Tag Archives: video

Durlag’s Tower Level 2-CPNR

Before you watch the video below, you should take a look at the Extra Credits series introducing the CPNR method of dungeon design by applying it to level 1 of the tower. I don’t do anything to explain the purpose … Continue reading

Posted in Design, World Building | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Rambling About Traps

In two weeks I’m going to be posting a more precise analysis of what I ramble about here, but if you just can’t wait, here are my initial thoughts. In the meantime, check out the new shop page.

Posted in Design | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Progress Update-Complete Map Maker

Well, I hit a few snags along the way since my last post and ended up a little behind my “optimistic schedule”. I’m now kicked back onto my “reasonable schedule,” but I have plans to push for a “super optimistic schedule” … Continue reading

Posted in Design, Progress | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Richard’s Confounding Wall

In the caves underneath the Hall of Illumination, this puzzle guards a hint as to the location of Richard’s treasure hoard. It’s internal workings are magical in nature and so the secret can only be destroyed by dismantling it, it … Continue reading

Posted in Puzzles | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Magic Video Series 10: Detect Metal

Alright, recording from some trees on the back side of Y Mountain, a spell for finding an ironclad ally, or foe, by detecting metal. At the time, I thought I might be on the wrong path, I was also very tired.

Posted in Design, Spells | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Progress Update-Trethal So Far (Anestalia)

At the beginning of this year I introduced Trethal, a new world for the new year. I’d gotten tired of the Midgeland and decided to start with something bigger. Now that I’ve fleshed out about all of the continent Anestalia … Continue reading

Posted in Design, Progress, World Building | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Progress Update-Digital Map Making

So, having spent most of the week at the Antenna and Propagation Society Conference in Memphis, I started a new endeavor to test the waters. I’m learning to use Sketchup in anticipation of writing a program to convert model files … Continue reading

Posted in Design, Progress | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Magic Video Series 9: Just 200 Feet More

Alright, recording from some field up on the back side of Y Mountain, a spell for getting a group to buck up and make the last little effort, after the fatigue curing spells are no longer having an effect.

Posted in Design, Spells | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Progress Update-Rules Questions

In the course of play testing, we’ve come up with some interesting questions. A lot of these come from the Talik Capbane VS Glud Alumb fight, but they’ve come up in our games from time to time as well. Today’s … Continue reading

Posted in Design, Progress | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Progress Update-Archmage’s Choice

After so long posting spells, I’ve made some generic ones, some really bad ones, and some amazing ones. I’m going to highlight some of the ones that stand out, whether by showing an aspect of the magic system, having cool … Continue reading

Posted in Design, Progress | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment