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by Caelesti
Thu May 30, 2019 8:55 pm
Forum: Forgotten Realms
Topic: Notes from 5/30/19 - Prince beats priestess
Replies: 1
Views: 38

Notes from 5/30/19 - Prince beats priestess

The plan was to walk across the bridge in disguise, go into the citadel, go down to the 2nd level, and close the gates. The gates cannot be reopened for 48 hours. The party has to secure the mines in that time and reopen the bottom gate to escape with the slaves. A dwarven prince entered and gave th...
by Caelesti
Thu May 16, 2019 9:10 pm
Forum: Forgotten Realms
Topic: Notes from 5/16/19 - Orcs and Allies
Replies: 1
Views: 43

Notes from 5/16/19 - Orcs and Allies

The party planned to cleverly get answers about Juiblex, Arabel, and how to stop the confrontation. Sedon asked his book when Arabel would kill Juiblex if the party didn't intervene. The response was a moon or two. The party moved back onto the ledge to scout. A dwarf called for the party to stop. U...
by Caelesti
Thu May 09, 2019 10:03 pm
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Notes from 5/9/19 - Who's afraid?
Replies: 1
Views: 52

Notes from 5/9/19 - Who's afraid?

The wolves were werewolves. Ezmarelda tossed a silvered shortsword at Brandt and turned invisible. Calder cast back to back Fireballs in the midst of the werewolves, dropping three. Brandt closed on the biggest werewolf and struck it. Morpheus simply closed on it. Kili ordered armor to attack, moved...
by Caelesti
Thu May 02, 2019 8:43 pm
Forum: Forgotten Realms
Topic: Notes from 5/2/19 - Looted
Replies: 1
Views: 43

Notes from 5/2/19 - Looted

The party tried to recall the location where they had seen a dwarven trader before he disappeared into the mountain. Some thought it was back up the mountain some ways, so the party backtracked. Fuma noted that all the animal noises had stopped, and alerted the others. Mercy spotted a dragon up abov...
by Caelesti
Thu Apr 18, 2019 9:09 pm
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Notes from 4/18/19 - Two heads are better than one?
Replies: 1
Views: 67

Notes from 4/18/19 - Two heads are better than one?

At a pool, Ireena was grabbed and taken through a portal. Then dark clouds rolled in and a lightning bolt struck nearby, knocking everybody else down. Ismark was at least satisfied that Straudt did not take his sister. A child came to the door looking for the abbot's wife to pray for them, as his mo...
by Caelesti
Thu Apr 11, 2019 9:08 pm
Forum: Forgotten Realms
Topic: Notes from 4/11/19 - Skirting conflict
Replies: 3
Views: 91

Notes from 4/11/19 - Skirting conflict

The party continued on their way. Eclipse recognized a howl ahead and dashed forward, shaking Chip off her back. She greeted the winter wolf, tossing it a rabbit. Conversation, somehow, covered orcs in the area that are hunting the wolves and making pelts from their fur. The party headed towards the...
by Caelesti
Thu Apr 04, 2019 9:54 pm
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Notes from 4/4/19 - Hey Abbot!
Replies: 1
Views: 73

Notes from 4/4/19 - Hey Abbot!

The Burgomeister at Krezk said he would not let the party through the gates of Krezk until they helped the town. The request was for wine. The party claimed the wine was on the way. The Burgomeister, Lord Dmitri Krezkov, said he'd let them in, but said there were no inns or taverns. The Burgomeister...
by Caelesti
Thu Mar 21, 2019 8:54 pm
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Notes from 3/21/19 - The green glowy gem in the rough
Replies: 1
Views: 73

Notes from 3/21/19 - The green glowy gem in the rough

The party searched the druids, berserkers, and mounds. The druids had staves, and the berserkers had odd trophy items. The mounds were graves, containing old mundane objects. Kili cast Detect Magic, locating something at the heart of the statue. Though the statue was easy to climb, it was tightly wo...
by Caelesti
Thu Mar 07, 2019 11:06 pm
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Notes from 3/7/19 - Evil druids with friends
Replies: 1
Views: 92

