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Redmark Session 07: Hashar Gets His Reward

February 2, Third Age 1331 Below Bone Hill, the heroes encounter a Gelatinous Cube and a two statues which almost prove their undoing. Luckily, Marcus decides to pray before the Arkon, and receives a boon that changes their fortune! Later, Hashar receives his just reward for trying to swindle the heroes out of the Bugbear […]

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Redmark Session 06: Always Look Under The Bed

February 1, Third Age 1331 Part I: Rumors Marcus returns from his day with the brothers at the Temple of the Lots just as the sun rose on this day.  He reported back that they had very little interest in discussing the relationship between their Lady Goddess and Fortuna, although the correlation is clear to […]

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Redmark Session 05: The Wizard Who Went Splat

January 30, Third Age 1331 Hashar the Bugbear may be a black-hearted minion of evil, but he’s good to have on your team when you need a magically locked door busted open or an enemy’s body desecrated. More on that later. Part I: Rumors Lundie and Ghost Dancer returned to basecamp from their errands, and […]

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Redmark Session 04: Reverse Ambush

January 29, Third Age 1331 — Midday (Quick recap of the Feb. 23 game) Stealing up on the castle at Bone Hill, the heroes found themselves ambushed, much in the way they had ambushed the Bugbear patrols the day before. Due to some great alertness, the heroes were not caught flatfooted, and prevailed over their […]

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Redmark Session 03: Bugbear Patrols

January 28, Third Age 1331 — Midday As if the name of the place, Bone Hill, wasn’t enough, the sighting of the two bugbears raises new concerns about what forces might lie in wait inside the old keep. Unwilling to risk kicking the proverbial hornets nest without more information, the party begins scouting the surrounding […]

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Redmark Session 02: In Search of Bone Hill

January 26, Third Age 1331 — Night It is a busy evening at The Minotaur and The Emperor Inn. Before our heroes settle into their rooms for the night, love is in the air. Quintos and his unseen servant seek to steal the luscious Lyndette, a “waitress” who is more than willing to serve—for the […]

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D&D 5e Skill Check Best Practices

I’ve reread the 5e skill check rules and looked at adventure examples from the 5e Starter Set, as well as best practices folks have posted on the forums. Here’s my summary of skill check in my own words. Investigation versus Perception If a check relies more on reasoning than on the senses, roll Intelligence (Investigation). If the check relies […]

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The Captive of Dardrin’s Deep 02: The Secret of Sky Elves

See the full photo album. Had a great conclusion to the adventure! The heroes ventured into a subterranean shrine, had some interesting conversations with a giant Coy fish, and ended up fighting the ghost of the previous shrine-priest. See below for the map I never got around to showing you! Final conflict took place in […]

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