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

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Out of the Abyss – Chapter 6 – Blingdenstone

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Strahd’s determination

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Out of the Abyss – Chapter 5 – Neverlight Grove

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The cruelty of Strahd

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Ready to sail !!!!

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Out of the Abyss guide – Chapter 4 – Gracklstugh

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Out of the Abyss guide – Chapter 3 – The Darklake

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OneShot Stravaganza – The Con Man

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Homemade Beholder !!!

Important Announcement !  It is thanks to you my followers and patrons that I was nominated for Best Website in the Ennie Awards. You can vote now here. Make sure you give us a #1 if you really want to help this website. It will only take a moment and you’d be helping A LOT by doing so. Consider this a “Contact other Plane” followed by a “Suggestion” spell. I’m expecting you to fail the save. If you’ve used my maps or general tips, consider aiding in this perilous quest. 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…