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.


Spawn of Shub-Niggurath (AC 18, MV 90' / 120' [swimming], HD 3, Neutral [intelligent]): an orange anthropoid with scaly skin, two yellow eyes, and a toothed mouth. One of its arms is an oversized claw. In its other hand it carries a green mace.

A young White Man child weeps alone. He has no possessions save his clothes, and is hungry.


A massive snake shaped citadel coils around the peaks of a craggy mountain. Within 22 Bone Man are led by a Chaotic 16th-level Sorcerer. He is planning the total conquest of Carcosa.

A foreboding grey castle sits empty save for its custodian, an Orange Woman 18th-level Sorcerer. The castle is circumscribed by a bottomless chasm. A single bridge leads to its imposing doors shaped in the visage of a skull. The sorcerer will not leave the castle, and is immortal and invulnerable while within its walls. She will aid all those who actively seek to defend Carcosa from the forces of Chaos.


Spawn of Shub-Niggurath (AC 12, MV 60, HD 2, Chaotic): a Dolm ophidioid with a furred hide, 4 eyes, and a toothed mouth. Immune to cold.

3-18 red orbs can be seen floating in the distance.


1 Unquiet Worm.

1 Sabertooth Tiger (intelligent).


Spawn of Shub-Niggurath (AC 12, MV 90, HD 2, Chaotic): a Purple arboreoid with a smooth hide, no eyes, and a toothed mouth. Immune to cold.

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.


Spawn of Shub-Niggurath (AC 12, MV 120 [land] / 210 [fly], HD 6, Neutral [unintelligent]): a Black insectoid with a suckered hide, 5 eyes, and multiple mouths. Immune to cold.

Village of 203 Red Men ruled by "the Pearl of Defence," a Neutral 6th-level Fighter.


A beautiful young woman, an astronaut from Earth, lays wounded in a recently crashed spacecraft. The ship is damaged beyond repair.

Village of 366 Blue Men ruled by a Lawful 5th-level Sorcerer.


Spawn of Shub-Niggurath (AC 16, MV 120, HD 2, Chaotic): a Blue, Purple, Dolm and Bone crustacean with a furred hide, multiple/insectile eyes, and a circular gaping maw. Immune to normal weapons.

Spawn of Shub-Niggurath (AC 17, MV 210 [swimming only], HD 7, Neutral [unintelligent]): a Purple plant with a smooth hide, 6 eyes, and no mouth.


4 Black Men camp along a dirt road. They are under the control of a mummy brain, which they are transporting to 1403.

Village of 211 Red Men ruled by "the Star of Summer," a Lawful 3rd-level Fighter.


10 Mutant Plateosaurus (AC 16, MV 80', HD 5, neutral). Scaled Red hide. Eyes glow brightly (Gaze causes confusion). Immune to heat/fire.

1 Dolm Pudding.


Mutant Plesiosaurus (AC 14, MV 150', HD 21, neutral). Suckered White hide. Poisoned tail spikes has the effect of green lotus powder. Surprised only on a 1.

3 Mutant Velociraptor (AC 14, MV 180', HD 3, neutral). Scaled Brown hide. Prehensile tongue (swallow attack), metal body.


Castle of 54 White Men led by "the Day's Advocate," a Neutral 4th-level Fighter.

Village of 382 Ulfire Men ruled by "the Constant Diadem," a Lawful 11th-level Fighter.


Village of 266 Red Men ruled by a Chaotic 7th-level Sorcerer.

Village of 156 Green Men ruled by "the Dragon," a 4th-level Sorcerer. The Sorcerer's research has left him disfigured: he has the scales and tail of a lizard, and is cold blooded.


3 Pterodactyls.

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).


Village of 223 Ulfire Men ruled by a Neutral 4th-level Fighter.

Village of 209 Brown Men ruled by "the Supreme Ravager upon the Brown Throne," a Neutral 3rd-level Sorcerer.


1 Tyrannosaurus Rex.

Village of 218 Bone Men ruled by a Neutral 8th-level Fighter.