The October Geek

Yes, I am the October Geek. I exist in the crisp breeze of an autumn evening when you are walking down that gravel path under swaying trees of red, orange and gold. I am the smoke that curls in the air from chimneys, and the laugh of a child in the distance as the sun hits the horizon and dazzles you with dying light. I am a man who loves all things Autumn, and most especially Hallowe'en. I am a geek who loves to play games, read books, watch movies, and generally be a grognard. I am the husband of a geek and a father to one jock, one bohemian geek, and one young geek in training. On The October Geek I will attempt to entertain and interact with those of you who share these delights. I will post reviews of things Autumnal and Geeky. I will post stories. I will eventually even be posting videos and pod casts. This is my experiment, let's see how I do.

D&D DM’s Guild – Doorways of Yyadrisil

My very first publication for Dungeons & Dragons 5th edition is now live on the Dungeon Master’s Guild!   It has long been my goal to publish some original material for D&D, way back when Dragon and Dungeon used to be print magazines. Finally I’ve taken my first step into…

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D&D Map – Von Vargen Manor

I’m going to start drawing and posting maps, free for use. Here’s my first, I hope with practice to get better. This is Von Vargen Manor, ancestral home of the Baron and Baroness of Vargen Mills. In addition to the Baron and Baroness, the home is full of the laughter…

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D&D Sessions – Lost Mine of Phandelver Episode 22 Lost in the Fog

These are the journal entries for our D&D 5th Edition campaign being played on Roll20. There are 6 PCs: Ragnar (Paladin), Eamon (Cleric), Jortran (Druid), Tec (Rogue), Malfred (Warlock), and Tristan (Barbarian). 28-29 Flamerule – 1490 – Year of the Star Walker’s Return The heroes moved around the abandoned town…

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D&D Sessions – Lost Mine of Phandelver Episode 21 New Thundertree

These are the journal entries for our D&D 5th Edition campaign being played on Roll20. There are 6 PCs: Ragnar (Paladin), Eamon (Cleric), Jortran (Druid), Tec (Rogue), Malfred (Warlock), and Tristan (Barbarian). 26-27-28 Flamerule – 1490 – Year of the Star Walker’s Return In the cloudy, rainy morning, Jortran woke…

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D&D Sessions – Lost Mine of Phandelver Episode 20 A Murder in Phandalin

These are the journal entries for our D&D 5th Edition campaign being played on Roll20. There are 6 PCs: Ragnar (Paladin), Eamon (Cleric), Jortran (Druid), Tec (Rogue), Malfred (Warlock), and Tristan (Barbarian). 25 Flamerule – 1490 – Year of the Star Walker’s Return As they sat down to eat their…

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D&D Sessions – Lost Mine of Phandelver Episode 19 Out of Darkness

These are the journal entries for our D&D 5th Edition campaign being played on Roll20. There are 6 PCs: Ragnar (Paladin), Eamon (Cleric), Jortran (Druid), Tec (Rogue), Malfred (Warlock), and Tristan (Barbarian). 24-25 Flamerule – 1490 – Year of the Star Walker’s Return After much rest, the party chiselled the…

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D&D Sessions – Lost Mine of Phandelver Episode 18 The Forge of Spells

These are the journal entries for our D&D 5th Edition campaign being played on Roll20. There are 6 PCs: Ragnar (Paladin), Eamon (Cleric), Jortran (Druid), Tec (Rogue), Malfred (Warlock), and Tristan (Barbarian). 24 Flamerule – 1490 – Year of the Star Walker’s Return The party pushed on past the smelting…

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D&D Sessions – Lost Mine of Phandelver Episode 17 Ghouls, and Zombies, and Skulls, oh my!

These are the journal entries for our D&D 5th Edition campaign being played on Roll20. There are 6 PCs: Ragnar (Paladin), Eamon (Cleric), Jortran (Druid), Tec (Rogue), Malfred (Warlock), and Tristan (Barbarian). 24 Flamerule – 1490 – Year of the Star Walker’s Return The party paused to catch their breath…

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D&D Sessions – Lost Mine of Phandelver Episode 16 Deal with a Drow

These are the journal entries for our D&D 5th Edition campaign being played on Roll20. There are 6 PCs: Ragnar (Paladin), Eamon (Cleric), Jortran (Druid), Tec (Rogue), Malfred (Warlock), and Tristan (Barbarian). 23-24 Flamerule – 1490 – Year of the Star Walker’s Return Tristan rushed forward toward the female drow…

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D&D Sessions – Lost Mine of Phandelver Episode 15 Down in to the Depths

These are the journal entries for our D&D 5th Edition campaign being played on Roll20. There are 6 PCs: Ragnar (Paladin), Eamon (Cleric), Jortran (Druid), Tec (Rogue), Malfred (Warlock), and Tristan (Barbarian). 23 Flamerule – 1490 – Year of the Star Walker’s Return As morning dawned the group met in…

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