Mages everywhere – The Goon Squad

Ok, so I've been running a few ideas around my head since the last post and I think I've come up with something now. This is an idea I have for an adventure, just a very basic seed at the moment. Players take on the role of a character in a group of enforcers, but … Continue reading Mages everywhere – The Goon Squad

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Mages everywhere

So, a good few years ago, I wrote something about a magic college I had in mind, and that never saw a moment of play. Stealing Borrowing heavily from Rothfuss, who I was obviously reading at the time, and Rowling and Dresden Files, it was an idea for a school of private learning for some … Continue reading Mages everywhere

Quick Roundup

So for the last few weeks, I've managed to write a new post to go up each Monday and Friday, but I missed one. I had a bunch of writing built up and then through a combination of extra training at work and travel, I didn't get around to writing one. Big mistake! Hopefully, I'll … Continue reading Quick Roundup

M is for: Murid and Murshid

The Murid are those Oathed sworn not only to an Ascended but also to an order of fellow mortals dedicated to the ideals of one or more of the Host. They date back many centuries, and those most prevalent in the Old Crown tend to trace their traditions back to the old Istani Kingdoms. The … Continue reading M is for: Murid and Murshid

H is for: the Host

The Ascended Host is the pantheon of gods worshipped across the known world. Each of the gods was once a mortal, and through many different methods of apotheosis has transformed, transcended their mortality and Ascended to godhood. The individual members of the Host do not have a purview over certain facets of life. There is … Continue reading H is for: the Host

A is for: Arcanists

After years of quiet and careful study, Arcanists are able to manipulate magikal energy. Focusing upon the study of rituals and ancient, half-understood techniques, each Arcanist is eventually able to tap into the raw power of one of the two purest elements known - Light and Dark. Only the most legendary Arcanists has ever been … Continue reading A is for: Arcanists

Magic in the Old Crown: A quick overview of how it fits together

Here are a quick few thoughts on how magic is now working in the setting. I'm not throwing rules in with this yet, as I'm still working some of them out. This is more for flavour. First, a word on elements of magic/nature. The forces of elemental magic at work in the Old Crown, and … Continue reading Magic in the Old Crown: A quick overview of how it fits together