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The Caverns of Ulthik and the Tree of Stone

A magical stone dragon has hatched in the Ku Highlands – a call for adventure if ever there was one!

The flinty grey sands and basalt promontories of the Ku Highlands make for an inhospitable home to the three highland tribes. 483 more words

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TRAVELLER: Out of the Box--An Invitation to Invention

Over at Facebook Traveller Group, someone linked to my post “TRAVELLER and ‘Hard Science Fiction’–I don’t think so…

As it also does, the post started a conversation about the nature of science and science fiction in… 1,237 more words

Lair of the Gargantuan Burrow Owl

“Anyway, 10:30, the other night, I go out in my yard, and there’s the Wurster kid, looking up in those trees. I say, “What are you looking for?” He says “I’m looking for my burrow owl.” I say, “Jumping Jesus on a Pogo Stick. 372 more words

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PrinceofNothingReviews: The Doom-Cave of the Crystal-Headed Children (Lotfp); Peak Raggi

Doom-Cave of the Crystal-Headed Children is Raggi’s most recent adventure and it therefore follows that it is the wackiest, given Loftp’s shift from Grim-dickish traditional Dnd with Weird Elements to Grimly Serious 17th century Weird-Horror to Silly wackiness and absurdity against a backdrop of Grimly Serious 17th century weird-horror. 1,160 more words

Musings On The +1 Magic Item

As I have been writing up dungeons I have been thinking about magic loot, and magic items in general and their role in RPGs. First off, I read recently in an OSR forum a discussion about magic items with simple passive benefits,  such as the humble +1 sword. 500 more words

Jando's Rock - The ruins of Hejmarko

I originally posted a map of the settlement at Jando’s Arch (officially the town of Hejmarko) back in December of 2015, and several comments across the various media sources commented on how the arch wouldn’t last long because of the river flowing across to the waterfall. 362 more words

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Erweiterter Hexeintrag 0102 für die Küste des Sonnenuntergangs

0102: Die Stadt Valuria

Bevölkerung:
3496 Menschen, 120 Hybriden, 100 Meeresgebüte

Ökonomie:
Fischfang, Handel, Sklaven

Führer:
Die Stimme der Sonne (Mensch, männlich, TW 10, RK 9, BW 120‘, APR 1, S 1W4 (roter Obsidiandolch); ) 650 more words

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