Category Archives: Tomb of Annihilation

Running Tomb of Annihilation: Entering Omu

For the last few weeks, we’ve been exploring Omu, the Forbidden City of Tomb of Annihilation. We haven’t finished yet, and it’s likely to take a few more sessions before we do. At this point in the story, the players … Continue reading

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Running Tomb of Annihilation: More on Wilderness Adventures

There’s a lot of wilderness in Chult. You’re likely to become very familiar with it in the early levels of Tomb of Annihilation, as the adventurers search for clues. It’s easy to become distracted by the rules given on the … Continue reading

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Running Tomb of Annihilation, Part 5: Hexcrawling

When we left our brave adventurers, they were in the middle of the Valley of Dread and needed to make their way to Port Nyanzaru, many hundreds of miles to the north. Welcome to the part of Tomb of Annihilation … Continue reading

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Running Tomb of Annihilation (Return of the Lizard King) – Part 4

We’d reached the climax of the Return of the Lizard King, as the adventurers braved the ancient ziggurat wherein dwelled the Lizard King who had raised up the Akabkan lizardfolk against the other races of Chult. The adventurers were guided … Continue reading

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Tomb of Annihilation (Return of the Lizard King) – Part 3

Did you know that bears have trouble fitting through doors? That was what we learned this session of D&D! The session began with the adventurers on their way to Eelstead, a frontier outpost in the land of Chult, where the … Continue reading

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Tomb of Annihilation (Return of the Lizard King) – Part 2

After the adventurers arrived in Chult through a misfiring teleportation spell that had brought them via the Feywild, they were surprised to find themselves in the middle of a battle between some lizardfolk and some dinosaurs. They were even more … Continue reading

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Running Tomb of Annihilation – Session 1

The memory cheats. It had been a week since our Session 0 where we created the characters for this session, and I’d ended the creation session with the description of the characters arriving in Chult. Except, now they weren’t. I … Continue reading

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Running Tomb of Annihilation – Session 0

We’ve started running Tomb of Annihilation! Well, sort of! The first session of the campaign was what is occasionally referred to as a “Session 0”. It’s a session where the players create their characters, and everyone works out how they … Continue reading

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Preparing for Tomb of Annihilation

Tomb of Annihilation is a big book, isn’t it? It feels really heavy. I mean, it should weigh about the same as Storm King’s Thunder, but for some reason it feels heavier to me. Guess what I start running this … Continue reading

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5E Adventure Review: Cellar of Death

The new Guild Adepts program from Wizards of the Coast and the DMs Guild has seen a few interesting products released to support Tomb of Annihilation. In the coming weeks, I’ll take a look at each of these products, but … Continue reading

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