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ToM Session 01: Pranking Librarians

Wednesday, November 18th, 540 YV, our three heroes awake in a warehouse in Gollant where they have been recruited by an organization hoping to obtain information that will rouse the population against the magic ban. They are: Doane Six (ByW): … Continue reading

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Tyranny of Mundanity: Prologue

The year is 540 YV, 305 after Benquil’s Companions defeated the massive facsimile bent on world sterilization. Since that time, magic has been banned in Vardor, which now includes the gnome empire, the dwarven city states, the drow cities in … Continue reading

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Taurkiev: Vale of the Faithful

Once the capital of Margon’s kingdom, Taurkiev is now largely in ruins, including the wall and Margon’s Palace. The only area maintained is the space surrounding the temple to Margon, where the werewolf priests of Margon live and perform their … 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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World Building Wednesday-Mhyrinport

Mhyrinport is by far the largest city on the Ragged Coast and the capital of the Mhyrin Empire. Its 15,000 souls consume most of the food production of the entire Ragged Coast, over 160 square miles of farm land. It … Continue reading

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World Building Wednesday-Diervale Underground

Though most of the merchants, criminals, and others in Diervale stay on the surface, there are those who thrive in the underground. The Reefrats and the Deep Cloaks control most of the underground between them, but there are plenty of … Continue reading

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World Building Wednesday-Diervale: City of Refuge

To me, the most interesting part of Alfoli is Diervale, the city of criminals on the border between Alfoli and Reigzen. The city formed on the coast mainly as a shipping center to Hespen, located at the narrowest point of the channel … Continue reading

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The Temple Complex at Tripik

Before we look at the temple complex, it’s important to remember that Tripik was built in very different times than the current state of affairs. Tripik was founded in a golden of age of divine power and great energy. During that … Continue reading

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World Building Wednesday-Tripik in Decline

Tripik was once a magnificent city, for its place in the Northern wilderness. Built in the shadow of Mount Call, it originally formed as a trading post build by enterprising gnomes from Calldinkel. These gnomes were merchants and tinkers and … Continue reading

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Story Time: Mirror Lake and the Ice Tower

The Icy Embrace of Winter, this month’s Blog Carnival topic, has reminded me of a campaign I ran years ago. It was the first time I ran the Rotating Labyrinth, and the party emerged victorious to find that the wizard … Continue reading

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