Posts Tagged ‘adventure’

The Many Secrets of Tothet Island Released

Posted on February 11th, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

Legacies has now been run by FOE for five years. FIVE years! Time flies. During this time, FOE has grown and grown, with many product released all the time. Moving more into the world of 5th edition, I revisited some old favorites to update and make t…

Escape the Dark Castle Review

Posted on February 5th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

In our Escape the Dark Castle review, we take a look at a cooperative adventure card game in which you’re trying to survive and escape an evil castle.
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Diary of a Lich

Posted on January 17th, 2018 under , , , , , , . Posted by

          Vita non est vivere sed valere vita est –        Life is more than just being aliveOne of the things I have pondered over the years is what intelligent undead do wit…

The Cabal of Eight Pt.44: Betrayed at Last!

Posted on January 17th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Nighttime – the four mages stumbled into camp, beat-up and dirty. Gornix (played by Gil) was nursing a gut wound. On their way out from the treasure vault, they had backtracked to a few rooms that they had missed. Gornix had been gored by an animated obsidian rhino statue. Szoosha (played by Isis) and Fauna […]

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Sword & Sorcery Review

Posted on January 16th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

In our Sword & Sorcery review, we take a look at a fantasy dungeon crawl in which players go on quests to take down evil enemy forces.
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The Cabal of Eight Pt.43: The Final Room

Posted on January 10th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

The sound of stone grinding against stone filled the mages’ ears as the solid black-stone door slid down into the floor stopping with the finality of a thud. That door would never close again. A large central fire lighted the oblong octagonal chamber before them. The walls were of the same dull black stone as […]

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The Cabal of Eight Pt.42: The Lotus Vaults Pt.2

Posted on January 3rd, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

The shattered remains of the door lay before Gornix (played by Gil) revealing a long hallway to the south. As the others, Fauna (played by Jenn), Szoosha (played by Isis), and Excor (played by Cris) moved slowly and carefully down the newly opened passage, Gornix peeked back through the eastern archway. He found another passage […]

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The Cabal of Eight Pt.41: The Lotus Vaults Pt.1

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

Our four adventurers, Excor (played by Cris), Fauna (played by Jenn), Gornix (played by Gil), and Szoosha (played by Isis), stumbled into camp to the northeast of the ruins. They were dirty and somewhat worn by their foray into the black tombs beneath. Here they found Arcan the wanderer and the last of Bumble’s attendants […]

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The Cabal of Eight Pt.40: The Black Tombs Pt.4

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

Szoosha (played by Isis) was in the lead with his flaming polearm held up for light, Excor (played by Cris) followed with his lantern. He had just opened the door (D3 on the map) using the Amber Bee to allow egress into yet another mausoleum (13 on the map). His intelligence restored due to a […]

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Top 10 winter-themed board games

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

The season of winter or you can say the season of the holiday has started. Well, in this chilling winter season what’s better than playing board games that can be played with family and friends and which can bring cheer and joy right inside your house? There are tons of winter-themed board games available out […]

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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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Too Many Bones Review

Posted on December 12th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

In our Too Many Bones review, we take a look at a fantasy dice-building game in which you develop your characters and attempt to defeat evil tyrants!
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The 7th Continent Review

Posted on December 5th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

In our The 7th Continent review, we take a look at a cooperative adventure game in which you search around a mysterious continent for ways to lift curses.
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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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Fire of Eidolon Review

Posted on November 24th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

In our Fire of Eidolon review, we take a look at a cooperative dungeon crawl that has you explore, fight, and try to escape an evil sorcerer’s dungeon.
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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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Castle Ravenloft Board Game Review

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

In our Castle Ravenloft board game review, we take a look at a cooperative dungeon crawl set in the very popular Dungeons & Dragons universe.

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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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Akhamet: A new mini-setting/adventure path from FOE

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

All this quiet time… I miss you guys, my reader. Since becoming unemployed, I have not been idle. Between the interviews and work-related training, I came up with a wacky idea. As I churned the idea in my mind, I kept liking what I had. So here goes…

Akhamet: A new mini-setting/adventure path from FOE

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

All this quiet time… I miss you guys, my reader. Since becoming unemployed, I have not been idle. Between the interviews and work-related training, I came up with a wacky idea. As I churned the idea in my mind, I kept liking what I had. So here goes…

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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Top 10 Viking Board Games

Posted on October 6th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Favorite theme of many gamers is the mighty brave northern nation and Norse mythology. Games about Vikings are impregnated with courage and force of sea waves, eagle mind and speed of passing wind. According to many reviews, it’s safe to call the top 10 viking board games. 10. Midgard 3-5 Players • Ages 12+ • 60 minutes to play The […]

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