Tag Archives: Heroic Companion

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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Further Thoughts on ACKS Thieves

Thieves suck, as I noted in earlier post on Thievery in ACKS. I mitigated this by tweaking the odds on Thievery skills (and other, similar proficiences) – particularly at lower levels. I’m gearing up for a new ACKS campaign, which … Continue reading

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The Black City (Campaign Idea)

Last year I really got into John Arendt’s Black City Project. John explains the Black City as follows: The vision behind the project is to create a “weird horror” megadungeon, that blends the standard D&D tropes with aliens and elements … Continue reading

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Fall of Atlantis (Campaign Idea)

For the past few months I’ve been running a Dolmenwood/ Barrowmaze mashup using Labyrinth Lord and haven’t posted too much about ACKS. In the background, though, I’ve been reading the sneak peek pdfs of the ACKS Heroic Companion and Barbarian … Continue reading

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