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”

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”

The Horror at Crooked House

The Crooked House, a derelict house in a poor neighborhood, has fallen to disrepair long ago. The house is just one of many homes in a district without hope, and the darkness has free reign among indifference and poverty. Continue reading “The Horror at Crooked House”

The Hinterlands Caves

The Hinterlands, pastoral fields, and woodlands, with ruins and lingering shadows, lies beyond the safety of the village. The Hinterlands Caves, a fantasy rpg starter dungeon, is located a few hours from the nearest village and has been a known lair for orcs, brigands, smugglers and dark cults in the past. Now evil stirs again in the wilderness, shadows draw closer, and the village faces ruin unless heroes answer the call to action. Continue reading “The Hinterlands Caves”