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”

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”