Running a Table: Expectation vs. Reality

Just like a table can be amazing it can also have its issues. We had a great table break up because we lost a player when his mother died. He moved away and we had to stop for a bit to look for more members before continuing. We also had some problem players that made it super uncomfortable and harder than it had to be to have sessions.

The End

Disclaimer: This includes spoilers for Curse of Strahd so don’t read if you don’t want to know. The group stood frozen after hearing the booming voice of the Abbot. We didn’t know what to do and headed outside to see what our options were. Before we could make it outside, we were whisked away. ItContinue reading “The End”

Blood Pacts and Secret Promises

Disclaimer: This includes spoilers for Curse of Strahd so don’t read if you don’t want to know. After being able to sleep for a bit inside Asterisck’s store, we made our way out into the bowels of Castle Ravenloft. As our party entered a large crypt we came across an opulent coffer. We believed itContinue reading “Blood Pacts and Secret Promises”

Arrival at Castle Ravenloft

We completed our looting of the Amber Temple. Aleera told the party she did not find Milo and succeeded in lying about it. Milo had the hard task of raising himself up and not dying. In spite of being left for dead he managed to stabilize and survive the Queens. He joined the party and since he didn’t know that Aleera left him to die, everything went on as if nothing had happened. Aleera accepted that he had survived and left it at that. If fate wanted Milo to live so be it.

The Evolution of our D&D Maps: Part 1

We started off as a simple pen and paper table. A few journals and pens were the only real set pieces of our story. We had bought the “Mines of Phandelver” module but it didn’t include any maps. My husband (Dungeon Master of our table) had to cover the text while showing us the picturesContinue reading “The Evolution of our D&D Maps: Part 1”

Magic, Power, and Consequences

Disclaimer: This includes spoilers for Curse of Strahd so don’t read if you don’t want to know. Now that the poor scarred kid was dead, Milo the Rogue began to loot the body. He found quite a bit, but Malachi the Barbarian made him give all the loot up as he didn’t feel Milo deservedContinue reading “Magic, Power, and Consequences”

A Mysterioussss Woman Joinssss the Fight

Disclaimer: This includes spoilers for Curse of Strahd so don’t read if you don’t want to know. We woke up to a much smaller version of the Triple A store. Sylvia let us know that we needed to leave now to conserve space. We gathered our things and left. We had heard rumors of aContinue reading “A Mysterioussss Woman Joinssss the Fight”

Revenge of the Wolf Hunter

Disclaimer: This includes spoilers for Curse of Strahd so don’t read if you don’t want to know. We left the castle of Argynvostholt and made our way back to Valaki to regroup. It was close and we were soon within eyesight of the town. As we approached the gates we stopped at the Vistani campContinue reading “Revenge of the Wolf Hunter”

Legacy of the Dragon Guardian

Disclaimer: This includes spoilers for Curse of Strahd so don’t read if you don’t want to know. Along our travels we came across some ruins. They were the remains of a large castle. For some backstory first. The Red Dragonborn Sorcerer had been receiving clues and information about a dragon that needed his help. HeContinue reading “Legacy of the Dragon Guardian”