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Cult of Iggwilv- I Want It All – Plot Two

Suggested Locations : Bramblewood (north west) or Gamboge Forest (north east). Activities : Trade with/befriend local Arcane casters. Trade with/befriend local Merchant house notables. (strange planar goods arrived in town) Remove Merchants and Arcane casters when useful. (one missing already) ...
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Worldbuilding: Let’s start with a statue

Thumbnail art by Cedric Cunanan The other day I noticed a pattern I used for worldbuilding that I really liked. I tried it out a few more times and ended up liking the results. That’s why I wanted to show ...
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Cult of Iggwilv – Don’t Stop Me Now – Plot ...

Today we look at an adventure with mischievous wizards following in the footsteps of their Witch Queen Patron, the cunning Iggwilv! Suggested Locations : Highfolk in the North West, Midmeadow in the North East. Activities : Monitor the Thieves guild ...
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Let’s build a Mummy Lord’s Lair + Advice on how ...

Thumbnail art by Arnaud Valette After being asked to do a Mummy Lord lair in the same way I did with the Aboleth by Christopher McFarland I immediately went look for different things I could do with that monster. The ...
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Seven New Magic Items

I hope y’all like it when I post collections of largely unconnected magic items, because that’s what I’m doing today. These were originally posted in Harbinger of Doom, and appear here in an updated form.
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How to create Enemy Champions on a whim

Thumbnail image from the Shadow of Mordor videogame Tarret the cleric and Spike the rogue continue their travel through the Highpeak Mountains. 3 orc hunters jump out from the bushes and initiative is rolled. Spike goes first stabbing the closest ...
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Greyhawk Cities – Yecha

On the World of Oerth, many stories are told of the lands of Greyhawk, the creatures and adventurers who inhabit these stories become legend. Notes about the region : Tiger nomads roam and ride the cold prairies of the north. ...
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Let’s build an Aboleth’s lair + Advice on how to ...

Thumbnail Art by Yuchen Henry Wang Aboleths are creatures that were in many ways inspired by the Cthulu Mythos from HP Lovecraft. They are awesome Great Old Ones that predate gods themselves. However, they are highly situational enemies as most ...
Planar Mysteries

A Matter of Scale

Scale is an important consideration when designing your campaigns, but it’s one overlooked too often because most GMs figure that scope is something that’ll be expanded upon throughout the campaign. Consider these different types of scale for your campaign. Size ...
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The Artificer Class, Part One

Since UA has just done two back-to-back artificer releases and the Eberron hardcover has been announced, I think it’s a good time for a history of the artificer class. The first “true” artificer class is in the Eberron Campaign Setting ...