Archive for September, 2016

I Knew This Ages Ago

Thursday, September 29th, 2016

The spell 'Obscure Object' is ineffective against the Hipster.

Gravity is a Harsh Mistress

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

Wyvern attack! We could be in trouble as it swoops down to rake us with its claws before climbing back out of range. But Pasha helps us out, casting a spell that blinds the creature. Now that it can't see us, the Wyvern can do little but flap around. Sadly, it doesn't land as Pasha […]

But Might Have Got More Hits Too

Thursday, September 15th, 2016

Have we found everything of value? How can we know, until someone casts Detect Magic? Pasha goes above and beyond the call of duty, not only casting the spell but making sonar noises as he searches for magic, 'Bing! Bing! Bing!', until I throw his pencil out of the room. We find a couple of […]

Trust in the Time of Trapped Chests

Thursday, September 15th, 2016

Defeating the Bugbear slavers and their overseer, we are left with the excellent task of looking for loot. We find a chest. 'It's not locked', says the GM, but we're not naive adventurers. 'I'll check the chest for traps.' Having the GM tell me, 'let's say it isn't trapped', doesn't fill me with confidence. 'Is […]

The Concept Remains Unclear

Thursday, September 8th, 2016

Our dwarf companion lives from the previous encounter, and we press on with the excellent idea of rescuing all the dwarf slaves in the mine. We reach what looks like the main rock face, where a couple of dozen chained dwarves toil, watched over by Bugbears. We find ourselves facing more Bugbears than there are […]

Dwarven Domino Effect

Thursday, September 8th, 2016

Collapsing a mine to halt production of an army's weapons is a fine plan, but having to make sure all of the dwarven slaves get out first is health and safety gone mad. There is a glimmer of hope that things can be made easier, though, when our dwarf ally and guide drops from a […]