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Gaming with minis! My oldest was in town and asked to play. So.... Lord Piergeron of Waterdeep pulled four 11th level death row inmates from his prison and forced them into the Fire Giant complex. Barbarian Erik the Butcher, Eldrige the gnome wizard, Father Bertrand the dwarf cleric and the Justicar ( my oldest loves the books). Erik is a mass murderer of priests, father Bertrand didn't know this girls were so young, Eldridge liked to do experiments on folks and the justicar was a vigilante. So at crossbow point they are forced in....

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They enter the hall and surprise the first Fire Giant sentry behind the tapestry curtain ( silence spell helped). 

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So they kill the sentry and neutral evil cleric raises Giant to be undead slave ( didn't expect that) . The undead Giant leads them down the hall. Ettin sees them being led by Giant stupid thing walks over to see WTF. Ettin charm monster by gnome wizard. Ettin now friend calls over other ettin into silenced area... undead Giant, friend ettin and party slaughter other ettin.

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Worked the first time so rinse, wash , repeat... they ask ettin what is down south hall.,, king and queen bedrooms and guard room. Send ettin to get guards for ambush! As soon as they walk thru tapestry curtain ... pow! Surprise round devastating!

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Into the queen frupy's chambers!  Gnome uses invisibility and scouts ahead. Uses mass invisibility and silence after to sneak party in and beats 3 queen unarmored servants with ettin friend and undead Giant. 

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Next they confront queen frupy: 

she tries to bluff them. No go. The weasels jump from under bed as gnome cast resilient sphere on frupy ( crap). Weasels slaughtered. Group surrounds frupy, dismisses sphere, wrestled her to ground, ties and gags her. Ettin and undead carry her outside complex where evil party interrogated her as to complex (wasn't pretty and I am now wondering about my children). Game ends at 1am. Sleep ...to be continued 

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The entrance level printed full size

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Don't tell charcon, but I may steal some of his awesome color scheme ideas for my own fire giants.  I like the ashy, sooty look, it's a nice shake-up to the ubiquitous "black skin, orange everything" look.

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Anyone on here in the Austin area? Looking at moving there. Will need painting and gaming buddies!

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