Tag Archive | Sword and Sorcery

Diversity in turkey & wot it means in games

Diversity in turkey & wot it means in games

I’ve recently returned from Turkey. i’ve been several times and have been struck by the visual diversity in the staff. I’m not here talking about Turkish minorities like Kurds or Armenians but the visual diversity in the Turkish people I met. I am making assumptions based on name badges, hearing them speak confident Turkish and […]

#RPGADAY Tower

What the heck are dice towers and what is the point ? That feels good to get off my chest. Towers make me think of wizards towers & the domain game. While we I started one of my recent black hack games with the adventurer scevsrtio ‘ the black tower’ that was more a cult […]

Conjourers Club Lecture: the Union Of the Greater Goblin Empire

The Conjuror’s Club is a ramshackle club for magic users in Thiefstown which holds lectures on the night of a new moon for its members here is a recent lecture inspired by a recent lunchtime Lairs** adventure. An aged wizard called Kaos with salt and pepper hair marches on stage. ” listen up – this […]

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 […]

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  […]

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 I: Politics & Leadership

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 […]

Drakesdoom: The Herald and Cat

This is a basement drinking drink in the West Drakesdoom slum of Alleytown. Several tenements have had their basements knocked through to create the prime social space of the slum. At one end a low stage exists for the use of bards, jesters or skalds.  The other is the impressively fortified bar made out of […]

Religion in Drakesdoom: Einvolkism

In the Freyorian colony of Freyoria some settlements on the fringes of the wilderness, perhaps influenced by ancient and cyclopean burial mounds have adapted the belief into something else. Main God: Father Sky (the Spirit) Secondary ‘Gods’: Mother Earth, The Totems Type: Pantheistic Direction: Expansive, non-exclusive, open Size: Western Freyoria, also there may be hidden […]

Religion in Drakesdoom – the Ancienian Faiths – (Adrianist) Dissentisim

Over the last few hundred years anger has built in Ancienia against the corruption and temporal power of the Pontiff and the High Adrianist Church. Starting with a few rebel monks and priests a movement has risen, particularly in the Gothican areas of Ancienia that rejects that corruption and the suspect theology that underpins it. A movement that focuses […]