Both dryads and harpies are known for their abilities to charm humanoids, but what happens when they go head-to-head? “Conflicting Charms” is a Dangerous Scenario that can be put into any forest adventure in your 5th edition campaign. Since it is part of the En5ider Patreon, you can get this and more than 500 more articles for your game when you sign up.
Out Now: Peace in the Border Kingdoms
Many old-school D&D players cut their teeth on the classic adventure module B2: Keep on the Borderlands. It’s been over 40 years since that module was released, and I wanted to revisit the themes of that adventure with a modern twist. Taking place in the land of Elissar, “Peace in the Border Kingdoms” gives PCs the opportunity to reshape the land by negotiating with or fighting against three warlords who have been causing trouble in the fledgling Border Kingdoms. This adventure provides a challenge to 10th-level characters who may be able to shape a realm of their own.
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Out Now: Vault of Splintered Souls
Brave the megadungeon! To celebrate 500 issues of En5ider, the folks at EN Publishing have provided a 13-level megadungeon for your fantasy RPG heroes to delve into! The Vault of Splintered Souls represents a massive endeavor with many talented writers and artists who have contributed to En5ider over the years. My own level is the tenth in the dungeon: “Trials of the Storykeeper.” If your heroes get there, let me know how they do!
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Coming Soon: The Vault of Splintered Souls
En5ider is celebrating their 500th issue this week with a special megadungeon! Take your mid-level characters into the Vault of Splintered Souls, a 13-level megadungeon that will challenge them in all new ways!
I was lucky enough to be part of the dungeon designing team for this one. Check out my level, “Trials of the Storykeeper,” and let me know what you think?
Out Now: Dungeon Builders
Not every villain with a lair takes some old moldy ruins from a bygone era. Some turn to the Dungeon Builders, a society dedicated to meeting the greatest architectural challenges of its era. This article through En5ider provides a history of the organization, a new monster, and new magic items integral to dungeon building.
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Fairy Tale Protagonists are the Real Monsters
Classic fairy tales usually involve a plucky young child taking on something dark and dangerous that represents the unknown and coming out on top. Those tales have been told, retold, and ultimately sanitized over the generations. When you go back to the source, however, a disturbing pattern emerges. While the horrors they face are immense, the fairy tale protagonists turn into horrifying monsters themselves when the tale reaches its conclusion and they embark upon the most satisfying part of their journey: revenge.
Out Now: Tellara the Story Thief
Some thieves go for gold, while others strive for glory. Tellara the Story Thief is a potential villain for your D&D games who uses her enchantment magic to rewrite tales and become the heroine in every story.
This new article for En5ider presents a new villain for your D&D game, plus special magic items that she uses to work her charms. By subscribing to the En5ider Patreon, you get this article and almost 500 more to enhance your games!
Originally published in New Millennium Writings
Winner of the 2011 New Millennium Writings Fiction Award
The world is not coming to an end. Not now, not ever. I suck at my job.
Out Now: The Abode of Unending Comfort
The heroes enter a well-appointed home and find themselves so cozy that they don’t want to leave. Little do they know that the house wants them to stay, too…
“The Abode of Unending Comfort” is the latest Dangerous Scenario in EN5ider, presenting a compelling encounter for your D&D 5th edition game. By subscribing to the EN5ider Patreon, you can get this and over 450 other articles to enhance your D&D game.
Meddling Heroes: Another World, Another Time
Einstein told the President to make a bomb. Instead, they made a man.
Meddling Heroes is a superhero murder mystery told from two perspectives: the world’s greatest supervillain and the woman who frees him from prison. Before we explore the characters in this drama, though, let’s break down the world in which it unfolds.Continue reading