Halls of the Mountain King Session 5 – The Sudden Stop

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 fifth session. Begin here with Session 1 – Alarm in the Dead of Night. As Ella triesContinue reading “Halls of the Mountain King Session 5 – The Sudden Stop”

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”

Scarlet Citadel Session 23 – A Mystery Revealed

Here’s the write up for our 23rd Scarlet Citadel session as the PCs continued their river trip to Triolo with a mysterious crate on board their boat. You can read earlier posts here. This post contains spoilers for Scarlet Citadel. It’s the characters’ fifth day on board the Bright Drifter, and the party decide toContinue reading “Scarlet Citadel Session 23 – A Mystery Revealed”

Scarlet Citadel Session 22 – Seeing Double in Schio

Here’s the write up for our 22nd Scarlet Citadel session. I didn’t post this one last week as the PCs were still in the middle of the river trip described below and I didn’t want to give anything away before the game.  You can read earlier posts here. This post contains spoilers for Scarlet Citadel.Continue reading “Scarlet Citadel Session 22 – Seeing Double in Schio”

Empire of the Ghouls Session 33 – Master of the Dragons’ Graveyard

This weekend we continued with Empire of the Ghouls, Chapter 5: Into the Fuligin Realm, as the adventurers continued to explore the Dragons’ Graveyard, in search of the Staff of the Underworld. I had time before we played to draw out the cavern complex on my Tact-Tiles and this proved to be time well-spent as weContinue reading “Empire of the Ghouls Session 33 – Master of the Dragons’ Graveyard”

Halls of the Mountain King Session 4 – Sabotage!

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 fourth session. Begin here with Session 1 – Alarm in the Dead of Night. 10th Quintilis (contd).Continue reading “Halls of the Mountain King Session 4 – Sabotage!”

Scarlet Citadel Session 21 – Death on the Road

Here’s the write up for our 21st 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. After defeating Cagoth-Ze last session, the party had returned to Redtower with three mules – Bill, Fred, and Sally – carrying allContinue reading “Scarlet Citadel Session 21 – Death on the Road”