The last year has been awash with fantastic online RPG events, but both Grogmeet and Virtual Grogmeet stand out, not just for the quality and range of games on offer but also for the extras - the pub quiz and traditional Sunday morning celebrity interview. Here's how it went down for me this April. The … Continue reading Virtual Grogmeet
Spoiler alert: if you plan to play The Evils of Illmire, don’t read this! Deep in the Buried Bastion beneath the Gecko Lair our heroes face six armed skeletal figures that move to attack when they step down into the room. A short combat later broken bones and shattered skulls lay on the floor and the party … Continue reading The Evils of Illmire: Gedoka the hell out of here!
Spoiler alert: if you plan to play The Evils of Illmire, don’t read this! Our heroes have been exploring the swamps around Illmire as they believe the evil cult has a lair in the area and the pit ahead of them looks as likely a place as any. The problem of half a dozen or more giant … Continue reading The Evils of Illmire: The Pit of potential TPK
Spoiler alert: if you plan to play The Evils of Illmire, don’t read this! After defeating the cultists in the Temple of the Luminal star the PCs deal with the villagers in the temple who were infected with mindphage worms, forcibly extracting them when necessary. As before none of the villagers recall recent eventsWorried that Birella and … Continue reading The Evils of Illmire: Fearspawn Killers
It is with a warm afterglow and a mild sense of relief that BurritoCon6 has been and gone and by all accounts everyone involved had a great time. At over 70 participants it was the biggest BurritoCon yet - the first was a face to face event back in 2018 with about 20 attendees, and … Continue reading Bye bye BurritoCon6
Thanks to everyone who has registered to play at BurritoCon6 and of course to the GMs who have offered their time to run these brilliant games. I wanted to ensure most players would get onto one of the games they wanted and have been mostly successful; for the few that haven't I hope you will … Continue reading BurritoCon6 Game Allocation
Spoiler alert: if you plan to play The Evils of Illmire, don’t read this! We started the session with our plucky band of cult bashers (Anistor, Evalore, Gravik and Kristos) putting their "it's a crazy plan but it just might work" plan into action. The situation was this: the miller and his wife had been dragged by … Continue reading The Evils of Illmire: Temple Raiders the sequel
Spoiler alert: if you plan to play The Evils of Illmire, don’t read this! Bullet points are great, right! I'm going to try this format rather than my usual more wordy style. We pick up with our heroes heading back to Illmire, deciding their next job is to kick the cult out of town once and for … Continue reading The Evils of Illmire: Saving Illmire
Sigh. Last January we had the first Grogten in Tenby, a face to face event (was there any other kind back then?) hosted by the convivial raconteur @davepaters with great gaming, fantastic company and top-notch food and beer. You can read about that here. Wish we were here... As we moved through the various lockdowns … Continue reading Grogten 2021
Spoiler alert: if you plan to play The Evils of Illmire, don’t read this! A blow has been dealt to the nameless cult of Illmire with their figurehead, the vile and evil sorcerer Rancidius decapitated and the cultists kicked out of the Temple of the Luminal Star (at least temporarily). The perpetrators of this heroic act, our … Continue reading The Evils of Illmire: Ear Worms!