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Making Common Monsters Bosses

Especially at low levels, it can be difficult to find monsters that feel like a boss encounter. Dragon wyrmlings, dire wolves, goblins bosses and other such creatures can go a long way as bosses, but to players who have played … Continue reading

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Biweekly Monster-Plague Matriarch

Touched by Immortality. Elves are known to be long-lived, but there were those of their ilk who lived long enough to strive for immortality. With centuries to study, some of them came to viable solutions for the problem of death that … Continue reading

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Biweekly Monster-Hungry Hungry Totem

You could call it a memorial. Yeah! A memorial! We didn’t flee the woods for fear of death. We just thought it a shame to destroy the thing that killed Torvil. After all, it was paying the old dwarf such … Continue reading

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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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Is Failure an Option?

I’ve been thinking a lot about how to set conditions for failure in a tabletop RPG. On the one hand, tabletop RPGs lend themselves well to total and final failure in a quest because, while we strive to achieve our … Continue reading

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Real-Time Jazz Band

For a year now, I’ve been running a real-time, jazz band campaign in my Haven setting, so I thought now might be a good time to sit down and think a little about how it’s gone. To start with, let … Continue reading

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Festival of the Migrant Released!

The Festival of the Migrant is now available for purchase on DriveThruRPG! It contains: 9 Unique Characters at the Festival 3 Festival-Related Quest Hooks 5 Festival Mini-Games (including a simple board game) 18 Wondrous Items 6 Mounted Feats Stat Blocks … Continue reading

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Play Report-Into House Jagdiellon

We left Benquil with his veil of invisibility pierced by glaring lights, a cage around him, and a dozen crossbows trained on him. He calls out to the drow crossbowmen that they have one chance to lay down arms. They … Continue reading

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Play Report-Invisible Doors

The party had discovered hidden access to the left side of the adamantite spider head at the face of the temple. After some attempts on Leo’s part to bore through to the right side with magic, and then subsequently hide … Continue reading

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Play Report-Again, with Conviction

We left the underdark expedition in the middle of a chaotic battle in the Temple of the Bones. Lamila was trapped against the wall with her ring on and the lava had been stopped. With the front line broken and … Continue reading

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