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Ironslag - Box Text Companion - Storm King's Thunder

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I am Søren Kraak Wollenberg,
and I have a confession to make:

"I like Box Text"

Yes, I know that is a controversial statement, but I must speak my heart!

What is found within this document is a list of area-descriptions attributed
different locations and encounters, designed for the purpose of streamlining
the conveying of information relating to the given areas.
Additionally, the document will provide occasional suggestions for how
to handle different scenarios, as well as how to expand them further
than their original source did within "Storm King's Thunder" 
This being done in this case for the mountain lair of the Fire Giant Duke.


It is no secret that Box Text is an unpopular aspect of Dungeons & Dragons to many
Dungeon Masters and Players, so this companion piece will not be for everybody.
However, if you are an individual who likes "zoning-out" momentarily and attempt
to imagine the furnishings of a dungeon chamber, or the surroundings of a forest
glade, or if you simply enjoy having an easier time finding what to describe to your
players during game-sessions, or if you simply struggle with remembering every
minor detail of every single dungeon area, then I hope this document will provide.

"Ironslag - Box Text Companion - Storm King's Thunder"

Is the first entry in what intend to become a series of releases,
eventually encompassing the entirety of the Lairs of the Giant Lords,
as well as all additional, relevant Dungeons described within
"Storm King's Thunder"
All with the eventual goal of releasing a "Super Box Text Companion"
containing the by then all former releases published by me.

Check out the newest entry within this series, featuring the Eye of the All-Father:

Now, with all of that out of the way, good luck taking down the Lair of the Fire Giant Duke!
-Søren Kraak Wollenberg (MadHatter-Himself)

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Ida R May 12, 2017 1:37 pm UTC
I am just starting the campaign and, while I LOVE the concept behind it, I was wondering where all the boxed text was. I also like boxed text which I can read as is or embellish or whatever but this is serisouly lacking. Any chance of making more concerning the lower levels? The beginning maybe? lol Either way, thank you for doing this!
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Søren W June 09, 2017 6:06 pm UTC
"The lower levels"
"The beginning"

I'm not entirely sure what you're referring to when you write that?
You mean the bottom floor and the beginning-area of Ironslag?
-If so, not really, I'm personally pretty happy with what I've thrown together.
Boxed text is not particularly well liked among some D&D Players or DMs,
and as such, they shouldn't be too long.

Or are you referring to the lower levels and beginning of the Adventure itself?
So whether I'd be writing products for the goblin-cavern in Chapter.1 or similarly low level dungeons?
-If so, yes and no. I have no intention of writing up products for the general travelling-locations of Faerûn,
neither do I have any plans for writing up products for the starting locations like Golden Fields or Bryn Shander.
I could see myself potentially make stuff for the Goblin-caverns, but as it stands, the lowest level area I
was planing to write information...See more
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Matt D November 14, 2016 11:55 pm UTC
What is this aversion to Box Text you speak of? Not me! I'm DMing Storm King's Thunder currently and have been struggling with the lack of Box Text. I was about to start working on my own, not looking forward to the amount of prep time it would require, and then I saw this. If you can, please make more!!! This one was GREAT!!
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Søren W November 15, 2016 12:03 am UTC
There will be more without question.
How quickly and in what order I'll have them made I cannot say
(making just one was quite a lot of work; work I enjoyed, but work none-the-less)

I am considering going for the temple of the oracle and the court of the Storm Giants next,
since those will be of the most use to the largest amount of people.
Customer avatar
November 14, 2016 5:12 pm UTC
Thank you for this product. I too am a fan of boxed text and was worried about DMing Storm King's Thunder which basically has none. Now, I think I will have an easier time.
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