Grimnir “The Varangian”

GRIMNIR “THE VARANGIAN”  What remains of Grímnirs saga Þórbrandssonar is fragmentary at best.  Most of the saga takes place before the dark days of Fimbulwinter.  These years saw him grow from a young man into a seasoned warrior.  Unfortunately, most of these chapters are lost to us.    We know he adventured far afield.  From […]

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Sigurd the Rune Master

SIGURD THE RUNE MASTER The Saga of Sigurd son of Sigil, Rune master, Defender of the Weak, Bearer of “Gunthar” the spear made from the fragment of “Odin’s Spear – Gungnir”Born in Jamtaland (p33) before Fimbulwinter when Jamtaland was a wild frontier and habitable.  His birth father ÅSBJÖRN (Meaning Divine Bear) was a rune priest, he had long […]

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Thorvald, Son of Snaggi

THORVALD, SON OF SNAGGI Thorvald, son of Snaggi, son of Thorbrecht, son of Thorgeld, son of Johan, has a heavy heart and a tale of woe.I met my bride to be on a sunny June day, just after a beautiful snow, with skies as clear and blue as could be asked for. But no matter how blue […]

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John does Trig to determine when enemy Apes in two groups will be in firing range!

Redmark D&D Play Report (Nov. 24, 2014)

On Monday, Nov. 24th, we ran a game from 1pm to about 9:45pm. A great time was had by all! The mystery of the Wheel of Time was unraveled. Players survived a shipwreck, killed a bunch of intelligent apes (though a few juveniles escaped), evaded a gargantuan T-Rex, survived the mind games of siren-like lamprey […]

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Deathmist Isle

The Wheel of Time and the Island of Death

Two hundred years ago the people of the kingdom of Oskarria rose in revolt against the oppressive monarchy of King Alendus II. Mobs surged through the streets of the capital city of Ravnor, forced their way into the palace, and ransacked it. Everything of monetary value was carried away and all else burned. The monarchy […]

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ShinnCon II Quick Recap

Today’s game had lots of creepy derelict ship exploration and alien ‘bugs’ of various forms. There was some opportunity to swindle a megacorp (InStarSpec) out of a ship, so the PCs have become pirates essentially, but still en route to Arda and Garda Villis. You now have two ships and are looking to sell some […]

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D&D 5e: Island of Death

It’s decided! For the Saturday Night Dice crew’s game-day on Nov. 24, we’ll run a game set in The World of Redmark — my own custom campaign setting. I’ll give you more background on the setting soon. In the meantime, here’s what you need to know for character creation: Character Creation: Create a new 1st […]

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The Last Parsec: The Hunt (Part 1)

Tonight’s game featured: Constantine — Human cyborg smuggler (Mason) Khan — Kalian four-armed fighter (John) Manoz — Sauron rogue (Jim Bob) Styrax — Floran assassin (Jeff) Each player received 5 XP (according to Stan’s ‘beginner’s luck’ houserule).

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WaCon 2014 Recap

Several of us played or ran in D&D Adventures League organized play games last weekend at WaCon down in Waco. It was a blast! I ran a game, Robert ran two games, and John ran a game plus a 2 hour pickup game (which was 4 hours of fun packed into 2 amazing hours). Everyone […]

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The Lost Mine of Phandelver: Session 02

For our Oct. 11 game we had 6 players. Each player earned: 76.48 gp (that’s 76 gp and 48 sp) 291 XP Treasure Details: Each player earns 10 gp from Elmar Barthen of Barthen’s Supplies for delivering supplies. 50 gp from Sildar Hallwinter for escorting him home (divided by 6). 50 gp from Linene Graywind of the Lionshield Coster […]

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