Descent of Naerys

A Midsummer Night's Dream?

Wood_s_End.jpgIt is a time of joy for the small hamlet of Phandalin.

Our party finds itself on its way to Phandalin, each with their own reasons for going there. Some may be attending the annual Midsummer Feast, some may be visiting on their way to South Cape. Whatever their reasons, many of the folk in the region are looking forward to the Midsummer feast, which promises to be the biggest in living memory. The usually small hamlet of 150 has doubled in size from visitors who have come from other small villages nearby to join the festivities.

As your wagon carrying provisions for the feast trundles along the small sleepy forest road from Goldenfield, your party is crammed into the back of the wagon. A surprisingly cheery trader drives the wagon, glad to have company on the long journey. He tells you every last detail about the road, the history of the region and every last detail about his youngest daughter who just turned three. His ranting and raving certainly infuriates some of you in the wagon and he shows little sign of stopping.

But to some the voice of the trader becomes distant, especially among those in the party who are battle trained. The faintest scent of decay carries on the damp and musty air of the deep forest. Looking ahead, you can tell that a clearing is coming up ahead of you.

The trader begins telling the story of how his daughter tried to stow away on his wagon for what seems to be the fifth time already, and all of a sudden he falls silent mid-sentence.

What is that in the clearing ahead? You can already hear the flies buzzing.

This can’t be good.Fantasy-forest-wallpaper-hd-6.jpg

View
Welcome to your campaign!
A blog for your campaign

Wondering how to get started? Here are a few tips:

1. Invite your players

Invite them with either their email address or their Obsidian Portal username.

2. Edit your home page

Make a few changes to the home page and give people an idea of what your campaign is about. That will let people know you’re serious and not just playing with the system.

3. Choose a theme

If you want to set a specific mood for your campaign, we have several backgrounds to choose from. Accentuate it by creating a top banner image.

4. Create some NPCs

Characters form the core of every campaign, so take a few minutes to list out the major NPCs in your campaign.

A quick tip: The “+” icon in the top right of every section is how to add a new item, whether it’s a new character or adventure log post, or anything else.

5. Write your first Adventure Log post

The adventure log is where you list the sessions and adventures your party has been on, but for now, we suggest doing a very light “story so far” post. Just give a brief overview of what the party has done up to this point. After each future session, create a new post detailing that night’s adventures.

One final tip: Don’t stress about making your Obsidian Portal campaign look perfect. Instead, just make it work for you and your group. If everyone is having fun, then you’re using Obsidian Portal exactly as it was designed, even if your adventure log isn’t always up to date or your characters don’t all have portrait pictures.

That’s it! The rest is up to your and your players.

View

I'm sorry, but we no longer support this web browser. Please upgrade your browser or install Chrome or Firefox to enjoy the full functionality of this site.