Scarlet Citadel Session 28 – The Dancing Hut

Here’s what happened in our 28th Scarlet Citadel session, in which the group travelled from the ruins of Erdovar back to Redtower, returning to the Scarlet Citadel after just over a month away. We had four players again this week – the three clerics and Tricksy the river elf rogue. You can read earlier posts here.Continue reading “Scarlet Citadel Session 28 – The Dancing Hut”

Halls of the Mountain King Session 6 – The Great Hall

Halls of the Mountain King was the second 4th Edition Open Design project from Kobold Press. I ran the adventure in 2010 as part of the same Parsantium campaign as Wrath of the River King. Here’s the write up from the sixth session. Fun to see I used the kobold “chickenhead” trap I’d written forContinue reading “Halls of the Mountain King Session 6 – The Great Hall”

Empire of the Ghouls Session 35 – Sailing the Sulphur Sea

In our last Empire of the Ghouls session we moved onto the final chapter, The Pure City of Vandekhul, which is one of the two that I wrote. It was a long time since I’d written the encounters we played, but it was good to see them work well at the table! 24th Deep Winter, 92Continue reading “Empire of the Ghouls Session 35 – Sailing the Sulphur Sea”

Scarlet Citadel Session 27 – Night Cauldron of Chernobog

Here’s what happened in our 27th Scarlet Citadel session, which took place in the ruins of Erdovar in the White Forest. We had four players this week – all three clerics as well as Farthrum the gearforged fighter. In this session, the characters came up against the Night Cauldron of Chernobog, one of the evilContinue reading “Scarlet Citadel Session 27 – Night Cauldron of Chernobog”

Tyranny of Dragons Session 17 – Skyreach Castle

Tyranny of Dragons was the first full D&D 5e campaign I ran, starting back in 2015. Here’s the write up from the 17th session in which the party entered the Cult of the Dragon’s Flying Fortress, Skyreach Castle. Begin here with Session 1 – Greenest in Flames. The adventurers enter the village of Parnast withContinue reading “Tyranny of Dragons Session 17 – Skyreach Castle”

Scarlet Citadel Session 26 – Vampire Slaying Made Easy

Here’s what happened in our 26th Scarlet Citadel session, beginning in Triolo in the Seven Cities and ending in the White Forest. Fathrum the gearforged fighter was back this week, but Maya and Cauldvyr were both missing. Tricksy the river elf rogue made his second appearance so there were four characters in the group. AfterContinue reading “Scarlet Citadel Session 26 – Vampire Slaying Made Easy”

Scarlet Citadel Session 25 – Oozing with Confidence

Here’s what happened in our 25th Scarlet Citadel session, set in Triolo in the Seven Cities, as the characters went on a vampire slaying expedition. We were two players short again this week so Clairmont, Maya, and Tunde were joined by Tricksy “Three Lives” (formerly “Nine Lives”) MacBagpuss, a river elf arcane trickster from theContinue reading “Scarlet Citadel Session 25 – Oozing with Confidence”

Empire of the Ghouls Session 34 – Ship of Fools

This weekend we (almost) finished Chapter 5: Into the Fuligin Realm, as the adventurers returned the Staff of the Underworld to Narosain and stole a ship to take them across the Sulphur Sea. 19th Deep Winter, 92 FY As the victorious adventurers travel back to the Last King with the Staff of the Underworld, they pass through a cavern filledContinue reading “Empire of the Ghouls Session 34 – Ship of Fools”

Scarlet Citadel Session 24 – Bar Brawl at Barquiere’s Tavern

Here’s what happened in our 24th Scarlet Citadel session, set in Triolo in the Seven Cities. I used Point and Counterpoint by Robert Fairbanks from the Kobold Press blog for much of this session. Yet again Lou Anders’ trusty Midgard adventures spreadsheet helped me track down this level-appropriate mini adventure set in the right location!Continue reading “Scarlet Citadel Session 24 – Bar Brawl at Barquiere’s Tavern”

Tyranny of Dragons Session 16 – The Hunting Lodge

Tyranny of Dragons was the first full D&D 5e campaign I ran, starting back in 2015. Here’s the write up from the 16th session in which the party went through the portal beneath Castle Naerytar to the hunting lodge, and Crake and Rosie were reunited with some old friends. Begin here with Session 1 – Greenest inContinue reading “Tyranny of Dragons Session 16 – The Hunting Lodge”