Category Archives: Dinosaur Island

Dinosaur Island: Across the Ogroan Frontier

Been a while since my last actual play update, and much has transpired. The PCs intercepted one of Malyar Ogroa’s emissaries, who bore a letter to Zelzennak Soth confirming that Ogroa’s army would meet up with Soth’s in two weeks … Continue reading

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Denizens of Dinosaur Island: Watchtowers

New Monster: Watchtower Not every standing stone on the rolling plains of Malyar Ogroa’s territory is a Watchtower, but enough of them are that interlopers must be very cautious. The Watchtowers or Seeing Stones are the sleepless sentries of the … Continue reading

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Denizens of Dinosaur Island: Octyrannopus and Rocketceratops

New Monster: Octyrannopus Stats: as Tyrannosaurus, except with tentacles and a central beak. Attacks (in addition to stomp and tail-swipe): Tentacles: +10 to hit, reach 10 ft., 2 targets. Hit: 15 (2d8+6) bludgeoning damage, and the target is grappled (escape DC … Continue reading

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Denizens of Dinosaur Island: the Haunted Jungle

The Haunted Jungle is basically tropical Mirkwood. The jungles have been corrupted by the dark magic of the Yuan-ti, who want to raise the Serpentine Continent – of which Dinosaur Island is the last exposed remnant – reestablish the Ophidian Dominion, … Continue reading

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The Battle for Minatou, Part 2 – Actual play report

The last post was about setting up the Battle of Minatou. This one is about how it all went down. Day 1: The day after we captured the Diplodocobra for Vrenn Larr, one of her teratorn-mounted scouts reported a huge … Continue reading

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The Battle for Minatou, Part 1 – Battle encounter table

In the last Dinosaur Island post, I mentioned that the Neanderthal queen, Vrenn Larr, needed a Diplodocobra, but I didn’t say what she needed it for. As they travel around the archipelago, the party is getting closer to an inevitable … Continue reading

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Capturing a Diplodocobra for the Neanderthal queen

Quick synopsis of how we got here: whilst exploring the wilds of Eloria (largest of the eastern chunks of Dinosaur Island, details here), we ran across…(random roll on a table I’ve not posted yet)…a local potentate in exile, Orv Immeral, … Continue reading

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10 Sorcerous Plots

Here are some grandiose and mostly evil plans stolen from Edgar Rice Burroughs, Robert E. Howard, and loads of other pulp writers and comic book scribes. I haven’t sorted out this list to match plots with specific Dinosaur Island sorcerors – I … Continue reading

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The sorcerors of Dinosaur Island

  The Dinosaur Island archipelago is currently ruled by ten sorcerors, not by any plan or mutual agreement, but because that just happens to be the temporarily stable situation at the time the party reaches the isles. Although certain sorcerors … Continue reading

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Dinosaur Island: the T. rex fight

Here’s how the much-anticipated T. rex fight went down. From a local neanderthal tribe we hired two mammoths with their mahouts and six spearmen. Also along were our three hirelings, Gustav the greataxe-wielding barbarian, Vaskin the archer, and Blixa the … Continue reading

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