Writing

I’ve published adventures for [D&D Living Forgotten Realms][lfr] and [D&D Adventurers League][ddal], organized play campaigns for 4th & 5th edition [Dungeons & Dragons][dnd].

CCC-YLRA01-02: Uneasy Lies the Head (2017)
by Ryan Cannon

Refugees from Mulmaster have flooded the rough-and-tumble town of Ylraphon. Poverty, shortages, overcrowding, and an unnatural heatwave have tempers running high. When a series of mysterious crimes erupt, the people are desperate for someone to blame. Can you find the connection and the culprit, or will the angry mob deal its own form of justice?

A 4-hour D&D Adventurers League adventure for 5th – 10th level characters (optimized for 8th-level).

MYRE 3-3: Nexus of Madness (2014)
by Ryan Cannon, Todd Chard, Grace Li, Gabriel Resneck, Michael Steinbach, and Mickey Tan

Veteran archaeologist Imaskari Jones recently discovered a Halruaan wonder: a still-functional portal nexus with dozens of permanent portal gateways. Things went poorly, and the nexus became corrupted by the Far Realm. Imaskari Jones is recruiting adventurers for one desperate purpose: storm the island, reach the nexus, and sever the link to the Far Realm before it spreads across the planes.

Stategicon commissioned this adventure, and it is not publicly available.

MYRE 4-1: Golden Talons and Purple Sand (2013)
by Ryan Cannon, Todd Chard, Grace Li, Forrest McDonald, Gabriel Resneck, Michael Steinbach, Mickey Tan, David Villareal, and Christopher Wolf

Mulhorand was shattered by the Spellplague, its cities destroyed or buried beneath the shifting desert sands. The ruins left behind contain both treasure and danger, drawing curious adventurers from all over the Realms. But all previous discoveries pale next to the Grand Temple of Horus-Re, recently uncovered among the Plains of Purple Dust. Could the legendary artifacts of Horus-Re still lie untouched within the temple’s golden walls? Fortune, knowledge, and danger await adventurers brave enough to plunder the house of a long-dead god. A 2-round MYRE Battle Interactive for characters of the Heroic (1 – 10) and Paragon (11 – 20) tiers.

Stategicon commissioned this adventure, and it is not publicly available.

NEVE5-2: Serpent’s Kiss (2013)
by Ryan Cannon

Deep within the Neverwinter Wood, the embers of an ancient empire rekindle. Conspiracies lie behind every tree, and shadows blur the distinction between friend and foe. Caught between vying powers, a woman stands trial for the murder of her friends. A Living Forgotten Realms adventure set in Neverwinter for characters of the Heroic tier (levels 1 – 10).

NETH4-3: Purifying the Prophet (2012)
by Ryan Cannon & Mickey Tan

The Netherese sought to control the Oracle of Spellgard Keep, and nearly succeeded. She was only saved by binding her spirit inside a sentient golem. But for Lady Saharel to be useful to the Harpers, you must find a way to place her beyond the reach of her former masters. A Living Forgotten Realms adventure set in Luruar for characters of the Paragon tier (levels 11 – 20).

ABER4-1: The Price of Freedom (2012)
by Ryan Cannon & Mickey Tan

The Dusk Ports of Returned Abeir are considered fairly nice places to live. That is, if you aren’t one of the citizens their cruel ruler, the Green Duchess, decides to devour for a snack. A Living Forgotten Realms adventure involving the Scions of Amber meta-organization set in Returned Abeir for characters of the Paragon tier (levels 11 – 20).

CORE2-12: The Sschindylryn Heresy (2011)
by Ryan Cannon & Pierre van Rooden

A death goddess’ relic lies shattered across the Realms. The drow from Sschindylryn now seek to join the fragments and uncover its secrets in defiance of the Spider Queen. But what they’ll unleash is not an ally against Lolth, but a new blight on the world. And all it needs to awaken is one word. A two-round Living Forgotten Realms adventure set in the Underdark for characters levels 17 – 20.

MYRE1-2: The Bleak Carnival (2010)
by Ryan Cannon

Your companions tasked with daring rescues and armed raids, you must enter the most vile quarters of the underdark city of Maelbrathyr. Can you divert the attentions of the cities most powerful away from their precious captive — more importantly, can you return alive? A Living Forgotten Realms adventure for characters levels 4 – 7.

Stategicon commissioned this adventure, and it is not publicly available.

DALE2-3: Swords from Plowshares (2010)
by Ryan Cannon

Darkness stirs in Cormanthor, and an aspiring hero fed on stories of adventure seeks to lead a ragtag group of farmers against it. Can you prevent the militia from instigating its own massacre? A Living Forgotten Realms adventure set in the Dalelands for characters levels 4 – 7.

SPEC1-3 H1: Hive of Corruption (2009)
by Ryan Cannon & Pierre van Rooden

Every year, coronal Ilsevele Miritar, ruler of Myth Drannor, hires a group of adventurers to clean up one of the many dangerous ruins within her forest kingdom. This year she has reached out to several groups. What could have forced the eladrin to seek outside help and abandon their cautious ways? A Living Forgotten Realms adventure set in Myth Drannor for character levels 1 – 4.

Speaking

I’m available to speak at conferences and workshops, just contact me. My past speaking engagements:

Tackling Video with YUI (2012)
by Ryan Cannon

There is no off-season: NFL.com’s move to YUI (2011)
by Ryan Cannon