Icewind Dale: Rime of the Frostmaiden Session 11 Recap

Having infiltrated the Duergar Outpost, the Marshals search for prisoners and enemies; Thimbleweed makes more goat friends.

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Previously on Rime of the Frostmaiden

Starring:
Valravn, level 3 Eladrin Bard of Eloquence
Fray, level 3 Halfling Barbarian of the Beast
Celeste, level 3 Half-orc Sun Soul Monk
Edmond, Level 3 Human Alchemist Artificer
Thimbleweed, level 3 Gnome Swarmkeeper Ranger

Having successfully stealthed their way into the Duergar Outpost, the Marshals cautiously search the area for the prisoners, and end up finding Nildar, one of the Duergar princes, and the leader of the outpost.

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Icewind Dale: Rime of the Frostmaiden Session 10 Recap

The Marshals discover the identify of the thieves of Caer-Konig, as they become embroiled in a much larger plot.

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Previously on Rime of the Frostmaiden

Starring:
Valravn, level 3 Eladrin Bard of Eloquence
Fray, level 3 Halfling Barbarian of the Beast
Celeste, level 3 Half-orc Sun Soul Monk
Edmond, Level 3 Human Alchemist Artificer
Thimbleweed, level 3 Gnome Swarmkeeper Ranger

The Marshals rest in Caer-Konig, confident in their plan of luring the thieves to them by blasting their richness and vulnerability throughout the town. What they don’t realize: the thieves aren’t based in the town at all, and they’re escalating their burglary into full-blown kidnapping.

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Icewind Dale: Rime of the Frostmaiden Session 9 Recap

Returning from the mountain, the Marshals arrive in Caer-Konig, meet Speaker Trovus, and learn about a series of thefts.

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Previously on Rime of the Frostmaiden

Starring:
Valravn, level 3 Eladrin Bard of Eloquence
Fray, level 3 Halfling Barbarian of the Beast
Celeste, level 3 Half-orc Sun Soul Monk
Edmond, Level 3 Human Alchemist Artificer
Thimbleweed, level 3 Gnome Swarmkeeper Ranger

After an extra-long, action-packed, story-heavy previous session, this week was a bit quieter as the Marshals arrive in Caer-Konig, meet Speaker Trovus, and learn about a series of thefts.

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Icewind Dale: Rime of the Frostmaiden Session 8 Recap

The Marshals discover the fate of the rest of the previous adventurers as they reach the summit of Kelvin’s Cairn.

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Previously on Rime of the Frostmaiden

Starring:
Valravn, level 3 Eladrin Bard of Eloquence
Fray, level 3 Halfling Barbarian of the Beast
Celeste, level 3 Half-orc Sun Soul Monk
Edmond, Level 3 Human Alchemist Artificer
Thimbleweed, level 3 Gnome Swarmkeeper Ranger

The Marshals had rescued the first of the fated party who had traveled up the mountain. Garret told a sobering story of a yeti ambush that nearly killed him, and split their party. Our heroes were determined to continue the ascent and discover the fate of the rest of that party.

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Icewind Dale: Rime of the Frostmaiden Session 7 Recap

The Marshals ascend Kelvin’s Cairn, dealing with goats, avalanches, and owlbears — oh my!

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Previously on Rime of the Frostmaiden

Starring:
Valravn, level 3 Eladrin Bard of Eloquence
Fray, level 3 Halfling Barbarian of the Beast
Celeste, level 3 Half-orc Sun Soul Monk
Edmond, Level 3 Human Alchemist Artificer
Thimbleweed, level 3 Gnome Swarmkeeper Ranger

Arriving at Kelvin’s Cairn, the party investigates the base camp and ascends the mountain, which turns into a linear dungeon crawl of enemies and hazards. And talking goats.

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Icewind Dale: Rime of the Frostmaiden Session 6 Recap

The Marshals choose their subclasses at level three before making their way toward Kelvin’s Cairn and the Dwarven Valley.

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Previously on Rime of the Frostmaiden

Starring:
Valravn, level 3 Eladrin Bard of Eloquence
Fray, level 3 Halfling Barbarian of the Beast
Celeste, level 3 Half-orc Sun Soul Monk
Edmond, Level 3 Human Alchemist Artificer
Thimbleweed, level 3 Gnome Swarmkeeper Ranger

Level three is a big deal for most D&D classes, and we spend a good chunk of this session going over everyone’s exciting and fun new subclasses. Then it’s off toward the mountain of Kelvin’s Cairn to tackle the Mountain Climb quest, and search for the previous adventuring party.

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Icewind Dale: Rime of the Frostmaiden Session 5 Recap

The hunters become the hunted as the Marshals search for the monster of the mine; Celeste is drawn to a magic crystal.

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Previously on Rime of the Frostmaiden

Starring:
Valravn, level 2 Eladrin Bard
Fray, level 2 Halfling Barbarian
Celeste, level 2 Half-orc Monk
Edmond, Level 2 Human Artificer
Thimbleweed, level 2 Gnome Ranger

The Marshals had found the kobolds, but the kobolds had found something else. Within the depths of the mine, something was hunting them one by one.

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Icewind Dale: Rime of the Frostmaiden Session 4 Recap

The gem mine in Termalaine proves far more dangerous than they expected as the Marshals delve deeper into the darkness

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Previously on Rime of the Frostmaiden

Starring:
Valravn, level 2 Eladrin Bard
Fray, level 2 Halfling Barbarian
Celeste, level 2 Half-orc Monk
Edmond, Level 2 Human Artificer
Thimbleweed, level 2 Gnome Ranger

It’s not often a session can nail all three pillars of Dungeons & Dragons, but the Beautiful Mine quest in Termalaine features combat, exploration, and role-playing, with just a bit of adjustments from the DM to make things more dynamic.

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Roll20 Review – Van Richten’s Guide to Ravenloft

Detailed descriptions of over a dozen Domains of Dread, along with tips and tricks to running horror campaigns.

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If you’re like me and not particularly well-versed in D&D lore, you may think that Ravenloft and Barovia are interchangeable. Thankfully the good Doctor Van Richten is here to set the record straight.

Van Richten’s Guide to Ravenloft provides detailed overviews of over a dozen different Domains of Dread, of which Barovia is only one of many horror-themed regions, as well as tips for running horror campaigns, new character options, and a low-level mini-adventure in a classic haunted manor.

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Icewind Dale: Rime of the Frostmaiden Session 3 Recap

The newly minted Ten Towns Marshals leave for Termalaine and the gem mine; in Targos they follow up on some leads.

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Previously on Rime of the Frostmaiden

Starring:
Valravn, level 2 Eladrin Bard
Fray, level 2 Halfling Barbarian
Celeste, level 2 Half-orc Monk
Edmond, Level 2 Human Artificer
Thimbleweed, level 2 Gnome Ranger

Following the Council of Speakers in Bryn Shander, the party decides to head north towards Termaline to help Speaker Masthew with a kobold problem in the gem mine. But first, a stop-over in Targos to meet with Speaker Maxildanarr and hunt for news about a previous adventuring party last seen in the area.

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