Author Archives: K-Slacker

About K-Slacker

Gamer and referee for online gameblogs.

Scenes from Svalbard

Here are some maps and images of Svalbard – or THULE, as its known to the PCs. I’m running the next game in my Black City campaign tonight and want to show some pretty pictures to them. First, here is … Continue reading

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Black City – Runic Tradition

There are a surprising number of magic-users in my Black City campaign, given that I was expecting a boatload of Viking reavers. In the ACKS Heroic Companion, ceremonialists practice their art within a set of traditions, each representing a school … Continue reading

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Mustelids in ACKS

The Mustelidae (from Latin mustela, weasel) are a family of carnivorous mammals, including weasels, badgers, otters, martens, mink, and wolverines, among others. – Wikipedia Mustelidae entry A player in my Black City campaign wants a wolverine for his shaman’s totem … Continue reading

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Gnomes!

Tonight I was checking out the Dungeon Dozen, when I ran across the following most excellent picture by Jason Sholtis: Henceforth in my campaigns, all Gnomes shall have elongated skulls. This, obviously, is the reason for the pointy hats. (My … Continue reading

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Minimalist & Rules-Light Games

Wow; massive post today. I think I’ve had this one brewing for a while… It’s mostly rambling and I honestly don’t know who the intended audience is. It kind of continues the theme of my previous post, but focuses on … Continue reading

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Nostalgia Kick

So I’ve been on something of a nostalgia kick for the past few weeks. It started when I stumbled upon Jason Scott’s BBS Documentary and was reminded of my old modem days. From there I moved onto his Interactive Fiction … Continue reading

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Session Report – The Pumpkin Lord of Lankshorn

Here’s a write-up for my latest Halloween game, an altered version of the Pumpkin Lord adventure from Scribe of Orcus #1. This was actually the second time I ran this adventure – you can check out my previous session report … Continue reading

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