Month: February 2017

Ald Sotha: Farmers

The horses whinnied in protest, the cold was making them irritable just like the rest of the party. With the snow on the ground, it seemed like a never ending journey just to one simple farmstead. The girl sobbed every now and again. It…

Unconventional Enemies: Halflings

Though it’s abundantly clear that nobody knows how halflings came to be, there’s a lot of speculation. One thing most people agree upon is the Prince of Shadows’ involvement in the matter. It would certainly explain why they’re so agile and sneaky. It’s apparent…

Investigative Role Playing

Image credit to Wizards of the Coast   Investigative scenarios can be some of the most engaging scenarios in role playing, regardless of genre. Interestingly enough, it’s also one of the most difficult types of adventures you can attempt write. Maintaining balance between withholding…

Computer RPG’s vs. Tabletop

photo from Geek and Sundry It’s the eternal struggle, gamers continually being divided by the platform in which they game. Strong opinions, pigheaded preferences and perhaps a little misunderstanding on both sides of the tape. Some of the younger people won’t understand that expression,…

Conflict!

Stories, regardless of genre, always need some sort of conflict to be entertaining. Nobody likes reading text books about how to do stuff, don’t lie to me. Considering that RPG sessions are just fragments of a story, the rule still applies. Considering that conflict…

Unconventional Enemies: Dwarves

Rugged, proud, rich, unbending; such are the qualities of dwarves in most fantasy genres. 13th Age is no exception, and the consistency with Tolkien’s vision is what captivates me. To truth is, these little buggers may be more inclined than most to oppose the…

Ald Sotha: Further Obligation

What a welcome sight their little guild was. After having spent so much time on an island hellbent on killing them, it was welcome to be back somewhere safe. Since the Paladins of the Stars had pledged to help the party reclaim their home…

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