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Into the Wilderness: Random Encounters

However, they can also bog down pacing and damage that verisimilitude just as easily. As such, you want to ensure that your random encounters are making your wilderness a more vibrant, interesting place to adventure in. Your random encounters should accomplish some of the following: Save you time Save you work Push characters toward interesting …

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Ratatosk: New Squirrel-Folk Variants (Part One)

With the knowledge of the planes quite literally at their claw-tips, it comes as no surprise that ratatosk have a wide variety of skills and abilities.  Citizens of the World Tree The ratatosk presented in the Tome of Beasts represents a squirrel-folk trained to travel the pathways of Yggdrasil and is the one most often …

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Saints of Midgard: St. Castillius of the Iron Rod

Saint Castillius of the Iron Rod Origins. A defining trait of many saints is an act of sacrifice or martyrdom in the name of their beliefs. One saint who exemplifies this trait is St. Castillius, a humble man of great fortitude and faith in the goddess Lada. Castillius was a low-ranking cleric of Lada’s clergy, …

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Play with Class: Play a Perfect Paladin

Paladins have been around for the majority of the game’s history. These holy warriors embody the knight in shining armor archetype. Paladins are an incredibly satisfying class to play because they deal massive amounts of damage without being too overwhelmingly complicated to play. Paladins also make an excellent choice for a new player because they …

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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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