Dark Heroic Fantasy World Building

Realizing what kind of stories you want to tell is crucial to do it well. I got a sense of what I wanted early but only now taken the time to actually define it, so this is a work in progress. What exactly is a dark heroic fantasy story? Continue reading “Dark Heroic Fantasy World Building”

How To Write the Perfect Roleplaying Game Starter Adventure

Starting a new roleplaying game campaign is one of my favorite things in the world. Anyone who is even considering starting a game should get moving, it is a great feeling and so much fun. Continue reading “How To Write the Perfect Roleplaying Game Starter Adventure”

Pathfinder Second Edition First Impression

Pathfinder Second Edition is upon us, and I am excited to check out what this new version offers. I have played Pathfinder almost exclusively since first released ten years ago, and only picked up Dungeons and Dragons fifth edition as a supplement, so this is a big deal. Continue reading “Pathfinder Second Edition First Impression”

A Night at The Three Spears Inn

A night at the Three Spears Tavern proves fatal to a book merchant caught in the crossfire between the thieves’ guild and a dark cult, and the characters may be the next casualties.

The scenario is a city adventure of deception, betrayal, and action in five short scenes for an adventure or a story, using the format from a previous post regarding creating fantasy roleplaying game adventures. Continue reading “A Night at The Three Spears Inn”

Seaside Town and Riverside Hamlet Maps With Campaign Cartographer

It is the season for desolate seaside towns or dank riverside hamlets with the recent releases of Ghosts of Saltmarsh and Warhammer Fantasy Role-Play. RPGs may be booming, but its past is certainly with us, it seems.

Below are three quick maps I’ve drawn with Profantasy’s Campaign Cartographer 3, using the 2012 annual Jonathan Roberts map style. Continue reading “Seaside Town and Riverside Hamlet Maps With Campaign Cartographer”