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Wondering how to get started? Here are a few tips:

1. Invite your players

Invite them with either their email address or their Obsidian Portal username.

2. Edit your home page

Make a few changes to the home page and give people an idea of what your campaign is about. That will let people know you’re serious and not just playing with the system.

3. Choose a theme

If you want to set a specific mood for your campaign, we have several backgrounds to choose from. Accentuate it by creating a top banner image.

4. Create some NPCs

Characters form the core of every campaign, so take a few minutes to list out the major NPCs in your campaign.

A quick tip: The “+” icon in the top right of every section is how to add a new item, whether it’s a new character or adventure log post, or anything else.

5. Write your first Adventure Log post

The adventure log is where you list the sessions and adventures your party has been on, but for now, we suggest doing a very light “story so far” post. Just give a brief overview of what the party has done up to this point. After each future session, create a new post detailing that night’s adventures.

One final tip: Don’t stress about making your Obsidian Portal campaign look perfect. Instead, just make it work for you and your group. If everyone is having fun, then you’re using Obsidian Portal exactly as it was designed, even if your adventure log isn’t always up to date or your characters don’t all have portrait pictures.

That’s it! The rest is up to your and your players.

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Cyx'andriel's Journal
Raid on Thistletop

An attack on the goblin stronghold, Thistletop, was stymied many times due to poor planning and silly tactics. Cyx’andriel was determined to speak his mind more in the future to stop any suicidal stupidity – such as climbing and eighty foot cliff face with goblins waiting at the top as the prime stratagem for a stronghold assault. All in all, it will take two days to assault the stronghold… I hope there is nothing that is hinging on time as a factor…

We made our way through the briar-bristles or whatever those prickly shrubs these humans call it with little opposition. A gaggle of starving goblins proved no resistance and the 3 goblins with 1 dog were barely a road bump. They were obviously wary though, as soon as they saw us, one of them ran for help – I was only able to halt him when he reached the Thistletops main gate. The goblin gurgled his pleas for entrance as my my arrow pierced its throat.

We crossed the rickety wooden bridge to the stockade like walls and climbed up to an empty watch tower. We quickly made our way through the keep, massacring goblins as they maddeningly tried to stop us. We found their king and disposed of him with gecko mount and a warchanter – despite the quartet of goblin commandos dropping from the ceiling.

Further into the keep, we found a majestic horse being held captive and tortured by the goblins. We released it into the courtyard, hoping to take it with us as we leave. But first we needed to explore the underground lair of the goblins, beneath the keep itself.

It was there that we found Tetso, Ameiko’s brother and some wizardess named Lyrie. We were able to subdue Tetso in order to drag him back to town, but Lyrie was slain.

Further exploration yielded a room with goblin females and a bugbear – perhaps this was the infamous bugbear that Shalelu mention? We slew the bugbear and the goblins, as horrible as it sounds, it was most likely for the best.

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