Castle Amber
Code X3
Rules Required D&D Expert Set
Character Levels 5-7
Campaign Setting Mystara
Authors Douglas Niles
First Published 1983

Curse of Xanathon is a Dungeons & Dragons module, coded X3, designed by Douglas Niles for use with the Expert D&D set.

Lawrence Schick, in his sourcebook of roleplaying games, Heroic Worlds, describes it as a town adventure in which the players are tasked with solving a mystery in order to remove a curse[1].

The module received 7 out of 10 in a review in Issue 48 of White Dwarf magazine. It was not deemed as good as the current releases for Advanced Dungeons & Dragons at the time, but better than the preceding Castle Amber (Dungeons & Dragons).[2]


  1. Schick, Lawrence (1991). Heroic Worlds. Buffalo, NY: Prometheus Books. pp. 148. ISBN 0879756535. 
  2. Bambra, Jim (December 1983). "Open Box: Dungeon Modules" (review). White Dwarf (Games Workshop) (Issue 48): 10. ISSN 0265-8712. 
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