Tag Archives: Skandik

Revisionist Theology Pt. 1 – Mjölnir

“Are you Thor, the god of hammers?” – Odin, Thor Ragnarok I’ve been running my Astonishing ACKS campaign for a few years now. I’m pretty happy with how things are going, and am glad that I’ve archived a lot of … Continue reading

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Ysabel of Jörmungandr

In my earlier Stone of Sakkara game, I threatened the PCs with rival adventuring parties; specifically, the “Five Delvers” and the “Seekers”. Whenever the PCs left booty behind, they would return to find it looted by these enterprising competitors. Now … Continue reading

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Astonishing ACKS – Skandik Deities

(This post has been brewing for a while – since the PCs were in Brigand’s Bay, in fact. I tend to view the Skandiks of Vikland as “asshole Vikings”, typifying the worst stereotypes from Old Earth history. The reason, I … Continue reading

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Hyperborean Demographics – New Vinland

A fairly short post today, covering the Skandik realm of New Vinland. New Vinland is a vassal domain of Vikland and is located between Brigand’s Bay and the Gal Hills. It is described by the AS&SH Hyperborean Gazetteer as follows: … Continue reading

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Hyperborean Languages

I’ve started organizing information from my Astonishing ACKS campaign into actual pages on this gameblog. I’m posting this fragment today so I don’t misplace it… All PCs are assumed speak Common and their cultural dialect. Degree of literacy depends on … Continue reading

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