Category Archives: Game Sessions

Ysabel of Jörmungandr

In my earlier Stone of Sakkara game, I threatened the PCs with rival adventuring parties; specifically, the “Five Delvers” and the “Seekers”. Whenever the PCs left booty behind, they would return to find it looted by these enterprising competitors. Now … Continue reading

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Shazun Zhuu, Hyperborean Noble

(I’ve run several Astonishing ACKS sessions online since my last adventure logs; here’s a recent addition to the party – a Hyperborean Noble restored from hibernation.) A young scion of a lesser Hyperborean noble house, Shazun Zhuu showed sufficient promise … Continue reading

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Operation Unfathomable

So I got to run a session of Operation Unfathomable over Christmas. It was with a group of Pathfinder players in Edmonton who wanted to try the “old-school”. And I wanted to try the tournament version of Operation Unfathomable (from … Continue reading

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Sightless Serpent – NPCs

(We’ve started our next Astonishing ACKS adventure; I’ll post some of the NPCs here to help the players keep track of things…) Reimar the Red (Scout): The Keltic scout is some 60 years of age, missing a hand, toothless, and … Continue reading

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Astonishing ACKS on Google+

I’ve run four sessions now on Google Hangouts now and have set up a Community for the campaign. I’m still looking for new recruits… Astonishing ACKS! (Google+ Community) (It’s a private group so you’ll need to ask to join.)

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Session Report – The Fall of Calford

Well, yesterday we actually played a session of Astonishing ACKS! I ran it as a “character funnel”, starting with eight 1st-level PCs (two per player), and whittling that down to four by the session’s end. (Plus one maimed survivor.) The … Continue reading

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Thoul Attack

I got to use thouls in the last game I ran… I made their regeneration look like “rapid rotting” (when they were actually regaining hit points), and the party encountered the same group again. Nasty buggers…

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