A Handful of Graves in the City of the Dead in Venn

Venn exists as a trade center where three rivers meet to flow into the Inner Sea. At the center of the city is the City of the Dead, maintained by The Knells – a religious order organized with the sole purpose of dealing with the dead. Knell society revolves around death and a reverence for…

Who is buried here?

As PCs we seem predisposed to disturbing burial grounds, graveyards, and the realms of the dead. Sometimes it’s not our fault. Perhaps the undead are getting up to stretch their legs or there’s a necromancer or mad scientist sending his minions to dig up some new (old) body parts… or maybe we think there’s buried…

What’s in the Hole? 16 things to ponder

Though the “What’s in the Hole?” blog carnival is coming to an end in a few days, I wanted to toss one more article into the pot before I sum it all up next week… (By the way, there have been some FANTASTIC submissions, so keep ’em coming! I’m out of town over the weekend…

Who’s your Daddy? (Generating NPC Families)

In honor of Father’s Day, I thought I’d come up with some way to figure out not only a NPC’s (or PC)’s father or their entire family. So Happy Father’s Day to all you gaming Dads! You rock! Long ago and far away there was the “Other Random Character Generation Elements” section in the Moebius…

The Hole: Deep and Dark

“What’s in the hole?” is a bit of a loaded question, isn’t it? It could mean anything. (This is my first post this month for the June 2014 RPG Blog Carnival topic – “What’s in the hole?” – hosted right here at Moebius Adventures. Be sure to check out some of the other entries so…

Three Wee Beasties

While doing some free writing last week, I came up with these three wee beasties. Would you like to know more? (Tiny/Feathers/Water/Active/Active/Aggressive) The banderkeet is a flightless bird who hunt along the coast. These unassuming birds will attack and take down much larger prey. Short lifespans lead them to take great risks to feed their…

Phaedrus Friday: Adan the Mad Has Escaped!

It seems that Adan Talorn has escaped his father’s care and broken free of the asylum in Charis. The King and Queen have sent searchers in all directions, but rumor has it that even the gnomes are without word of his current whereabouts. The troubled boy has spoken of a “coming age of darkness” for…

Four Celestial Omens That’ll Keep Your PCs Up At Night

In our fantasy worlds, we often focus on the things on the ground. Sometimes we may remember that a few things can fly. But just like our PCs, sometimes we forget to look up. In this case, it’s the skies above we forget to mine for ideas. Until modern astronomy came along, most folks interpreted…

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