World Building

Dungeon Map Generator

Inspired by the fancy dungeon geomorph dice (pictured in the banner) I bought last spring, I decided to make a tool for generating (fantasy) dungeons. You can find the tool in the PDF below, and while it supports the use of the dungeon geomorph dice you can actually get by with just a set of …

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How to fill the time between delves?

“Did’ja see the guys coming back from the Wild? They had scars, like thiiis long, an’ were covered in a weird sorta glow! All’a ’em!  Go check ’em out, I dare ya! They’re all holed up in tha Sweaty Pig, on the bad side o’ town. I’ll give ya a copper if ya dare!”

Sanctum of Hyperborea!

“The hyperboreans are an ancient, antediluvian race, who ruled the world back when the earliest men were still but mewling apes. Their civilization was brought low by a dimension-spanning curse, a creeping doom from beyond the lurid veils of reality. For the hyperboreans were wizard-kings, molding reality with forgotten magics, and consorting with all manner …

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Cillamar City, then and now.

“Yes, I’ve known Cillamar. The green jewel of the north, its high spires and low ditches, the Tower looming above all. What a loss it is, to see it held beyond a wall of magick, merely because of the fickle wars of the gods.” So this week, I was enticed to join up on a …

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Mapvember 2017 Adventures

”They say our small world of men is built on the backs of dragons, gone from the world aeons ago.” So last month, I took part in the Mapvember 2017 challenge. I don’t like the usual “top-down gridmap” -style at all personally, so I figured that I’d make each map an adventure on its own, …

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Random Encounters, in a Weird World

“Hitting the road, with your wagons and followers in tow, you wonder what the winding way has stored for you this time? Wolves? Trolls? Something altogether more sinister? There’s no way to know. You can only push forward. And that is precisely why you push through this bleak landscape. To surprise yourself. There was nothing …

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Tavern Names 101

“Yeh ever been ta the Screaming Duckling? Up on the east side? Yea, tha’s the one! Awesome ale they got there, but stay outta the bogs, I hear they’s haunted by a shit-daemon! Ha! Wha’s aboot the Rough Arse? Down the Southway? Yea, the one with the one armed barmaid. Blimey, she’ll give ya a …

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The Stars, They Tell of Gods

“When you look up to the night sky, the universe unfolds in a void of shadow and light. The pretty lights blink at your befuddled eyes. But for one skilled in reading the message in the stars, the war between Chaos and Law is clear to see, with the positions of the constellations counting score …

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