Chapter 6 – Old Bonegrinder

The GUIDE index for Curse of Strahd and other related articles can be found here ! This old mill is located near the main road that leads to the Town of Vallaki. Adventurers will see the mill from the road and might wish to explore it, especially since they might have found the deed to the mill in the Death…

Map 84 – Swiftcloud

DON’T FORGET TO VISIT OUR MAP INDEX AND OUR PATREON FUNDING PAGE ! Prospect Denizens of the Tower ! we close the month with a maritime theme. This is Swiftcloud a fast three-masts ship with an array of gunpowder powered weapons.   A very long time ago when I wasn’t working with color illustrations yet, I drew a ship plan and got…

Map 83 – Coffin of Hate

DON’T FORGET TO VISIT OUR MAP INDEX AND OUR PATREON FUNDING PAGE ! Joff Goert died alone almost a decade back. He was an elven student of magic who worked on his skills for centuries. He was a respected member of the magic council and many wanted to be pupils of him. As a performer of magic he was called as…

Chapter 5 – The Town of Vallaki

The GUIDE index for Curse of Strahd and other related articles can be found here ! This is pivotal point in the Curse of Strahd Module. After the Village of Barovia, this is the first settlement the party will visit. They might have heard that the town is secured and walled. That people can prosper there and that the Burgomaster is…

Map 82 – Family Crypt

DON’T FORGET TO VISIT OUR MAP INDEX AND OUR PATREON FUNDING PAGE ! It is known that evil deeds and sins are passed down from father to son, generation after generation. The malignant disposition of our ancestors in some way defines us, it defines the bloodline. Thus it is said that one must be cleansed and worthy of others, else our…

Map 81 – The Arcane Tablet

DON’T FORGET TO VISIT OUR MAP INDEX AND OUR PATREON FUNDING PAGE ! If adventurers ever visit this place, it is to access the arcane secrets hidden in the underground complex.  Few know that a secret to great magical power is encrypted in a stone tablet inside the complex. If the secret of the tablet ever comes to the wrong hands,…

Chapter 4 – Castle Ravenloft

The GUIDE index for Curse of Strahd and other related articles can be found here ! Castle Ravenloft is the biggest chapter in the book. With over 40 pages describing the different 88 areas inside, it is a daunting task to get ready for. It’s important to have in mind that it is unlikely that the castle will be explored…

Map 80 – Trapped House

DON’T FORGET TO VISIT OUR MAP INDEX AND OUR PATREON FUNDING PAGE ! Good weekend Towerers This is an isometric representation of a house full of traps. The place is perfect for a mafia boss, a paranoid noble or wizard, and any other person who wishes to keep something secret at all costs. You’ll see there’s plenty of traps, the place…

Map 79 – Coppercliff

DON’T FORGET TO VISIT OUR MAP INDEX AND OUR PATREON FUNDING PAGE ! Coppercliff (mining town) Estimated population: 40-50 people (80% halfling, 10% human, 10% mixed) Government: County, part of a kingdom. Qualities: Prosperous, resources rich (ores), superstitious. Coppercliff is a small town built into the face of a red earth cliff. Mainly halflings live here, although there are a few…

Strahd’s Invitation

The GUIDE index for Curse of Strahd and other related articles can be found here ! Strahd’s Invitation There is very interesting moment in the Curse of Strahd module that is not given enough attention in the module, and this is the invitation to Ravenloft. A fine dinner with the lord of the land. Strahd writes the letter himself and…

Map 78 – Cave Bandit Camp

DON’T FORGET TO VISIT OUR MAP INDEX AND OUR PATREON FUNDING PAGE ! They say he used to be a city guard, some others say he was an adventurer who got tired of nobles paying too little. Regardless of his true origin, Jack The Claw has built a nasty reputation in the land. The Claw is savage and relentless, he feels…

Roleplaying Strahd Von zarovich – Curse of Strahd Guide

The GUIDE index for Curse of Strahd and other related articles can be found here ! Introduction to Strahd Von Zarovich The module Curse of Strahd naturally revolves around Count Strahd von Zarovich. The spot light is on him during the entire time, everything in the Valley of Barovia is as it is due to him. There are many ways…