In my Out of the Abyss campaign, I moved the characters through 3 phases of Underdark travel which were dependent on their level and abilities. Velkenvayle to Sloobdublop – as written. The characters are unfamiliar with the Underdark and have no to little equipment. I rolled for random encounters (ahead of time) and closely tracked […]Read more "Skill Challenge: Navigating the Underdark"
In this set of blog entries I aim to convert the original 1e Oriental Adventure monsters to 5e to provide some extra fodder for an OA campaign. I am using both the original 1e source and the updated 3e source as reference for the build. I left some of the 3e spells intact – as the DM you will […]Read more "OA BESTIARY: BISAN"
Here is the final Technic League Captain. Stuck between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea she decided to negotiate with the players and stoically accepted the news that Zernebeth was now at the head of the Technic League and Ozmyn was dead. She was just happy to get out of the accursed ship. SILA […]Read more "CAPTAIN SILA DESAULIS"
Modified air elemental using 3.5 edition template/example from Dragon #347. SMOKE ELEMENTAL Large elemental, neutral Armour Class 15 Hit Points 90 (12d10 +24) Speed 0 ft., fly 90ft. (hover) STR 14 (+2) DEX 20 (+5) CON 14 (+2) INT 6 (-2) WIS 10 (+0) CHA 6 (-2) Damage Resistances lightning, thunder; bludgeoning, piercing, and slashing […]Read more "MENACE MANUAL: Smoke Elemental"
I am not convinced that the 5e (based on the 3.5e) methodology for monster building is always the best course when it comes to spell casters. It can become overwhelming to run them due to all the spells. I tend to think the 4e method of building unique monsters when it comes to spell casters […]Read more "TECHNIC LEAGUE ARCHAEOLOGICAL TEAM: Beornre"
The conversion process has begun in earnest for The Choking Tower. THE HEARTH MANTLE Wondrous item, rare The inside of this long, thick shawl is cool muslin, while the outside is decorated with a flame-like rune. Hearth mantles are favored by t he faithful of Erastil, particularly those among his worshipers who rely upon the […]Read more "ARMOURY: Hearth Mantle"
MUTANT MANTICORE TIME!Read more "From the diary of Rikku Yufina Kyius: Iron Gods Session 10"