Notes from 3/7/19 - Evil druids with friends

The party rested in the clearing around the colossal tree. Calder attuned himself to the druid's staff; Kili attuned himself to the battleaxe. Kili chopped the tree down, leaving just the stump and lots of sticky sap. He spent the rest of the day chopping up the stump. At night, chanting could be he...
by Caelesti
Thu Mar 07, 2019 8:34 pm
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: 2/21/19 - Notes
Replies: 1
Views: 102

Re: 2/21/19 - Notes

Kili declined the druid's staff, claiming it was evil, so Calder took it. The party crossed the hilltop, taking the path between the boulders; the statue remained inanimate. The path continued to a copse of dead trees with a huge dead tree towering over the others. A needle blight stood at the edge ...
by Caelesti
Tue Feb 26, 2019 9:47 pm
Forum: Forgotten Realms
Topic: Notes from 2/26/19 - Save everyone, take 2 ..
Replies: 6
Views: 213

Notes from 2/26/19 - Save everyone, take 2 ..

The party rested by the murky pool, recovering health and spells. They then continued on, marching along the north side of the very long pool until the ledge stopped at the upper edge of a chasm. There seemed no way to go but down. Sedon, with spider climb, climbed down to a lower ledge. Eclipse tur...
by Caelesti
Thu Feb 14, 2019 10:17 pm
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Notes from 2/14/19 - An undead friend
Replies: 1
Views: 78

Notes from 2/14/19 - An undead friend

The party located the winery owners outside the winery and led them back to there home. The party was prepared to guard the family for a few days. The winers told the party that the grapes at the winery were only good enough for their wines due to magic gems buried in the fields, one for each of the...
by Caelesti
Mon Jan 14, 2019 10:19 pm
Forum: Forgotten Realms
Topic: Notes from 1/14/19 - Creatures from the deep
Replies: 2
Views: 96

Notes from 1/14/19 - Creatures from the deep

Eclipse didn't want to bring the green lady to meet Shar, and urged Sedon to talk to his daughter. The green lady (also the gargantuan black dragon) went by the name The Hunger. Sedon suggested the name Arabel. Arabel wanted the party to kill Shar, and Arabel would help, gifting Sedon a special dagg...
by Caelesti
Thu Jan 10, 2019 10:47 pm
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Notes from 1/10/18 - One down, two had to go
Replies: 1
Views: 166

Notes from 1/10/18 - One down, two had to go

The party explored the top floor of the winery, finding no opponents until the last door. A painted druid stoop upon a winch brandishing a staff and babbling. The party charged into the room, and the druid slid down a rope into a wagon below. The party rushed to the stairs and down to the next floor...
by Caelesti
Thu Jan 03, 2019 10:38 pm
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Notes from 1/3/19 - One down, many to go
Replies: 1
Views: 164

Notes from 1/3/19 - One down, many to go

The next day, the party better prepared for battle. Calder turned Belle invisible, and she was going to only heal people during the battle. The party made it all the way to the winery before there were signs of blights rising from the fields. The party went inside and down into the basement. One of ...
by Caelesti
Thu Dec 20, 2018 11:06 pm
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Notes from 12/20/18 - Couldn't take a little needling
Replies: 1
Views: 119

Notes from 12/20/18 - Couldn't take a little needling

The party decided to do some prelimary investigation of the winery. Calder cast Invisibility on Brandt, who then wandered around attempting to move quietly. He spotted three druids, and heard another, in various parts of the winery. He also spotted some blights (vine creatures), but much fewer than ...
by Caelesti
Thu Dec 13, 2018 9:55 pm
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Notes from 12/13/18 - The right time at the blight place
Replies: 1
Views: 114

