Monthly Archives: February 2012

How the end came in 2013 and how the Baltic region was born

It was an early spring day in 2013 when the world as we know it ended. We had some warning of it but not enough. The comet C/2011 L4 collided with the Earth, breaking into pieces on impact with the … Continue reading

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New School Manifesto

Bob Ross who hosted The Joy of Painting on PBS for a long time, changed the way many people think about painting. Painting wasn’t really viewed as a hobby, more like a calling. We get lots of that in the … Continue reading

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Some news and Character Focus – Brian Albrektsson

Hi, friend and reader! In addition to updating the blog, we’ve updated the Kickstarter. Now you can pledge to get a signature character for yourself in the setting. If you’ve already pledged more than 150 dollars, contact me because it … Continue reading

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Art update

Hi! Update time again! Our in-house artist at Goblinworks finished working on a piece that’s going to appear in the book and I thought you might want to see it. It’s a picture of a draugr, and someone who is … Continue reading

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Minorities, represent

I went there again I guess, what with me posting about minority issues in the context of designing games for fun and profit. Something I’ve thought about quite a bit is a decent and natural way to include the LGBT … Continue reading

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Military matters in LotN, part III: How wars are fought

Due to the technological constraints that the armies in the Age of Lions operate, it has changed the way wars are fought. The basic constraints are that communications are harder since there’s nothing more advanced around than the heliograph, which … Continue reading

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A sample from our soundtrack

What do you know, we finished our first recording session yesterday. So we have a house band for Lions of the North now. Here’s a rough version of one of the songs recorded. It’s bound to change yet and we’ll … Continue reading

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Kickstarter updated with some stuff, and the worst map you have ever seen

Hello friends and readers, I saw that we’re at 20% funded which is great! We’ve updated the Kickstarter for a bit today, and we’ve included this map I drew when initially starting design. I’ll show the map to you despite … Continue reading

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Gender equality in the context of LotN, redux

I’m trying to avoid repeating myself too much, but bear with me, since gender equality is one of my favorite topics and also one of the areas where the RPG industry doesn’t have a good track record. You know, chainmail … Continue reading

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Ships of the 24th Century

For all history buffs out there, you might notice that I got ships from all over history existing at the same time. This isn’t because of me never doing research, instead it’s about parallel development and re-invention of shipbuilding in … Continue reading

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