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”

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”

2022: My Year in TTRPG Gaming

This year has been a busy one in terms of both game design projects and playing RPGs, so I thought it would be good to write about a few of my highlights. Back in January, the Tome of Beasts 3 Kickstarter launched and went on to raise an amazing $767,501 from 9,438 backers. I contributedContinue reading “2022: My Year in TTRPG Gaming”

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”

Scarlet Citadel Session 29 – Dinosaurs and Dire Owlbears

Here’s what happened in our 29th Scarlet Citadel session, in which the adventurers finally made it down to the dwarven barracks on Level 3. You can read earlier posts here. This post contains spoilers for Scarlet Citadel. After escaping from the ogrepede last session, we began with the party standing at the top of theContinue reading “Scarlet Citadel Session 29 – Dinosaurs and Dire Owlbears”

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”

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”

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”

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”