Tyranny of Dragons Session 10 – City of Splendours

Tyranny of Dragons was the first full D&D 5e campaign I ran, starting back in 2015. Here’s the write up from the 10th session in which the party arrived in Waterdeep and took an impromptu trip into Undermountain. As with earlier sessions, my library of AD&D and 3rd edition Forgotten Realms boxed sets and supplements came in handyContinue reading “Tyranny of Dragons Session 10 – City of Splendours”

Scarlet Citadel Session 12 – The Light of Memoria

Here’s the write up for our twelfth Scarlet Citadel session, featuring Warlock Lair 50: The Light of Memoria by Victoria Jaczko. Hopefully these write ups will prove useful to others running the adventure.  You can read earlier posts here. This post contains spoilers for Scarlet Citadel. In this session, the characters returned to the mysterious arch in theContinue reading “Scarlet Citadel Session 12 – The Light of Memoria”

Wrath of the River King Session 9 – The Fey River Road

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 ninth write up which introduces a new PC, Bolval, dwarf cleric ofContinue reading “Wrath of the River King Session 9 – The Fey River Road”

Making the Most of Your TTRPG Collection

I love adding cool stuff from books I’ve bought and from blogs and online articles into my game. But when you buy as many D&D and TTRPG books and PDFs as I do, it can be hard to keep up with what you’ve got, let alone read, or make use of everything. Things like BundlesContinue reading “Making the Most of Your TTRPG Collection”

Scarlet Citadel Session 11 – The Great Frog Race

Here’s the write up for our eleventh Scarlet Citadel session. Hopefully these write ups will prove useful to others running the adventure.  You can read earlier posts here. This post contains spoilers for Scarlet Citadel. In this session, the characters were returning to Redtower to rest and recuperate, and in Torander’s case, to earn the 200 XP heContinue reading “Scarlet Citadel Session 11 – The Great Frog Race”

Empire of the Ghouls Session 28 – Into the Fuligin Realm

This weekend we played our Empire of the Ghouls campaign in person again, finishing Chapter 4: Catacombs of the Ghul King and entering the Underworld for the first time with the beginning of Chapter 5: Into the Fuligin Realm. Here’s the write up which contains spoilers for the campaign.  Read past episodes 29th Snowfall, 92 FY (contd.) WithContinue reading “Empire of the Ghouls Session 28 – Into the Fuligin Realm”

Scarlet Citadel Session 10 – The Time Construct

Here’s the write up for our tenth Scarlet Citadel session. Hopefully these write ups will prove useful to others running the adventure.  You can read earlier posts here. This post contains spoilers for Scarlet Citadel. We ended last session with the characters lurking in the chamber to the southeast of Cagoth-Ze’s study on Level 2 where the gnomeContinue reading “Scarlet Citadel Session 10 – The Time Construct”

Tyranny of Dragons Session 9 – The Long and Winding Road

Tyranny of Dragons was the first full D&D 5e campaign I ran, starting back in 2015. Here’s the write up from the ninth session in which the party’s caravan continued north along the Sword Coast passing through Daggerford en route to Waterdeep. As with the previous session, my library of AD&D Forgotten Realms boxed setsContinue reading “Tyranny of Dragons Session 9 – The Long and Winding Road”

Designing Monsters for Tome of Beasts III

Back in my post on My Year in TTRPG Gaming, I said I’d been working on some exciting stuff for Kobold Press which had yet to be announced. Well, the catoblepas is now out of the bag of tricks!  Since May last year I have been hard at work designing monsters for Tome of BeastsContinue reading “Designing Monsters for Tome of Beasts III”

Wrath of the River King Session 8 – Death of a God-King

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 eighth write up, in which Koh-Bar the self-styled God-King met hisContinue reading “Wrath of the River King Session 8 – Death of a God-King”