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Dungeon Crawl Classics #30: Vault of the Dragon Kings – PDF


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An Adventure for 10th Level Characters

Remember the good old days, when adventures were underground, NPCs were there to be killed, and the finale of every dungeon was the dragon on the 20th level? Those days are back. Dungeon Crawl Classics don’t waste your time with long-winded speeches, weird campaign settings, or NPCs who aren’t meant to be killed. Each adventure is 100% good, solid dungeon crawl, with the monsters you know, the traps you fear, and the secret doors you know are there somewhere.

This special tournament module was used for the Second Annual Dungeon Crawl Classics Open Tournament at Gen Con Indy 2005. It includes the official tournament scoring system, pregenerated characters, and illustrated player handouts. In the lofty reaches of a distant mountain range lies an ancient vault shrouded in mystery. An evil dragon has penetrated the vault in order to bring about a new age of dragons — an age that has no place for the likes of man, dwarf or elf. Only the heroes can stop him!

If you enjoy this adventure, look for the rest of the Dungeon Crawl Classics series!


  • All-new front cover art by TSR legend Erol Otus — and all-new back cover art by TSR legend Jeff Dee!
  • A brutal dungeon that only the strongest will survive
  • Tournament results and recap, including PC death rates by level

Developer and Project Manager: Jason Little
Lead Writer: Jason Little
Additional Writing & Development: Chris Doyle, Joseph Goodman, Jeff McSpadden, Aeryn “Blackdirge” Rudel, Harley Stroh
Stat Blocks & Creature Development: Aeryn “Blackdirge” Rudel, Jason Little
Front Cover Artist: Erol Otus
Back Cover Artist: Jeff Dee
Proofreading and Editing: John Cooper
Publisher and Graphic Designer: Joseph Goodman
Gen Con Tournament Coordinator: Chris Doyle
Gen Con Tournament Judges: Chris Anderson, Chris Doyle, Dan Forest, Jason Goodwin, Ken Hart, Erica King, Jason Little, Ken McKutchen, Jeff “Iron DM” McSpadden, Adrian Pommier, Todd Rooks