Crafting Annihilation 9/12/19

Behind-the-scenes DM-only live stream of building and preparing our ongoing Tomb of Annihilation series.

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Tabletop Review – Beastlands’ Maelstrom of Monsters

A procedurally generated monster manual with nearly 300 monsters.

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Designed by: Todd Otto

“Procedurally generated” is a common buzzword (buzzphrase?) in gaming. It basically means content that is more intelligently randomly generated, involving parameters, settings, and algorithms.

Beastlands’ Maelstrom of Monsters” is a procedurally generated monster manual. The 285 enemies within aren’t even generated until you purchase the PDF, creating a uniquely bizarre concoction of mad-libs Frankenstein monsters that I don’t see any DM wanting to actually use.

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Let’s Play – The Bard’s Tale IV: Director’s Cut Episode 3

We defeat the evil elves and free the children, return to the Adventurer’s Guild, meet Crux, and enter Kylearn’s Tower.

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DMs Guild Review – Red Jack: A Gothic Earth Adventure

Investigate a Jack the Ripper-style murder in late 19th century London in this level 1 Gothic Earth adventure.

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Designed by: M. T. Black

I’m familiar with Jack the Ripper but less so with the Gothic Earth RPG setting, which was apparently introduced to Advanced Dungeons & Dragons 2nd Edition in the mid 90s. Famous literary characters like Sherlock Holmes exist in this alternate period universe, as does magic and supernatural creatures.

Red Jack: A Gothic Earth Adventure” takes its major story cues and plot structure from a classic Holmes/Jack the Ripper murder mystery, distilled into a single D&D session for a new level 1 party.

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Tomb of Annihilation Session 49 Recap

With the mine cleared out we set out through the long, dark tunnels that lead to the forge of Hrakhamar.

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Previously on Tomb of Annihilation

Starring:
Mannix, level 6 Human Inquisitive Rogue/Wizard
Khaless, level 6 Half-Drow Assassin Rogue
Gillian, level 6 Triton Bard of Whispers
George, level 6 Tortle Battle Master Fighter/Rogue
Therin, level 6 Hill Dwarf Druid of the Moon

The underground mine tunnel that links Wyrmheart Mine with the Dwarven forge Hrakhamar winds for 40 miles. As we soon discover, no underground area in the D&D universe is safe.

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Let’s Play – The Bard’s Tale IV: Director’s Cut Episode 2

We explore more of Skara Brae Above, recruit Daeglish into the party, defeat the impostor, and find The Green Lady.

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