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EN World Review – Baba Yaga: Queen of the Wicked Fens

baba yaga coverHail, fellow Gamers!  I write this hoping that you, dear Readers, are doing well and are safe today – particularly given the terrible thunderstorms pounding the eastern half of the entire US today!  As I write this blog, the wind is howling past my window, rain pounding on the glass, as lightning blasts out of the dark skies – it’s one heck of a storm front rolling through!

Of course, storms like these are perfect for imagining all kinds of dark and sinister magicks at work, of powerful sorceries stirring the clouds like a witch stirs a cauldron – which brings us to the topic of today’s review.  For there is one witch which has been part of D&D since first edition – the Slavic hag of myth and legend: Baba Yaga!

Today’s review concerns an attempt by Escape Velocity Games to recreate this iconic witch under 4E rules, in their monster manual supplement Baba Yaga: Queen of the Wicked Fens.  Sadly, I have to say “attempt” here, as this supplement falls far short of the mark.

To read all the details about this review, please click the link below to head over to EN World and check out the details:

Review of Baba Yaga: Queen of the Wicked Fens by Escape Velocity Games

Baba Yaga: Queen of the Wicked Fens hardly does the old hag the attention she justly deserves, considering her previous D&D content of at least three sourcebook entries, half a dozen magazine articles, and her own module!  If ever there was a villainous “pin up girl” for the Dungeons & Dragons body of work, Baba Yaga would be right near the top of the list!

So until next blog… I wish you Happy Gaming!

About The Author

Michael is an Adept of a Secret Order of Dungeon Masters, and dwells in a hidden realm with his two evil cat-familiars, deep within the Vale of Wolverines, called by some "Michigan". He has been esoterically conjuring D&D Campaigns for nearly a Third of a Century, and has been known to cast ritual blogs concerning Dungeons & Dragons every few days with some regularity. Michael has freelanced for Wizards of the Coast, and writes reviews of D&D and other Role-Playing Game products on EN World News.


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