Village of 166 White Men ruled by a Chaotic 4th-level Fighter.

Village of 247 Dolm Men ruled by a Neutral 10th-level Fighter.


Spawn of Shub-Niggurath (AC 18, MV 120, HD 3, Chaotic): a blue arachnoid with two red eyes and a toothed mouth. It currently entangled in a grappling hook and 100' of rope. An orange laser pistol can be found in its belly.

A large bird of prey stalks the players. After 1-3 hours it will turn and fly off into the distance. The bird does not attempt to hide its presence.


Strange ritual space made up of crucified Jale Man, small clay jars of water and dried herbs.

Village of 254 Brown Men ruled by a Neutral 3rd-level Sorcerer.


An Orange Man (AC 14, MV 160', HD 4, Chaotic) dressed in furs hunts a band of mutant men. He is armed with a whip and accompanied by 2-12 giant beasts and dinosaurs; these creatures are under his complete control.

1 Sabertooth Tiger (intelligent).


12 Mutant Iguanadon (AC 16, MV 150', HD 10, neutral). Feathered White hide. Immune to poison.

Village of 312 Dolm Men ruled by "the Grace of Autumn," a Chaotic 7th-level Fighter.


10 Mutant Iguanadon (AC 16, MV 150', HD 4, neutral). Suckered Purple hide. Shoots eggs from its butt. Immune to normal weapons.

Spawn of Shub-Niggurath (AC 17, MV 240 [swimming only], HD 2, Chaotic): a Bone hexapod with a smooth hide, 4 eyes, and a circular gaping maw. Immune to poison.


Spawn of Shub-Niggurath (AC 16, MV 90, HD 4, Chaotic): a Blue, Bone and Purple batrachian with a suckered hide, 1 eyes, and a circular gaping maw.

Castle of 56 Purple Men led by "the Overseer of All Gifts," a Chaotic 5th-level Sorcerer.


Spawn of Shub-Niggurath (AC 20, MV 120, HD 5, Neutral [unintelligent]): a Green, Purple, White and Blue plant with a scaled hide, 3 eyes, and a circular gaping maw. Immune to cold.

Spawn of Shub-Niggurath (AC 16, MV 240 [land] / 150 [fly], HD 10, Chaotic): a White amoeboid with a scaled hide, 6 eyes, and a beaked mouth.


What appears to be a simple rock is in fact The Starseed, a source of unlimited power. At any given time there are at least 1-6 high level sorcerers actively searching for the artifact.

1 Orange Mastodon. The beast may shoot acid from its trunk 3 times a day.


Village of 278 Yellow Men ruled by "the Evil Queen," a Chaotic 9-th Level Sorcerer.

3 Cthugah's Flame Creatures.


A humanoid robot (AC 16, MV 90', HD 4, Chaotic) guards the remains of a crashed alien spaceship. He is armed with a sword and a laser pistol. His 3 large eyes rotate about his head. He can not be surprised and will react with hostility to all who approach.

Village of 143 Ulfire Men ruled by a Neutral 11th-level Fighter.