Publication:The Land Beyond the Magic Mirror

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[  The Land Beyond the Magic Mirror]
Magic Mirror dnd mirror.jpg
System: Dungeons and Dragons 1e
Levels: 9 – 1283 
Author: Gary Gygax 
Publisher: TSR 
Publication Date: 1983 
Format: Paperback 
Page Count: 32
Product Blurb
Your adventures have taken you to strange places before, but in the eyes of your experienced party, few of these places are as unusual as the bizarre Land Beyond the Magic Mirror. Here the delightful and the light-hearted often hide great challenges and dangers; here you will journey through a landscape unique among fantasy role-playing scenarios.

This adventure was first conceived by E. Gary Gygax as part of the Greyhawk Castle dungeon complex and has been the source of challenge and fun for many skilled players of the Advanced Dungeons & Dragons game. It is finally available to all players and can be added to your existing campaign with ease.

This text is quoted from promotion material. Text and images are copyrighted by the original publisher.

Plot Summary[edit]

In this module, the player characters plummet into a strange partial plane. They meet the Jabberwock, the Bandersnatch, and the Walrus and the Carpenter, and become involved in a giant game of chess.

Publication History[edit]

This module, like its companion Dungeonland, is a close adaptation of a work of fiction by Lewis Carroll, in this case Through the Looking-Glass. The module was written by Gary Gygax and illustrated by Jim Holloway. It was published in 1983 as a 32-page booklet with an outer folder. Gygax adapted the module from his own D&D campaign.[citation needed]

To maintain the element of surprise, the module advises dungeon masters to keep the players in the dark about what is happening as long as possible, although well-read players will eventually recognize the literary source of the encounters.

In keeping with its sense of oddity and surprise, the cover of this module depicts a scene from its companion adventure EX1 Dungeonland (a battle with a hangman tree). Similarly, the cover image of EX1 Dungeonland shows an encounter from this module (the attack of the roc raven).

Dungeonland and The Land Beyond the Magic Mirror were designed as extensions of existing 9th-12th level dungeons.

Template:Publication Breadcrumb/1e Adventures

AuthorGary Gygax +
Maximum Level1,283 +
Media TypePaperback +
Minimum Level9 +
Module CodeEX2 +
Page Count32 +
Publication Date1983 +
PublisherTSR +
SystemDungeons and Dragons 1e +
TitleThe Land Beyond the Magic Mirror +