The Heart Queen (Sidh)

My players keep traveling back to Ynn to use the Vats (they summoned a modern to help them figure out how to use it).  Each time they visit I add unique encounters drawn from Alice.  Decided to add the Red Queen and make her a sidhe taking liberal inspiration from a Red and Pleasant land […]

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The Jabberwocky (CR 9)

Converted to 5e for my own reference to play The Gardens of Ynn (and/or The Land Beyond the Magic Mirror).  Since I ended up geasing my party to fight the Jabberwocky I felt throwing a CR 15 version at a party of level 3 characters was over the top.  This is a reduced threat version. […]

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The Jabberwocky (CR 15)

Converted to 5e for my own reference to play The Gardens of Ynn (and/or The Land Beyond the Magic Mirror). The Jabberwock is a strange dragon-like creature, with a long neck, bulging eyes, rodent-like incisors, and wide, grasping humanlike hands. The Jabberwock is a herald of intoxication. Where it passes, things behave drunkenly. Those who meet […]

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The Questing Beast

Converted to 5e for my own reference to play The Gardens of Ynn.  Conversion is abbreviated for faster play. The strange creature has the head and neck of a snake, the body of a leopard, the haunches of a lion, and the feet of a hart.[1] Its name comes from the great noise that it […]

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The Mock Dragon Turtle

I am prepping for my next campaign – Out of the Abyss – and the adventure path clearly has a touch of whimsy with more than a passing resemblance to Lewis Carroll’s Wonderland.  They even say as much in the preface.  So I went back and read the two 1e adventures that are much more directly inspired (actually […]

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The Smilodon Cat

I am prepping for my next campaign – Out of the Abyss – and the adventure path clearly has a touch of whimsy with more than a passing resemblance to Lewis Carroll’s Wonderland.  They even say as much in the preface.  So I went back and read the two 1e adventures that are much more directly inspired (actually […]

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