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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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World Building Wednesday-Arcane College of Smitehold

Built anciently by the first mages to understand the arcane circle.  In the iron age of their civilization, this small guild of mages became very powerful with their knowledge of the arcs and radii.  At the time, they were the … Continue reading

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