Monthly Archives: July 2014

The Royal Commission of Sorcery and the Baubles

Here’s something about a few things which cropped up in the short story Wing-Taker, namely the royal compacts, the Baubles and the fate of rogue magicians. Enjoy.   The Royal Commission of Sorcery and the Baubles One constant issue for … Continue reading

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[SotE] Concerning Dragons

Earlier, I’ve made a few posts that have featured some dragons, namely Roiloti the Black and Fullvindr the Cunning and i thought I’d expand on their existence somewhat.  Here’s what some elves, dwarves and Seidtroll could tell you. A long time ago, … Continue reading

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[SotE] Across the Scandian mountains

Here’s another short fiction piece I whipped up, since it thought the Schoolman deserves something less grim for a change.  There had been snow in the passes, but the Schoolman had pressed on, happy to leave Hålogaland behind. He was, … Continue reading

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[SotE] The Wing-Taker

After finishing designing the Hrafvite, the Norse who can beat the magic out of other people with their bare fists, I felt an urge to write a short story. Which is here for those who want to read a tale … Continue reading

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[Sote] The Strangest of All Things

The mountains of Irminsul hide many strange creatures. Perhaps the strangest of them are the deviations from the norm: monsters of considerable intelligence and little malice. They can, from time to time, prove valuable allies to adventurers, but if crossed, … Continue reading

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[SotE] Here be dragons

Here’s a short excerpt from the chapter about Norway: Perhaps one of the most fearsome creatures of the age lives somewhere in the high reaches of the Scandian mountains: Roiloti the Black, a great fire-drake that once served the Old … Continue reading

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[Review] Inverse World Accelerated

Caveats: I know the people who made this game so I am biased. I am also really bad at FATE. This is also a quick review based on a few readthroughs, because I don’t really have time to playtest it … Continue reading

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[SotE] What’s an adventurer in this game?

Considering that most fantasy RPG’s have the player characters be adventurers, it’s perhaps a bit odd that most don’t really discuss what an adventurer really is. They don’t really represent anything from history, at least, where adventurers tend to be … Continue reading

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[SotE] Things Get Real When You Pull Your Steel

Sorry about the title of this post. Old joke. So, anyway, I’ve been recently working on combat disciplines for Swords of the Eastsea. They’re cool little abilities that you can buy for you character which show that your character is … Continue reading

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Let’s talk about Zak Smith or not, and a SotE update

First off, here’s an update for those following the Swords of the Eastsea project. I was off holidaying in Eastern Finland for a bit and spent time with someone who’s going to be running a gametest for me. So far, … Continue reading

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