Aaron Helton

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Systems Librarian and developer.

Reader and occasional writer.

Tabletop gamer, dungeon master, and creator of gaming materials.

Language enthusiast: English, Español, Русский.


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Latest Post

Oct 28, 2022

The Real Curse of Strahd

In pursuit of an idea1, I decided to run the original 1983 Ravenloft module. You know, the AD&D module that introduced us to the lord of the Domain of Dread, Strahd von Zarovich. The setup was simple enough: I proposed to run the adventure using Old School Essentials characters and mechanics, and it would take a session or two. Or so I thought. The reality is that at the pace my players were going, a full run-through of the module was set to take at least four sessions. Read more


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