Author Archives: Tolrendordm

Map of the Month: CC3+ and Mike Schley Overland

It seems an age since I really got my teeth stuck into a proper map e.g. one which wasn’t just a quick CC3 hack to print out a scale battle-map. For my ‘Amber Pendant‘ solo campaign with my son, I needed … Continue reading

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Down the River

A really fun encounter in my ‘solo’ campaign session with my son today. His character, with a few accomplices, is travelling down-river on a merchant’s barge in pursuit of some nefarious folk who have stolen an ancient artefact known only … Continue reading

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Content Corner: Icon of the Week

Another icon to (hopefully) whet the appetite for adventures in the Havenscoast, this one a powerful and ruthless pirate lord with some dark and dangerous secrets. Certainly when I started my 13th Age Campaign ‘Eyes of Watch’, this icon attracted … Continue reading

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Content Corner: Icon of the Week

Today I hit 10,000 words out my 50k target, yay!! In celebration I thought I’d share another Icon write-up. In fact, I’m going to try and share one every week, hence the post title :) This time it’s the Circle … Continue reading

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Content Corner: The Havenscoast Project

A long time ago, I started ‘The Havenscoast Project‘, an attempt to bring my ancient game-notes from the ’80s forward into ‘modern’ D&D terms, and to publish them on this blog. At the time, I was using 4E D&D. Although I … Continue reading

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Tech at the Table

Prep time for sessions is always at a premium. Even right now, when I’m on sabbatical leave from work, it seems to take a big chunk of elapsed time to get myself ready for a new session. Of course, this … Continue reading

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Hobby time ahead …

This site has been ‘dead’ for most of the year, with a ‘hell’ year so far at work and a lot of family stuff going on the main culprits. I’ve been pleased to see that my hit rate has stayed relatively … Continue reading

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4E Fun, 13th Age Spice

        As is (I hope) obvious from this blog, 13th Age has definitely caught my fancy! It has definitely inspired a re-working and expansion of many aspects of the World of Tolrendor. I mean when one of … Continue reading

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The First 13th Age Session

As highlighted in a previous post, a couple of weeks ago I ran my first ever session of the 13th Age Roleplaying Game. We’d had a blast creating new characters, with all the interaction and shared story creation promised by … Continue reading

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13th Age Goodness

Although I’ve just started my first 13th Age campaign, I’ve been following it for a while now, and I must say I’m really impressed with the quality of the products that are being released by Pelgrane Press for this game! … Continue reading

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