Curse of Strahd Ep. 1 – Welcome to Barovia

These are the journal entries for our D&D 5th Edition Curse of Strahd campaign being played on Roll20. There are 5 PCs: Ragnar (Paladin), Eamon (Cleric), Tec (Rogue), Malfred (Warlock), and Tristan (Barbarian). Day 1 After finding themselves transported to a strange land while the slept, the heroes, minus Jortran, and after finding Tristan asleep…

Spirits of the Dead – EAP

Spirits of the Dead Edgar Allan Poe, 1809 – 1849 Thy soul shall find itself alone ‘Mid dark thoughts of the grey tomb-stone; Not one, of all the crowd, to pry Into thine hour of secrecy. Be silent in that solitude, Which is not loneliness — for then The spirits of the dead, who stood…

Happy Birthday, H.P.

Iä! Iä! Cthulhu Fhtagn! Today is, or rather would have been, the birthday of Howard Phillips Lovecraft, who was born August 20th, 1890. If you aren’t familiar with who he is, and what he did, and you like Halloween… well, what have you been doing with your life?! 😉 Lovecraft is responsible for the Cthulhu…

Reading List: Nightmare Store

“What Nightmares are in store for you?!” That’s the (lame, I admit it) tag line I would have written for the cover of this “Plot Your Own Horror Stories™ ” book I found while going through old boxes in the basement today. [TL;DR – I found an old CYOA-style book from the 80s about a…