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The Cabal of Eight Pt.39: The Black Tombs Pt.3

Posted on December 13th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Gornix (played by Gil) led the group into a small room with white plaster walls painted with depictions of salt lotuses (room 11 on the map). To the east was a solid gold door emblazoned with lotus blossoms, gold bees and honeycombs (D8 on the map). The others saw the rune scribed on the door, […]

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December Sale has Begun!

Posted on December 9th, 2017 under , , , , , , . Posted by

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Projects Poll and Computer Issues

Posted on December 6th, 2017 under . Posted by

Migrating to a new System My old computer has gone the way of the dodo and I’m currently moving all my files and programs to another newer system. Unfortunately I’ve hit a few snags but it should be up and running pretty soon so I can get back to my normal writing schedule. Therefore, the […]

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The Cabal of Eight Pt.38: The Black Tombs Pt.2

Posted on November 29th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

The group of mages walked slowly down the steps with the black-scale Naga Szoosha (played by Isis) in the lead. The chamber before them was vacuous and pitch-dark. Szoosha slithered down onto the flags and proceeded five feet into the dark chamber. Suddenly magical torch light burst into existence from both of the torch sconces […]

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The Cabal of Eight Pt.37: The Black Tombs

Posted on November 22nd, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

The four mages wound their way down the spiral stair their way lit only by Gornix’s (played by Gil) light sphere spell. Szoosha (played by Isis) the Black Scale Naga led the way. Excor (played by Cris) followed behind Gornix and taking up the rear was Fauna (played by Jenn) the druid. Szoo halted the […]

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The Cabal of Eight Pt.36: Serpent Haunted Ruins

Posted on November 15th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

The group circled around the corpse of a large serpent. Fauna (played by Jenn), Szoosha (played by Isis), Excor (played by Cris), Gornix (played by Gil), Belrae the cabal leader, Riahm his right hand man, Ilna aka Bumble, and Jirek the scribe all stood around it. Xanto the Wasp poked his head from the carriage […]

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Sick Day – No Post This Week

Posted on November 8th, 2017 under , , , , , , . Posted by

Unfortunately, the Cabal of Eight actual play blog will have to wait another week. I’ve come down with a nasty cold. I really hate being sick. However, that gives me an idea for another Tabletop Meditations entry. Actually I have another as well. The Cabal of Eight will continue next week. That campaign blog is […]

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The Cabal of Eight Pt.35: The Black Pillars

Posted on November 1st, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

The group had traveled with no incident from the city of Ezmer. The train of two wagons and carriage rolled along the Trade Road West out of the Ezmerian Headland. Under the experienced guide of Arcan the Wanderer, they were seeking the Black Pillars. All the while Excor (played by Cris) kept his eyes peeled […]

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The Cabal of Eight Pt.34: Expeditious Retreat

Posted on October 25th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

In one of the clubrooms on the second floor of the Red Helm Tavern Bumble regaled the Cabal of Eight with her news. Her father had conducted a dinner with the Black Knight/White Swan Sir Illin. She liked him; he was very nice and charming. The players all shrugged they actually liked him too. Her […]

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The Cabal of Eight Pt.33: Night of the Moon Rat

Posted on October 18th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

The corpses of a sailor and hill-giant blocked the narrow alleyway that led to Fauna’s rental. A few of Gornix’s bodyguards were starting to drag the corpses to the street. In the brief but brutal fight two bodyguards had been injured. Fauna found a note on the sailor along with 1,000 gold pieces. Finally, the […]

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The Cabal of Eight Pt.32: The Gold Lotus

Posted on October 11th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

The 14th of High Summer – The cabal of eight once again found itself convened in the close quarters of the dingy clubroom on the second floor of the Red Helm Tavern. At the head of the table the dusky Belrae Crokosa his purple robes emblazoned with a green frog. To his left sat Riahm […]

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Off-Brand Adventurers

Posted on October 4th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Here’s a little ramble about the traditional character class breakdown of the typified RPG adventuring group. This includes how this tried and true combination of classes helped to shape the core of the Dice & Glory game system. It’s not a history lesson or based in anything more than experience and opinion; just my two-cents. […]

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The Cabal of Eight Pt.31: The Welfare of Rats

Posted on September 27th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

After about 2 days of straight travel, using a combination of the black knight’s warhorse (stripped of its barding and equipment) and the blue Cloak of Teleportation the cabal mages found themselves within the walls of their beloved city. Fauna (played by Jenn) released the hapless snow-white charger from her control at the gates. It […]

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The Cabal of Eight Pt.30: Black Day

Posted on September 20th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

The impact of the magical force tore off the black swan’s/white knight’s great helm and sent him and a few splinters of carriage flying. A blast of ice spears hit Szoosha (played by Isis) through a window from inside the carriage. The naga attempted to dodge but failed. Gornix (played by Gil) cast mass Ghost […]

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