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Against the Giants: The Liberation of Geoff is a 96-page sourcebook for Advanced Dungeons & Dragons 2nd edition released in August 1999.

Official synopsis[]

A ravaged land. . . . Villains that really are larger than life. . . . A time for heroes. . . .

A decade ago, the land of Geoff was overrun by a horde of giants, ogres, and evil humanoids, its people either slain, enslaved, or driven into exile. Now at last the tide has turned.

Against the Giants features: The full text of three classic adventures by Gary Gygax:

  • G1: Steading of the Hill Giant Chief
  • G2: The Glacial Rift of the Frost Giant Jarl
  • G3: Hall of the Fire Giant King
  • Details on 18 new encounter sites in the war-torn land of Geoff, linked together to form a grand campaign.
  • Dozens of hours of gameplay as the heroes struggle to free and entire country from the grasp of giant overlords.

An epic adventure for characters of all levels.

Content[]

Development and release[]

Development[]

The book was written by Gary Gygax and Sean K. Reynolds. Art was provided by Gerald Brom, Jeff Dee, Dave LaForce and Erol Otus.

Release[]

Against the Giants: The Liberation of Geoff was released by Wizards of the Coast in August 1999 for $[missing data] US or $[missing data] Canadian.

On August 08, 2017, it was re-released in digital format. It is currently available on DriveThruRPG and Dungeon Masters Guild for $4.99.

Reception and influence[]

Critical reception[]

As of 2023, Against the Giants: The Liberation of Geoff reached the rank of Gold seller on DriveThruRPG.

Influence on other works[]

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Advanced Dungeons & Dragons 2nd edition
Core rules
Player's HandbookDungeon Master Guide
Monstrous Compendium Volume OneMonstrous Compendium Volume TwoMonstrous Manual
First QuestIntroduction to Advanced Dungeons & Dragons GameThe Complete Starter SetDungeons & Dragons Adventure Game
Optional core rules
Player's Option: Combat & TacticsPlayer's Option: Skills & PowersPlayer's Option: Spells & Magic
Dungeon Master Option: High-Level CampaignsCampaign Option: Council of Wyrms
Supplement lines
Player's Handbook Rules SupplementDungeon Master's Guide Rules Supplement
Monstrous Compendium AppendixMonstrous Compendium Annual
Encyclopedia MagicaHistorical ReferenceThe Magic EncyclopediaMonstrous ArcanaPriest's Spell CompendiumWizard's Spell Compendium
Other supplements
Bastion of FaithBook of ArtifactsCastle SitesChronomancerCity SitesCollege of WizardryCountry SitesDen of ThievesDungeon Builder's GuidebookGuide to HellLegends & LoreRogues' GalleryShamanTome of MagicThe Vortex of Madness and Other Planar PerilsWarriors of HeavenWorld Builder's Guidebook
Adventures
The Apocalypse StoneAxe of the Dwarvish LordsCleric's Challenge (II) • The Dancing Hut of Baba YagaDestiny of KingsDie Vecna Die!Dragon MountainDungeons of DespairFighter's Challenge (II) • The Gates of Firestorm PeakA Hero's TaleLabyrinth of MadnessThe Lost Shrine of BundushaturMoonlight MadnessThe Murky DeepNight Below: An Underdark CampaignA Paladin in HellReturn to the Tomb of HorrorsReverse DungeonRoad to DangerThe Rod of Seven PartsThe Shattered CircleThe Silver KeySwamplightTale of the CometTales of EnchantmentTemple, Tower, & TombThief's Challenge (II) • TSR Jam 1999Wizard's Challenge (II)
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