May 13

30 Day D&D Challenge – Day 18

Favourite Monster (Immortal / Outsider)

I’ve never really got around to using these creatures in a game but if I had to pick one then the Rakshasa would have to fit the bill.  A spell using creature that can pass as human without too close an inspection.

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May 11

30 Day D&D Challenge – Day 16

Favourite Monster (Abberation)

Of all the aberration creature types my favourite is the Illithid or Mind Flayer.  A fantastically evil race that has so much potential to be a master villain.

My second favourite is the Mimic, a creature that likes to disguise itself as a chest.

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May 8

30 Day D&D Challenge – Day 15

Favourite Monster (Undead)

There are so many different varieties of undead it almost hard to pick; be it skeleton, zombie, ghost, ghast, wraith or ghoul.  Although, if you pardon the pun I think the zombie may have been done to death.

Without a doubt though I would have to say that the dracolich would have to be my favourite.  I mean who doesn’t love the idea of a fearsome undead dragon that can breathe streams of corruption on unwitting victims.



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May 7

30 Day D&D Challenge – Day 14

Favourite NPC

This is one of those tricky questions, in a game world populated by millions how can you single out a single NPC?

I’ve never been a fan of those NPCs that appear in novels as I find them a bit overpowering or over-hyped.

So I guess you could say that I really don’t have a favourite NPC.

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May 6

30 Day D&D Challenge – Day 13

Favourite Trap / Puzzle

Comes from NeMoren’s Vault, a very simple read aloud puzzle which has the words written in different colours; for example the word Green would be Red and so on.

The best part of this puzzle is that it requires the skill of the players to overcome and isn’t left to a random series of dice rolls.

May 5

30 Day D&D Challenge – Day 12

Favourite Dungeon Type / Location.

Since I don’t really have a favourite dungeon type, I shall go for location instead.  I guess my favourite D&D location would have to be Shadowdale in the Forgotten Realms.  An area richly described in supplements and also a Volo guide as well really brought the region to life in my mind.


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May 4

30 Day D&D Challenge – Day 11

Favourite adventure I have run

I’ve run scores of adventures for players over the years and out of all of them only one really sticks in my head and that is NeMoren’s Vault by Fiery Dragon Press.

I think I may have run this adventure two or three times in the past and I get a kick out of it every single time.  The reason for getting the group together is pretty good and the puzzles themselves are very well thought out; requiring the players and not their characters to sole them.

My second favourite is B1: In Search of the Unknown; the Caverns of Quasqueton and I have already discussed this before; here and here

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May 2

30 Day D&D Challenge – Day 9

Favourite character you haven’t played.

This is a pretty tricky question as when it comes to D&D I have played all the characters I have ever created, the closest I could think of would be a cat-like creature for a friends Red Steel campaign.

I can’t really recall much about him apart from the fact he was incinerated by a fireball lobbed by an enemy wizard while he was levitated and picking off the enemy with a bow.


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