Monthly Archives: August 2018

The Alchion

An eccentric goblin wizard built this hidden lab in which to perform his summoning and other experiments. He didn’t often have to come and go, having a bed, kitchen, well, and mushroom farm on hand. He accumulated many unusual and … Continue reading

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Raglan’s Journal 07

After clearing the remaining ice creatures, we returned to the temple plane but found it the same as it had been before. It occurred to me that perhaps we hadn’t fully cleared the maze plane, with all of its hidden … Continue reading

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Biweekly Item-The Throne Shoes

A confederacy of giant tribes once formed a broad civilization that might be hard for those who have met primitive and isolated giants of today to envision. In this culture, shoes were highly valued and were often a symbol of … Continue reading

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Into the Furnace

On August 8th, Friday, a message from the gnomes comes through Matthias to Citadel House, informing them that Verdis and Q are awaiting reinforcements in Slighe Domhainn, where they (especially Q) are resting from a first attempt to enter the … Continue reading

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ToM Session 15: Beneath the Mountains

After a couple weeks preparing the tools they believe they need, the party descends into the old Gnomish caves unsealed by Ilgrind at the back of his workshop (built in an old entrance to the caves). By the rough and … Continue reading

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Folks on the Road

On August 18th, Year 4, Randall set out to further investigate the drake tracks he’d found the week before. There is concern that they may be a threat to people using the road, particularly trade carts carrying grain to the … Continue reading

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Biweekly Monster-Lightning Fisher

Lightning Fishers are lightning-empowered, giant, insectoid creatures with claws and a gland for extruding a conductive, sticky silk with which they fish for their prey. They prefer to await the passage of prey in tight places with a high perch … Continue reading

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Raglan’s Journal 06

Though I have only a little while to write and with frozen hands, I must record the exhilaration of what I have just experienced. We ventured into the snowy realm seeking the fourth “key” to this “layer,” to use the … Continue reading

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Celebrian Cavern

Named by the elves who no longer live in the area, the Celebrian Cavern was once a popular place for lovers to meet and for children to play. Those who use it today have various names for it, if they … Continue reading

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Extrinsic Game Costs

I like puzzles in my games. I’ve mentioned before, however, that they present a challenge of design for to their reliance on player ability and not so much character ability. In my previous post, I gave some tips based on … Continue reading

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