DnD War for the Lost Plane Session 31 Recap

The party finally reaches the spellbook, just as the World Ender begins to awaken.

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Previously on War for the Lost Plane

Starring:
Kaelan, level 19 tiefling Monster Slayer Ranger/Fiend Warlock
Scarlet, level 19 human Oath of Devotion Paladin
Gillian, level 19 triton Champion Fighter, College of Lore Bard
Kethra, level 19 half-elf Assassin Rogue
TIM, level 19 warforged War Domain Cleric

Scarlet hurries back, spellbook in hand, Gillian’s magical wind whipping her hair back and forth – keeping the acid cloud at bay.

The triumphant moment is interrupted by an earth-shattering roar. The World Ender! We’re out of time.

From nearby we hear ominous squelching noises.

“Is Scarlet done yet?” calls Kethra, “We need to get out of here. There’s something coming!”

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DMs Guild Review – Darkhold: Secrets of the Zhentarim

Comprehensive guidebook to the Black Network, including history, player options, and regional information.

A review copy of “Darkhold: Secrets of the Zhentarim” was provided by the publisher. Find more DMs Guild Reviews on my website and YouTube channel.

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Designed by: Justice ArmanM.T. BlackAnthony JoyceCeleste ConowitchJeremy ForbingSadie LowryNoah GrandEd GreenwoodBrittney HayGabriel HicksLaura HirsbrunnerAmber LitkeJessica MarcrumKienna Shaw

Wealth. Power. Influence. Of all the base factions in D&D Fifth Edition none are as recognizable or relatable as the Zhentarim, a network of evil-aligned wizards, scoundrels, and thieves. Darkhold: Secrets of the Zhentarim is a comprehensive guidebook to all things Zhentarim, from their history and major players, to new class options and spells, and advice for running evil-aligned campaigns.

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DnD War for the Lost Plane Session 30 Recap

We continue our fantastic voyage through the innerspace of the World Ender.

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Previously on War for the Lost Plane

Starring:
Kaelan, level 19 tiefling Monster Slayer Ranger/Fiend Warlock
Scarlet, level 19 human Oath of Devotion Paladin
Gillian, level 19 triton Champion Fighter, College of Lore Bard
Kethra, level 19 half-elf Assassin Rogue
TIM, level 19 warforged War Domain Cleric

Flame shot out of the Hellfire crossbow, engulfing the fleshy creatures. They burn, but continue advancing on Scarlet, striking out with tendrils and claws of sinew. 

I grunt, and follow up with a volley of fire bolts, striking into multiple creatures. One of them explodes, but before I can even smile, the smaller fleshy bits begin to reform into single-tentacle creatures.

“Not helping!” Scarlet yells, as she brings down another column of holy fire. We weren’t going to last much longer without the rest of the team.

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DMs Guild Review – Shadow Over Snowhollow

Warring orcs and frost giants stand between the party and a tomb occupied by a white dragon in this tier 2 adventure.

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Designed by: MitchellOdy” Edwards

We discussed using factions in a recent DM Roundtable discussion, and Shadow over Snowhollow would make a great example of using traditional monsters as fleshed-out factions. The tier two adventure involves players in a deadlocked battle between arcane frost giants and necromantic orcs, before taking on (almost) ancient white dragon.

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DnD War for the Lost Plane Session 29 Recap

The party is forcibly injected into the World-Ender in search of the Creator’s spellbook.

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Previously on War for the Lost Plane

Starring:
Kaelan, level 19 tiefling Monster Slayer Ranger/Fiend Warlock
Scarlet, level 19 human Oath of Devotion Paladin
Gillian, level 19 triton Champion Fighter, College of Lore Bard
Kethra, level 19 half-elf Assassin Rogue
TIM, level 19 warforged War Domain Cleric

“Here’s here,” Orner yelled. “I didn’t expect him so soon, we’ll have to hurry. Quickly, into the tower!”

The entire world rumbles as what looks like an entire mountain appears un the distance. Great claws the size of ancient trees churn the ground. An echoing roar chills us to the bone as we strap ourselves into the tower. 

We feel the tower shift as Orner points it at the impossibly large beast. The World Ender.

Scarlet nervously calls out, “Anyone not want to do this anymore?”

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DMs Guild Review – Fool’s Gold: Mystery in Baldur’s Gate

An investigation into missing persons in Baldur’s Gate leads to a villain with the Midas touch in this 3rd level mystery adventure.

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Designed by: Colin Caelin

It doesn’t take a super sleuth to draw at least two conclusions from the title of Fool’s Gold: Mystery in Baldur’s Gate – it’s a mystery-based adventure, and it takes place entirely within the city of Baldur’s Gate. 

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Kickstarter Review – Legendary Adventures: Epic Play for Fifth Edition

Epic class progression from levels 21-30, and dozens of high-powered dragons, demons, and time-travelling wizards.

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Designed by: Mike Myler

My last foray into epic levels in D&D (20+) was nearly twenty years ago during Neverwinter Nights‘ second expansion, Hoards of the Underdark, which included fighting an entire dungeon full of beholders and taking on Mephistopheles himself. Legendary Adventures: Epic Play for Fifth Edition is an upcoming supplement that adds epic levels, and equally epic monsters, to D&D Fifth Edition.

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DMs Guild Review – Feats Don’t Fail Me Now

A collection of over 40 humorous feats for player characters.

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Designed by: Gordon McAlpinM.T. BlackAndrew CawoodJeremy ForbingLaura HirsbrunnerChris Sims

Feats are such a ubiquitous part of D&D that’s it’s easy to forget they’re technically a variant rule. There are already plenty of great feats to choose from in officially published books. Feats Don’t Fail Me Now adds over 40 new feats with a much more humorous, and personable, tone.

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DnD War for the Lost Plane Session 28 Recap

We battle the final demons guarding the hell portal.

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Previously on War for the Lost Plane

Starring:
Kaelan, level 18 tiefling Monster Slayer Ranger/Fiend Warlock
Scarlet, level 18 human Oath of Devotion Paladin
Gillian, level 18 triton Champion Fighter, College of Lore Bard
Kethra, level 18 half-elf Assassin Rogue
TIM, level 18 warforged War Domain Cleric

The portal lies in ruins, the hulking demon dead at our feet. Whatever demons remain in the fortress, their numbers were limited. We cut off the source.

Now it’s simply a matter of killing the leaders and preventing the destruction of this entire world.

Easier said than done. As we follow Kethra out a hidden escape path, images of the demon and angel leaders, Irathon and Rahmael, appear, taunting us with our fruitless victory. They wish to be gods of this world, heedless of its violent destruction.

We ran as the fortress walls began crumbling around us from the destruction of the portal. We held the scroll Rycresh had given us, and within moments the cat appears.

“Is it done?” Rycresh asked anxiously.

“What kind of question is that,” Kethra screamed. “Get us out of here!”

“Good, we got places to be!” Black smoke surrounds us. When it dissipates, it is not the Verdant Spire that greets us, but a vast desert.

“Sorry for not taking you back to safety, but we have to move quickly,” says Rycresh. “I have some bad news: I found the book.”

“Let me guess,” says Scarlet, noting our surroundings. “It’s inside the World-Ender?”

“It’s inside the World-Ender.”

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