Author Archives: K-Slacker

About K-Slacker

Gamer and 5th-level magic-user.

High on Fire – The Black Plot

The Black Plot, by High on Fire. A short film by Skinner and Hey Beautiful Jerk. (This fits better with my Hyperborean campaign than Age of Autarchs.) Advertisements

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Orcs of Minaria

The Age of Autarchs game is going strong. I’m so busy with gaming that I haven’t posted to the blog at all. Here’s a quick-and-sloppy update about Orcs. This is the background for Ocs in Minaria: Orcs are grotesque beastmen … Continue reading

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Firearms in Minaria

(I ran a kickoff session for my new campaign last week. One of the questions I put to the players was whether they wanted gunpowder and firearms in the game. They decided to go for it, and one of the … Continue reading

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Greater Serpent-Men (Draft)

(There was some discussion about Snake-Men on the ACKS Discord that linked to my old Serpent Men Custom Classes post. I’m dredging up a related post that I had in draft but didn’t publish. I never finished the flavour text, … Continue reading

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Giant Riding Birds of Minaria

Whether it’s psychedelic sleestaks, Giger-esque Hyperboreans, or lumpen-ones, I can never resist adding “weird” elements into my campaigns. The Age of Autarchs is a bit more “vanilla” than my previous games, but I’ve got one or two oddities I’d like … Continue reading

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Languages of Minaria

A wonkish post today – I have some thoughts on languages in Minaria and related house rules. The writing is pretty rough, but I want to get this posted before kicking off the campaign…

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All Hail Xathoqqua!

The Frog (1908), from Segundo de Chomon. (Check out my other Xathoqqua-tagged posts.)

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