Tyranny of Dragons Session 20 – The Tomb of Diderius

Tyranny of Dragons was the first full D&D 5e campaign I ran, starting back in 2015. Here’s the write up from the 20th session in which we continued with The Rise of Tiamat. One thing I enjoyed a lot about this campaign was getting to use lore and locations from my large library of Forgotten Realms booksContinue reading “Tyranny of Dragons Session 20 – The Tomb of Diderius”

Scarlet Citadel Session 32 – Desiccated in the Dwarven Barracks

Last week I ran my first Scarlet Citadel session of 2023, as the characters returned to the infamous dungeon after reaching 6th level. You can read earlier posts here. This post contains spoilers for Scarlet Citadel. Before leaving Redtower, the party decide to stock up on dungeoneering equipment, purchasing a block & tackle, and severalContinue reading “Scarlet Citadel Session 32 – Desiccated in the Dwarven Barracks”

Halls of the Mountain King Session 8 – Roots of Madness

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 eighth session. Begin here with Session 1 – Alarm in the Dead of Night.Continue reading “Halls of the Mountain King Session 8 – Roots of Madness”

Scarlet Citadel Session 31 – The Great Escape

Here’s what happened in our final Scarlet Citadel session of 2022, in which the adventurers escaped back to Redtower for some much needed R & R. You can read earlier posts here. This post contains spoilers for Scarlet Citadel. We only had the three clerics for this session – something that would make the characters’Continue reading “Scarlet Citadel Session 31 – The Great Escape”

Empire of the Ghouls Session 37 – Temple of Hriggala

In our first Empire of the Ghouls session of 2023 we continued with the final chapter, The Pure City of Vandekhul and the characters’ exploration of Chandelier Island. It was a fun and challenging session with the banishment spell causing some very entertaining shenanigans. 26th Deep Winter, 92 FY (contd.) The Gears pushes open the doors leading into aContinue reading “Empire of the Ghouls Session 37 – Temple of Hriggala”

Tyranny of Dragons Session 19 – Glazhael the Cloudchaser

Tyranny of Dragons was the first full D&D 5e campaign I ran, starting back in 2015. Here’s the write up from the 19th session in which we finished Hoard of the Dragon Queen and started Rise of Tiamat. Begin here with Session 1 – Greenest in Flames. 5th Eleint, 1490 DR After some careful deliberationContinue reading “Tyranny of Dragons Session 19 – Glazhael the Cloudchaser”

Halls of the Mountain King Session 7 – Down the Great Stair

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 seventh session. Begin here with Session 1 – Alarm in the Dead of Night. The party searchContinue reading “Halls of the Mountain King Session 7 – Down the Great Stair”

Scarlet Citadel Session 30 – An Ignominious Retreat

Here’s what happened in our 30th Scarlet Citadel session, in which the adventurers came under attack from the trollkin living in the dwarven barracks on Level 3. You can read earlier posts here. This post contains spoilers for Scarlet Citadel. As the second wave of trollkin and undead lich hounds emerge from Tricksy’s fog cloud,Continue reading “Scarlet Citadel Session 30 – An Ignominious Retreat”

Empire of the Ghouls Session 36 – Chandelier Island

In our last Empire of the Ghouls session we continued with the final chapter, The Pure City of Vandekhul, one of the two that I wrote. This time the characters headed to Chandelier Island, a location in the Sulphur Sea that first appeared in the original d20 version of Empire of the Ghouls. I got to update itContinue reading “Empire of the Ghouls Session 36 – Chandelier Island”

Tyranny of Dragons Session 18 – Night of the Vampire

Tyranny of Dragons was the first full D&D 5e campaign I ran, starting back in 2015. Here’s the write up from the 18th session in which the party continued their assault on the Cult of the Dragon’s Flying Fortress, Skyreach Castle. After this session I clamped down on the call woodland beings spell, introducing a randomContinue reading “Tyranny of Dragons Session 18 – Night of the Vampire”