Better Than Any Man: The Battle for Goblin Hill

Warning: BTAM spoilers ahead! Deep inside the Burgerfriedensmiliz headquarters, home to the Insect God cult, our heroes flee from a mob of enraged cultists. At the end of the last session they had arrived at a junction... to their right the corridor opened into a room with what appeared to be two stone benches, at … Continue reading Better Than Any Man: The Battle for Goblin Hill

Better Than Any Man: The Toilet Gambit

Warning: BTAM spoilers ahead! The Black Dogs have been standing on the edge of a cesspit, walls crawling with maggots, and flies swarming around since our last session towards the end of 2018.¬† Human waste rains down nearby from a shaft leading to a toilet and entrance into the Burgerfriedensmiliz HeadQuarter... all they have to … Continue reading Better Than Any Man: The Toilet Gambit

Better Than Any Man: From Monster Hunter to Gong Farmer

Warning: BTAM spoilers ahead! Having entered the hidden entrance into Goblin Hill the Black Dogs find themselves surrounded by swarms of insects; they get everywhere - in their boots and clothes. Essential lamps and torches attract only more. Knowing they are in a large cavern, but with visibility severely limited the group deliberate on their … Continue reading Better Than Any Man: From Monster Hunter to Gong Farmer

Better Than Any Man: Going to Goblin Hill

Warning: BTAM spoilers ahead! On an overcast, rain sodden October morning the Black Dogs march out of Thungen, cross a bridge over the Wern and strike out North East towards the heavily wooded hills, the supposed location of Goblin Hill. The ground is slick with the wet first fallen leaves of autumn and the unseasonal … Continue reading Better Than Any Man: Going to Goblin Hill

Better Than Any Man: Chaos in Karlstadt

Warning: BTAM spoilers ahead! Having gone a Sorcerer too far last week the Black Dogs flee The Defenders house, both physically and spiritually battered and bruised. How did it come to this - with three of The Seven dispatched, how could they be so easily beaten by the genteel and unassuming Griselda Uhrlitz and her … Continue reading Better Than Any Man: Chaos in Karlstadt

Better Than Any Man: The Tale of shortly lived Shylock

Warning: BTAM spoilers ahead! Last session we left the Black Dogs mid-combat, scrapping with The Provider and her creature. Accompanied by a handful of conspirators, Balock and Hemming were joined by a new PC, one of Hugo Beck's conspirator lieutenants, Shylock the Specialist. A long time resident of Karlstadt and a hunter in the area, … Continue reading Better Than Any Man: The Tale of shortly lived Shylock

Better Than Any Man: The Death of Joy

Warning: BTAM spoilers ahead! Don't even scroll down if you intend to play this module Returning to the conspirator's house following their assault on the church of St Andreas and the assassination of The Defiler, the Black Dogs decide to rest and recover for the night allowing spell-casters to refresh their spells. The noise of … Continue reading Better Than Any Man: The Death of Joy

Better Than Any Man: Always split the party

Warning: BTAM spoilers ahead! Last session we ended mid combat with Miklos and Balock scrapping two of the Milizion√§re in the church of St Andreas while attempting to retrieve the Leg Bone of St Burchard (a supposedly powerful relic) from the crypt. Maldron and Captain Hermann (a long term NPC companion) found themselves swallowed by … Continue reading Better Than Any Man: Always split the party