The final journey4>
A story prompt
You don't remember how it happened. Only that afterwards you were falling. Falling through a void of misty blue. It didn't feel dark or cold or sad as you had imagined. It just felt as if you were a snowflake among countless other snowflakes falling through the winter sky, getting buffet...
Simple side quest for Salthaven4>
Just one of the simple side quests I had in mind for Salthaven.
Baron Werner von Geld, the wealthy merchant baron from the distant lands to the west, wants someone to pick up a shipment for him. The party must meet a boat at midnight outside Echo Cove then bring the shipment through the caves i...
Why did the mansion fall into the ice cave?4>
Brainstorming holiday adventures
Up on a frozen mountain lies a frozen lake with an island and a mansion on it. In summer the lake's ice melts causing maelstroms and huge blocks of ice to appear in its fast currents making it impossible to cross. But now it's winter and the lake has frozen again. The villagers from the edge of th...
100 things you might find on the street in Salthaven4>
A salty random table!
This is part of a series where I blog about the development of the coastal setting of Salthaven.
Every coastal town has a lot of junk on the streets right? I figured mine would anyway. So here is a list of 100 mostly junk items!
100 things you might find on the street in Salthaven
Welcome to Salthaven!4>
The beginning of a coastal adventuring hub
I'm a huge fan of coastal and maritime settings. Curse of the Emerald Sea and Pastel Paradise are proof of that. Those were both pretty much experimental. The former's hex tile system was based on Undying Sands by Games Omnivorous and the latter was my first try at making something for Troi...
A vacation sphere for Troika!
After two long pandemic years I wanted something that wasn't so dark and serious. At first I set out to make a pirate setting or adventure, maybe a treasure island. But what I ended up with was this. Pastel Paradise is a vacation sphere for Troika, a place to go and relax between adventures and sp...
Setting the course to ZineQuest 4!4>
The first stumbling steps towards a zine
Tools of the trade
I've spent the past week thinking about what I want to make and people who know me wouldn't be surprised to hear that I settled...
Writing for Sci-fi4>
My first Mothership experience
Some of the notes before writing the Halloween one-shot
I've been fascinated and interested in running Mothership for the better part of this year and yesterday I finally got the chance. Coming from a background of running almost exclusively fantasy games, it felt a bit intimidating to jump stra...
The Fallen Paladin of Fort Forlorn4>
A short story
The illustration that inspired this text is provided by Finn Lloyd of Into the Weird Blue Yonder.
There once was a splendid fort in a deep valley in the most distant mountain range. It was said that it was built to protect the lands from a cave containing an evil so great that would it ever be...