D&D Disability – lower-limb prosthetics (continued)

Peg leg from Science Musuem

This is part of the series on representing disability in D&D. In my previous post, I reviewed the mechanics related to disabilities in various editions of D&D, and started to look at some mechanics for prosthetics. It’s time to return to Meurtle and his trip to Domenech’s Ability Restorers. Meurtle’s story We left Meurtle having … Continue reading D&D Disability – lower-limb prosthetics (continued)

Developing Akorros – Khoronus and Chardastes

Clock image by Lucas Santos on Unsplash

I have recently been developing some of the immortals in my version of Akorros, and so I have been researching the canon. One Immortal particularly pertinent to Akorros is Khoronus, patron Immortal of Akorros, and with his main temple based in Akorros – I have placed it on the southern tip of the island in … Continue reading Developing Akorros – Khoronus and Chardastes

Developing Akorros: the Tannery Residents

Tanneries

The Tanneries of Akorros are unpleasant enough for those who visit or work there. Surely no-one and nothing is desperate enough to try to live there? Surely? The Tannery Rats Mounds of refuse by the side of the alley are live with maggots, squirming through the putrefying flesh, and flies are everywhere. A mound shifts … Continue reading Developing Akorros: the Tannery Residents

New Kickstarter – Calidar “Alfdaín Ascendant”

Header image: The Soltan Emphemeris, by Thorfinn Tait based on a design by Bruce Heard, released under a BY-NC-SA Creative Commons licence. TL;DR: I’ve joined Bruce Heard’s new Kickstarter Calidar "Alfdaín Ascendant" – an expansion of his Calidar setting to look at history of the elves, covering events in their ancestral moon, Alorea, and in … Continue reading New Kickstarter – Calidar “Alfdaín Ascendant”

Akorros Race Relations – dwarves, elves and halflings

In Akorros Race Relations – orcs and half orcs, I looked at how half-orcs are viewed in Akorros, and some of the history which led to this. Now it's time to move on to the demi-humans. Dwarves in Akorros I see there being a fair number of dwarves in Akorros, particularly in the The Dexterous … Continue reading Akorros Race Relations – dwarves, elves and halflings

Akorros Race Relations – orcs and half orcs

Recently one of my players asked "are there any good places to read up on races like Orcs/half-orcs in Akorros? Mostly why they are viewed "less favourably"?" I realised I couldn't think of anywhere to point him at, particularly since this is my interpretation and expansion of Akorros, which qualifies for a whole seven paragraphs … Continue reading Akorros Race Relations – orcs and half orcs

RPGaDay2020 Day 31: Experience – reflections on RPGaDay this year

The original RPGaDay2020 prompts graphic by @WillBrooks1989 Yesterday in RPGaDay2020 I looked at demons, devils, the Blood war and the Portals needed to bring them into my campaign. Today the theme is Experience, and I'm going to reflect on my experience participating in RPGaDay this year. To be honest, I have mixed feelings about it. … Continue reading RPGaDay2020 Day 31: Experience – reflections on RPGaDay this year