Dragon Age

AGE of Combat: Building Combat Encounters in the AGE System (Part 2 of 2)

In the last post, we covered how the Threat Level system works to provide Dragon Age and AGE system game masters with a base score for deciding if a group of adversaries would make an appropriate challenge for their player characters. This post expands on those rules by providing the Threat Level system for the …

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AGE of Combat: Building Combat Encounters in the AGE System (Part 1 of 2)

Combat encounters are a staple of most tabletop roleplaying games, and that is certainly the case in the Dragon Age RPG from Green Ronin. Combat in Dragon Age is fun, fast, and cinematic, with both heroes and villains using the game’s unique stunt system to perform daring feats of skill to quickly turn the tide …

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Midgard Bestiary for AGE System Now Available

The basic formula for fantasy roleplaying is simple: kick down doors, kill monsters and take their stuff. That’s how Jeff Tidball, AGE System Lead Developer at Green Ronin, calls it in the introduction to the new Midgard Bestiary: Volume 1 by Josh Jarman. Between its covers lurk some of the greatest monsters that Open Design …

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Northlands and KQ #17 Review Roundup

We’ve had a couple of big releases here recently! There’s Northlands: Roleplaying in Winter’s Chill, a Pathfinder-compatible sourcebook for adventures in Midgard’s temperate and subarctic north; and Kobold Quarterly #17, an issue dedicated to villainy with articles for Pathfinder RPG, 4th Edition D&D, and Dragon Age RPG. What are reviewers saying about them? Let’s start …

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It’s Alive!

Get ready to channel your inner Dr. Frankenstein as we launch March Monster Madness! During the month of March, we at the Dragon Age Oracle are running an AGE System Monster Design Challenge in partnership with Open Design/Kobold Quarterly. Check out the following threads on the Kobold forums: Best Midgard Monster: Any creature originally published by …

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Midgard: Alseid Hunter

The Midgard patrons are converting new creatures for the AGE System, like this one originally written for Tales of the Old Margreve and Pathfinder RPG. The Midgard campaign setting may be acquiring an AGE System bestiary if this keeps up! __ Alseid are the graceful woodland cousins to centaurs. Because they are rarely seen far …

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Midgard Progress, Week 3: Smack-Talkin’ Interviews

It’s been moderately busy in Midgard, with the first — draft-level, not final! — Dragon Age RPG content delivered as part of my Prince of Midgard interview with the Oracle: the Triolan Corsair background. The Stargazer’s World interview expands on that with a short history and discussion of the future plans for the setting. Throw …

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