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Hero Kids: The Overwhelming Infestation

Having played the Basement O’ Rats introduction with two of my nephews, my youngest brother, my youngest sister, and my two daughters over the break, we have adopted Hero Kids as the system for my two daughters (5 and 3) … 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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One Year of Haven

On July 15th, Year 3 (2017) the first adventurers called to pass through the portal in the temple of Enoch to Haven arrived in Citadel. Matthias greeted them and put them to work solving problems throughout the Vale and beyond. … Continue reading

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The Pipe to Nowhere

On Monday, February 17th, though most of the Citadel House adventurers are taking a break toward the end of a long winter, one of them heads to Timberford to investigate reports of a mysterious opening or pipe: Verdis the Prickly … Continue reading

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A Bat in the Belfry

On Monday January 27th, two new chosen adventures arrive in Citadel through the portal. Warned by a tired Verdis that a blizzard will strike at noon, they decide to stay close to Citadel, investigating reports of sounds in the incomplete … Continue reading

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Alone on the Midnight Queen

On Monday, January 20th, most of the experienced Citadel House adventurers are still tired from a visit to the elven facility marked “Tuv.” As a result, and despite warming weather and much of the snow melting, Verdis is unable to … Continue reading

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Wings in the South

On Monday, October 21st, Verdis is nearly recovered from his near death experience in the tombs, though Frank is still weakened from the sword blade broken inside him (he noticed it and Matthias was able to heal him before he … Continue reading

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Seeking a Robber

With another new arrival in Haven, the adventurers meet another week. On Monday, August 12th, another new adventurer passes through the portal to Haven from Enoch: Peter (KeM): a farmer serious about his personal spirituality and fitness. (Level 1 Human … Continue reading

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Return to the Troll Bridge

With another new arrival in Haven, the adventurers meet another week. On Monday, July 29th, another new adventurer passes through the portal to Haven from Enoch: Jonathan (JaA): a traveling musician with a heart full of wanderlust. (Level 1 Human … Continue reading

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The Contaminated River

Adventurers continue to make their way to the temple in Enoch to join the mission to Haven.  On Monday, July 22nd, three more adventurers are gathered in the temple at Enoch to go through the portal: Verdis the Prickly (HuS): … Continue reading

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