Best published adventures

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So... I have a LOT of Dungeon material to read and I was wondering myself, 'why I don't ask the others DM which is the best material published?' And after that 'Why limit my question to Dungeon material?'

Then here you are... I'm running an Eberron campaign but you don't limit your answers because of that. I prefer 4e material but if a 3.5 adventure is reallly really good I can convert it to 4e (actually I'm running Eyes of the Lich Queen)

I'm waiting your answers. Thank you.
What level are you currently playing? That will help narrow it down a bunch.
Here are the PHB essentia, in my opinion:
  • Three Basic Rules (p 11)
  • Power Types and Usage (p 54)
  • Skills (p178-179)
  • Feats (p 192)
  • Rest and Recovery (p 263)
  • All of Chapter 9 [Combat] (p 264-295)
A player needs to read the sections for building his or her character -- race, class, powers, feats, equipment, etc. But those are PC-specific. The above list is for everyone, regardless of the race or class or build or concept they are playing.
So... I have a LOT of Dungeon material to read and I was wondering myself, 'why I don't ask the others DM which is the best material published?' And after that 'Why limit my question to Dungeon material?' Then here you are... I'm running an Eberron campaign but you don't limit your answers because of that. I prefer 4e material but if a 3.5 adventure is reallly really good I can convert it to 4e (actually I'm running Eyes of the Lich Queen) I'm waiting your answers. Thank you.




I only really liked two of the official published adventures: 

Tomb of Horrors 4E
P2 Demon Queen's Enclave

 
Just wrapped up The King of Trollhaunt Warrens. I don't have much basis for comparison, but I thought it was pretty good. There are lots of ways to customize it.

[N]o difference is less easily overcome than the difference of opinion about semi-abstract questions. - L. Tolstoy

I honestly love Dungeon Delve.  For when I want some help on inspiration and story framework, or need something quick for a game, I love how Dungeon Delve gives you the basics, and then you can prep or improvise as much or as little as you like from there.

Often, I don't want or need - or simply don't have the time to go through - a fully fleshed out 20+ page adventure.  Dungeon Delve offers tons of options and variety at every level. 

I've created and expanded into entire adventures and campaign arcs just with some Dungeon Delve adventure seeds and NPCs.
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I honestly love Dungeon Delve.  For when I want some help on inspiration and story framework, or need something quick for a game, I love how Dungeon Delve gives you the basics, and then you can prep or improvise as much or as little as you like from there.

Often, I don't want or need - or simply don't have the time to go through - a fully fleshed out 20+ page adventure.  Dungeon Delve offers tons of options and variety at every level. 

I've created and expanded into entire adventures and campaign arcs just with some Dungeon Delve adventure seeds and NPCs.

Yes, Dungeon Delve is good. I kicked of King of Trollhaunt Warrens with Delve 11 and the throwaway NPC mentioned there has become an iconic figure in our game.

[N]o difference is less easily overcome than the difference of opinion about semi-abstract questions. - L. Tolstoy

What level are you currently playing? That will help narrow it down a bunch.





Now I'm running Eyes of the Lich Queen for a lvl 6 group. In one hand is good to have material of my group level (is automatic to run it) but in the other hand I want to copy ideas of any material no matter what level is my group.

Thank you for your answers and.keep participating maybe this tread would be a 'bibliography database' for all the masters ;)
So... I have a LOT of Dungeon material to read and I was wondering myself, 'why I don't ask the others DM which is the best material published?' And after that 'Why limit my question to Dungeon material?' Then here you are... I'm running an Eberron campaign but you don't limit your answers because of that. I prefer 4e material but if a 3.5 adventure is reallly really good I can convert it to 4e (actually I'm running Eyes of the Lich Queen) I'm waiting your answers. Thank you.




