Tag Archive | Drakesdoom

#RPGADAY 20 Investigate

Because for much of my roleplaying career I considered myself far too grown up and serious a role player to play dungeons I’ve run very many investigative scenarios often in the supers or police / espionage space. Theres been done interesting developments in this space. Gunshoe and cthulhuhack both look to turn clue discovery from […]

Drakesdoom campaign frames – which would you prefer?

I’m really enjoying the shared supers game. I haven’t forgot all about my fantasy setting Drakesdoom and have been giving some thought to campaign frames to set for any future game in the F20esque wild west of the Midmark. In general I think I would co-opt the team building Dramasystem method of determining the relationships […]

Novakan Republic

Grand Seal of the Republic Leadership and Politics 10 years ago the monarchy was overthrown by a popularist republican rebellion. However the republican leaders weren’t able to control the chaos unleashed and a conscript army defended the revolution regimes came and went. With the peace treay of Names 3 years ago the army was scaled […]

Nushrushar Reich

The northernmost of the Gothic kingdoms bordering Dunloch and Novakan Republic in the West and Koroviski in the East. Politics and Leadership Kiaser Whilhem III has been moving the nation from a feudal society to an absolutist one and is having some success but elements of the feudal systems (namely private armies) are still in […]

The Guildocracy of Dunloch

  Leadership and Politics North of D’elan is the guildocracy of Dunloch. It is ruled by a Grand Council of Guildmasters, who are elected by various different means depending in the particular guild – it varies from block votes, secret ballots, open hustings and more. The economic fall of Dunloch has led to factions forming  […]

The Joy of Bases

Listening to Douglas and Dragons I found it intriguing listening to a group discussing how to covert a conquered drugs warehouse into a base with conversations about decor, layout and who was taking which room. This got me thinking. Most of my recent games have featured ‘carousel’ parties where different characters drop in and out. […]

Drakesdoom: The Kingdom of Gisgard

    Located to the immediate North East of Yesyanola and with a Malkian Sea coast Gisgard has a mountainous border with the Yesyanolans a fertile coastal plain region. To the North the Kingdom of D’Elan is in decline.   Leadership and Politics Queen Margeretta inherited an efficient system of government from her father Juan […]

RPG Drakesdoom 2-1 The Buzzard and Baby

I’m finally roleplaying again! Admittedly technological snarfus meant it was a short brief session which acted effectively as set-up. Engineering minded farm boy Aran and cowpoke in the big city Garth are both associates of a Professor Brachian. The short wiry swarthy Professor has academic pursuits but he is also a fixer putting his fellow academics […]

Kingdom of Yesyan IV: The Royal Navy

Born of an RPG game I ran aged 15 and inspired by my late friend Jon’s character Ramierz… this is the Kingdom of Yesyan or Yesyanola (Land of the Yesyans.) A peninsula on the south-west order of Ancienia jutting into the Malkian Ocean it is at the forefront of Ancienian exploration and colonisation of Discoverie […]

The Kingdom of Yesyan II: The Military – an overview

Born of an RPG game I ran aged 15 and inspired by my late friend Jon’s character Ramierz… this is the Kingdom of Yesyan or Yesyanola (Land of the Yesyans.) A peninsula on the south-west order of Ancienia jutting into the Malkian Ocean it is at the forefront of Ancienian exploration and colonisation of Discoverie […]