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Tyranny of Mundanity: The Epilogue

In the Year of Vardor 541, the war with the starry ones came to an end when Hilbrent’s heroes destroyed a Cosmic Dragon leading the incorporeal forces from the core of the world against the surface. After taking part in celebratory … Continue reading

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Tyranny of Mundanity: Retrospective

The Tyranny of Mundanity campaign has recently finished, and it did not go as planned, so I thought it would be interesting to look back on how it played out. This is also the first time I’ve run a campaign … Continue reading

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ToM Session 24: The Last Assault

With Harvendep secured and the populated territories of the underdark restored to Vardor control, Hilbrent has the party rejoin Ilgrind and accompany him on his airship to hunt any Starry Ones breaking through to the surface. There are still parts … Continue reading

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ToM Session 23: Rescue of Harvendep

Having rebuffed the Starry Beings’ attack on the drow city of Umderlain, Hilbrent’s champions pass through Hilbrent’s portal to the besieged dwarven hold, Harvendep. They arrive to find the dwarves about to collapse the access to the portal room, as … Continue reading

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ToM Session 22: Defending Umderlain

With war breaking out in the underdark they recently escaped, Hilbrent enchants equipment for the party. Doane’s pistols he empowers with greatly improved accuracy. Lucy’s backpack he gives an aura of accuracy improvement. Lamila’s trident, Laithe’s Wrath, Hilbrent usurps, raising … Continue reading

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ToM Session 21: The Spirit of Magic

Having eluded, and angered, the stone ones in the Myta chamber, the party flees, hearing the sounds of pursuit behind them. Believing that these tunnels will lead them to the heart of magic, they seek out lower passages and eventually … Continue reading

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ToM Session 20: To the Crystal Fields

Having escaped the eerie hotel and spa, Sweetly Singular, the party finds a place to take a rest and with the help of meditation and sedatives, they get Lucy’s eager followers to sleep. They are then able to discuss what … Continue reading

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Council of the Vardor Pantheon

Our most recent Tyranny of Mundanity session began with a narrative element, the gods counciling over what to do about the party’s activities: In a room with no windows or doors, high in the main spire of Vardor’s temple, five … Continue reading

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ToM Session 19: Underdark Hotel California

With the surface world buried in feet of mountain snow around Ilgrind’s workshop, Hilbrent’s Loyal Opposition descends again into the broad network of deep caves. They are: Doane Six (ByW): Level 7 Nekolyn Monk Lamila (BiW): Level 7 Half-Orc, Half-Elf … Continue reading

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ToM Session 18: Work to be Done

With their hand carts (one built in Ilgrinds workshop and one jerryrigged from a mine cart) loaded to the brim with loot from the mine, the party sets out on their five day walk to the surface. They expect the … Continue reading

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