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Discovering the Races of Grim Hollow

Discovering the Races of Grim Hollow

The Grim Hollow setting is home to a handful of unique races that populate the world of Etharis. The wechselkind, ogresh, and others provide evocative roleplaying opportunities in addition to...

Running an Evil Campaign: Maintaining Your Game

Running an Evil Campaign: Maintaining Your Game

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

#06. Aesop’s Fables Got Nothing on Grim Hollow

#06. Aesop’s Fables Got Nothing on Grim Hollow

#06. Aesop's Fables Got Nothing on Grim Hollow James reveals all about Fables: Citadel of the Unseen Sun! This first ever Grim Hollow adventure module releases in instalments, starting in January...

Legacy of the Legendary on TTRPGs

Legacy of the Legendary on TTRPGs

Find the story, Granny Weatherwax always said. She believed that the world was full of story shapes. If you let them, they controlled you. But if you studied them, if you found out about them… you...

Villains of Grim Hollow – Captain Grey Fin

Villains of Grim Hollow – Captain Grey Fin

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...

#06. Aesop’s Fables Got Nothing on Grim Hollow

#05. Why YOU should play TTRPGs

#05. Why YOU should play TTRPGs In Episode #05 we take a break from the news cycle to ask each other what we love most about playing tabletop roleplaying games like D&D 5e? How do you get...

Halloween Adventures – Monster Mash

Halloween Adventures – Monster Mash

It’s that time of year again—at least in some parts of the world—where spooky décor crawls out from storage to haunt lawns with plaster grave markers, oversized cobwebs, and perhaps even a...

Storybuilding: Rumors and Story Hooks

Storybuilding: Rumors and Story Hooks

Central to many adventures are the investigations. In addition to searching a scene, researching ancient tomes, or casting divinations; characters frequently need to ask around town to find the next...

#06. Aesop’s Fables Got Nothing on Grim Hollow

#04. You All Meet in a Twisted Tavern

#04. You All Meet in a Twisted Tavern Episode #04 features Logan from @Runesmith taking us on tavern crawl through "The Seeker's Guide to Twisted Taverns", and we hotly debate the function of...

Exploring the Realms of Grim Hollow

Exploring the Realms of Grim Hollow

The Grim Hollow setting takes place in the world of Etharis. Etharis is an evocative and dangerous backdrop for your campaign, and a place where compelling character backstories can take place. With...

Laneshi & Tales of Twin Death

Laneshi & Tales of Twin Death

The Mysterious Laneshi Empire Sea cultists from a sacrificial caste system. The unconquered sea folk. Ritualistic murderers. Monsters from the oceans. However you choose to describe the laneshi,...

#06. Aesop’s Fables Got Nothing on Grim Hollow

#03. Talk Netherdeep To Me

#03. Talk Netherdeep To Me Episode #03 takes a Netherdeep Dive into the new Critical Role book, "Call of the Netherdeep", with James spilling secrets from the depths. We uncover the evolving magic...

Quest-O-Nomicon|Post Kickstarter Schedule

Quest-O-Nomicon|Post Kickstarter Schedule

Gather ‘round if you so dare… Stories and tales, we have many to spare! Quests of heroes, villains and more... And now, here’s how we get it to your door! In this blog post we’ll be sharing some key...

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,...

#06. Aesop’s Fables Got Nothing on Grim Hollow

#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...

#01. “Pools and Streams” Adventure Design

#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...