Notes from 12/13/18 - The right time at the blight place

The burgermeister invited the party to be the guests of honor for the next festival since they had the right attitude, that all would be well. The next festival was the following week. The party had dinner with the Burgermeister and his wife. The Burgermeister seemed to believe that being cheery kee...
by Caelesti
Tue Dec 04, 2018 9:23 pm
Forum: Forgotten Realms
Topic: Notes from 12/4/18 - All aboard
Replies: 6
Views: 249

Notes from 12/4/18 - All aboard

Sedon and Chip were the only ones standing. They decided to bring Fuma around first (using Chip's boon from Shar). Then Sedon carefully poured a healing potion down Eclipse's throat. Eclipse had healing spells available; she cast a Healing Spirit to heal everybody somewhat. Eclipse prepared to strik...
by Caelesti
Tue Nov 27, 2018 10:17 pm
Forum: Forgotten Realms
Topic: Notes from 11/27/18 - A little too close
Replies: 1
Views: 246

Notes from 11/27/18 - A little too close

Eclipse cast Healing Spirit spells, and the party cycled through it to recover from the recent battles. The party then went to a room below to rest. During the rest, shadow demons descended on the party through the ceiling. Sedon hexed a shadow and hit it with two Eldritch Blasts. Chip stabbed the s...
by Caelesti
Mon Nov 19, 2018 10:29 pm
Forum: Forgotten Realms
Topic: Notes from 11/19/18 - A vrocky start
Replies: 2
Views: 188

Notes from 11/19/18 - A vrocky start

The vrocks screeched, chilling the party to the bone. Sedon pushed Chip aside and slammed the door. A vrock pushed the door open and sprayed a cloud of spores all over the party, poisoning all but Fuma. The other vrock clawed and bit Eclipse-dwarf. Mercy breathed acid on the vrocks and closed the do...
by Caelesti
Thu Nov 15, 2018 10:07 pm
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Notes from 11/15/18 - The penalties for malicious unhappiness
Replies: 1
Views: 304

Notes from 11/15/18 - The penalties for malicious unhappiness

The party followed the little girl home, keeping her safe on route. The greatful dad offered the party stuff from their wagons. The party also tried to gather information about one of the prophesies; they were directed to the wolf hunters. The party was told about the amber temple, hidden in the mou...
by Caelesti
Thu Nov 08, 2018 9:56 pm
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Notes from 11/8/18 - The price of good fishing
Replies: 1
Views: 222

Notes from 11/8/18 - The price of good fishing

Belle retreated. Calder hit a spawn with a Firebolt. Kili tried to break a window. Spawn clawed at the party. Morpheus cast Protection from Evil on himself. Brandt struck the spawn. Belle joined Henrik. Calder hit a spawn with a Firebolt. Kili cast Sacred Flame at it. The spawn clawed Morpheus, drop...
by Caelesti
Mon Oct 29, 2018 9:24 pm
Forum: Forgotten Realms
Topic: Notes from 10/29/18 - The weapon that binds
Replies: 2
Views: 238

Notes from 10/29/18 - The weapon that binds

The party moved down the corridor to the south. Chip opened the door to a small barracks with dead duergar. Chests full of clothes and stuff were lying open. The party crossed the room. As Chip approached the far door, a drow spirit appeared in front of Fuma and asked why he intruded into the temple...
by Caelesti
Mon Oct 22, 2018 8:55 pm
Forum: Forgotten Realms
Topic: Notes from 10/22/18 - Worked out a better deal
Replies: 1
Views: 171

Notes from 10/22/18 - Worked out a better deal

The party tried to rotate the mithral sheet to make the door appear, but had great difficulty. Acid continued to spray into the room. Eventually, the door appeared. Chip tried to open it, but it didn't budge; runes glowed a bit. Chip called out the problem. Eclipse turned into a worg and moved to ob...
by Caelesti
Thu Oct 11, 2018 9:36 pm
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Notes from 10/11/18 - Spawns spawned
Replies: 1
Views: 258

