Tag Archives: Hyperborea

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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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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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 Fantasy Handbook and … 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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