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”

Van Richten’s Guide to Empire of the Ghouls Part Six

This is the sixth and final article in a series of blog posts offering ideas on how a DM running Empire of the Ghouls (or another Midgard campaign) can steal things from Van Richten’s Guide to Ravenloft to enhance their game by adding an extra touch of horror. Read Part 1: Character Options, Part 2:Continue reading “Van Richten’s Guide to Empire of the Ghouls Part Six”

Van Richten’s Guide to Empire of the Ghouls Part 5

This is the fifth in a series of blog posts offering ideas on how a DM running Empire of the Ghouls (or another Midgard campaign) can steal things from Van Richten’s Guide to Ravenloft to enhance their game by adding an extra touch of horror.  Read Part 1: Character Options, Part 2: Darklords and Domains,Continue reading “Van Richten’s Guide to Empire of the Ghouls Part 5”

Tyranny of Dragons Session 3 – Dragon Hatchery

Tyranny of Dragons was the first full D&D 5e campaign I ran, starting back in 2015. Here’s the write up from the third session. Begin here with Session 1 – Greenest in Flames. 13th Mirtul, 1490 DR Rosie wakes up in terrible pain after a night of disturbing dreams of torture. Someone – or somethingContinue reading “Tyranny of Dragons Session 3 – Dragon Hatchery”

Van Richten’s Guide to Empire of the Ghouls Part 4

This is the fourth in a series of blog posts offering ideas on how a DM running Empire of the Ghouls (or another Midgard campaign) can steal things from Van Richten’s Guide to Ravenloft to enhance their game by adding an extra touch of horror. Read Part 1: Character Options, Part 2: Darklords and Domains,Continue reading “Van Richten’s Guide to Empire of the Ghouls Part 4”

Van Richten’s Guide to Empire of the Ghouls Part 3

This is the third in a series of blog posts offering ideas on how a DM running Empire of the Ghouls (or another Midgard campaign) can steal things from Van Richten’s Guide to Ravenloft to enhance their game by adding an extra touch of horror.  Read Part 1: Character Options and Part 2: Darklords andContinue reading “Van Richten’s Guide to Empire of the Ghouls Part 3”

Van Richten’s Guide to Empire of the Ghouls Part 2

I’ve been a fan of Ravenloft since the original AD&D I6 adventure and the 2nd Edition Realms of Terror boxed set, so I was excited to read Van Richten’s Guide to Ravenloft, the latest D&D book from Wizards of the Coast.  This series of blog posts offers some ideas on how a DM running EmpireContinue reading “Van Richten’s Guide to Empire of the Ghouls Part 2”

Van Richten’s Guide to Empire of the Ghouls Part 1

I’ve been a fan of Ravenloft since the original AD&D I6 adventure and the 2nd Edition Realms of Terror boxed set, so I was excited to read Van Richten’s Guide to Ravenloft, the latest D&D book from Wizards of the Coast.  This series of blog posts offers some ideas on how a DM running EmpireContinue reading “Van Richten’s Guide to Empire of the Ghouls Part 1”

Tyranny of Dragons Session 2 – Raiders’ Camp

Six years ago, I started running a monthly Tyranny of Dragons campaign. Here’s the write up from the second session. Begin here with Session 1 – Greenest in Flames. 11th Mirtul, 1490 DR An hour before dawn, the PCs hear cries coming from the battlements of the keep. The raiders appear to be getting readyContinue reading “Tyranny of Dragons Session 2 – Raiders’ Camp”

Tyranny of Dragons Session 1 – Greenest in Flames

Six years ago, I started running a monthly Tyranny of Dragons campaign. Here’s the write up from the first session. Introducing the Characters Crake Crozier, human rogue, charlatan “Flotsam” Rosie Fleisch, half-elf warlock, pirate Gwastdyn Strakeln, shield dwarf druid, outlander Turin Elinast, moon elf bard, entertainer Ug St. John Smith, half-orc paladin of Ilmater, acolyte 10thContinue reading “Tyranny of Dragons Session 1 – Greenest in Flames”