In recent sessions I’ve completed three proper quests/instances in DDO’s Mists of Ravenloft expansion. I still have a lot of exploring to do in the area around the Village of Barovia.
So far I’ve focused on fighting monsters and any rare encounters or gathering story fragments only en route to a specific dungeon – there’s a lot of spaces between that I haven’t mapped yet.
The second major quest I completed (after the fun, short dungeon Death House), was Fresh-baked Dreams. This was a grisly and atmospheric outdoor quest; the windmill and its residents, the forest and its wildlife all build up the tension nicely.
Creepy windmill is creepy
After some exploration and quite a few different encounters there a challenging end-fight, at this point my character’s lack of range (other than some throwing daggers) came up as a potential issue. Some judicious corner-pulling and…
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