Keep an eye out for the Charlatan… he’s loose.

Sometimes you’ll run into a character on the street, get some juicy tidbit of information, and be on your way, only to realize later that you were had. That might be the Charlatan. He’s a bit of a con artist, spinning rumor, magical talent, and roguish charm into whatever he needs at the time. Maybe…

Choosing a Favored Enemy

When you create your Holy Knight, you get to choose a favored enemy at certain levels. At first, this seems like a bit of a strange decision to make. I mean – “favored” enemy? Isn’t that a bit like choosing whether you’d prefer to be killed with a baseball bat or going in front of a…

A Missing Mining Expedition Needs Your Help!

The village of Glarhur is a remnant of the boom times when mining in the mountains brought dwarves from far and wide to explore what the earth was willing to provide. As the veins became harder and harder to find, the miners had to find work elsewhere. As a result, Glarhur is a place where only…

The Village of Nubonne is Besieged by Bandits and Beasts!

On the contested border between two fractured nations exists the good people of the village of Nubonne. They are beset on all sides by bandits and monsters, taking terrible losses with no way to properly defend themselves and no one to stand up for them. Are your heroes brave enough to take on the challenge?…

Slow magicks – Runic Wizardry

There are fast spells, which have effects that spring into the world quickly to do their deeds (like Fireball), and then there are slow spells, which linger or wait for some condition to be met before releasing their power. Runic Wizardry is the latter. For this style of magick, an ancient alphabet is used. Many…

Announcing Mazes & Perils Deluxe!

When role-playing games got their start in the 1970s, heroes were made of stronger stuff than today or they tended to suffer horrible deaths in the face of less forgiving dungeons. That was just the way of things and I remember rolling up new characters frequently in the early 1980s when my own exposure to…

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