Developing Akorros – Lake Amsorak and the Shi’ika part 2

As I mentioned, I’m participating in this year’s WorldAnvil Summer Camp, and this has inspired me to start developing Lake Amsorak and the people who live there. In the previous post, I discussed the formation of the Amsorak Basin and the lake itself, and introduced the Shi’ika trading folk who make their lives there. Additional … Continue reading Developing Akorros – Lake Amsorak and the Shi’ika part 2

Developing Akorros – Khoronus and Chardastes

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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

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

Mapping Akorros – Worldographer

I've decided it's time I developed my map of Akorros, and there are various tools out there, so this seemed like a good opportunity to explore them as well. Anyway, there are various mapping packages specifically aimed at the role-playing gamer, including: Inkwell Ideas WorldographerProfantasy Software Campaign CartographerInkarnate This post describes my experience with Worldographer. … Continue reading Mapping Akorros – Worldographer