The Party has stopped overnight in the shelter of an old castle. Most of the walls have crumbled away over time, old grey stone covered in lichen and soft, springy mosses. As the adventurers approached the castle, the GM made them roll against perception. A couple of party members noticed that some of the stonework … Continue reading Luck of the Dice…
“Back! Back!” The voices yelled. Beric could hear the retreat coming back up the corridor in front. Two soldiers in mail stood either side of the heavy wooden door that separated the chamber from the corridor. Looking around him, he counted no more than eight soldiers and the Sorceror. They were in a large stone … Continue reading The Cleric-Smite them down!
(Malloy501) THAT book is one of the best introductions to Dwarves ever. Uninvited Dwarven guests looking for a burglar to help on a crazy quest. One magic ring, a miffed Dragon and a massive battle later leads us onto the next lot of books. These also have dwarves in, mainly featuring a Dwarven relative of … Continue reading Dwarves-Builders, Miners and Hardknocks!
(Thanks to my son for the lend of his Lego!) Picture the scene. I'm playing a D&D 5E game. Our token Non-Player Character just died earlier. So now there is just two Player Characters plus my mate DM'ing (yes it's cosy but now there are three PC's!) . We find a chest. My buddy says … Continue reading Traps! Spikes and Yikes!
Image by Colleen O'Dell from Pixabay There was a fizzle and crackle. The darkened chamber lit up suddenly. Then almost as quickly as there had been light, the already sparsely lit room was plunged back into the flickering candlelight; silhouetting two figures standing in the centre of the room. “But I swear I called the … Continue reading The Mage- Spells, Scrolls and Signs.
Chainmail-Rings of Protection! (LadyEarlene Pixabay) Famously known as the miniature wargame launched by someone called Gary Gygax. Chainmail was also a type of armour, who'd have thought! With origins as far back as the 4th Century BCE, historical sources suggest that "Chainmail" was originally invented by the Celtic tribes of Europe. This excellent article explains in detail … Continue reading Chainmail-Rings of Protection!
Rising from the grave, summoned back to terrify the living! (Pinterest, James Mark Debano) These long dead bones will obey the every command of whoever brought them back from the dead. Brought to life on the big screen by the legendary Ray Harryhausen. His many monsters thrilled audiences for decades, myself included. Perhaps one of the … Continue reading Skeleton Warriors- Shake, Rattle and Bone!
Weary travellers to Fantasy Scribbles! Come in from the nights chill. I hope your journey here wasn't too troublesome. A mercenary captain travelling by let slip some news, over an ale too many. There is to be a campaign to secure the frontier beyond the current borders. I fear it'll cause friction with the lords … Continue reading Welcome!