My copy of the 5e conversion of the Isle of Dread has finally arrived and I’ve got a lot of reading ahead of me. These Goodman Games conversions involve a chunk of reprinting, but also a big chunk of conversion – and in this case that appears to include a lot of work to make the whole Isle more 5e-friendly (adding appropriate tables of trinkets and treasures, all the dinosaur conversions, etc) as well as general expansion of the material at hand (weather tables, more detailed lairs, shrines, and more stuff deep under taboo island).
The 5e conversion / expansion is downright impressive.
I keep two copies of Isle of Dread in my camping gear (one orange, one blue), along with some Carcosa supplements. I am slowly populating the hexes of the Isle of Dread with bits and bobs of Carcosa – and have replaced all the native tribes and…
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