The Party has stopped overnight in the shelter of an old castle. Most of the walls have crumbled away over time, old grey stone covered in lichen and soft, springy mosses. As the adventurers approached the castle, the GM made them roll against perception. A couple of party members noticed that some of the stonework … Continue reading Luck of the Dice…
(Malloy501) THAT book is one of the best introductions to Dwarves ever. Uninvited Dwarven guests looking for a burglar to help on a crazy quest. One magic ring, a miffed Dragon and a massive battle later leads us onto the next lot of books. These also have dwarves in, mainly featuring a Dwarven relative of … Continue reading Dwarves-Builders, Miners and Hardknocks!
(Thanks to my son for the lend of his Lego!) Picture the scene. I'm playing a D&D 5E game. Our token Non-Player Character just died earlier. So now there is just two Player Characters plus my mate DM'ing (yes it's cosy but now there are three PC's!) . We find a chest. My buddy says … Continue reading Traps! Spikes and Yikes!
Image by Colleen O'Dell from Pixabay There was a fizzle and crackle. The darkened chamber lit up suddenly. Then almost as quickly as there had been light, the already sparsely lit room was plunged back into the flickering candlelight; silhouetting two figures standing in the centre of the room. “But I swear I called the … Continue reading The Mage- Spells, Scrolls and Signs.
Orcs are an interesting bunch. Their appearance varies as well. I remember this as the classic D&D Orc many years ago. (Pinterest, Dead Simple RPG Blog. Otherworld Minatures) They are normally a force of evil and tend to be more in the monster tables than available as player characters. The good thing about role play … Continue reading Orcs- Fantasy’s Bad Boyz and Girlz
Rising from the grave, summoned back to terrify the living! (Pinterest, James Mark Debano) These long dead bones will obey the every command of whoever brought them back from the dead. Brought to life on the big screen by the legendary Ray Harryhausen. His many monsters thrilled audiences for decades, myself included. Perhaps one of the … Continue reading Skeleton Warriors- Shake, Rattle and Bone!
If there was ever a weapon that defined the era of close quarter combat, then surely it is the Axe. Vikings for example, were known to use a variety of different weapons including axes and are often portrayed in film and books using them. The Viking Axe discussed here is perhaps different from those often … Continue reading Axes-The Mediveal Chopper!
Despite the worn and battered look to the door, we feel that the dungeon beyond is an an ideal investment for the first time adventurer. Complete with an alchemy laboratory, large double closet weapons and armour rack, a small but functional treasure room, small banquet room and kitchen (servant not included in asking price), map … Continue reading Location Location Location!
Ragnar was lost. He could hear people yelling his name. Calling for him through the gloom and swirling fog he now found himself in. The water came up to his knees. A muddy soup thick with wiry grasses and reeds that tangled his long legs as he waded through it. Torveld was to blame for this … Continue reading The Lizard Folk
Weary travellers to Fantasy Scribbles! Come in from the nights chill. I hope your journey here wasn't too troublesome. A mercenary captain travelling by let slip some news, over an ale too many. There is to be a campaign to secure the frontier beyond the current borders. I fear it'll cause friction with the lords … Continue reading Welcome!