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Biweekly Monster-Microfortress

There are rumors of goblins smaller than goblins, only a few inches tall, but they’re probably just the ramblings of drunken fools trying to explain where they left their socks. Couldn’t even say goblin right. Perrish the Incredulous Fort on … 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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The Frying Pan

On August 4th, Year 4, a pair of Citadel House adventurers answer the invitation of the gnomes of Slighe Domhainn to join them gaining access to a dwarven stronghold of yore nearby. They are: Verdis (HuS): Level 9 Human Fighter … Continue reading

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Play Report: Jail Break (Stormguard Session 7)

We left our players in the midst of battle, with spells appearing in their ranks and enemies mustering at the end of the hallway. They’ve managed to rejoin the girls and are now looking to fight their way to the … Continue reading

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Play Report: The Vardor Summer Home (Stormguard Session 6)

Our adventurers have escaped the swamp. On the morrow, they journey with the elven rangers to the Vardor fortress, labeled a summer home for their ambassadors to the elves. The party is: Hilbrent Firebrand: Human Magic-user, Level 3 (Fire Spellbook) Don … Continue reading

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The Justinian

West of the Hall of Illumination and at the base of the mountains is another ancient place of worship. Over time, followers of different deities have occupied the area, but most of the fortress was built by followers of Lyseana on … Continue reading

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Korgaran’s Temple

The jewel of the Temple Complex at Tripik, the massive temple to Korgaran, is quite a monolith. Despite the decline of Tripik, the temple remains the center of the city and retains a strong body of gnome worshipers descended from … Continue reading

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Garrisoned Living Castle

This castle evolved out of an effort to create a dungeon-like experience that has a reason to exist in context without stretching credulity. I was also experimenting with a dungeon that doesn’t have a linear or defined sequence of progress, … Continue reading

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Character Thursday-The Crying Hold Lich (Lizardfolk Lich)

This is a very different post than the usual Character Thursday post.  This post is an extension of the story of Shilin “The Serpent’s Fang” Wesliniss.  In his story we said that he fended off orcs and goblins on his … Continue reading

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World Building Wednesday-The Crying Hold (In the Midgeland)

In the story of Shilin “The Serpent’s Fang” Wesliniss there is a mighty fortress mentioned in which he made a stand against the goblins.  It is where he first turned to necromancy. Over a thousand years later, Shilin still occupies the … Continue reading

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