Redesigning Encounters: Street Assault

I decided to play Street Assault differently than it was written; instead of an ambush as depicted in The Scouring of Gate Pass, the Black Horses instead institute an all-out attack in order to capture Asher (whom they...

Redesigning Encounters: Spy Headquarters

The Spy Headquarters encounter was my favorite so far and not because it was a rewarding combat, but because it was almost completely bypassed by excellent roleplaying and more than a few lucky bluff checks. The encounter...

Musings on Our Sixth Session

Session 6 was a spectacular session! My closest friend and the best man at my wedding—Jeff Farnsworth—sat in as a guest player and portrayed the role of Artimus, an acquaintance of Rivereye’s. This was...

Redesigning Encounters: Dual at Gabal’s School

The group’s encounter with Shealis was different than those that had come before: it was completely possible for the group to talk their way past her. A detailed skill challenge was put together so the party could...

Musings on Our Fifth...

Session 5 of our War of the Burning Sky campaign was the best session yet! Not only...

Can I Get a Fluffer? …Part III Jun20

Can I Get a Fluffer?...

If it wasn’t obvious by now, I love fluffing. I’ve altered the...

Redesigning Encounte...

The White Wyrm encounter, located on page 45 of The Scouring of Gate Pass, was a...

Redesigning Encounte...

In The Scouring of Gate Pass, the encounter titled Flaganus Mortus (otherwise known...

Musings on Our Third...

Things have been on a roll over here at Nerd Headquarters. I’ve noticed that,...

Redesigning Encounte...

As I wrote about in Redesigning Encounters: Ambush!, while DMing the War of the...

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