The Smoldering Wizard

Old-school Roleplaying

The Chronicles of Nolenor Play Report #28 - The Harvest Fair

August 16, 2021 — Doug

Real dates: 11/10/19 In-game dates: November 23rd, EY632

PCs:

Ambrose (Swashbuckler – Fighter L5)

Roger (Woodsman – Warden L4)

Hirelings:

Retainers

Figgish (Thief L1 - Squire to Ambrose)

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Return to the Known Lands - Sessions #15-#16 Bandit Mania

August 14, 2021 — Doug

Dates: 12/26/20 and 12/27/20

PCs:

  • Louis (FM 1)
  • Osan (Elf F/MU 2/1)
  • Omes (Half FM 2)
  • Habru (Cleric 2)

NPCs:

Habru's war dog, named Dog

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LL Notes:

The Larm setting includes the outline of a conflict between two merchants in town, Guido and Manticor. I fleshed this out a bit and had Guido working with some local bandits to harm his competition.

Session notes:

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Random OD&D Dungeon Solo Play Report #3 - The Riches of Graf the Veteran

July 11, 2021 — Doug

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For this session I rolled up Graf the Veteran. He was light on starting gold, and so was outfitted with chain armor, a spear and a sling, with 12 torches, rations and a flask of oil in his backpack. He started with 3hp.

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Random OD&D Dungeon Solo Play Report #2 - Freya versus the Undead

June 25, 2021 — Doug

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For this session I rolled up Freya the Acolyte. She was outfitted with plate, shield, mace and the usual assortment of dungeoneering equipment, and had 3hp. Again I'm using the 3LBBs as written, with the Strategic Review random dungeon tables and the Monster & Treasure Assortment as needed.

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Random OD&D Dungeon Solo Play Report #1 - Delth's Folly

June 21, 2021 — Doug

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I've been running OD&D solo sessions on and off for the past few months, as I have some time and the inclination I roll up a PC and run through a random dungeon crawl. I'm sticking to the three 3LBBs with some other bits from the same time period:

  • The Strategic Review Issue #1 "Solo Dungeon Adventures".

  • D&D Monster and Treasure Assortment (useful not only for monsters and treasure, but for the "Treasure is contained/guarded/hidden by/in" tables.

  • The revised underworld wandering monster tables from the Greyhawk Supplement (this is all I'm using from that supplement), just to give a bit more variety.

  • Various unstocked maps, as needed.

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