The rebuilding of the little state of Maelonbourg is speeding right along with the players having retaken a fortified town and driving the orcish invaders back towards the north whence they came. With the old capital of Maelonbourg City in tatters, this much smaller town will now serve as the hub for activity. Along with … Continue reading Resurrection
The distance along the shoreline seemed further than Hilde remembered, but she credited that to the fact that she just really wanted to be back in Romilmark. They reached the end of the rocky beach area, and paused for a few moments before beginning the climb up through the fallen boulders and rock formations ahead. … Continue reading Fight, Swear, Loathe; Chapter 25
After a few hours of socializing, von Slothjem managed to produce a multiple-page document that outlined in very general terms the trade agreement that LeCreana Deathtree was proposing on behalf of the House of Vaanmer Kaht. After making some superficial inquiries of Hilde, the swamp orc was able to specify that this was an agreement … Continue reading Fight, Swear, Loathe; Chapter 24
After changing jobs and dealing with needing to move a couple of miles away in a month or so the D&D game I run has been on hiatus for the last month and a half. We had to move our game day and everything so that was a bit of upheaval. To top it all … Continue reading Change is Inevitable, but this is Ridiculous!
After carefully locking up his cottage, Rackerby von Slothjem led the group to where the banquet was being held. It was in a very distinguished looking palace, near the center of this neighborhood. It was shaped, appropriately enough, like a wide mushroom. It was at least ten stories tall, and the jor told his newest … Continue reading Fight, Swear, Loathe; Chapter 23
Quirky non-player characters are the bread and butter of any good game, and if they are properly employed throughout a story they can make even a mediocre campaign great. They have all of the elements of a running gag, inside joke, and can serve as either an ally or a foil (in some circumstances both … Continue reading Tales of the Wandering Royalty
The jor walked with a noble bearing neither Hilde nor Belynda was accustomed to seeing. A casual observer might have thought that he owned the place. As he led them through the entryway and out into what was a beautiful, and curiously constructed underground city, he talked about the neighborhood, people, and idiosyncrasies of this … Continue reading Fight, Swear, Loathe; Chapter 22