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Madman’s Vale

  “Welcome! The people tell me you’re willing to help with our beast problem. You will stay in my home and have anything you need from me at your disposal.” The Uknyer family rose to prominence when they amassed the resources to build a coastal fortress on the Glass Sea to protect the local peoples […]

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Castle Uknyer

“Welcome! The people tell me you’re willing to help with our beast problem. You will stay in my home and have anything you need from me at your disposal.” The Uknyer family rose to prominence when they amassed the resources … Continue reading

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The Justinian

West of the Hall of Illumination¬†and at the base of the mountains is another ancient place of worship. Over time, followers of different deities have occupied the area, but most of the fortress was built by followers of Lyseana on … Continue reading

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Fortified Bridge

South West of Durnabey, on the road to Woodlin and Lyseria, the Durns have a fortified bridge almost as old as Durnabey itself. Due to its position on the most important road into Dalifan, it is much better defended than … Continue reading

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World Building Wednesday-The Durns and Their Holdings

I once mentioned the Durn family in connection with Dalifan and Durnabey Castle. Today I want to talk more about their (diminishing) holdings in the area surrounding the peak of Mount Durn. As evil closes in, are focused more than … Continue reading

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World Building Wednesday-Dalifan and Durnabey Castle

In talking about Val Kydnt, I mentioned some features of the Northwestern slope of Mount Durn. Today we get a look at the peak itself and the South and Eastern slopes: This little piece of Trethal was the starting location … Continue reading

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Bandit Hide

Higher on the slope of Mount Durn, above Dalifan and Durnabey Castle, is a small pool created by a waterfall. The springs on the mountain flow down into the pool. Behind the waterfall, there is a small cave where a … Continue reading

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Character Thursday-The Order of the Blazing Sword

The Order of the Blazing Sword has protected the Gamilzeag¬†Shrine in Val Kydnt for five generations. They occupy the castle of Val Kydnt and are a formidable force. I will discuss their leaders in detail and the members of the … Continue reading

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Character Thursday-Thisse Kaldriss (Lizardfolk General)

Thisse is a character in the Lyserian Frontier region and the master of the castle on the North coast of High Lake. He is villainous and capable, and since everything he does is self serving, he is a potential enemy … Continue reading

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Garrisoned Living Castle

This castle evolved out of an effort to create a dungeon-like experience that has a reason to exist in context without stretching credulity. I was also experimenting with a dungeon that doesn’t have a linear or defined sequence of progress, … Continue reading

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