Out of the Abyss

Chapter 2

Susan (Kayla) and Kairon (Caleb) left the fortress with the NPCs. They made camp in a cave and when they woke up, they saw Fernlee (Katelin) and Luthdor (Andy) walking down a path. The two joined the group, and they all set out for Sloobludop, the closest town and home of The Kuo-toa.

On the way, the group were attacked by a Giant Rocktopus. The Rocktopus put up a good fight, incapacitating Kairon, but was ultimately defeated. The party made camp following the battle and were awakened by the sound of the Pristess Ilvara and a troop of drow. She offered the party a chance to surrender, but they decided instead to flee. Ilvara shot a spell after them, but missed, causing a cave in.

This is not the last the group has seen of their drow pursuers, though.

Welcome to your campaign!
A blog for your campaign

Wondering how to get started? Here are a few tips:

1. Invite your players

Invite them with either their email address or their Obsidian Portal username.

2. Edit your home page

Make a few changes to the home page and give people an idea of what your campaign is about. That will let people know you’re serious and not just playing with the system.

3. Choose a theme

If you want to set a specific mood for your campaign, we have several backgrounds to choose from. Accentuate it by creating a top banner image.

4. Create some NPCs

Characters form the core of every campaign, so take a few minutes to list out the major NPCs in your campaign.

A quick tip: The “+” icon in the top right of every section is how to add a new item, whether it’s a new character or adventure log post, or anything else.

5. Write your first Adventure Log post

The adventure log is where you list the sessions and adventures your party has been on, but for now, we suggest doing a very light “story so far” post. Just give a brief overview of what the party has done up to this point. After each future session, create a new post detailing that night’s adventures.

One final tip: Don’t stress about making your Obsidian Portal campaign look perfect. Instead, just make it work for you and your group. If everyone is having fun, then you’re using Obsidian Portal exactly as it was designed, even if your adventure log isn’t always up to date or your characters don’t all have portrait pictures.

That’s it! The rest is up to your and your players.


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