Dungeons & Dragons

Welcome to your campaign!
A blog for your campaign

Wondering how to get started? Here are a few tips:

1. Invite your players

Invite them with either their email address or their Obsidian Portal username.

2. Edit your home page

Make a few changes to the home page and give people an idea of what your campaign is about. That will let people know you’re serious and not just playing with the system.

3. Choose a theme

If you want to set a specific mood for your campaign, we have several backgrounds to choose from. Accentuate it by creating a top banner image.

4. Create some NPCs

Characters form the core of every campaign, so take a few minutes to list out the major NPCs in your campaign.

A quick tip: The “+” icon in the top right of every section is how to add a new item, whether it’s a new character or adventure log post, or anything else.

5. Write your first Adventure Log post

The adventure log is where you list the sessions and adventures your party has been on, but for now, we suggest doing a very light “story so far” post. Just give a brief overview of what the party has done up to this point. After each future session, create a new post detailing that night’s adventures.

One final tip: Don’t stress about making your Obsidian Portal campaign look perfect. Instead, just make it work for you and your group. If everyone is having fun, then you’re using Obsidian Portal exactly as it was designed, even if your adventure log isn’t always up to date or your characters don’t all have portrait pictures.

That’s it! The rest is up to your and your players.

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Session #1

Session #1: Gundren Rockseeker's Request

  • Gundren Rockseeker (Dwarf) asked party to escort supplies to Phandalin — Approximately 10 miles south east of Neverwinter. He was a companioned by a knight names Syldar. They  went ahead of party’s supply cart, as Syldar insisted that they arrive sooner to, “deal with some business” Party was ambushed by 4 goblins while traveling along Trantrail

    • Reward: 50 exp


  • Arrived at Phandalin:

    • City – Phandalin

    • NPC: Lineen Greywind – shop keeper.

    • NPC: Elmar Barthon – shop keeper.
  • Delivered goods to Elmar Barthon (shop keeper).

    • Reward: 10g for escorting supplies
    • Reward: 25 exp.
  • Received news of Goblin Strong Hold near Trantrail from Lyndeen Greywind (shop keeper).
  • Arrived at Goblin Strong Hold.

    • Faenor and Kalas trapped and questioned 2 goblins. Seemingly befriending Gragnor the goblin.
    • Learned: Syldar is still in strong hold, and that a dwarf (Gundren) was seen being taken away by a group of other goblins.
    • Enemies: Less than 20 goblins and Klarg the Bugbear in cave
    • Location: Cragmaw Castle – 20mi north east of hide/strong hold.
    • NPC: King Grewl of Cragmaw Castle – Told by the Black Spider paid them to watch out for a dwarf (Gundren) and bring him to her.
    • We entered the cave as a party. Volos and Nessa used their stealth to sneak into the cave, and Kalas tamed voracious wolves. Volos attempted to climb up a fissure, but lost his sight and fell. In an attempt to save Volos, Faenor shot an arrow at him. Taklinn took a crack at climbing up the fissure. After climbing up the rocks, the group found themselves face-to-face with Klarg the Bugbear.

      • Fought and defeated Klarg the Bugbear, beloved pet wolf, goblins (2).
      • Reward: 70 exp.
    • OTHER EXP AWARDED:
    • 10 or 15? exp for being there (IRL)
    • 40 exp for pre-game items
    • Background bio
    • Background with Gundren
    • Character sheet
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