January 25, 2019 scrollmaster

When I started up Dungeons & Dragons last year, I started with a team of people either completely new to RPGs or had some limited experience back in school. That, combined with the fact that I have to relearn a game I hadn’t played for over 20 years, meant I focussed on creatures both they and I would recognise from books, movies etc. creatures like goblins, trolls, elves, orcs, hags, wyverns, unicorns etc. I did plan to introduce more unfamiliar adversaries this year, but the Fomorian is one of those monsters I quickly skipped past in the Monster Manual. The…

December 15, 2018 scrollmaster

Following on from my Dungeons & Dragons MEGA POST – My 2018 painted miniatures! and Dungeons & Dragons MEGA POST – The games we played in 2018! I wanted to capture all the terrain and scenery I either bought and painted or built and painted. My experience with building scenery has mainly been limited to tabletop wargames so by and large we are talking flat boards, some ruins and something elevated to put long-ranged weaponry on. So I have to say, while I do love painting miniatures (been doing it for 30+ years by now on and off), what I’ve enjoyed the most has…

December 6, 2018 scrollmaster

In our 2018 campaign, we’ve been running around in a lot of Dungeons, but not encountered any Dragons (well… apart from our Rogue running into a Dragon Whelp). The closest has been an encounter with a Wyvern that brought down an airship, marooning the party on an island. However, I am hoping to change that in 2019 and this cool Silver Dragon from Wizkids worked perfectly as a young White Dragon, which goes well with my Ice and Snow Terrain Board… and it also aligns with an encounter I think may fit where the party is going. One of the…