“There were twelve of us, at first. They got Leland, his wound wouldn’t stop bleeding. He kept keening, like a dying pig. Swarund put him out of his misery, but his wailing was enough to signal more. They came from the dark. They howled like dogs and smelled of copper. I would swear the one that got my leg used to be […]
Named for a pub in Oxford where Tolkien and a few friends used to meet for a book club – I’ve re-purposed it as a meeting place and ‘secret’ award for some of Chalcedon’s more eccentric inventors! (These ideas were originally meant to fit in Vectis 1769, but I ran out of space & time last month. […]
This venerable island-city has been plunged into economic depression, following the assassination of its most prominent guildmaster. More than 1000 craftsmen have lost their jobs. Many of them roam the streets, living in shacks cobbled together from junk. The guildmaster’s granddaughter was last seen living in a hovel in Lavender Park. With so many clever but desperate folk on […]
When the distillery was sold, its factories were mothballed. Dozens of workers lost their jobs. The new owners partially converted the building; the new cafe and museum is generally agreed to overpriced and underwhelming. The old owners have questions, and need someone smart to find their answers. While desperate fools scrounge through piles of rubbish, the savvy plan to infiltrate the old complex to find better treasures inside. […]
I’ve had this under construction for a while – it’s a ‘culture guide’ designed to add a little flavour to your characters. I’ve also included ideas for a few people and places from each location, to help spark some new adventures when you need it!
It’s a spooky October theme this month as we present four horror-monster-themed adventures for your brave adventurers!
A model village with a strange and sordid past, Fluxington is home to the strange and powerful Phlogiston engine. But will your adventurers find the engine before the villagers find them?
Mayor Tacitus’ son has come of age and tonight there is to be a commemorative masque in the young lad’s honour. You and yours are here after your last adventure, looking for an opportunity to celebrate victory – or commiserate defeat!
The Dominar Estate, ever under siege by the savage mountain clans, has been all but destroyed. In desperation, it’s lord has called his banners to launch one final assault. He intends to either wipe the clansmen from his family’s land, or die trying.
Rising a hundred feet over the western shore of Chalcedon, the quartz monolith stands in stark contrast to the rolling hills and fields around it. No-one knows where it came from, though the dwarves and crystal-kin are often blamed.
Built by the dwarves long ago, the Kheluz-Gund is a transport – a towering convoy of earth elementals. You were hired to ride the convoy and guard a particular piece of cargo. Right now, you and the cargo are secured in the middle carriage. The other passengers are going about their business while outside you hear the dull booms of the […]
What’s the nature of the contraption, and how does it compare to the toys hidden in the wizard’s tower?