Scarlet Citadel Session 1 – Into the Ruins

This week, we continued with my Scarlet Citadel campaign with the first full session. I’m doing these write ups a bit differently to the ones I’ve been posting on here for Empire of the Ghouls, Tyranny of Dragons, and Wrath of the River King. Instead of writing up what happened in a “story hour” format,Continue reading “Scarlet Citadel Session 1 – Into the Ruins”

Scarlet Citadel Session 0 – The Road to Redtower

Last week, we kicked off my Scarlet Citadel campaign with Session 0. I’m going to do these write ups a bit differently to the ones I’ve been posting on here for Empire of the Ghouls, Tyranny of Dragons, and Wrath of the River King. Instead of writing up what happened in a “story hour” format,Continue reading “Scarlet Citadel Session 0 – The Road to Redtower”

Tyranny of Dragons Session 6 – Baldur’s Gate

Tyranny of Dragons was the first full D&D 5e campaign I ran, starting back in 2015. Here’s the write up from the sixth session. Murder in Baldur’s Gate, originally published for D&D Next, came in very handy for fleshing out the city as the characters had some downtime and pursued personal goals. Begin here with Session 1 –Continue reading “Tyranny of Dragons Session 6 – Baldur’s Gate”

Empire of the Ghouls Session 25 – The Grand Necropolis of Siwal

In our 25th session, we continued with Chapter 4: Catacombs of the Ghul King as the characters explored the Grand Necropolis of Siwal in the Southlands. Next session, the plan is to play in person again – fingers crossed! Here’s the write up which contains spoilers for the campaign.  Read past episodes 27th Snowfall, 92 FY It’s already getting hotContinue reading “Empire of the Ghouls Session 25 – The Grand Necropolis of Siwal”

Wrath of the River King Session 5 – The Birch Queen’s Fair

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 fifth write up, featuring a visit to the Birch Queen’s Fair.Continue reading “Wrath of the River King Session 5 – The Birch Queen’s Fair”

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”

Empire of the Ghouls Session 24 – Battle at the Standing Stones

In our 24th session, we continued with Chapter 4: Catacombs of the Ghul King as the characters finished their journey on the Shadow Roads and arrived in Siwal in the Southlands. Hopefully, I’ll have a copy of the Southlands Worldbook in time for the next session and can use Tommi Salama’s excellent map of Siwal in the game.Continue reading “Empire of the Ghouls Session 24 – Battle at the Standing Stones”

Wrath of the River King Session 4 – An Eladrin Picnic

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 fourth write up, featuring Lady Sorreminx who also appears in CourtsContinue reading “Wrath of the River King Session 4 – An Eladrin Picnic”

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”