Out of the abyss – Chapter 7 – Escape from the Underdark

The GUIDE index is here ! This chapter is about reaching the surface and having a final confrontation with priestess Illvara. It’s important to note that by this moment, months may have passed and it doesn’t sound plausible that priestess Illvara is still spending her time, men and resources to hunt a severely reduced (in number) group of prisoners. If…

Out of the Abyss – Chapter 6 – Blingdenstone

The GUIDE index is here ! Side-quests that end in Blingdenstone Let’s start by putting on the table the side-quests that require that the PC’s go the Blingdenstone: Werz Saltbaron (from Gracklstugh), commissioned the delivery of raw spell gems to Kazook Pickshine. He is an alchemist who can be found in Blingdenstone market, the trader’s grotto (page 103). He pays…

Out of the Abyss – Chapter 5 – Neverlight Grove

The GUIDE index is here ! This chapter is pretty straightforward, the objective of going to Neverlight Grove is probably a priority for the party because most people will grow to love Stool. That is the main motivation to visit the Grove. But storywise, the objective of the chapter is to reveal that it isn’t just Demogorgon in the underdark. The…

Ready to sail !!!!

We Just started a homebrew campaign with a pirates theme.  I don’t have a boat prop or mini. We had to improvise. The result is good and playing was fun. They got to board some ships ! Aye captain ! We’re ready to sail !!! Thanks for reading.

Out of the Abyss guide – Chapter 3 – The Darklake

The GUIDE index is here ! The Darklake This chapter is divided into two parts. The first one is about traveling through the lake (but this only happens until after Sloobludop) and the second part is about everything that is going to go down in the Kuo-Toa town Sloobludop. The first part about traveling through the lake is an option…

OneShot Stravaganza – The Con Man

This oneshot doesn’t have a appropriate level, it could vary from group to group.  It is easily scalable changing the number of mobs.  Also feel free to change the names if your game so needs it. The only prerequisite is that the PC’s are interested in acquiring a place to start a home-base. It can be anywhere really. They will…

Homemade Beholder !!!

For our recent Out of the Abyss campaign I made this Beholder to represent Karazikar. The center is a styrofoam sphere, I covered it with molding clay and after that I gave the finished touches with acrylic paint.  The eye stalks were made with cut matches.  At the end we were really satisfied with how it looked. Follow my Out…

Out of the Abyss guide – Chapter 2 – Traveling the dark

The GUIDE index is here ! General Traveling Chapter 2 of the book deals with traveling. And there is A LOT of traveling involved. You can potentially spend real-time days getting from one place to another because of the way the book suggests to handle traveling encounters. Some travel times go up to 15-30 days and you could have en…

4 weird things a noble will ask of you

1 After your last job, the local Thane has grown interested in your achievements. You receive an invitation to dinner with him. Thane Rickard Dunn lives in a well kept manor. You are shown to a luxurious dinning room: There is a wide assortment of dishes and entrees for you to try on a beautifully carved mahogany table. Thane Dunn is…

Out of the abyss GUIDE – Chapter 1 – Velkynvelve

The GUIDE index is here ! This is the first chapter of a very long guide for DM’s to run Out of the Abyss. The OoTA book is a great resource and campaign, unfortunately some things are left unexplained or simply badly arranged in the book; this guide’s aim is to provide rookie and veteran DM’s alike with extra information…

4 weird things a shady NPC is trying to sell you

1.- You are making your way through the countryside, your goal still days away. Coming from the opposite direction is a horse cart at medium speed. When it is close you can see the black horse slavering, the cart driver pulls the reigns to make it slow down to talk with you. “Howdy travelers ! My name is Borhan” says the…

Out of the Abyss – Final Confrontation

After recovering Gromph Baenre grimoire, the PC’s were somewhat injured after all the fights in the way to Baenre’s inner sanctum. Stepping outside of Gromph’s office, they were approached by a shady drow in spellcaster’s garments. “I’m with the council of spiders”, he said with slithery elven. The drow explained that since Grim’s betrayal, the city’s authorities were in the…