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The Yuletide

In the Primordial Frontier campaign, we have two parties, a low level party that started at level 1 and a high level party that started at level 10. The level 10 party has its own ship, the Yuletide, with Saoirse … Continue reading

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Haven: Defense of Mavenbush

On August 17th, Year 5, having heard reports of Schek Viilka attacks on Satyr villages in the West of Satyr lands, some of the most powerful adventurers in Citadel House set out to defend the Satyrs: Verdis (HuS): Level 11 … Continue reading

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Biweekly Monster-Soot Lord

The¬†Soot Lord was one of the great lords of the fey when they warred against mortality and sought to take over the world. When it was captured and imprisoned by the gnomes, it was a great blow to the fey … Continue reading

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Aesthetics of Play and Puzzles

I had the pleasure of guesting on the Dungeon Master’s Block podcast. We discussed puzzles and this post is the outline we started from. The podcast is more in depth with input from great people, you should listen to it: … Continue reading

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Why Play RPGs

Regular readers of this blog don’t need to be convinced to play RPGs. And they don’t need to be justified either. You enjoy it, that’s all the justification you need for a hobby that’s not hurting anyone. No, the purpose … Continue reading

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Scroll Puzzle Generator

Almost five years ago I programmed my first hands-on puzzle for my players. I still use it from time to time, and it’s still available for free download. Richard’s Confounding Wall was a cool format, but its images (the Mind … Continue reading

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Primordial Frontier S14: The New Mantle

After extensive individual interviews with Havali (conducted via chat) in which they revealed many of their secrets to him, the party passed a few days in the Temple of the Many Gods. Rathdar (ByW): Level 5 Human (23) Cleric of … Continue reading

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Haven: Missing Enemy

On August 10th, Year 5, some Citadel House Adventurers went looking for kobolds that a hunter reported had yelled and shot at him near Moaning Hill. After speaking to his wife to learn what she knew (he was on another … Continue reading

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Realism Vs. Fun

I’ve been thinking about writing about this for a long time, but didn’t because I didn’t have any particular thoughts, but at some point, I just have to write it. The reason that the conflict of realism and fun has … Continue reading

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Lost Monastery-Alvin Letter 2

Emma, Our departure to the cemetary (after my week under a dark cloud) yesterday was overwatched by a rain I took for a sign of Emeron’s blessing, but perhaps it was an omen. We approached the open grave site where … Continue reading

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