Castle Ravenloft: Find the Icon of Ravenloft (4/9/2016)

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We’ve pulled the box from the back of the closet,

after a long year of hiding.  It’s a new session of Dungeons and Dragons: Castle Ravenloft.  To commemorate the event, we’re going with a rare, extravagant 5-hero session of Adventure 2: Find the Icon of Ravenloft.

Clerics rumor an ancient artifact exists to defend the town of Barovia from the vampire lord, Strahd.   The only thing that stands in the way is endless corridors of darkness and an army of monsters.

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Castle Ravenloft: Rampaging Golem (1/18/2015)

CastleRavenloft-20150118A year has passed,
since 3 hapless volunteers ventured into Strahd’s castle to tackle his flesh golem, unsuccessfully.  Today, revered heroes, take their place.  Thorgrim and Allisa attempt to do the job where three had failed.  From Dungeon and Dragons: Castle Ravenloft, its Adventure 11: Rampaging Golem!

Strahd’s twisted experiments with death created a monster that has a shambling semblance of life.

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Castle Ravenloft: Rampaging Golem (1/2/2014)

IMG_0561Adventure 11: Rampaging Golem

If there were three overlooked characters of Dungeons and Dragons Castle Ravenloft, they would be; the mutant Arjhan, the underestimated Kat, and an underdeveloped Eladrin wizard, Immeril.  Each choose to prove their metal by volunteering into Strahd’s crypts to deactivate a rampaging golem.

“The three heroes must either pacify or destroy Strahd’s newest servant, a powerful flesh golem.”

 

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Castle Ravenloft: Impossible (8/30/2013)

CR_083013Here is an abbreviated session Dungeon and Dragons Castle Ravenloft board game.  It was the challenging solo Adventure 7: Impossible.  Nicknamed “sore loser”, this session shows how unfair, unkind, and uneasy the game can be.

The Heroes have been separated just as Strahd’s most-power allies prepare to invade the town of Barovia.

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Castle Ravenloft: Escape the Tomb (1/19/2013)

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This is a session chronicling Dungeon and Dragons Castle Ravenloft board game.  It was a one hero session in Adventure 1: Escape the Tomb.

A Hero, alone in the dungeon crypts, must escape before the sun sets and Strahd returns …

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Castle Ravenloft: Destroy the Dracolich (11/22/2012)

 

This is a session chronicling Dungeon and Dragons Castle Ravenloft board game.  It was a two hero session in the Adventure 6: Destroy the Dracolich.

An undead dragon called a dracolich has answered Strahd’s call.  Now it rampages through the countryside every night, destroying everything in its path.  You decide to enter the dungeon crypts to find the lair of the dracolich.  And then, if luck is with, you plan to destroy it before it can attack Baravia again.  The cleric of Barovia provided this advice: “Find the creature’s phylactery.  It holds the dracolich’s evil essence.  Destroy the phylactery, and your task will be much easier to accomplish.” – Castle Ravenloft Adventure Book

 

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