Tag Archives: Homebrew

The Caldera Campaign

For now, I just want to put down some ideas and a general idea of the campaign… including that amazingly unartistic sketch of the setting’s cosmology. Continue reading

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BX House Rules

I mentioned in an earlier post that I’ll be a player (for the first time in a decade!) in a B/X campaign starting in a week or two. Although I (really, really) look forward to being on the other side … Continue reading

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The City of Tarsus

At the center of the Five Duchies is the sprawling metropolis of Tarsus, home to nearly ninety-thousand souls. An ancient city that predates even the Imperium itself, the city-state is now the most powerful on the eastern coast.

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DM Screen of Ultimate Doom, Pt V: Assembly

The screen was just barely finished in time for Saturday night’s session, but it produced the desired effect. The towers, when used for appropriately climactic rolls, produced the desired effect:  tension and buy-in. The tables gave a solid foundation for … Continue reading

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The Five Duchies of Tarsus

This map was made with the same techniques discussed in our earlier post, and zooms in on the northernmost region of the Free Cities. This time we add in some color an a few civilization icons:  walled cities, holdfasts, roads, … Continue reading

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DM Screen of Ultimate Doom, Pt IV: Towers

Our walls are done and its time for the tricky part:  our dice-roller towers. The basic structure consists of four walls of foamboard, 11″ tall and 4″ wide. Two of the panels form the back of each tower. To these, … Continue reading

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DM Screen of Ultimate Doom, Pt III: Walls

The house is trashed. We have sworn blood-oaths not to clean until the screen is finished. The desecrated corpses of foamboard panels lie scattered in each room; empty beer cans are piling up. We scan couches and easy chairs for … Continue reading

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