I only really liked two of the official published adventures: 

Tomb of Horrors 4E
P2 Demon Queen's Enclave

 





Then you can recommend me "non official" material
Although this is only sorted by level, here is my current collection of 4e adventures in pdf and print.
Adventures

01-A Curse at the Old Inn
01-Bitter Harvest
01-Black Knight of Arabel
01-Bloodsand Arena
01-Charnel Pit
01-Coppernight Hold
01-Coppernights Salvation
01-Cross-City Race
01-Dark Legacy of Evard
01-Dragoras Dungeon
01-Encounter at Fairvale
01-Escape from Sembia
01-Forges of the Mountain King
01-Ghost Tower of the Witchlight Fens (solo)
01-Glory and Blood-Dark Sun Arenas
01-Graveyard of Col Fen
01-Heirloom
01-Into the Shadowhaunt
01-Isle of the Sea Drake
01-Keep on the Shadowfell
01-Living Death of an Eclipse
01-Logging in the Twin Valley
01-Many Hands Make Light Work
01-March of the Phantom Brigade
01-Mists of Madness
01-Monsons Manor
01-Prospect
01-Raiders of Los Arch
01-Raiders of Oakhurst-Reloaded
01-Rescue at Rivenroar
01-Scalegloom Hall
01-Scourge of the Rat-Men
01-Second Son
01-Sellswords of Punjar
01-Swords Against Shaligon
01-Tanzas Fall
01-Temple of Outsiders
01-The Barrow Grounds
01-The Cult of Bane
01-The Heart of Erenland
01-The Home for Wayward Minions
01-The Key of the Fey
01-The Scouring of Gate Pass
01-The Slaying Stone
01-The Town That Time Forgot
01-The Warbringers Son
01-There Are No Spoons
01-Trouble at Mountain Pass
01-Undermountain
01-Vault of Darom Madar
01-What's Mine's Yours
02-Bane of the Warlock
02-Broken Tower
02-Den of Dreus
02-Dungeon of the Ghost Tower
02-Flying High
02-Hunting Party
02-Khybers Harvest
02-Kill the Messengers
02-Marauders of the Dune Sea
02-Menace of the Icy Spire
02-Perilous Secrets of Wilford Manor
02-Raid on Loudwater
02-Reavers of Harkenwold
02-Roadside Keep
02-Scepter Tower of Spellgard
02-Secret of the Stone Abbey
02-Seekers of the Ashen Crown
02-Sunderpeak Temple
02-Temple of the Stone
02-Treasure of Talon Pass
02-Wraithwood Cavern
02-Zombies Ate My Baby
03-Bed & Bread Inn
03-Bordrins Watch
03-Cesspools of Arnac
03-Death In the Skyfire Wastes
03-Orc Stronghold
03-Remains of the Empire
03-Sandstone Catacombs
03-Storm-Tower
03-Sunken Tower of the Marsh Mystic
03-Tariff of Relkingham
03-The Throne of God
03-The Wild Hills
04-Cairn of the Winter King
04-Curse of the Kingspire
04-Dorvaire Caves
04-Nightmares Unleashed
04-Raiders Hideout
04-Scions of Punjar
04-Shadow Rift of Umbraforge
04-Stormcrow Tor
04-The Crossing
04-The Forgotten Portal
04-The Lost Cistern of Aravek
04-Three Days Until Dawn
04-Through a Glass Darkly
04-Thunderspire Labyrinth
04-Wrath of the River-King
04-Wyvern Mountain
05-Bark at the Moon
05-Biohazard
05-Codex of the Damned
05-Hanging Tree
05-Heathen
05-Hidden Destinies
05-Journey Through the Silver Caves
05-Orcs of Stonefang Pass
05-Return to the Moathouse
05-Revenge of the Marauders
05-Sea Demon Shrine
05-The Diamond Eye of Korr
05-The Mansion on Misty Moor
05-Tomb of the Tiefling Empress
05-Wandering Wineskin Inn
05-When Madness Seeps Through
05-Within Deaths Gaze
05-Wyrmslayer
06-A Passage Into Mystery
06-Beneath the Lonely Tower
06-Dancing Bridge
06-Hearts of Chaos
06-Lord of the White Field
06-Lost Mines of Karak
06-Temple of the Zealots
06-Toll Station
06-Tyrants Oath
06-Woods of Woe
07-Battlefield Downs
07-Catacombs of Koptila
07-Citadel of the Corruptor
07-Curse of the Night-Blood Orcs
07-Den of the Destroyer
07-Garden of Dread
07-Gold for Blood
07-Haruucs Tomb
07-Heart of the Forbidden Forge
07-Into the Undermaze
07-Mind & Iron
07-Oasis of the Golden Peacock
07-Pyramid of Shadows
07-Shadows of Mirahan
07-Thrones of Punjar
07-Treed
08-Bronzeknuckle Brothers
