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One-Shot: “Drowning in Gold” (homebrew)

My daughter came home yesterday and immediately demanded we play D&D. Since the last campaign was over, I grabbed my notes for 13 Dungeons and had her roll up a character using my homebrew system. Three minutes later, she had … Continue reading

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One-Shot: Infernal Firefox (homebrew)

I had an opportunity to run a quick one-shot for some friends using my homebrew RPG system. It’s a little like Dungeon World, World of Dungeons, Blades in the Dark, etc. Level-less, class-less, roll 1d6 to resolve an action. Low … Continue reading

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Desert Angel Fiasco: Family Edition One-Shot

My daughters demanded that we play D&D last night, so I grabbed my homebrew quick-start character sheets and a copy of Desert Angel Fiasco, and we had a fantastic 2-hour game! Heroes: Wreckya the mind-reading Fighter Violet the weather-weaving Beast … Continue reading

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One Shot: Orbital Vampire Tower (party)

Play time: 4.5 hours Heroes:  Gryme the Lizardfolk Alchemist (3) Lavender the Elf Bladesinger (3) Ukrog the Minotaur Barbarian (3) Sven the Human Swarm Ranger (3) Ruins in the woods After a light week of standard adventuring (killing goblins, I assume), … Continue reading

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One-Shot: Orbital Vampire Tower (solo)

Play time: 3 hours Hero: Amaranth the Warlock (6) Note: This one-shot adventure was written for low-level play, but since we only had one player for this session I allowed him to super-charge his solo character to level 6. This … Continue reading

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Quest for the Forest Gems: Session #1

My youngest daughter loves to play one-on-one D&D with me (she also likes playing with the rest of the family, but we do that less often). This week we started a mini campaign together. She wanted to try playing a … Continue reading

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The Stygian Library: One-Shot

Last night we played D&D! More specifically, I ran a one-shot using The Stygian Library by Emmy Allen, and we had a fantastic time exploring a bizarre space full of strange characters in search of a mysterious book! Play time: … Continue reading

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Kraken Corpse Delve: One-Shot

What happens when three adventurers venture down into a (mostly) dead leviathan to close a time portal to a desolate future? (Spoilers: A lot!) Play time: 3.5 hours Heroes: Azuda the dragonborn barbarian (Level 3) Hen of the Flock the … Continue reading

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Desert Angel Fiasco: One-Shot

What happens when four adventurers hop on board a flying ship for its maiden voyage across the uncharted desert? (Spoilers: A lot!) Play time: 4 hours Heroes: Sole the dwarf fighter (Level 3) Bek the human sorcerer (Level 3) Jim … Continue reading

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Session Report: Escaping Edgewild One-Shot

Can four strangers escape from prison? Will they free the witches, lepers, and spore-folk? Will they take over the fort and live like petty warlords???

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