Legend of Drizzt: The Primordial Awakes! (4/23/2016)

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It’s been ages,

since we’ve played one of our favorite board games.  After sessions of Castle Ravenloft and Ashardalon, we resurrect Drizzt in an all-out campaign.  From Dungeons and Dragons: The Legend of Drizzt, comes a 5-hero session of Adventure 13: The Primordial Awakes!

Awaken by a  dwarven ghost screaming “Help us,”, Bruenor looks out his balcony to the city of Maegera below.  A giant beast has awakened and only bowls filled with magical waters will extinguish the Fiery Pit.

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Dungeons and Dragons: You’re poisoned with 1 hit point and a cure potion

IMG_0546What to do when your hero is poisoned, about to start the Hero Phase, and you have the cure potion item with one hit point left?  Are you destined for defeat? Can you use your potion now?  Will you suffer an extra point of damage by using a Healing Surge on your next turn?  We’ll carefully examine the rule’s nuances.  The rules are definitively explained, if you read the rulebook deep enough.
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Legend of Drizzt: Exile with Drizzt (12/30/2013)

Guenhwyvar comes to Drizzt's rescue after the Feral Troll knocks him back.

Guenhwyvar comes to Drizzt’s rescue after the Feral Troll knocks him back.

Drizzt Do’Urden goes into exile in the Dungeons and Dragons: The Legend of Drizzt Adventure 1 Exile.  He’s alone and cast from the city of Menzoberranzan.  Wrath of Lolth’s minions are after him.  An exciting solo adventure with a breath taking ending.

Drizzt must fight his way though the Underdark and find his way to the surface.

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Legend of Drizzt: The Hunt for Shimmergloom (5/9/2013)

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Jarlaxle stands up to the Feral Troll.

This was an interesting session chronicling Dungeon and Dragons Legend of Drizzt board game.  It was a three hero session in the Adventure 3: The Hunt for Shimmergloom.  Jarlaxle, the Drow Swashbuckler, joins the party.

The only thing stopping the reclamation of Clan Battlehammer’s ancestral home is the shadow dragon named Shimmergloom.

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Legend of Drizzt: Understanding Regis’s ruby pendant

Drizzt_Regis_RubyPendantIn Dungeons and Dragons Legend of Drizzt, Regis’s Ruby Pendant is an odd power.  Introducing “special” damage, you need to read closely your options.

What’s the point of the power?

The Ruby Pendant does a little more than swinging a weapon and inflicting damage.  It allows Regis to move a monster to another tile and choosing damage to another monster.

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Legend of Drizzt: Legacy of the Drow (1/13/2013)

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This is a session chronicling Dungeon and Dragons Legend of Drizzt board game.  It was a three hero session in the Adventure 4: Legacy of the Drow.

 

Several disappearances and increased goblin activity lead the heroes to investigate the tunnels around Mithral Hall.

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Legend of Drizzt: Drizzt’s Expert combatant rule

In Dungeons and Dragons Legend of Drizzt, Drizzt’s expert combatant rule can be a little tripping.  Is it too good to be true?  How could you use it?  This is how we interpreted it and why.

The explanation is pretty straightforward, “make an additional attack during your Hero Phase”.  But a common misunderstanding is reading too far into the terse rules rather than interpret it word-for-word.  We are conditioned to follow the game’s strict mechanics that any exceptions are met with suspicion.   When reading Drizzt’s daily power, Twin Strike, I thought to myself “wait a minute, don’t I get this every time?”

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Legend of Drizzt: Search for Mithral Hall (11/23/2012)

This is a session chronicling Dungeon and Dragons Legend of Drizzt board game.  It was a two hero session in the Adventure 2: Search for Mithral Hall.

Following a clue found in an ancient tower, your travels have led you to an ancient cavern near the entry to the dwarven citadel in search for the dwarves’ ancestral crown.  Meanwhile, the dreaded assassin Artemis Enteri is hunting the heroes down.  It is only a matter of time before Artemis catches up with you. – Legend of Drizzt Adventure Book

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