Adventure Design in Practice is a structured analysis on my upcoming next adventure that will hit the gaming table with my regular group in three days from the time of writing this. It is my personal preparation work in a documented format with designer notes in a classic game master guide style.
I analyze collaborative storytelling and how it can be fused with more linear story design.... [click here for more]
Tark glanced over at his companions with an uneasy look. None of them knew how the barbarian would react to the merchant’s taunting. Two times before they had witnessed him pull a man’s arm out of socket over little more than a misinterpreted phrase. This time, the merchant had insulted him directly. None of them were close enough to stop whatever... [click here for more]
It was Eremar, first month of winter. The Festival of the First Snow, now surely but two or three days hence, would mark the passage of yet another year. While all the others in the village would gather in the great hall, hanging decorations and planning feasts, the young hero would sit alone on his uncle's porch, absent-mindedly drawing a whetstone across the old iron sword of his father.... [click here for more]
The corridor widens ahead of you, and just beyond the piled corpses of the creatures that attacked you but a moment before, you see a large, oaken chest lying partially open against the wall. The light of your torches reflects off of something - odd - lying next to it on the floor. Your senses are drawn to this strange object, and you reach forth your hand to retrieve it...
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My edit of Morgajel's Unique Buildings Brush for Gimp.
From their description: "This brush lets you paint a unique city layout in minutes. This brush is a collection of 81 individual roof lines that can be added to any map to whip up a quick city."
My solid version results in less blurriness when working on a larger scale with smaller buildings.
This brush acts as a gimp brush pipe, meaning that... [click here for more]
Eric Lofgren Presents: Dragon Sword
This stock art image by Eric Lofgren depicts a Dragon Sword with winged hilt and sporting a stylized dragon’s head. Is it magical? Simply expensive and ornate?
This colour purchase includes one JPG and a TIFF version each of the image with background and without, all at... [click here for more]