Archive for March, 2010

Bluffing with the Truth

Thursday, March 18th, 2010

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 […]

Roll Again

Wednesday, March 10th, 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.'

Fighting Through a Gate

Wednesday, March 10th, 2010

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 […]

I Sense This is Not a Normal Bridge

Thursday, March 4th, 2010

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 the Way to Deadhold

Thursday, March 4th, 2010

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 […]

Meet the Boss

Thursday, March 4th, 2010

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 […]