Tuesday, February 4, 2014

D&D 40th Anniversary Blog Hop - Day 4

First Dragon Your Character Slew (or Some Other Powerful Monster).

I'm a bit embarrassed by this but I can't remember the first dragon I slew. I remember facing them and other powerful creatures in 2nd edition, but I can't remember specific encounters. It kind of makes me sad, but most of my memories of anything before 3rd edition.

Most of my gaming took place during the 3.0/3.5 days. The first truly memorable fight against a powerful opponent I can remember would be when one of the parties Ulic was traveling with took on a balor. This fight was particularly frightening because Ulic was several levels lower than the rest of the party. I believe he was around 12 or 13 and the rest of the party was 16+.  The battle was a long and there one of our rogues, Alexander died. Ulic did the best he could, providing aerial support. When the balor finally died his explosion almost killed Ulic as well. I took more than half hitpoint damage, while flying. I fell unconscious and many feet. Luckily I woke up in time and slipped on a ring of feather falling in time.

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