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Running an Evil Campaign: Villains vs Villains

Running an Evil Campaign: Villains vs Villains

Welcome back to this veritably villainous blog series! Over the course of five articles, we'll be chatting about the need-to-knows of building and running evil campaigns for the 5th Edition! So,...

#15. Sailing Towards a New 5e Adventure

#02. Dragons’ Treasure & Multiverse Travelers

#02. Dragons' Treasure & Multiverse Travelers Episode #02 of The Eldritch Lorecast explores Fizban's Treasury of Dragons and what we're excited to see in the new book! We also discuss the new...

Villains of Grim Hollow – Countess Renata Dolorez

Villains of Grim Hollow – Countess Renata Dolorez

The evils that haunt Etharis are many, though few can stand against a party of grizzled adventurers alone. In this series, Villains of Grim Hollow, I’ll draw back the curtain on some of those...

#15. Sailing Towards a New 5e Adventure

#01. “Pools and Streams” Adventure Design

#01. "Pools and Streams" Adventure Design Welcome to Episode #01 of The Eldritch Lorecast, where we dissect the news in the tabletop RPG industry and discuss our findings! This week it's the arrival...

Storybuilding: The Price of Power (Part 2)

Storybuilding: The Price of Power (Part 2)

In the previous article we talked about determining the source of magical power, and some possible arcane gifts. Yet all power comes with a cost. Here we’ll be exploring the price of power, pact...

The Dragonborn of Ember Cairn

The Dragonborn of Ember Cairn

Dragonborn of Etharis Dragonborn feature the refined dimensions of humanity, the endurance of dwarves, the elegance of elves, and retain the scaled hide and roaring lungs of their majestic...

Top 7 Sorcerer Spells (and their Metamagic Options)

Top 7 Sorcerer Spells (and their Metamagic Options)

As anyone who has ever played a sorcerer knows, the key is picking a few great spells that can be cleverly augmented with your sorcery points and Metamagic options. Since sorcerers typically have...

Running an Evil Campaign: Building a World to Break

Running an Evil Campaign: Building a World to Break

Welcome back to this gleefully maniacal blog series! Over the course of five articles, we're chatting about the need-to-knows of building and running evil campaigns for 5th edition! So, twirl your...

The Trouble of Playing a Tiefling

The Trouble of Playing a Tiefling

“So, we’re in agreeance?” I asked, sliding the coin purse towards her. “The duke’s son cannot inherit his father’s land. He must disappear.” She sat across the table from me, leaning away from the...

Villains of Grim Hollow – Idmon

Villains of Grim Hollow – Idmon

The evils that haunt Etharis are many, though rare are those who can stand against a party of courageous heroes alone. In this series, Villains of Grim Hollow, I’ll draw back the curtain on some of...

Storybuilding: The Price of Power (Part 1)

Storybuilding: The Price of Power (Part 1)

In many grim fantasy stories, magic is a dangerous power that can corrupt the mind, body, and soul of anyone willing to use it. It is so unnatural that many of its powers are not available to...

Grim Hollow: The Players Guide Fulfilment Update!

Grim Hollow: The Players Guide Fulfilment Update!

We have some exciting news… Grim Hollow: The Players Guide products are getting closer! Our fulfilment process is in full swing, and we are moving closer and closer to these items being at our...

Welcome to the World, Wechselkind

Welcome to the World, Wechselkind

Notman One-Leg When baby Herman Salanen was kidnapped, it was a horror so depraved the act could only be likened to a never-ending nightmare. No worldly suffering compares to not knowing the fate of...

Running an Evil Campaign : Evil Characters

Running an Evil Campaign : Evil Characters

Welcome back to this insidious blog series! Over the course of five articles, we're chatting about the need-to-knows of building and running evil campaigns for 5th edition! So, swill your blood...

Villains of Grim Hollow – Judhakate

Villains of Grim Hollow – Judhakate

The evils that haunt Etharis are many, though few can stand against a party of grizzled adventurers alone. In this series, Villains of Grim Hollow, I’ll draw back the curtain on some of those...

Storybuilding: Advanced Equipment

Storybuilding: Advanced Equipment

Welcome to Storybuilding, a new series that takes a story first approach using lore from the Grim Hollow campaign setting to support new mechanics, with an eye towards showing GMs how and why these...

Dungeons of Drakkenheim Post-Kickstarter Schedule

Dungeons of Drakkenheim Post-Kickstarter Schedule

The Kickstarter phase of Dungeons of Drakkenheim is officially finished – thank you to all of the Backers and supporters who helped this project come to life! From here, we move to the next steps...

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...

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...

Ghosts, Specters and Plot Hooks

Ghosts, Specters and Plot Hooks

  We all know the tropes of our transparent, ectoplasmic friends – bumps in the night, shadows looming over us at the end of our bed and voices of beloved ones that we know aren’t home. It...

A Grim Hollow “Ask Me Anything! with Shawn Merwin!

A Grim Hollow “Ask Me Anything! with Shawn Merwin!

Over the last month, the third instalment of our Grim Hollow series; Grim Hollow: The Monster Grimoire was live on Kickstarter. In light of this, we wanted to give some time to our community, to...

Into The Forge: Meeting the CEO of Ghostfire Gaming

Into The Forge: Meeting the CEO of Ghostfire Gaming

In light of all this growth, we thought now would be the perfect opportunity for you to get to know a bit more about us. Our Marketing Associate, Ian Gratton sat down with the Ghostfire Gaming co-founder and Chief Executive Officer;…

Grim Hollow: Shipping & Tracking FAQ

Grim Hollow: Shipping & Tracking FAQ

Our most up-to-date shipping and tracking resource. Our most (currently) asked questions are in regards to tracking information, or shipping information. The purpose of this post is to provide a...

Developer Update #5

Developer Update #5

Hey everyone, we're bringing you the latest updates with another Grim Hollow: Developer update! In this week's developer update, we'll be covering the latest manufacturing, fulfilment and shipping...

Developer Update #4

Developer Update #4

Hey everyone, we're back again with another Grim Hollow: Developer update! In this week's developer update, we'll be covering quite a few topics that we know you're all dying to know about. As we...

Developer Update #3

Developer Update #3

We'll be kicking off this Grim Hollow: Developer update with a brief word of thanks! We've been super busy wrapping up the tail-end to what has been a humbling first Kickstarter Campaign. In what...