Dungeons and Dragons

The Dreamscape, part 4 – Map and regions

Introduction It’s been a while but it time for a fourth foray into the Dreamscape. This part provides a map of the dreamscape with regions, the permanent locations within them and the routes between. Descriptions of each of the ten regions are provided with some suggestions for adventures there. Each has a unique flavour and …

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The Dreamscape, part 3 – Journeys, Environs and hazards

Introduction Welcome to our third foray into the Dreamscape. The last part covered adventuring on the plane and making it a flavourful experience. This part covers travel and the environment. There was some thinking about and nailing down ideas about travel mechanics and how random encounters work or are generated. That stuff will feature in …

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The Dreamscape, part 2 – Adventuring

Introduction Welcome to our second foray into the Dreamscape. The first covered background and cosmology and introduced the plane. This part covers the effects and experience of adventuring there. What follows is my take on previous sources’ attempts to mechanise the strange behaviour of the dreamscape mixed with my own ideas. All are experimental and …

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The Dreamscape, Part 1 – Background and Entrances

Introduction Many mythologies, people and stories place importance on dreams and so they occasionally crop up in DnD. However, as a plane or location for adventuring, dreams seem under-utilised. Dreams are weird and cool and often don’t follow normal logic or causality so there is an opportunity beyond ‘material plane with a twist’ adventuring. There …

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Myths, Mysteries and Strange Sights: Wilderness Encounter table

This is a list of strange events you can use to add mystery, superstition and a sense of magic to your journeys. Some of the table entries take inspiration from folk tales, omens and local superstitions. Adding minor strange events can add to the feeling of magic in the world without necessarily needing a larger …

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Map #1 – Littleclaw, the huntstower

Introduction This map comes from our currently running 5e campaign. The PCs actually went through here around a year ago near the start of the campaign. A lot has happened since then…I believe the PCs were 2nd or 3rd level when they arrived here. It’s a relatively slow levelling campaign as I am not particularly …

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Lost Bestiary Pages #1 – The Slagrat

The Lost Bestiary Pages are monster design posts. Some random, some considered and some just for fun. Stats are generally for 5e of that popular roleplaying game that has been around a long time. Sometimes they are play tested and sometimes not. If you enjoy, please leave a comment. Skip to: Description, Quick Reference, Diet-based …

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