Notes from 10/11/18 - Spawns spawned

The party returned to the church the next morning to talk to the gravedigger, Milivoj. Kili cast Zone of Truth to aid in the interrogation. The party asked Milovoj if he was aware of the disturbance under the church, not specifically mentioning the bones, since that secret would make people worry. H...
by Caelesti
Thu Oct 04, 2018 8:41 pm
Forum: Forgotten Realms
Topic: Notes from 10/4/18 - Acid rain
Replies: 1
Views: 176

Notes from 10/4/18 - Acid rain

Fuma attempted to converse with the healed Duergar (Edgrark), but he didn't speak common. Eclipse was able to speak to him, and did. Eclipse translated for the rest of the party. She relayed that the net (Grepnir) was there to keep back The Dagger of Shar, which was a big beast. The net was a gift f...
by Caelesti
Thu Sep 27, 2018 8:47 pm
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Notes from 9/27/18 - Dem bones
Replies: 7
Views: 453

Notes from 9/27/18 - Dem bones

The party went to a church in the mist. As they approached it, they saw groups of Valackians rushing towards it. The people were looking behind them and looked scared. The people were staying for the night under the protection of the church and Saint Andral. The priest tried to comfort the people. A...
by Caelesti
Thu Sep 20, 2018 10:00 pm
Forum: Forgotten Realms
Topic: Notes from 9/20/18 - Mum isn't the word?
Replies: 2
Views: 220

Notes from 9/20/18 - Mum isn't the word?

Fuma tried to open the door using the dwarven ring, but without actually touching the door. Chip used his Mage Hand to pull on the door, but it remained locked. Eclipse, in her cursed dwarf form, tried the ring and was able to open the door by turning the knob. The party moved into the room. Winged ...
by Caelesti
Mon Sep 17, 2018 6:31 pm
Forum: Friendly Discussion
Topic: Treasure Division - all worlds
Replies: 41
Views: 1954

Re: Treasure Division - all worlds

I recall Igor pushing that treasure division method, because he joined a group while already reasonably equipped, and 'all' the treasure went to others, because they were deemed to need it more, even though he did more than his share of the work. It was particularly annoying when something showed up...
by Caelesti
Thu Sep 13, 2018 9:21 pm
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Notes from 9/13/18 - The wrong wolves
Replies: 3
Views: 328

Notes from 9/13/18 - The wrong wolves

On the way to Vallaki, the party camped off the road to recover from the battle with the hags. The area was foggy, and the party was surprised by wolves shortly after lying down. A wolf bit Brandt. Several wolves killed Belle's black panther. Brandt struck down a wolf. Calder cast Sleep into the mid...
by Caelesti
Mon Aug 27, 2018 9:02 pm
Forum: Forgotten Realms
Topic: Notes from 8/27/18 - Trial and error
Replies: 1
Views: 197

Notes from 8/27/18 - Trial and error

Mercy closed the door and stepped away from the opening. Eclipse drove a piton into the door in an attempt to spike it closed. Chip moved near Eclipse, since she was offering healing spells. Fuma moved futher into the complex. There were chains dangling from above, and a dead githyanki. Sedon follow...
by Caelesti
Wed Aug 22, 2018 9:11 pm
Forum: Forgotten Realms
Topic: Notes from 8/22/18 - What to do
Replies: 1
Views: 160

Notes from 8/22/18 - What to do

Sedon told the party that his book sent him a strange message. It said to escape the woman or the world would become devoured by The Great Hunger. There was much debating on what to do. The ship approached a shimmering wall. The female dwarf said there was no way to get past, and that the party woul...
by Caelesti
Thu Aug 09, 2018 9:37 pm
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Notes from 8/9/18 - More woe than weal
Replies: 1
Views: 227

