In Hordethrone, we need to find somewhere to rest. Our adventures have taken us from the underground drow city to the desert, across a bone bridge and through a gate of putrid arms. Our combat powers have dwindled and we need to recharge. The only problem is that this city has no accommodation. Even the [...]
Archive for March, 2010
A wayward roll of a damage die sees a D8 skitter off the table and on to a player's lap. 'That one's cocked.'
Getting past the 'just a bridge' is easy—once we defeat the undead monsters coming the other way, whilst avoiding the bridge's animated attacks trying to send us in to a sea of zombies below—and we press onwards to the city of Hordethrone. An alluring drow flanked by two ogres guards the gate in to the [...]
When the GM announces that 'You walk across the bridge just like you'd walk across a bridge', perhaps not all is as it appears.
Finding our way to Deadhold brings us in to the middle of a desert, with no landmarks or clues as to the direction we need to head. Not being entirely sure what our task is here doesn't help either, but talking to The Keeper, a minion of Orcus, helps clarifiy our path. We need to [...]
We all have a vague recollection of swimming down through a deep pool of blood to pass through a portal to a desert land—or 'Thursday' as we normally call it—but can't quite remember the details until the GM reminds us. 'You have gone through the portal to Orcus's realm...' 'What?! We didn't know this was [...]