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After your “Escape from Zanzer’s Dungeon”, you entered the nearby village and told the tale at the tavern. Unexpectedly, you were seized by guards and taken before the magistrate.

Without Zanzer’s protection the woodland bandits could move in and take whatever they wanted. The villagers forced you to seek out a magical stone capable of summoning a celestial guardian to protect the town.

The Guardian Stone is located in the abandoned dwarven fortress “Stonefast” beneath Zanzer’s Dungeon, which is rumored to be inhabited by a young white dragon.

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Previous Adventure

Map Version: 1.3.1

Minecraft Version: 1.8

What to Expect When You’re Exploring

  • Estimated Play Time: Between 1.5-2.5 hours.
  • Lore Heavy: Being literate helps (not just able to read, but willing). You must read the lore books for vital clues. However, an in-game walkthrough is provided in case you get stuck.
  • Non-Linear: Though reviewers everywhere are giving high praise to games for their linearity, Stonefast dares to require the player to make choices about where to go.
  • Resource Pack: One is included, but not required. It mostly provides a title screen and converts gold ingots and nuggets to gold pieces.
  • Difficulty: Easy by default, but you may adjust it if you like. Anything but peaceful.
  • Keep Inventory: ON, due to a number of key items you cannot afford to lose.
  • Key Items: Items important to completing the adventure are indicated by accompanying XP bottles. You can leave behind the written books, but other items (including normal books) should be held on to.
  • Game Mode: Adventure: You cannot place crafted torches, cakes, or any other blocks except where you are supposed to. Special torches have been provided, but night vision potions are recommended. Stay in adventure mode to ensure that command blocks detect players properly.

Advice and Final Statements
Take it slow and take note of the little details.

If you make a video of your gameplay, would you kindly send it my way.

The map set in the world of my Pathfinder campaign:

Based on a dungeon map included following the classic D&D adventure "Escape from Zanzer's Dungeon" included in The Classic Dungeons and Dragons boxed set (published by TSR in 1994).

1.3.1 Update:

  • Bugfix: Able to complete Vilhan's Hall quest.

1.3 Update:

  • Various technical tweaks and some changes to text.
  • Able to infuse dormant redstone blocks with power.
  • What is a CNIYKIYITWMESUFI anyway? Find out at the end.

1.2 Update:

  • More clear directions.
  • Mechanical improvements.

1.1 Update:

  • Map ends as intended when the beacon is placed.
  • Minor text and mechanics alterations.
  • Town map added.
  • Possible ways to get stuck mitigated.

Map Details

Creator: Axcalibar
(23 votes)
Version: 1.3.1
MC Version: 1.8
Size: 18 MB
Added: 2014-09-28
Downloads: 51,911
Category: Adventure Maps


+1 Derpus I had a lot of fun with this one, I just had some trouble finding what to do next, so I had to keep going to the walkthrough. Could use more dialogue to explain where to go, but outside of that a very fun adventure.

2015-11-29 00:02

+1 Axcalibar Just a note that this map is also not forward compatible. I have tried it in 15w39c and it breaks the redstone (among other things) in some pretty fundamental ways. Please continue to use Minecraft 1.8.x. No, I will not update it to 1.9 even when it has an official release.

2015-09-25 23:52

+1 88user this map is AWESOME !
this map is COOL !
this map is BEAUTIFUL !
this map is MYSTERIOUS !
by the way... I LIKE IT!

2015-08-13 09:44

+2 Person Hey, I just found the secret underground city. What exactly are we supposed to do there? The only significant structures are a palace in the corner which leads to an empty throneroom and three towers. I have no idea what to look for or why they're there. I assume that it was where all the monsters who took over Stonefast are from.

2015-08-05 21:59

+2 GamaCookie_ i like this map it was awesome

2015-07-30 22:05

+1 Axcalibar I would've liked to include "Invisiclues" for this map... less spoilery than the walkthrough. So here's an idea: I'll ROT13 some tips, then you can decode only the ones you need at

How do I light the lamps in the training center?
> Gnxr nabgure ybbx nobir gur argurenpx.
> Va nqiragher zbqr, lbh pna'g hfr vgrzf, ohg n qvfcrafre pna
> Chg n sver punetr va rnpu qvfcrafre, cerff gur ohggba ba gung fvqr bs gur ebbz gb npgvingr
> Ybfg n sverpunetr? Gurer ner zber va gur jnerubhfr.
> be lbh pna chg gur syvag'a'fgrry sebz gur fnhan va gur qvfcrafre vafgrnq

Thanks everyone for your interest in this map.

