Come Visit (Dismal) Coldwater!

In my Adventures in Shadow campaign the party have finally reached the dismal village of Coldwater.

They’ve been trying to get to the village for weeks of real time, but a forgotten tomb, an owlbear hunt and other distractions have stymied their attempts. Last night they finally made it!

Come visit Coldwater with them!

Vongyth’s Fall

I’ve just posted up a brief history of the fall of Vongyth over at Several of the party are dwarves hailing from the fallen hold and their long-term goal is to free it of whatever yet lurks within.

Thus, I thought it a good idea to present a potted history of the place’s fall.

You can check out the article here (or click the image above). While you are there (because I love paranoid players) why not leave your guess in the comments as to what yet lurks in the hold’s eternal darkness.


To Read Aloud, or Not to Read Aloud: that is the Question

As part of my ongoing design of Gloamhold and its innumerable shadow-drenched, doom-shrouded halls I’ve been thinking deeply about the nuts and bolts of adventure design. Here, I’m not talking about what monsters lurk where or what treasures they might guard. I’ve done that top-level plotting about the dungeon’s various denizens.

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