AD&D Shadow Magic – Part 2

Here is the second half of the Shadow School write up…. For the first half click here. Bleak Doom Level: 4 Range: 0 Duration: Special AE: Special Components: V ST: None CT: 2 This spell protects the next spell that the wizard casts. The mage must begin casting the spell to be affected in the […]

AD&D Shadow Magic – Part 1

As promised, here are the 2nd edition spells I wrote up for the school of shadow magic. Feel free to use them in your own campaigns if you want. D&D spells are pretty easy to convert between editions, so have at it. I’ll post the second half of the spell list later on. Burning Shadows […]

More Interesting Mortality – Nobilis RPG

I’ve been writing lots of campaign notes in preparation for someday running the Nobilis RPG. It’s still hypothetical because my regular group is deep in the middle of playtesting the DM’s custom rule system at the moment. So it’s at the whim of whenever he starts feeling the DM Burnout bad enough to take a […]

Updates from the Skull & I

So the Swords & Sorcery book is coming along slowly. Just finished a story and started a new one. I’m at around 74 pages of material so far, which is a lot for me since I tend to write “super short” short stories. Well, with the exception of The Jarioth Cycle which I wrongly consider […]

The Laws of Heaven

More Nobilis stuff. I haven’t really gotten too far into designing Heaven or any of the other Upper Worlds yet. One of the rules in the book is that those who see the beauty of Heaven are compelled to serve it. Here are four derivative Laws that naturally arise from that.   The Laws To […]

Nobilis, OSR, and Hyper-Dimensionality

Some cosmological world-building for my theoretical “sometime-in-the-future” Nobilis campaign. I will convert things into OSR terms as I go to see how bat-shit crazy this can get. I like the idea of taking a game where the players run demi-gods and trying to apply the same concepts to a strictly mortals-only, 20th-level-is-the-end-of-the-line type game like […]