Reading, Writing, and Slaying Dragons

  • The Small Keep

    The Small Keep

    Small keeps are built along roads and borders to protect noble domains and the farmlands from raiders and the horrors of the wilderness. Ever so often, these keeps fall on the wrong hands as wars are long, borders shifts, and once-powerful realms collapse. Then new residents move into these keeps: undead, bands of brigands, exiled…

  • The Isolated Village Church

    The Isolated Village Church

    Desolate villages and their abandoned churches is a hotspot for adventure, dark secrets, and untold horrors. The Desolate Village Church is a dungeon map, like the Derelict Temple, as part of my ongoing attempt to figure out how dungeon maps work with Profantasy’s Campaign Cartographer, as I need more maps for my Roll20 game. The…

  • The Derelict Temple

    The Derelict Temple

    I have a long and often conflicted relationship with Profantasy’s mapping software Campaign Cartographer. While I have always loved the overland maps, I have never really wrapped my head around the dungeon and city maps.

  • Pathfinder Gamemastery Guide 2e First Impression

    Pathfinder Gamemastery Guide 2e First Impression

    Some key features were missing in the Pathfinder Core Rulebook, in my opinion. I got the Gamemastery Guide shortly after release in March 2020, and here is my first impression after a one-hour flip-through of the book:

  • Shrine of the Red Wolf

    Shrine of the Red Wolf

    The Shrine of the Red Hound is a remnant of a lost realm where elves and demons bound to rule the world in darkness.

  • The Lost Warlock Crypt

    The Lost Warlock Crypt

    The Lost Warlock Crypt, located in an old forest, is mostly forgotten except for a witches’ coven in the area. The witches have met in secret by the crypt of solstices for decades, fearing local superstitions and inquisitive templars.