Category Archives: Astonishing ACKS

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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Hyperborean Time-Warp

I’m publishing an old post today that I’ve had in draft forever… In my Astonishing ACKS campaign I was pretty vague about the length of year. The Hyperborea as-published in AS&SH has a 13-year orbital period; I mentioned this in … Continue reading

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Hyperborean City Geomorphs

I wasn’t originally going to post this publicly, but several of you have expressed interest. A few years ago I swiped an excellent writeup by Rodger Burns on the Vaults of Pandius website (dedicated to the Mystaran gameworld). I was … Continue reading

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Hyperborean Laboratory Finale

I wrapped up the Hyperborean Laboratories this week. The Murderhobos reached the main control computer for the entire facility and were trying to deactivate the portals, but rolled a natural “1” instead. The site promptly began folding in on itself, … Continue reading

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Revisionist Theology Pt. 3 – Artemis

This is my third Revisionist Theology post, converting the Empyrean gods of the Auran campaign to the Greek gods of AS&SH. Today I provide guidelines for Artemis. This one was tricky; Artemis is the goddess of the hunt, but I … Continue reading

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Revisionist Theology Pt. 2 – Apollo

As I mentioned in a previous post, I now regret replacing the classical Greek gods of Hyperborea (Apollo & Artemis) with their Empyrean equivalents from the Auran campaign setting (Ammonar & Ianna). I’m considering a ret-con, swapping all previous references … Continue reading

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Draining Characters of their Hard-Earned Gold

I’ve been running some low-level games for my kids lately. They’re really keen on knowing what they can buy with┬átheir ill-gotten loot. This came up as well in my previous Sakkara game, and I figured I should highlight “interesting things … Continue reading

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