The party explores the ruined town of Thundertree, meets a famous celebrity, and gets in way over their head. Our heroes had cleared the village of Phandalin of bandits plaguing the town. They have now… Continue reading D&D Diary – Lost Mine of Phandelver – Session 6
The Lost Mine of Phandelver Adventure Overview. First, I have a confession to make. We are not currently in Week 6 of the Phandelver Campaign. We are actually in Week… Continue reading D&D Diary – Lost Mine of Phandelver – Session 5
How do you turn a lowly bandit hideout into an epic D&D adventure? By forgetting key details during the game. Dungeons and Dragons (like most RPGs) is the most extensive, exasperating, and enthralling game that you will ever play. No other game can go from sheer aggravation to riotous…
Continue reading D&D Diary – Lost Mine of Phandelver – Session 4
The Village of Phandalin, another town, another tavern, more helpless NPCs.
Today, we learn the lesson that it’s okay to have a bad session. A horrible, boring session, and it’ll be all your fault…
Continue reading D&D Diary – Lost Mine of Phandelver – Session 3
The Cragmaw Goblin Cave; Or the Goblin Furniture Factory
When last we left our heroes, they were about to enter the Cragmaw Goblin Cave. Will they survive?
Will they rescue their patron? And will they be able to haul all their furniture back to town? Continue reading D&D Diary – Lost Mine of Phandelver – Session 2
What happened to my ThAC0? What the hell is a ThAC0?
My son wants to play Dungeons & Dragons. I, like a fool, offer to teach him. I used to play back in the 70’s and 80’s, so I knew the Original game up to 2nd Edition. This should be easy… Continue reading D&D Debate – 5e Starter Set
The Road to Phandalin. My boys want to learn to play D&D. What’s a good dad supposed to do? The smart ones tell them to go play “Skyrim”. The dumb & awesome ones say, “Hey, I used to play D&D. This will be easy. I’ll teach you.” Guess which one I am… Continue reading D&D Diary – Lost Mine of Phandelver – Session 1
The Quest for 5th Edition. Out of the blue, my 12-year-old son, Andrew, tells me that he wants to play Dungeons & Dragons. I was immediately excited and crushed at the same time… Continue reading D&D Diary – Lost Mine of Phandelver – Session 0