Matthew Hunter

Senior Software Engineer

Realms of the Old School Renaissance -- Session 65

By Feverborne |  Jun 30, 2022  | osrrealms, gaming
Feverborne Bern sent a message that he needed me to help u-Heury explore some barbarian tribe burial mound, so I went over to check it out and met up with Ygnas and Landon, who were presently dangling u-Heury down a well from a rope. The rest of us followed, and the kid promptly stuck his spear into the wall and opened a secret door, revealing a small group of drunken goblins.
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Realms of the Old School Renaissance -- Session 64

By Feverborne |  Jun 23, 2022  | osrrealms, gaming
Feverborne (Interlude) So Lyrian and I got to drinking and talking (in that order) and decided to go investigate the strange lack of rumors from Helix, seeing as I grew up there. We signed up with a caravan heading to Ironguard Motte, and managed to get there in just under two weeks. A glorious dinner at The Bloated Halfling led to an attempt at a conversation with the wizard Mazah, but he wasn’t in.
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Realms of the Old School Renaissance -- Session 63

By Bern |  Jun 16, 2022  | osrrealms, gaming
Bern So we stumbled around in the forest for a while, looking for a mound and finding nothing. We did find a nest of phase spiders, which are like normal spiders except they can disappear, and have an absolutely vicious poison that takes ten minutes to kill you. We didn’t realize they were phase spiders at first; the kid shot one with his bow and hurt it a bit, but I put in a solid hit with mine and it just bounced off.
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Out of the Abyss -- Session 9

By Alamar |  Jun 12, 2022  | outoftheabyss, gaming
Alamar So the dragon gave us 31gp (each) for the dragon egg. Damned stingy dragon. We explored further in the underground complex after delivering the egg. I volunteered to take a mushroom and explore the small tunnels, since I can actually hide, unlike Alia. I found zombies, watched over by a humanoid figure of some kind from the top of a cliff. Alia and Thea went after the watching figure, leaving the zombies to Craig, K-9, and my small but still incredibly potent eldritch self.
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Realms of the Old School Renaissance -- Session 62

By Bern |  Jun 9, 2022  | osrrealms, gaming
Bern Oscar sent word that he had found a sword that might work well for me. Apparently it has some history with the White League, a group of rangers dedicated to opposing … things. It’s a little unclear exactly what things. This one is supposed to oppose scales, even though we found it in the barrow of a dead lizard king, and the blade itself is covered in serpent markings.
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Realms of the Old School Renaissance -- Session 61

By Oscar |  Jun 2, 2022  | osrrealms, gaming
Oscar Through rain, through mist, through flood and foul weather, we finally made our way to Threshold. U-heary and I camped outside while Stria went to find Basil, and we arranged to meet at the gate in case the guards had awkward questions about our exotic zoo animal. They did, but after taking our names (I gave my real name, and my companions did not) and paying taxes, they let the creature into the city and into Basil’s hands.
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Realms of the Old School Renaissance -- Session 60

By Oscar |  May 19, 2022  | osrrealms, gaming
Oscar With the gibbering mouther not where we had expected it, and not visible in the darkness, I had to retreat without attempting to neutralize it’s magical powers. Luckily not all of our group had fallen to the creature’s unholy powers. I hurried back towards the group, swapping places with u-Heury. While the brave boy held off the creature, I called upon Denara, and silenced it’s gibbering. The creature failed to resist.
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Out of the Abyss -- Session 8

By Alamar |  May 16, 2022  | outoftheabyss, gaming
Alamar We wondered around the caverns below the Derro section of the city until we found a large cavern with two multi-tiered mesas. One held a large red egg, which I immediately assumed to be a red dragon egg given my recent memorable encounter (thankfully, not a CLOSE encounter) with one. The other held a derro woman conducting some kind of ritual. She appeared to “summon” a shiny object of some kind, reacted joyfully, and made notes in a book.
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Realms of the Old School Renaissance -- Session 59

By Oscar |  May 12, 2022  | osrrealms, gaming
Oscar I spent most of the last year in a sanitorium. They thought my obsession with black sand was unhealthy. Fools. They only taught me to shut up about it. I see a bright new future in carbon trading! By regulating the burning of fuel, the church can tax absolutely everything! Transportation, farming, even lighting your home at night! Ahem. Where was I? After they let me out, I took a role with the church running a small gambling operation in partnership with the temple of Crom.
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Realms of the Old School Renaissance -- Session 58

By Oscar |  May 5, 2022  | osrrealms, gaming
Oscar Before we could use the entrance we found, a crazed halfling called to us from the other side of the moat wanting a boat ride. We brought him over to the island once we realized it was Sanfire, a fellow member of the Glorious Blades And Hammer. We descended into the area below the floating tower. Within, a large room with several wall sconces holding candles on top of skull pyramids.
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