Archive for the 'Dragon Warriors' Category

Shields of Vindashire

In my last post, I mapped the area of western Albion between Netherford and Cantorbridge that Dave Morris has dubbed Vindashire. Note that I’ve updated the map from last week, and there are a few changes; so you might want to download it again. This week, I have been creating the coats of arms for […]

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Vindashire

I’ve spent my time this week fleshing out the area of our Road Sandbox that we started last week. This area is called Vindashire; and I didn’t make that up because this area is the scene of Dave Morris’ current game, and so can be considered canon. Indeed Crossgate Manor is found to the north […]

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The Journey’s the thing pt2

My last post presented the idea of a ‘road sandbox’ campaign; to be used as a backdrop to more traditional location based adventures. This post aims to begin actually creating such a sandbox by fleshing out the area of western Albion between Netherford and Cantorbridge. Note that this area contains a number of Gloamings that […]

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The Journey’s the thing; part 1

Travel is a significant part of most fantasy novels, yet is often glossed over in films and RPG adventures. This is understandable; after all, it can be hard to interest players in what seems a ‘mundane activity’. And besides, the medieval maxim that ‘the journey is more important than the destination’ is a conceit that […]

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On belief in RPGs

In the early incarnations of D&D, the creators emphatically stated that ‘this game does not deal with the beliefs of your characters, nor should these beliefs become a part of play’. I can understand why the designers took this view, because delving into strange fictional belief systems is hazardous when you are still shrugging off […]

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