Notes from 8/9/18 - More woe than weal

The party entered the windmill for the deed in hand. The ground floor had been converted into a kitchen, now messy and recently used. An old hag entered the room and offered the party sweet cakes; all declined. Morpheus could smell a fiend in the area, but it wasn't the hag, so he headed up the stai...
by Caelesti
Thu Aug 09, 2018 9:29 pm
Forum: Forgotten Realms
Topic: Notes from 8/9/18 - More woe than weal
Replies: 0
Views: 323

Notes from 8/9/18 - More woe than weal

The party entered the windmill for the deed in hand. The ground floor had been converted into a kitchen, now messy and recently used. An old hag entered the room and offered the party sweet cakes; all declined. Morpheus could smell a fiend in the area, but it wasn't the hag, so he headed up the stai...
by Caelesti
Thu Aug 02, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: Forgotten Realms
Topic: Notes from 8/2/18 - Stowaway
Replies: 2
Views: 246

Notes from 8/2/18 - Stowaway

The party rested while the ship was getting repaired. Before the airship took flight, a group of hellhounds bounded forward. Chip cast Sleep on the group, but none were affected. He moved onto the ship. Eclipse moved onto the ship and summoned a group of wolves to intercept the attackers. Sedon cast...
by Caelesti
Tue Jul 03, 2018 9:52 pm
Forum: Forgotten Realms
Topic: Notes from 7/3/18 - Up .. then down
Replies: 0
Views: 313

Notes from 7/3/18 - Up .. then down

The group repaired Chol'k's flying ship down in the hole. Eclipse cast Darkvision on Chip, and he could finally see in the underdark; he was very excited and appreciative. When the ship was ready, all climbed aboard. Chol'k said he was happy to take the party wherever they wanted to go. They started...
by Caelesti
Thu Jun 28, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Notes from 6/28/18 - Burn baby burn
Replies: 1
Views: 226

Notes from 6/28/18 - Burn baby burn

The party dealt with the dead body of Orpheus by performing a ritual burning. Morpheus, brother of Orpheus, arrived during the ritual. He vowed to avenge Orpheus' death. After a mourning party and a night's sleep, the party continued on to the west. The road led down to the base of a canyon, and the...
by Caelesti
Thu Jun 14, 2018 9:56 pm
Forum: Forgotten Realms
Topic: Notes from 6/14/18 - Not ship shape
Replies: 1
Views: 187

Notes from 6/14/18 - Not ship shape

The party discovered part of Chol'k's flying ship, though it seemed to be only a large, empty bladder. The party began to roll it up to make transportation of it easier while looking for other parts, but a flash of light interrupted them. A large armored skeleton climbed up out of the ground where t...
by Caelesti
Tue Jun 05, 2018 9:28 pm
Forum: Forgotten Realms
Topic: Notes from 6/5/18 – Won't take 'no' for an answer
Replies: 0
Views: 318

Notes from 6/5/18 – Won't take 'no' for an answer

Chip cast a cantrip to light his lantern, revealing nobody in front of him. Merci advanced. She heard a voice in her head; it said to lay down her weapon and wanted to make a deal. Eclipse advanced, noticing bugbears and other humanoids; she raged. The voice said it wanted out and that it would give...
by Caelesti
Thu May 31, 2018 9:34 pm
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Notes from 5/31/18 - Me and my [evil] shadow
Replies: 3
Views: 395

Notes from 5/31/18 - Me and my [evil] shadow

The party worked their way down the stairs; the chanting got louder. The stairs ended at a room with 13 niches. Chanting filled the room, "he is the ancient; he is the land". The party searched the niches, finding: a small mummified hand (a goblin's), a knife carved from a human bone, a da...
by Caelesti
Tue May 15, 2018 9:12 pm
Forum: Forgotten Realms
Topic: Notes from 5/15/18 - What evil lurks
Replies: 4
Views: 353

