Where our heroes mix it up some more with some Drow, befriend some Svirfneblin and (sort of) encounter a Deep Dragon. There’s also a big ole’ tortoise. This is: “Jim Clocks Gets Mixed Up With a Svirfneblin Smuggling Ring”

If this is your first time checking out our little D&D Adventure Blog, you might want to check out this post that explains the setup and format of the game. You can check out all “Big Fish” content on this nifty landing page.

Eric had such a good time writing with us last time that he’ll be chipping in his two cents this week as well. This was my story so I will be taking the helm of the storytelling. I’ll be in black, Jon (our DM) is in blue, and Eric shall be in red.

I’m going to preface this one by mentioning that for a few reasons this session wasn’t quite the pinnacle of our little gaming experiment. Remember that as a group we’re kind of trying out a bunch of things in terms of storytelling and mechanics so there are bound to be some missteps. But, part of the reason you might be reading this is to see the ups and the downs of monkeying about with different ideas about what a Dungeons & Dragons game can be.

We want you, the reader, to share our successes and our failures. It’s a learning experience for all of us, players and DM alike. I won’t lie, this session left me with a bit of a bad taste in my mouth.

I actually had a really good time. I woke up the next day a little grumpy about Jon’s ruling on Control Water, but I’m happy with everything else. ↓ Read the rest of this entry…