2015-07-16 14:56

+2 CookieNinja101 So far the map is awesome, however, where is the vault?

2015-06-09 22:54

+3 Daxter_Flamehand This map was awesome. XD

The references were great, and I especially liked what you did with the dragon battle.

2015-06-05 17:16

+2 levi this map is great i would hightly recommend it

2015-04-21 23:04

+2 Stardust242 I really enjoyed this map it was preety cool. Nice job :)

2015-03-23 19:15

+2 Axcalibar Quoting Daniel:
I didn't get the crown after completing both quests. What's wrong?

I've submitted a fixed version. Sorry for the inconvenience.

2015-02-09 21:22

0 Daniel I didn't get the crown after completing both quests. What's wrong?

2015-02-08 03:36

+2 Axcalibar Quoting Siren Aspen:
We are currently stuck on Vilhem's Crafting quest, it says we don't have the required tears of appreciation even though we have 6. What should we do?

1) Make sure you are in adventure mode!
2) Place the tears in the chest in the center of town. It shouldn't matter, but for the sake of argument, put only four tears in the first slot.
3) Step on the pressure plate in front of the chest.

2015-01-09 21:21

-1 Siren Aspen We are currently stuck on Vilhem's Crafting quest, it says we don't have the required tears of appreciation even though we have 6. What should we do?

2015-01-02 06:48

+4 Gypsophilia This map was incredible!

2014-12-30 20:38

+1 Laseredface Translated Message in the background to english:
kamro awaits the iron cake is a lie. I wonder if anyone will bother to read this. if you can read this send me a message.

2014-12-22 18:12

+2 Axcalibar Quoting Fredrik:
How do you beat the dragon?

Everything is explained in the walkthru, but nevertheless:

1) You need the "Heart Shatter" pick which is located in the ruined building in the caverns.
2) When you confront the dragon, quickly kill the Frost Wight's, then switch to the pick.
3) When the dragon raises up to breathe ice, notice how its neck changes... hack away at the bottom block to reveal its "heart" (redstone).
4) Continue swinging at the heart with the pick. When it breaks, get out of they way or Kamro will collapse on you.

2014-12-01 18:26

+1 SuperAlex11 By far the best Adventure map I've ever played.

2014-11-22 23:40

0 Fredrik How do you beat the dragon?

2014-11-22 18:14

+7 kolonelnick i just uploaded part 1 of my let's play of this map

2014-11-16 17:59

+2 LGC Nice map, got stuck in the second episode though :/. But I think I found the way back now!

2014-10-31 19:30

+3 CCcoolgirl amazing map

2014-10-29 19:58

+1 Legendair968 Just posted the first episode of it on my channel, and so far I'm loving it! Great Map!

2014-10-28 04:33

+5 Conejito_Solo A joy to play was a great bit of fun.

2014-10-26 01:15

+9 sonicfan0001 I've just gotten done with your map! And man, Zanzer Tem was good, but this was 5 times better! Great puzzles, great D & D feeling, and the dragon was really cool, too! It was a bit complicated, but then again, D & D is, too. :P Overall, really fun. I sadly did no manage to get a recording of it, though.

2014-10-19 00:02

-1 Luva I cant figure out why the texture pack isnt working... i dragged it into my resource pack folder ( the 2nd zipped folder )

2014-10-18 20:50

+3 TheDonDon I recently did a walkthrough of the map and people let me tell you, it was a joy to play. Aside from like 1 or 2 small bugs(which have most likely been patched) the map was put together perfectly.

There are even walkthrough books readily available to anyone who gets lost which is a nice touch because I am really bad with direction!

Anyways here's part 1 of my walkthrough if anybody is interested:

Great map Axecalibar, it was a ton of fun!

2014-10-17 13:12

+1 Moodle "I used to have Stockholm Syndrome… now I have nothing!"

I loved this map before I even went into the dungeon :D

2014-10-13 16:35

+2 kolonelnick Quoting Axcalibar:
Playing Zanzer Tem's Dungeon before this map is not required -- I summarize the events at the beginning of this one -- though it would be a nice gesture and certainly more immersive. ZTD takes 30-45 minutes (1.7.10).

alright i will make sure to play it then. i will also make a playthrough for it on my youtube channel

2014-10-07 19:33

0 Axcalibar Quoting kolonelnick:
is it recommended for the storyline to play the pre-quel first?

Playing Zanzer Tem's Dungeon before this map is not required -- I summarize the events at the beginning of this one -- though it would be a nice gesture and certainly more immersive. ZTD takes 30-45 minutes (1.7.10).

2014-10-07 13:24


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