Posts Tagged ‘ttrpg’

Rats of Tanglethorn Pt.5: The Ruthless Trio

Posted on July 19th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Afheesh (played by me) yanked his bloodied weapon from the throat of the Bronze Boy at his feet. The ruthless trio had just made quick work of a small group of Bronze Boy gang members. Consequently they had looted some 40 bronze thorns (bt’s), 4 dirks, and 4 saps. Pabst (played by Jenn) collected their […]

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Tabletop Meditations #21: Heraldry

Posted on July 18th, 2018 under , , , , , , . Posted by

Brilliant war banners, strikingly colored flags waving in the wind, and fascinatingly designed symbols on the surcoats of warriors, which sometimes strangely define the character of the individual. Heraldry is more than just a splash of color or the addition of intriguing art; it can serve a deeper purpose within a roleplaying game. Heraldic devices […]

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RPG War Mastery #5: The Tactical Disaster

Posted on July 11th, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

A group of dirty, battle-beaten warriors surveys the smoking battlefield and its human wreckage. A ruined plane-scape littered with the corpses of soldiers, horses, and other unfortunate beasts, the soil turning into black mud as it mixes and congeals with their spilled blood. The war engines are shattered and the wagons destroyed. The remnants burning […]

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RPG War Mastery #4: Virtues of the Dragonrider

Posted on June 27th, 2018 under , , , , , , . Posted by

Two armies face off across open grassland. The sun is high and the spearheads and polished helms of both sides glitter and glare brilliantly in the intense sunlight. The air taught with anticipation, every sweating man is on edge and a combination of fear and anxiousness causes the soldiers in their formations to sway out […]

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RPG War Mastery #3: The Golem Army

Posted on June 13th, 2018 under , , , , , , . Posted by

Imagine the earth shake as it stomps towards the enemy. The absolute pride and sureness of the mage-general behind it. And the utter terror of those poor sods standing in its way. They with only the steel in their hands to fend off the charging horde of giants shaped of clay, stone, and metal. Though […]

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RPG War Mastery #3: The Golem Army

Posted on June 13th, 2018 under , , , , , , . Posted by

Imagine the earth shake as it stomps towards the enemy. The absolute pride and sureness of the mage-general behind it. And the utter terror of those poor sods standing in its way. They with only the steel in their hands to fend off the charging horde of giants shaped of clay, stone, and metal. Though […]

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RPG War Mastery #2: The Landscapes of War

Posted on May 30th, 2018 under , , , , , . Posted by

The clash of steel, the pulse of blood through arteries and onto the ground and snatching glory on the battlefield, the personal devastation realized when surveying the field of victory, roleplaying War. War can enhance a roleplaying game not just because of its opportunities for fantasy violence and power fantasies but because of its depth […]

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