Tag Archives: Hyperborean

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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Further Inscriptions

Well I’ll be damned. A player figured out the Mysterious Inscriptions. Congratulations! That was unexpected. Here are some more, continuing from the first writings:

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Mysterious Inscriptions

The builders of the Black City engraved texts in an alien script. The meaning of their language has been lost and the writing has not been translated. There is one message that has been found repeated throughout the Black City. … Continue reading

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Shazun Zhuu, Hyperborean Noble

(I’ve run several Astonishing ACKS sessions online since my last adventure logs; here’s a recent addition to the party – a Hyperborean Noble restored from hibernation.) A young scion of a lesser Hyperborean noble house, Shazun Zhuu showed sufficient promise … Continue reading

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ACKS Vivimancer

Continuing with yesterday’s biotech theme, I’m presenting an ACKSified version of the Vivimancer from Theorems & Thaumaturgy and the Complete Vivimancer. Vivimancers (also known as fleshcrafters) are mages who study the arcane manipulation of biological life. They typically evince the … Continue reading

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Hyperborean Biotechnology

I’m still on an Alien/Prometheus kick and am really digging the Hyperboreans as Promethean Engineers thing. I’m thinking of playing up Hyperborean Biotechnology in my game. I’ve got a draft put together for an ACKS Vivimancer class, based on the … Continue reading

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Hyperboreans as Promethean Engineers

I did my very first Astonishing ACKS post over three-and-a-half years ago on the topic of Hyperborean Custom Classes. At the time, I had in my mind an image of the race from the Dark Horse Conan comics; specifically the … Continue reading

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