Classics Campaign

This campaign, started in 2021, is generally intended to explore a series of classic or famous or popular D&D modules. Characters started at 7th level with 23,000 experience points (need 34,000 to reach 8th level).

Characters

Bjorlam the hobbit monk

Bjorlam

Callista, elvish fighter-wizard

Callista

Eca Underbough, hobbit ranger

Eca Underbough

Quintus Sextus Septimus Severus Octavius Decimus, human fighter

Quintus Sextus Septimus Severus Octavius Decimus

Retoocs, elvish wizard-fighter

Retoocs

Wilhelm von Kaiser, tiefling barbarian-bard

Wilhelm von Kaiser

Yendor, elvish monk-cleric

Yendor

NameLevelExperience PointsWealthSessions
Bjorlam
Hobbit Monk
7th24,8001a, 4, 5a
Callista
Elvish Fighter (4th) / Wizard (3rd)
7th27,9001, 1a, 2, 3, 4, 5, 5a, 6
Eca Underbough
Hobbit Ranger
7th23,3003
Quintus Sextus Septimus Severus Octavius Decimus
Human Fighter
7th24,3001a, 5a
Retoocs
Elvish Wizard (6th) / Fighter (1st)
7th26,6001, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Wilhelm von Kaiser
Tiefling Barbarian/Bard
7th23,8005a
Yendor
Elvish Monk (5th) / Cleric (2nd)
7th26,6001, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

Sessions

Session 1 on 10 July 2021

  • Characters: Callista, Retoocs, Yendor
  • Setting: Forge of Fury, Mountain Door
  • Experience points per character = 200
  • Foes defeated: 5 orcs, 2 others wounded
  • Noteworthy: Yendor grabbed a bow out of an orc’s hands through arrow slit 10 or 15 feet off the ground

Session 2 in August 2021

  • Characters: Callista, Retoocs, Yendor
  • Setting: Forge of Fury, Mountain Door
  • Experience points per character = 900
  • Foes defeated: 13 orcs, ogre, 2 dire wolves, orog

Session 1a in August 2021

  • Characters: Bjorlam, Callista, Quintus Sextus Septimus Severus Octavius Decimus
  • Setting: a cavern between Luskan and Mirabar
  • Experience points per character = 500
  • Foes defeated: 3 orcs, 3 orc skeletons, 3 orc zombies

Session 3 on 28 August 2021

  • Characters: Callista, Eca Underbough, Retoocs, Yendor
  • Setting: Forge of Fury, Mountain Door and Glitterhame
  • Experience points per character = 300
  • Foes defeated: Orc Eye of Gruumsch, 14 stirges, 2 troglodytes, brown bear; gricks retreated

Session 4 on 5 September 2021

  • Characters: Bjorlam, Callista, Retoocs, Yendor
  • Setting: Forge of Fury, Glitterhame and Sinkhole
  • Experience points per character = 500
  • Foes defeated: roper, gray ooze
  • Noteworthy: Bjorlam and Recoots nearly went over a waterfall; Yendor nearly jumped upon the disguised roper to declare his beauty to his god; Bjorlam went for a swim in some nasty water, but retrieved treasure

Session 5 on 11 September 2021

  • Characters: Callista, Retoocs, Yendor
  • Setting: Forge of Fury, Sinkhole and Glitterhame and Foundry
  • Experience points per character = 1,400
  • Foes defeated: 2 gricks, 5 Duergar, Duergar Spy, Duergar Spellcaster and rat familiar, Duergar Leader, animated table
  • Noteworthy: Recoots torched the Rat familiar of the Duergar spellcaster with 2d10 of firebolt before it could Shocking Grasp anybody; Recoots got slammed by a critical hit from the greatsword weilding, enlarged Duergar leader, for 8d6+ of damage; Callista nearly threw the just-acquired magic longsword into the river on a critical miss, and fell prone ON (not off!) the bridge instead

Session 5a on 19 September 2021

  • Characters: Bjorlam, Callista, Quintus Sextus Septimus Severus Octavius Decimus, Wilhelm von Kaiser
  • Setting: a cavern between Luskan and Mirabar
  • Experience points per character = 800
  • Foes defeated: 3 orcs, ogre, 3 orc zombies, ogre zombie, 3 orc skeletons, ogre skeleton, 3 piercers

Session 6 on 9 October 2021

  • Characters: Callista, Retoocs, Yendor
  • Setting: Forge of Fury, Foundry and Black Lake
  • Experience points per character = 300
  • Foes defeated: none. Foes encountered: large, aquatic, acid-breathing reptile; ghost
  • Noteworthy: found a secret door in a closet, led to chain ladder down to Black Lake, which Yendor explored. Party noted large reptile tracks along the riverbank in Black Lake area, a stone bridge collapsed from under Yendor as he crossed it, making noise. The party noticed movement in the water of the large underground lake, then was attacked by a large, acid-breathing, aquatic reptile, which sprayed Callista for 27 damage (with saving throw). Party fled the Black Lake up the chain ladder. Back in The Foundry, Yendor encountered a stunningly beautiful woman in a library, to whom he expressed religious admiration. Their conversation was interrupted by the apparition of a dwarvish ghost, which was sorely wounded by the party. The ghost frightened Yendor for a few rounds with its Horrifying Vision, then walked through a walk and vanished. The players retreated to regroup.