Archive for the 'Dungeons & Dragons' Category

An Otherwise Good Idea

Thursday, December 20th, 2018

A Ray of Sickness hits our Cleric. It hits quite hard. Somewhat critically, in fact. 'Can I use Thunderclap in retaliation?' 'No, because you have to be within 5' to use the ability. And because you're unconscious.'

Quote of the Week

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

'Are they wiggling in an aggressive way?' – Krunch, our fearless barbarian.

Have They Wet Themselves Too?

Thursday, November 8th, 2018

As we partially fail to stop a ritual summoning from occurring, a vile fiend rises from the depths of a dark lake in front of us. Our plan is to leg it. We just hope we're going in the right direction. 'There are other kuatoa running the same way as you.' 'We run like fish-men?'

It Must Be Quite the Hovel

Thursday, October 25th, 2018

The chief of the kuatoa finds his tribe in the midst of a factional split. As fate would have it, his daughter is the leader of the opposing faction, and he asks us if we would help him try to mend the rift. 'Of course. Where can we find her?' 'She lives in the ground […]

Just Asking Questions

Thursday, October 25th, 2018

'The kuatoa walks with you to his village. If you have any questions, this would be a good time to ask them.' 'What month is it?' 'It's, uh...' 'How do you keep time in the Underdark?' 'With, I, uh...' 'Do you celebrate birthdays?' 'Birthdays?' 'Or do you hatch from eggs?' 'I'm... not sure...' 'Do you […]

They'll Know What it Means

Thursday, October 11th, 2018

After the rockfall, we appear to be trapped. Exploring this way and that finds slimes and what-not, but no exit, beyond water beginning to pour through a widening crack in the rock ceiling at one dead end. But in one direction is an area of worked rock, with rooms up a staircase. The only problem, […]

There Was Time for a Ritual

Thursday, October 4th, 2018

'As you move down the corridor, a strange sensation comes over you, and you realise that the very ground you are walking on is starting to tremble. The tremble turns to shaking, a mighty rumbling comes from every direction, and you realise that the whole corridor is starting to collapse around you! Small rocks fall […]

Light on Foot, Light on Communication

Thursday, September 20th, 2018

We are escaping a Drow compound, and have come to a vast chasm, across which stretches webbing, as far as can be seen. As we ponder our options, a couple of goblins appear and, once I convince my colleagues not to just slaughter them, the goblins offer to guide us across the webs to the […]

Cry Fowl

Thursday, August 2nd, 2018

'The mayor gives you but a paltry reward.' 'That's okay, I like chicken.'

This Encounter May Be More Challenging

Thursday, July 26th, 2018

'Coming towards you is a man-shark! It's bigger and meaner-looking than the one you saw in the village!' 'To be fair, the one in the village was already dead.'