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From the Deck of a Sandship: Of Ne’er-Do-Wells and the Roadrunner

Brigands and their Tactics This dance of mongoose and viper has crossed the sands for ages. The raiders utilize a variety of tactics and methods suiting their skills and preferred environments. Here we present a few, so one may adopt them or plan to defend against them. Method: Blitzers Description. The simplest form of robbery …

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Scarlet Citadel Wallpapers

It’s a new month, and everyone’s gaming! So here’s a delve-tastic set of wallpapers for your computer, your smartphone, or whatever electronic device you’ve got. This month, we’ve got a piece from Scarlet Citadel (artist Egil Thompson). Let’s go light up the shadows, adventurers! Please, click on the image you want to download to expand it into …

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Heralds of the Yawning Void: More Dangers from the Darkness

Curse of Dissipation To enact this curse, the Harbingers will conduct a ritual to affect a thing or place already tainted by the Void—the lair of a creature associated with the Void, a battleground where Void spells were cast, or a spellbook containing Void magic—to direct the taint in a specific fashion. The curse afflicts …

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Into the Wilderness: Characterizing Locations

For our purposes, we’re going to focus on three elements of giving a location character: What defines this place? How does this place interact with your setting? What can characters do in this place? You should start with the first question as it will guide you toward the others. There are exceptions. Such as, if …

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Ratatosk: Squirrel-Folk of Midgard

Few in number, the ratatosk dwelling on Midgard represent some of the best (and worst) of their race. Some are traditional and guard World Trees or guide travelers. Others disdain the expected role society thrusts upon them and seek to carve out their own paths.  Alva Frostpaw (obsessive olfactory collector) Background. This fierce ratatosk lives …

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Warlock’s Apprentice: Intrigues of the Mharoti

Countless agents of the Dragon Empire are scattered across Midgard to spread poison and seek conquest through subtler means—the seeding of alliances, the venom of terror, the breaking of friendships, and the greedy gathering of ancient and powerful magic. These plots stir constantly and can be encountered anywhere across Midgard, making marvelous potential intrigues that …

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Dungeon Tables: Random Encounters in Jungles

Jungle/Rain Forest 2d20 Encounter 2 1d4 death butterfly swarms (75%)or 1d4 greater death butterfly swarms (25%) (see Tome of Beasts). 3 A placid pond, laced with vines and fallen branches. A bukavac (see Tome of Beasts) waits within with nothing but its eyes and horns visible above the water. 4 Several strangely lifelike statues are …

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Preparing for Empire of the Ghouls

In preparing for our treks through this adventure, Richard and I each wrote pre-Session 0 notes for our players. Believing this information might be helpful for other GMs, we decided to combine our notes into a more general campaign brief that can be used by any table interested in running Empire of the Ghouls. This …

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Saints of Midgard: St. Authketill, the Twice Slain

Saint Authketill, the Twice Slain Origins. One of the most perplexing and enigmatic saints to have walked the lands of Midgard is St. Authketill, the Twice Slain. An aasimar of indeterminate heritage but who claimed to be the grandson of Loki, Authketill was an adventurer and thief who traveled up and down the Nieder Straits …

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Emerald Order Wallpapers

It’s a new month, and everyone’s gaming! So here’s a cult-tastic set of wallpapers for your computer, your smartphone, or whatever electronic device you’ve got. This month, we’ve got a piece from The Emerald Order (artist William O’Brien). Let’s go dangling from ropes, adventurers! Please, click on the image you want to download to expand it …

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