Session 14: Black Spider Down

28-29 of Highsun, 1481 DR The Heroes of Phandalin fought their way through Wave Echo Cave searching for the Black Spider, hoping to wrest control of the mine and the Forge of Spells from his grip. After chasing a drow assassin up some stairs and into a hallway, they found themselves at an entrance to a large room. Pimpernel drank his potion of invisibility and snuck into the room. … Continue reading Session 14: Black Spider Down

Session 13: To the Right, To the Right

27th-28th of Highsun, 1481 DR The Heroes of Phandalin found themselves deep in the heart of Wave Echo Cave in search of Nundro Rockseeker and the evil Black Spider. After clearing out the assayer’s office and the guard room of skeletons, the party continued taking paths on the right until they came upon a large cavern with a carpet of greenish blue fungus. As each member made careful progress … Continue reading Session 13: To the Right, To the Right

Session 11/12: Wyvern Tor and the Journey to Wave Echo Cave

20th-27th of Highsun, 1481 DR After leaving the necromancer Hamun Kost at Old Owl Well, the party ventured into the foothills of the Sword Mountains in search of the orc camp in Wyvern Tor. After Pimpernel failed to take out the lone guard of the cave entrance, the guard retreated and returned with reinforcements. A battle ensued, and the orcs were quickly dispatched. After entering … Continue reading Session 11/12: Wyvern Tor and the Journey to Wave Echo Cave

Editorial: Consuming Older Media Through a Modern Lens

This holiday season has bestowed upon us a familiar issue involving a beloved song that contains possibly sensitive material. Of course, I’m talking about the song “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” and its questionable lyrics. The song has been banned from being played on some radio stations while the ban seems to have boosted sales of the song. However one interprets the lyrics, it brings up … Continue reading Editorial: Consuming Older Media Through a Modern Lens

Session 10: Flattery Will Get You Everywhere

17th-20th of Highsun, 1481 DR After clearing out the majority of the deserted town of Thundertree, the party had only one more obstacle in their way: confronting a young green dragon. The party made their way to the tower in the center of town, with Claudius, Pimpernel, and Xidas disguised as dragon cultists and armed with the diamond they received from the cult leader. They … Continue reading Session 10: Flattery Will Get You Everywhere