08-Halls of the Mountain-King
08-Last Breaths of Ashenport
08-Massacre at Fort Dolor
08-Poisoned Shadows
08-Poisoned Shadows-Return
08-Runecutters Ruin
08-Sleeper in the Tomb of Dreams
09-Circus of the Stars
09-Deceitful Descent
09-Force of Nature
09-Oracle of Orcas
09-Temple Between
09-The Golden Hand
09-The Swamp of Timbermoor
09-Tomb of Horrors
09-Wold Runners
10-Fear the Night
10-Fist of Mourning
10-Hall of the Snake God
10-House of Pain
10-Legacy of Baelard
10-Mark of Hubris
10-Shrine of the Fallen Lama
10-Tear of Ioun
10-Touch of Madness
11-18-The Scourge of Icewind
11-Beyond the Mottled Tower
11-Beyond the Trollhaunt
11-Claws of Tyranny
11-Crown of the Troll King
11-Depths of Madness
11-House of Hubris
11-King of the Trollhaunt Warrens
11-Last Will and Testament
11-One Dark Night in Weeping Briar
11-Ruins of Starmantle
11-The Longest Night
11-Tomb of Horrors-4e
11-Treasure Thieves
12-Bloodtower on the Moorland
12-Courts of the Shadow Fey
12-Dark Heart of Mithendrin
12-Emerald Dawn
12-Haunting of Kincep Mansion
12-Haven of the Bitter Glass
12-Hells Bonds
12-Kill or Be Killed-1
12-Quick and the Dead
12-Revenge of the Giants
12-The Iron Mountains
12-Whispering Glade
12-Worse Than Death
13-Brink of Madness
13-Clash of Steel
13-Deadly Blue Yonder
13-Depths of Avarice
13-Monument of the Ancients
13-Planar Bandits
13-Web of Chains
14-Alliance at Nefelus
14-Demon Queens Enclave
14-Hall of Echoing Screams
15-Caves of Menace
15-Maze of Shattered Souls
15-Sea Reavers of the Shrouded Crags
15-Sunderheart-Funeral City
15-Throne of the Stone-Skinned King
16-Devilmire Mountain
16-Eye of Flame
16-Faarlungs Algorithm
16-Revenge of the Iron Lich
16-The Spiral Gate
17-Assault on Nightwyrm Fortress
17-Caverns of Demise
17-City of Aboleths
17-Garaithas Anvil
17-Hunting Deathcloud
17-Mausoleum of Ssra-Tauroch
17-The Devils Due
18-Summers End
19-Kravenghast Necropolis
19-Temple of the Four Winds
19-Tyranny of Souls
20-Cold Hands of Chaos
21-Bahamuts Shame
21-Betrayal at Monadhan
21-Blades-Goblin Encounter
21-Deaths Reach
21-Winter of the Witch
21-Ziggurat Beyond Time
22-Child of the Dawn
22-Smoldering Flames of War
23-Lichs Last Stand
23-Tower of Zoramadria
24-Ghoulish Designs
24-Kingdom of the Ghouls
25-Fane of Orcus
25-Mouth of Demogorgon
25-Temple of Doresain
25-Temple of Primordial Fire
25-Tomb of the Sand Kings Daughter
26-Astral Corpse
26-Shadowfell Schism
27-Prince of Undeath
27-Storming the Clouds
28-Hungering Temple
29-Silence of Evil
30-Deific Heart of Magma


Quite a few of them are from Dungeon Magazine.
Here are the PHB essentia, in my opinion:
  • Three Basic Rules (p 11)
  • Power Types and Usage (p 54)
  • Skills (p178-179)
  • Feats (p 192)
  • Rest and Recovery (p 263)
  • All of Chapter 9 [Combat] (p 264-295)
A player needs to read the sections for building his or her character -- race, class, powers, feats, equipment, etc. But those are PC-specific. The above list is for everyone, regardless of the race or class or build or concept they are playing.
Dead by Dawn (Dungeon 176)

will edit with more when I've got some time, just throwing it out there while I remember

edit:

I like Dead by Dawn because it does a great job of integrating a skill challenge with a combat, in a wave structure that makes it easy to adjust the difficulty on the fly, and also does a great job of really getting through the idea that PCs are not immortal, there are ways in which they can die; without ever actually putting them at a dangerous risk of killing them by accident.
The difference between madness and genius is determined only by degrees of success.
Courts of the Shadow Fey from Open Design is a pretty cool paragon tier adventure