Despite being a normal encounter, they had enormous difficulties fighting this encounter. Don’t really know what the problem was. Was it the extra damage? The huge amount of creatures? I know that there were a lot of low attack rolls. And the hadn’t slept first, so they didn’t have any daily powers.
Antioch rolled a massive intimidate check and I decided to let all enemies attach him, which caused a choke point.
PC’s still need work on how the game plays. Don’t forget to let them check to add a feat and check AC values.
Running Cairn of the Winter King gives me some more time to finish Neverwinter. Francis asked to change to a Bard.
I must take more time during play to explain the environment and how the creatures look like, hinting at strengths and weaknesses.
Introduced a halfling merchant group, with a named NPC Lannar Thisleton of the Thisleton Trading Company}
The PC’s need to take an extended rest.
If they succeed in defeating the Winter King, then they are only days behind Bairwin
Next session: Check if everyone has chosen a feat for 4th level. Also give Naivara the magical urn from Mordenkainen’s Emporium.