Apocalypse Maybe: A D&D Campaign Log. Part 13: Apple Stars and Anarchy

(This is a log of my players run through the  Out of the Abyss campaign (After a brief dabble with Harried at Hillsfar first.  Spoilers abound, though it’s likely the team won’t play the module in the way you, the writers or sanity intended).

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Having been sent in the right direction by a not-at-all-suspicious woman, the party have recruited a blob.

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Apocalypse Maybe: A D&D Campaign Log. Part 12: Lolth Ex Machina

(This is a log of my players run through the  Out of the Abyss campaign (After a brief dabble with Harried at Hillsfar first.  Spoilers abound, though it’s likely the team won’t play the module in the way you, the writers or sanity intended).

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After the Demon-Lord Demogorgon was summoned into a highly populated area (the party was barely involved. Honest.) our heroes fled in a stolen boat. After long periods of sailing in random directions they finally decided to do the last remaining sensible option and sink their ship.

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Apocalypse Maybe: A D&D Campaign Log. Part 11: Women and Gnomes First!

(This is a log of my players run through the  Out of the Abyss campaign (After a brief dabble with Harried at Hillsfar first.  Spoilers abound, though it’s likely the team won’t play the module in the way you, the writers or sanity intended).

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The party has discovered that mass-murder isn’t the way to win the hearts and minds of the locals and that getting involved in religious disputes is a good way to cause strife; strife in the form of a 10 meter-high demon lord in this specific case.

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Simple PowerShell to get a Computer’s Specification

With Black Friday and Christmas fast approaching, I’m getting a lot of requests for people to help with computer upgrades or even whole new PCs.

Normally the first question you need answered is what do they have already, but this can sometimes not be straight-forward to a non-technical person.

Me: “What kind of PC do you have now?”

Them: “Sort of beigey-white? Eggshell maybe?”

We’re mid-pandemic so going round to have a look isn’t an option and my intricate multi-page documents about how to go to get each piece of info (with screenshots!) were still too technical.

So, PowerShell to the rescue.

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Apocalypse Maybe: A D&D Campaign Log. Part 10: When Bad Meets Evil

(This is a log of my players run through the  Out of the Abyss campaign (After a brief dabble with Harried at Hillsfar first.  Spoilers abound, though it’s likely the team won’t play the module in the way you, the writers or sanity intended).

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After a peaceful boat trip ending in a much less peaceful bout of mass-murder, the party has arrived at the Kuo-Toa town of Sloop’s people.

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Apocalypse Maybe: A D&D Campaign Log. Part 9: Socialising with a Sociopath

(This is a log of my players run through the  Out of the Abyss campaign (After a brief dabble with Harried at Hillsfar first.  Spoilers abound, though it’s likely the team won’t play the module in the way you, the writers or sanity intended).

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A combination of betrayal and pyromania has left the party falling into the inky blackness of a huge cave.

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Apocalypse Maybe: A D&D Campaign Log. Part 8: Democracy is not a Spectator sport

(This is a log of my players run through the  Out of the Abyss campaign (After a brief dabble with Harried at Hillsfar first.  Spoilers abound, though it’s likely the team won’t play the module in the way you, the writers or sanity intended).

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They’ve escaped the Drow and have not killed themselves (yet). Winning!

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Apocalypse Maybe: A D&D Campaign Log. Part 7: …Make Light Work

(This is a log of my players run through the  Out of the Abyss campaign (After a brief dabble with Harried at Hillsfar first.  Spoilers abound, though it’s likely the team won’t play the module in the way you, the writers or sanity intended).

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Everything is on fire and Whitey has been nibbled by spiders. Now is not the time to panic.

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Apocalypse Maybe: A D&D Campaign Log. Part 6: Some Gnomes Just Want to Watch the World Burn.

(This is a log of my players run through the  Out of the Abyss campaign (After a brief dabble with Harried at Hillsfar first.  Spoilers abound, though it’s likely the team won’t play the module in the way you, the writers or sanity intended).

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Their escape plan had been crashed by user error. Now was the time for inspired tactics improvisation.

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