Daughter Archive

  • Preview: Winter’s Daughter (5e/OSR) NOTE: This is not a review in the traditional sense – it is a developer’s commentary, a preview of sorts. I try to be as SPOILER-free as possible below, but I do mention some themes and design paradigms employed.   So, I worked on the latest Dolmenwood adventure, “Winter’s Daughter“ – an adventure, originally penned for the B/X-rules by Gavin Norman. In the original iteration, it clocks in at 24 pages, and I converted it to 5e, which extended the page-count to 36 pages. Why the page-count discrepancy? Well, let me explain!   First of all, “Winter’s Daughter” is an introductory adventure for Dolmenwood, and as such, it does introduce players to several of the leitmotifs […]

    Preview: Winter’s Daughter (5e/OSR)

    Preview: Winter’s Daughter (5e/OSR) NOTE: This is not a review in the traditional sense – it is a developer’s commentary, a preview of sorts. I try to be as SPOILER-free as possible below, but I do mention some themes and design paradigms employed.   So, I worked on the latest Dolmenwood adventure, “Winter’s Daughter“ – an adventure, originally penned for the B/X-rules by Gavin Norman. In the original iteration, it clocks in at 24 pages, and I converted it to 5e, which extended the page-count to 36 pages. Why the page-count discrepancy? Well, let me explain!   First of all, “Winter’s Daughter” is an introductory adventure for Dolmenwood, and as such, it does introduce players to several of the leitmotifs […]

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  • The Mourning Daughter (revised edition) This supplement clocks in at 10 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial,1 page SRD, ½ a page blank, leaving us with 6.5 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   This review was requested by my patreons, to be undertaken at my convenience.   So, first of all: This supplement is intended for use with the Carrion Crown adventure path; secondly, this makes use of the cool, meaningful relationship rules introduced in Legendary Games’ Ultimate Relationships-pdf, picking up the support for the system with a sample character. The class employed for the Mourning Daughter’s build is, fittingly enough, Kobold Press’ White Necromancer, as featured in the New Paths Compendium-series.   The pdf […]

    The Mourning Daughter (revised edition)

    The Mourning Daughter (revised edition) This supplement clocks in at 10 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial,1 page SRD, ½ a page blank, leaving us with 6.5 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   This review was requested by my patreons, to be undertaken at my convenience.   So, first of all: This supplement is intended for use with the Carrion Crown adventure path; secondly, this makes use of the cool, meaningful relationship rules introduced in Legendary Games’ Ultimate Relationships-pdf, picking up the support for the system with a sample character. The class employed for the Mourning Daughter’s build is, fittingly enough, Kobold Press’ White Necromancer, as featured in the New Paths Compendium-series.   The pdf […]

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