Wrath of the River King Session 8 – Death of a God-King

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 eighth write up, in which Koh-Bar the self-styled God-King met hisContinue reading “Wrath of the River King Session 8 – Death of a God-King”

Scarlet Citadel Session 9 – Acid Burns & Slimy Thoughts

Here’s the write up for our first Scarlet Citadel session of the year. 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. We’re now back on a fortnightly schedule for the campaign and had all five players there for this session. IContinue reading “Scarlet Citadel Session 9 – Acid Burns & Slimy Thoughts”

Scarlet Citadel Session 8 – The Deadly Distillery

Here’s the write up for our final Scarlet Citadel session of 2021. Playing every week has been fun but it’s meant that we’ve had a smaller group more often than not. Starting from January, we’ll be going back to a fortnightly schedule and hopefully we’ll have all five players most weeks. You can read earlierContinue reading “Scarlet Citadel Session 8 – The Deadly Distillery”

Empire of the Ghouls Session 27 – Going Backwards to Go Forward

This week we played our Empire of the Ghouls campaign in person again, continuing with Chapter 4: Catacombs of the Ghul King. The characters explored the catacombs beneath the Elia family mausoleum, looking for somewhere safe to take a long rest before confronting the Ghul King. Here’s the write up which contains spoilers for the campaign.  ReadContinue reading “Empire of the Ghouls Session 27 – Going Backwards to Go Forward”

Scarlet Citadel Session 7 – Return of the Red Hart

Here’s the write up for our penultimate session of Scarlet Citadel this year. 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. This week we were down to just two players so we enlisted a special guest to play Barrett, the RedContinue reading “Scarlet Citadel Session 7 – Return of the Red Hart”

Tyranny of Dragons Session 8 – The Trollclaws

Tyranny of Dragons was the first full D&D 5e campaign I ran, starting back in 2015. Here’s the write up from the eighth session in which the party’s caravan crossed the Fields of the Dead and entered the Trollclaws. My library of AD&D Forgotten Realms boxed sets and supplements came in handy for fleshing out theContinue reading “Tyranny of Dragons Session 8 – The Trollclaws”

Scarlet Citadel Session 6 – The Gaoler’s Demise

Two weeks ago, we continued my Scarlet Citadel campaign with the 6th full 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. This week we had four players. We kicked off with the characters returning to the Citadel ruins and discoveringContinue reading “Scarlet Citadel Session 6 – The Gaoler’s Demise”

Wrath of the River King Session 7 – The Birch Queen’s Consort

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 seventh write up, in which Brave Ella competes in the contestContinue reading “Wrath of the River King Session 7 – The Birch Queen’s Consort”

Scarlet Citadel Session 5 – Death in the Crypt

Last Monday we continued my Scarlet Citadel campaign with the 5th full 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. I only had three players this week so I knew this session had the potential to beContinue reading “Scarlet Citadel Session 5 – Death in the Crypt”

Scarlet Citadel Session 4 – Scar’s Revenge

Here’s the write up from the 4th session of my Scarlet Citadel campaign. Hopefully these accounts will prove useful to others running the adventure.  You can read earlier posts here. This post contains spoilers for Scarlet Citadel. Allia’s player kicked off the 4th session with a campfire story about the origins of the alliumites as theContinue reading “Scarlet Citadel Session 4 – Scar’s Revenge”