I’m just about to start DM’ing Dungeons and Dragons 5th Edition, making a leap over from the Pathfinder universe. We’re hoping to start with the Lost Mines of Phandelver, so the Neverwinter city will be our nearest large city of civilisation. Our motley crew of relatively inexperienced role-players will be new to the Forgotten Realms setting, […]
Long before Cora Lindenbrook acquired the deeds to what became her legendary Book & Scroll store, it was the humble abode of the stone half-giant Frumalog. Everyone in the realm knows of the superb wares of the Lindenbrook store, although that’s at least what Cora the halfling would have you believe. Rows of heavy old […]
When I started playing D&D decades ago, it was already seen as tradition to have adventures starting in a tavern. Now, it can be seen as both tradition and a trope to have players starting in a tavern. (Whether your world calls them microbrewery’s, speakeasy’s, inns or drinking dens – RPG Systems often have players […]
Built with 4 foot thick stone walls and barred windows high in the ceiling, Lord Draimont’s Iron Hold prison held up to 40 inmates captive in cramped desperate conditions. During a freak unnatural storm, several masked sorcerers destroyed the western wall to the cells, entered the prison and lead a mass prison break. 30 prisoners fled Iron Hold into the dark electrical storm and disappeared without trace. These prisoners ranged from murders, dark warlocks and spies of the empire.