Tomb of Annihilation Session 69 Recap

Xandala finally meets Artus Cimber, before the party meets with Zagmira and the Red Wizards at the entrance to the tomb.

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Previously on Tomb of Annihilation

Mannix, level 8 Yuan-ti Inquisitive Rogue/Divination Wizard
Khaless, level 8 Half-Drow Assassin Rogue
Gillian, level 8 Triton Bard of Whispers
George, level 8 Tortle Battle Master Fighter/Rogue
Therin, level 8 Hill Dwarf Druid of the Moon

After a long rest following their egress from the Yuan-ti temple, the party had to finally deal with Xandala and Artus. During their temple excursion, Xandala had revealed that she was hunting Artus not because he was her father, but because she wanted the Ring of Winter.

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Foregone aims to be the next brutal 2D brawler [PC Gamer]

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Deep in the laboratory, a new enemy that looks like a Bane cosplayer teleports next to me, slamming into the ground and knocking out half my health in a single strike. I scramble to unload a quick series of sword strikes before he disappears. I roll to the side this time when he warps back, finishing him off with a shotgun blast. Unfortunately I rolled too close to a pair of sword-spinning goblins, forcing me to jump into a stream of bullets from a nearby minigun-wielding soldier. I curse as my body is vaporized, showering the ground with hard-earned gold and crystals and sending me back to the outpost to try again.

Death is a frequent and frustrating occurrence in Foregone, a challenging 2D action-platformer out on the Epic Game Store’s version of Early Access this week.

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Funkoverse Are the Perfect Light Strategy Games for Family Game Night [Pixelkin]

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I never paid much attention to the odd, square-headed figurines known as Funko, despite their incredible popularity and breadth of licenses. They couldn’t be scanned into their own video game series like Skylanders, nor unlock various Nintendo features as with Amiibo. Plop them into a series of tactical strategy board games, however, and you have my attention.

With intuitive rules, multiple game modes, and asymmetrical figures, the Funkoverse Strategy Games are a refreshing blend of family-friendly content with satisfying tactical gameplay.

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DMs Guild Review – Mark of the Vestige

A 5E update to 3.5E’s Tome of Magic, featuring 35 ghostly entities to bind.

A review copy of “Mark of the Vestige” was provided by the publisher. Find more DMs Guild Reviews on my website and YouTube channel.

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Designed by: E. R. F. Jordan

Typically when I think of possession I think of ghosts and demons and horror movies – or perhaps a villain’s attempt to bind an evil creature to their will. Mark of the Vestige is all about consensual possession, summoning up an otherworldly entity and forming a contract to gain their powers.

With clear rules, excellent writing, thematic art, and dozens of options, Mark of the Vestige is one of the most impressive sourcebooks I’ve seen on the DMs Guild.

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