Empire of the Ghouls Session 21 – The Blood Wedding

In our 21st session, we concluded Chapter 3: The Blood Marriage as the characters made their final assault on the Midnight Temple to stop the unholy union between Vardesain and Marena. Here’s the write up which contains spoilers for the campaign. 22nd Rimetrail, 92 FY (contd.) Inside the antechamber of the Midnight Temple, The Gears experiences a terrifying vision. TheContinue reading “Empire of the Ghouls Session 21 – The Blood Wedding”

House Hunter for D&D 5e

Many years ago, I ran The Vanishing Village by Marcus Rowland from Dungeon #19 for my wife Kate. Or rather, I attempted to run it. Her player character took one look at the suspiciously empty small village and decided to give it a wide berth. Every so often in the months (and years!) that followedContinue reading “House Hunter for D&D 5e”

Empire of the Ghouls Session 20 – The Cursed Multitude

In our 20th session, we continued with Chapter 3: The Blood Marriage as the characters made their way through the haunted forests of Nordheim to the Midnight Temple. Here’s the write up which contains spoilers for the campaign. 19th Rimetrail, 92 FY There’s drama in the characters’ camp just before dawn – the mysterious horse-shaped birthmark on Zygmunt’s arm startsContinue reading “Empire of the Ghouls Session 20 – The Cursed Multitude”

Empire of the Ghouls Session 19 – Flight of the Valkyries

In our 19th session, we continued with Chapter 3: The Blood Marriage as the characters raided a Ragnarok cultist camp travelled from Huldramose towards the ruins of Nordheim.Here’s the write up which contains spoilers for the campaign. 11th Rimetrail, 92 FY (contd.) The characters set off for the Ragnarok cultist camp accompanied by Hafridh Ironeyes and the Huldra. 12th Rimetrail BubblesContinue reading “Empire of the Ghouls Session 19 – Flight of the Valkyries”

Empire of the Ghouls Session 18 – The Memorial Feast of Randgrid Ironeyes

In our 18th session, we continued with Chapter 3: The Blood Marriage as the characters travelled through the Northlands from Reaver’s Cave to Huldramose. Here’s the write up which contains spoilers for the campaign. 30th Last Leaf, 92 FY (contd.) The characters try to surprise the cannibals outside Reaver’s Cave, but unfortunately The Gears’ attempts at stealth go awryContinue reading “Empire of the Ghouls Session 18 – The Memorial Feast of Randgrid Ironeyes”

Empire of the Ghouls Session 17 – Reaver’s Cave

In our 17th session, we continued with Chapter 3: The Blood Marriage as the characters sailed across the Nieder Straits to Reaver’s Cave. Here’s the write up which contains spoilers for the campaign. 26th Last Leaf, 92 FY  The characters purchase cold weather clothing for their trip to the Northlands. Just before they board the Osprey, Bubbles buys some foodContinue reading “Empire of the Ghouls Session 17 – Reaver’s Cave”

Empire of the Ghouls Session 16 – The Wrath of Baba Yaga

In our 16th session, the party had to deal with the consequences of removing a gnome’s mushroom hat, and used the power of the Holy Robes of Sister Adelind for the first time. Here’s the write up which contains spoilers for the campaign.  Harvest Dances, 92 FY The characters get ready for the return journey from Orzelbirg to Jozht.Continue reading “Empire of the Ghouls Session 16 – The Wrath of Baba Yaga”

Empire of the Ghouls Session 15 – Zygmunt’s Revenge

In our 15th session, the characters recovered the Holy Robes of Sister Adelind from Castle Orzelbirg and Zygmunt got his revenge on General Frazko Grimslade, the Ghost Knight who killed his beloved. Here’s the write up which contains spoilers for the campaign.  30th Redleaf, 92 FY (contd.) The characters go upstairs to the 3rd floor of Castle Orzelbirg’s roundContinue reading “Empire of the Ghouls Session 15 – Zygmunt’s Revenge”

Empire of the Ghouls Session 14 – Castle Orzelbirg

In our 14th session, the characters reached Castle Orzelbirg where they need to rescue captured Spear Maidens of Hope and recover the Holy Robes of Sister Adelind. 29th Redleaf, 92 FY The characters and the two Spear Maidens head for Orzelbirg. Late in the day they run into a Ghost Knight patrol. They make short workContinue reading “Empire of the Ghouls Session 14 – Castle Orzelbirg”

Empire of the Ghouls Session 13 – The Spear Maidens of Hope

In our 13th session, the PCs reached the ruins of Yarosbirg. 22nd Redleaf, 92 FY (contd.) The characters try to keep a low profile as they cross Varshava, City of Horses, to the Black Stallion Inn recommended by local boy Zygmunt. As they pass the construction site for the new temple of Marena, Zygmunt drawsContinue reading “Empire of the Ghouls Session 13 – The Spear Maidens of Hope”