Sunday, November 28, 2021

We Played the Whole Thing


In early November, my online group finished playing through the adventures in Candlekeep Mysteries as a campaign. A grand time was had, and it genuinely feels like an accomplishment to have completed it. It's not every day that you managed to take characters from level 1 to level 16 and it's certainly not every day that a campaign establishes a true ending instead of petering out.

Really, that was all down to the players. So, thank you Michael, Anne, Steve, Dennis, Heather, and Ridgely! I literally could not have done it without you.

Of course, some concessions helped make this accomplishment possible too. Setting the game up as an open table of sorts, in which whoever was free to play in a given week was welcome to join, definitely helped, as did the episodic nature of the campaign established by stringing the Candlekeep Mysteries adventures together into a series. 

I managed to document it all--in two ways, no less. I wrote an actual play report for each adventure and managed to jot down a review of every scenario in the book. If a more comprehensive overview of Candlekeep Mysteries exists, I haven't seen it.

Links below, if you want the full monte.

Actual Play Reports

Candlekeep Mysteries Reviews