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Biweekly Item-Arcandidae Powder

An indigo powder made from the shed exoskeletons of Arcandidae crushed into small grains. When this powder is consumed in flame, it turns the flame cold, causing it to suck heat from the surrounding air in much the reverse of … Continue reading

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Biweekly Monster-Arcandidae (and Swarm)

Another in my efforts create semi-sentient creatures with a shaman variant: Arcandidae. Arcandidae are locust-like bugs with near sentience. Individuals have some cold affinity, but in swarms they have magical, instinctive dances that allow the swarm to cast powerful frost … Continue reading

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Monster Monday-Elementals

The group’s steps were loud on the stone tiles. Four stone feet, two thundering and two clopping, escorted soft booted treads and a tapping cane. Karen didn’t worry that the noise would attract attention. Her stone guardians could handle it.

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Saturday Spell-Frostbite

Here’s a basic spell from Lyet Highfall’s arsenal for encharging his daggers for ice┬ádamage. To make it an encharge, we need an Order finger, since we have no words in Stealth Magic. To make the encharge have multiple charges instead … Continue reading

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Saturday Spell-Silent Cold Snap Arrow

“Quiet night,” Hruk murmured. The animals had stopped their night sounds to the South. “Probably just an undead raid,” Murka grunted, continuing his whittling. He didn’t like the undead much, but they made good fodder. The whistle of an arrow … Continue reading

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Saturday Spell-Aura of Cold

“It’s so hot in here,” Berrik complained. “I don’t think I can go any further.” “What did you expect from Grethgan’s ritual ground? He’s a volcano god.” “He’s right, though,” Darius stopped Jerrat. “We could use something to keep us … 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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Monster Monday-Falajia (Snow Cobra)

A pick had been a fine enough tool for climbing that icy ridge, but now Ryke was on the top of the glacier, he was wishing for a sword. Swish, Rustle, Crunch There was the sound again! He swore he’d … Continue reading

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Divine Artifact-Tablet of Chitalin

“Murud gurt tum grug drut,” the giant read in the yeti tongue. The warriors paused, weapons ready. Suddenly, a flurry of snow engulfed them. Durn suddenly recognized the icy tablet from which it read. “Destroy the crystal,” he yelled. Zarkai … Continue reading

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Chitalin-Lord of Ice and Frost

Chitalin-Lord of Ice and Frost (Deity) He is merciless and solemn. He supports the dedicated and cruel, but especially the unyielding. He hates civilization and charity. His coldness divides him from many of the other gods, some becoming his foes. … Continue reading

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