Tag Archives: ASSH

Worms of the Earth

There’s less than a day left now in the HYPERBOREA: Beasts & Cannibals Kickstarter. You should pitch in, if you haven’t already! Jeff Talanian released a new teaser image for the Kickstarter today (by Jason Sholtis), and it’s awesome: This … 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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Influences & Adventures

As I mentioned earlier, I mostly swipe other peoples’ stuff and mash it together for my games. In the case of the Black City campaign, the obvious primary source is Dan Arendt’s Black City Project, from his Dreams in the … 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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