Tomb of Annihilation: Campaign Diary Introduction

I recently started running the Tomb of Annihilation adventure with a group of players from my summer Rage of Demons tier 1 mini-campaign. The group consisted of a Duergar fighter (from RoD), a half-orc barbarian, a dwarf barbarian/druid, a tiefling sorcerer, and a tabaxi bard, all between levels 1 and 4. Since this campaign operates under the […]

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DDAL07-02 Over the Edge (review)

Unlike previous Adventurers League seasons, the Tomb of Annihilation storyline provides a set of introductory missions for tier 2 (levels 5-10) characters. The module here gives players a good taste of the sorts of enemies and puzzles they’ll face in ToA, and in that sense it’s quite good. But it shares some weaknesses with earlier DDAL […]

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Tomb of Annihilation: Thoughts on structure

I have a group starting Tomb of Annihilation in the next week or two as we wrap up a run through DDAL07-01 “A City on the Edge”. (That’s why I hedge on the date – it all depends on how long we take to finish the last of the missions.) The actual hardcover has a pretty […]

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DDAL07-01: A City on the Edge (review)

The first DDAL module for Season 7, “A City on the Edge” attempts to provide a pathway to the Tomb of Annihilation storyline at tier 1. It starts off a bit rough, though. As usual, this review contains SPOILERS, so the TL;DR version is “not bad”. Advertisements

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Campaign planning: Autumn 2017

Right now feels like a good time to look back at my gaming for the last few months and then ahead to what comes next. Weyward Scions (homebrew) My alternating Sundays campaign with friends has almost wrapped up. The DM and one of the other players are law students, and thus they don’t have nearly […]

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Adventurers League Season 7: Kickoff

Dungeons and Dragons Adventurers League Season 7 has begun! Already we have two individual adventures, DDAL07-01 City on the Edge and DDAL07-02 Over the Edge. Both of these resemble introductory adventures from earlier seasons in that they consist of five 1-hour scenarios. OtE differs a little in that it provides this type of introduction for Tier 2 […]

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