CoS 2 is a roleplaying campaign using a modified Curse of Strahd module using the DnD 5e system set in Forgotten Realms (Faerûn/Demiplanes of Dread), run by Gunnar Petzäll as DM and the Zeta group (Masen, Tobias, Staffan, Darío) as players.
The campaign follows a group of Forgotten Realms characters who end up in in a forgotten realm, with varying motivations to mostly make the world a better place.
- General Dice Rules
- General DnD 5e house rules (all sorts)
- Barovian Sleep (nightmares may prevent some HP restoration; overcome with time)
- Lingering Injuries (debuffs and scars when taking 50% max HP or being downed)
Current level: 1.
- S1 2022-11-26 - as planned - 4/5 (face 2 face)
- Tobias unavailable
- S2 2022-12-05 - as planned - 5/5 (Discord)
- S3 2022-12-12 - as planned - 5/5 (Discord)
- S4 2023-01-23 - as planned - 5/5 (Discord)
Barovia Calls Heroes
(Session 5 - 2023-01-28) [Day 11]
It seemed to not be any more immediate jobs in Daggerfall at first, but the party was interrupted in it's partying with its newfound gold when a colourfully clad man with a proud swagger entered the Happy Cow Tavern, striding right up to our heroes and proclaiming that they were destined to aid him and his people to lift the curse of his land's master and receiving near boundless amounts of riches in the process. He introduced himself as Arrigal and left a siezable bag of gold behind the bar, paying for everyone's drinks (including numerous destroyed ale cups, compliment of Jormund). A local dishonoured city guard also took to the party, interested in helping out following some unfortunate events of his own and a representative from the Ducal Manor handed over writs granting a few small-scale rewards for aiding Daggerford in this dire time.
Torbjoern took the opportunity to join Arrigal an his people, introduced as the Vistani; the travelling folk, and had a great time with song and dance and stories of this "cursed lord" in their home lands of Barovia. He laid out the plan to go south from Daggerfall and into the Misty Forest and there the Barovian valley could be found; not as large as a kingdom but more a small county but abound with riches.
Arrigal was in charge of the caravan safety but the caravan's elder, Stanimir supplied stories about his people's past and how they became associated with the cursed lord, some even call him "the Devil". Stanimir's son Ratka aided the bruisers of the party to keep watch and Damia had her own plans for the party's biggest guy; unrelentingly so. Before leaving, the party shopped around and used their writs to gain their grants of aid.
After most of a day's travel, the party reached Liam's Hold which was a fort once occupied by priests of the death god but now long since taken over by a small human settlement. On the eastern side was a camp of the The Order of the Gauntlet, lead by Lanniver Strayl and a small number of knights. He talked to the party and informed them they should look out for werewolves. He said they attack villages and rather than just maim, they kidnap children! They then disappear as soon as they appeared and The Gauntlet believes they use some sort of portal, a few miles into the Misty Forest. He said if the party can find this portal and report back they would be handsomely rewarded but still adviced anyone from directly engaging the werewolves.
The party rested ([Day 13]) and then followed the road towards Misty Forest together with the rest of the Vistani, past Hilltop and then in to the forest. As they stopped for camp, it seemed ok, albeit a bit misty.
The party was rudely awoken in the middle of the night by wolves attacking. Everyone got on their feet and quickly dispatched the majority in a few seconds. The howling on the wind indicated some larger beasts nearby, however.
(End of session)
(Session 6 - 2023-02-27) [Day 14]
A few moments of respite followed by
- A handfull of wolves
- Two dire wolves
- A couple of werewolves
- One werewolf not dead (sleep by Stanimir)
- Jormund took canines
- just a young man who wasn't in control :(
- Sent werewolf back with 2 vistani and one of the wagons
- dark mist sweeping over
(End of session)
(Session 7 - 2023-03-06) [Day 14]