Where is Redtower?

The Scarlet Citadel is located not far from the small town of Redtower, which serves as a handy home base for the adventurers as they explore the deadly dungeon. But unlike the Scarlet Citadel itself, this settlement is not yet on the amazing online Midgard map. So where exactly is the village located? Redtower isContinue reading “Where is Redtower?”

Tyranny of Dragons Session 5 – Elturgard

Tyranny of Dragons was the first full D&D 5e campaign I ran, starting back in 2015. Here’s the write up from the fifth session. I always like to adapt published adventures to my group and to add in cool things I’ve found in other supplements. The harpy lair is from The Book of Lairs byContinue reading “Tyranny of Dragons Session 5 – Elturgard”

Getting Ready for Scarlet Citadel

I’m currently running two monthly campaigns: Empire of the Ghouls and Oracle of War, but have missed running a game for my Monday night group since finishing Starfinder a couple of years ago. This October, I’m going to be running Scarlet Citadel by Steve Winter, Kobold Press’ deadly “Dungeon of Secrets” for 5e, online toContinue reading “Getting Ready for Scarlet Citadel”

Empire of the Ghouls Session 24 – Battle at the Standing Stones

In our 24th session, we continued with Chapter 4: Catacombs of the Ghul King as the characters finished their journey on the Shadow Roads and arrived in Siwal in the Southlands. Hopefully, I’ll have a copy of the Southlands Worldbook in time for the next session and can use Tommi Salama’s excellent map of Siwal in the game.Continue reading “Empire of the Ghouls Session 24 – Battle at the Standing Stones”

Icons of Parsantium: The Caliph

The Caliph is the fourth of fifteen icons I created for my 13th Age Parsantium campaign. These movers and shakers should also prove useful for GMs running Parsantium games using the 13th Age icon relationship rules with other incarnations of the world’s bestselling fantasy RPG – or indeed anyone using the setting. The Caliph The GreatContinue reading “Icons of Parsantium: The Caliph”

Wrath of the River King Session 4 – An Eladrin Picnic

Wrath of the River King was the first 4th Edition Open Design project from Kobold Press and is set mostly in the Summer Lands, Midgard’s version of the Feywild. I ran this adventure in 2009, starting it in the Feyshore Forest near Parsantium.  Here’s the fourth write up, featuring Lady Sorreminx who also appears in CourtsContinue reading “Wrath of the River King Session 4 – An Eladrin Picnic”

Tyranny of Dragons Session 4 – The Hungry Roper

Tyranny of Dragons was the first full D&D 5e campaign I ran, starting back in 2015. Here’s the write up from the fourth session. Begin here with Session 1 – Greenest in Flames. 14th Mirtul, 1490 DR The party are joined by Gwastdyn who has arrived from Greenest. Leaving Turin to keep watch over theContinue reading “Tyranny of Dragons Session 4 – The Hungry Roper”

Icons of Parsantium: Witch of Flotsam

The Witch of Flotsam is the third of fifteen icons I created for my 13th Age Parsantium campaign. These movers and shakers should also prove useful for GMs running Parsantium games using the 13th Age icon relationship rules with other incarnations of the world’s bestselling fantasy RPG – or indeed anyone using the setting. This iconContinue reading “Icons of Parsantium: Witch of Flotsam”

Wondrous Locales of the Southlands

I’m very happy to see that Warlock 27: Southlands has been released to Kobold Press Patreon supporters and is now available to buy on the Kobold Press site. I’ve been writing for Warlock, Kobold Press’ darkly fantastical 5th edition zine-like booklets since the first one and jumped at the chance to contribute to the SouthlandsContinue reading “Wondrous Locales of the Southlands”

Wrath of the River King Session 3 – Into the Summer Lands

Wrath of the River King was the first 4th Edition Open Design project from Kobold Press and is set mostly in the Summer Lands, Midgard’s version of the Feywild. I ran this adventure in 2009, starting it in the Feyshore Forest near Parsantium. Here’s the third write up. You can read past episodes here. Confronted byContinue reading “Wrath of the River King Session 3 – Into the Summer Lands”