Ostromarka – yet more D&D

I started thinking of yet another D&D setting - this one is for my horror ideas, nominally. The idea was for Ostromarka to be the most distant, easterly outpost of the kingdom of Theudengard. Everything to the east, beyond Ostromark, is a blighted wasteland filled with demons and marauding orcs and probably a good few … Continue reading Ostromarka – yet more D&D

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Worlds still to visit

Today, I thought I'd post a little sequel to one from a while ago, this time looking forward to places to go instead of back to places I've been. Underdark – I've never played an Underdark game, though know the setting from Neverwinter Nights. I remember flicking my way through Out of the Abyss when … Continue reading Worlds still to visit

Back to the Endless Sea

This might be the last of my Endless Sea posts for now. I've more or less established all the facts I need to run a game, except for an adventure. I'd actually be happy to borrow a bit from FATE for that, and maybe have the players put their home port using the location building … Continue reading Back to the Endless Sea

City takeover

The other day, I ended up having a scroll through some old blog posts and one caught my eye that I'd completely forgotten about. Since I've written that post, new novels about that hinted-at history have begun rolling out, but I'm ignoring those until I get my hands on a copy!   Anyway, the point … Continue reading City takeover

Worlds of the Ginnungagap

Sköll - The star at the center of the system. Having knocked out system-wide communication on more than one occasion due to large solar flares, the word became a synonym for 'treachery', due to being both a life-giver and life-stealer. Midgard - Now home to all races, this world was once the sole domain of men, excepting … Continue reading Worlds of the Ginnungagap

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

International Tabletop Day!

I've yet to actually sit down and play games on an International Tabletop Day. Usually I get pretty close, and play the day after, or at least the same week. My regular D&D game is tomorrow, and we're going to play for the first time in about three weeks, even though we're down a player … Continue reading International Tabletop Day!