Archive for December 1st, 2011

Three is the Magic Number

Thursday, December 1st, 2011

Loitering to stare at the pebble perpetually falling down the supposed bottomless pit is not such a great idea. Shadows appear from the opposite walls! Not shadows cast by the flaming pebble, or whatever torch or magical light is illuminating the room, but shadows the incorporeal monsters. The shadows approach and attack, ignoring armour as […]

It Should Be Raining Elves

Thursday, December 1st, 2011

This isn't good. Our paladin had trouble walking down a straight corridor and being presented with what was essentially a crooked crossroads. Now we've passed on from that passageway to open a door in to an Escheresque room, containing a stairway that heads forever upwards, regardless of whether we turn left or right to start […]

On the Morality of Books

Thursday, December 1st, 2011

There are greater treasures in this room than quills from the howlers. Bookshelves line the walls high above, half-full with old-looking tomes. There may not be anything particularly extraordinary, but they are old and hefty enough to be worth a decent amount of gold. We take a few down and flick through them to see […]

Stealing Glory and Snicking Quills

Thursday, December 1st, 2011

Howlers! They howl, hurting anyone with ears, and they have sharp quills that damage anyone engaged in melee combat. That's pretty much all of us. We have little option but to engage them in melee combat, though, and have to slog it out one-on-one. Afutavere has some advantage in being able to bow the first […]

Corridors are Confusing

Thursday, December 1st, 2011

'I suppose we'd better follow where his tongue leads us.' 'You don't hear that very often.' Quite, but I'm hoping to make it our catchphrase, even if it means sticking my tongue on every secret door or portal to hell we come across. It shouldn't be too difficult, as I seem to have some practice […]