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The Map of Etharis

The Map of Etharis

The Map of Etharis The world of Grim Hollow is constantly expanding. Some of you will have received letters from Archibald Greyman, rightful leader of the Ebon Syndicate with your purchases of premium products. Others will have read the Tale of the Two Brothers,...

Running an Evil Campaign: Session 0

Running an Evil Campaign: Session 0

Welcome to this nefarious new blog series! Throughout a course of five articles, we'll be chatting about the need-to-knows of building and running evil campaigns for 5th edition! So, get out your skull jewellery and patent leather capes because we're in for a wicked...

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Tabletop Roleplaying Games are Good for You

Who knew gaming could bring so much good to one’s life? Seriously, the thought of doing something fun that also benefits your lifestyle is a rare thing indeed! Usually, you need to run ten miles or eat broccoli every day to have a healthy impact on your life. It’s odd...

The Sphinx and the Riddle of Non-Combat Encounters

Welcome back to this blog series on how Classical mythology can offer guidance to our TTRPG encounter design! So far, we’ve talked about the power in conforming to or defying ancient narrative conventions, and how we can make combat more dynamic by following the...

Glimpse Inside Fables: Citadel of the Unseen Sun

Friends and fans of Grim Hollow, and honored newcomers to the worlds of Ghostfire Gaming, the time has come to begin a brand-new adventure! I’d like to officially introduce, the first ever full-length Grim Hollow adventure: Citadel of the Unseen Sun. The Fables series...

The Filth Grazer – Creating a Grim Hollow Monster

There’s an old saying in RPG game design: Don’t create a stat block for creatures that you don’t want players to kill. One of the most popular books of an earlier roleplaying era was Deities and Demigods. For me as a tween, this book taught me as much about the basics...