Notes from 5/15/18 - What evil lurks

The party stopped at a wall of zombies on spikes. They wailed as the party approached. The party stayed back. Merci shot arrows at a zombie; Sedon cast Eldritch Blast at the same one .. it broke apart eventually. The two took out another. Fuma then cast Silence and the party passed through the line....
by Caelesti
Thu May 10, 2018 10:04 pm
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Notes from 5/10/18 - Ghouls just wanna have fun
Replies: 1
Views: 210

Notes from 5/10/18 - Ghouls just wanna have fun

The party explored the basement. In one area there was a large room with a well in the middle. Five bedrooms surrounded the large room. Each room had a locked chest with personal belongings. The party smashed the locks off to get to the stuff. Another area had straw beds and nothing of value. Down a...
by Caelesti
Thu May 03, 2018 9:42 pm
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Notes from 5/3/18 - Proper bone placement
Replies: 1
Views: 193

Notes from 5/3/18 - Proper bone placement

The party moved through the secret door behind the mirror. Stairs led up to another floor. The key from the desk on a lower floor opened the door to the kids' room, which contained two small skeletons, one with a familiar-looking doll. Calder touched the toy box, and two small ghosts appeared; one s...
by Caelesti
Thu May 03, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Postcard Dungeons Kickstarter
Replies: 2
Views: 586

Re: Postcard Dungeons Kickstarter

Correction .. We have One Deck Dungeon.
by Caelesti
Thu Apr 26, 2018 9:31 pm
Forum: Forgotten Realms
Topic: Notes from 4/26/18 – 'Once bit' still hurts
Replies: 1
Views: 207

Notes from 4/26/18 – 'Once bit' still hurts

The party camped for the night. The first watch was uneventful, except that Eclipse told the second watch to look out for zombies .. for some reason. Those on second watch heard a distant rumbling. Since Chip couldn't see in the dark, he sat with the sleepers prepared to wake them, but nothing unusu...
by Caelesti
Thu Apr 19, 2018 9:45 pm
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Notes from 4/19/18 - Hostile furnishings
Replies: 1
Views: 164

Notes from 4/19/18 - Hostile furnishings

The party climbed the spiral staircase to the next floor. As Orpheus stepped onto the landing, a suit of black armor attacked. The armor slammed its gauntlets against Orpheus' armor. Belle hit the armor with a hooked hammer. Brandt swung his sword at it. Kili cast Sacred Flame at it. Orpheus moved t...
by Caelesti
Thu Apr 12, 2018 9:15 pm
Forum: Forgotten Realms
Topic: Notes from 4/12/18 - A less dark elf
Replies: 1
Views: 173

Notes from 4/12/18 - A less dark elf

The party decided to free the trapped, tentacled, alien creature. After several tries, Mercy managed climbed up and yank out the sword. Fuma attempted to catch the strange creature .. letting Mercy fall to the ground in a heap. The creature wrapped its tentacles around Fuma and questioned him. It sa...
by Caelesti
Thu Apr 05, 2018 9:33 pm
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Notes from 4/5/18 - A woman scornful
Replies: 1
Views: 195

Notes from 4/5/18 - A woman scornful

The party explored the house. Various someone creepy decorations were scattered about the house. There was a painting on the second floor depicting the family. Rose & Thorn were in the picture, as was the baby. The mother seemed to be looking scornfully at the baby. A key in a mahogany desk poss...
by Caelesti
Tue Mar 27, 2018 9:57 pm
Forum: Forgotten Realms
Topic: Notes from 3/27/18 – Creepy crawler
Replies: 9
Views: 503

Notes from 3/27/18 – Creepy crawler

Sedon hexed the drow spell caster, and then hit her with two Eldritch Blasts. The drow fighters close on Mercy. One of them whistled shrilly on route, perhaps alerting others. Chip hit the drow caster with a Firebolt. The caster cast Mirror Image. Eclipse closed on a drow fighter. Fuma closed on the...

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