Yew Lane Estate | Scalable Adventure Setting for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

A modest estate within the city, the Yew Lane Estate is a small walled estate with three buildings. The main building is the estate house proper – two-storied stone construction with a small (unmapped) attic and servant’s basement, topped with a gently sloped slate roof. Attached to the estate wall is a small gardener’s house … Continue reading Yew Lane Estate | Scalable Adventure Setting for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

The Secret of Forsaken Peak Resources

Last Updated: 1/2/2018 What is the Secret of Forsaken Peak? A shadow falls across The Graywood Forest, cast by the titanic, lonely mountain known as The Forsaken Peak. Its jagged, snow-capped peaks hide many secrets and equally as many terrors. For years, the mountain has been at the heart of multiple mysteries. Why do the … Continue reading The Secret of Forsaken Peak Resources

Kobold Alone | 1st-Level Holiday Adventure for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition (PDF included)

Kobold Alone Home Alone Holiday Christmas Adventure for D&D Fifth Edition

Happy holidays, everyone! A few days ago, I got the wild idea to create a holiday-themed adventure. And not just any holiday-themed adventure, but one based on none other than the 1990 film, Home Alone. If you aren't familiar with the film, it tells the story of a kid named Kevin McCallister (played by a … Continue reading Kobold Alone | 1st-Level Holiday Adventure for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition (PDF included)

10 Changes DMDave Made to the Lost Mines of Phandelver

Back when I started my main campaign in March of 2018, I needed to knock some of the rust off. It'd been a while since I'd DM'ed a full game and I hadn't yet been fully introduced to Fifth Edition yet (obviously, I've learned it since). So I thought, "Why not start with the Starter … Continue reading 10 Changes DMDave Made to the Lost Mines of Phandelver

An Exclusive Sneak Peek at the Secret of Forsaken Peak Part 2: The Eyries

Hey all! I'll probably be somewhat quiet this evening because I'm hard at work on writing The Secret of Forsaken Peak. If you haven't already seen, my man Justin David Russell is about to finish wrapping up the maps for this megadelve, which is pretty cool. I'm going to post some of them on here … Continue reading An Exclusive Sneak Peek at the Secret of Forsaken Peak Part 2: The Eyries

Rutmut’s Rendezvous | FREE 5e Adventure for 1st-Level Characters (PDF Available)

There is a river that dips underground through a low-ceilinged cave before descending fairly gently under the grey hills to depths unknown. However, all it takes is a magic spell to lower the water level at the cave entrance to make this easily navigable by boat, as the river cave has a fairly high ceiling … Continue reading Rutmut’s Rendezvous | FREE 5e Adventure for 1st-Level Characters (PDF Available)

The Goblin Mine | The Secret of Forsaken Peak Part 1

This entry is part of an ongoing series that follows the development of The Secret of Forsaken Peak megadelve project that myself and Justin David Russell are working on. It is part prototype, part proof-of-concept, and part design journal. Please note that some details may be missing (such as story hooks, etc.) but are due … Continue reading The Goblin Mine | The Secret of Forsaken Peak Part 1

Vrüniks (Chaos Steeds) | Monsters for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

The chaosmen have had a tenuous relationship with traditional mounts. Unless the chaosman has a slave to tend to his horse, chances are he will let it die from starvation, thirst, or exhaustion. Or just murder it. So thank the Gods of Chaos for the vrüniks. These fiendish steeds, while chaotic and inherently evil themselves, … Continue reading Vrüniks (Chaos Steeds) | Monsters for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

The Secret of Forsaken Mountain | Collaboration with Justin David Russell

A pretty exciting announcement today! You've probably noticed that I've started work with some major talents around the D&D community. Well, today, I'm excited to announce that professional illustrator and cartographer, Justin David Russell and I will be teaming up to create a MegaDelve known as The Forsaken Peaks. Already, JD has created the first … Continue reading The Secret of Forsaken Mountain | Collaboration with Justin David Russell

Free Adventure: Zoglagomerfn’s Hide Away for 5e D&D (3-5 9th Level Characters)

Zoglagomerfn was a grumpy old beholder that mostly stayed out of other folks' businesses. But unfortunately for the old eye tyrant, someone recently put a pricey bounty on beholder heads. Soon after the news came out, a group of adventurers stormed her cave and put her down. Of course, those who paid for ol' Zog's … Continue reading Free Adventure: Zoglagomerfn’s Hide Away for 5e D&D (3-5 9th Level Characters)