Tag Archives: Brigand’s Bay

Brigand’s Bay Mud Flats

Short post today. I spent some time in Nova Scotia this summer and travelled along the Bay of Fundy: I’m not really a “water person” – I grew up about as far as you can get in North America from … Continue reading

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Mount Kinkade and the Spiral Mountain Array

Another short art post. This is a piece by Thomas Kinkade, an American pastoral painter: He is generally held in low esteem by art critics, but he worked with Ralph Bakshi on background art for the 1983 animated feature film … Continue reading

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Hyperborean Demographics – Brigand’s Bay

My third post on Hyperborean demographics will discuss Brigand’s Bay. The AS&SH Hyperborean Gazetteer describes it thusly: This inlet is lined with the petty holdings of thieves, outlaws, and other villainous men. These holdings emerged at the end of the … Continue reading

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Setting Info – Personalities of Fort Türas

UPDATE (27-Sep-15): I’m going to try to keep this post up-to-date with key NPCs from Türas Tem and environs. Malyn is the most recent addition. Bjorn Skullsplitter (Ftr 8): The Jarl of Türas Tem, Bjorn is a battle-hardened Viking warrior … Continue reading

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Setting Info – Armour Costs in Türas Tem

One item that came up last session… Costs for heavy armour in Astonishing ACKS are higher than in the Core Rules. And the selection in Türas Tem is somewhat limited: Cost Armour Class Weight Avail? Light Armour:   Soft Leather 10 … Continue reading

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Setting Info – Regional Hexmap

I meant to post this earlier; here’s the regional hexmap for the current campaign: Scale is 3 miles per hex. Bjorn Skullsplitter rules from Fort Türas along the banks of the Krysivor River at the north shore of Brigand’s Bay. … Continue reading

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Session Report – The Fall of Calford

Well, yesterday we actually played a session of Astonishing ACKS! I ran it as a “character funnel”, starting with eight 1st-level PCs (two per player), and whittling that down to four by the session’s end. (Plus one maimed survivor.) The … Continue reading

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