Tag Archives: Türas

Revisionist Theology Pt. 1 – Mjölnir

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 my thoughts on this gameblog, but there are a few things … 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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Astonising ACKS – Empyrean Clerics

(This post provides rules for Empyrean Clerics and Bladedancers, presented as options those who [for whatever reason] do not wish their characters to pay obeisance to a bat-sloth-toad deity of Chaos.) Worship of “historical” gods from Old Earth has largely … Continue reading

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Astonishing ACKS – Türas, Thunderer of the Gods

(Two players in my kickoff session chose Clerics of Türas as PCs – and both survived (although one was maimed). Check out my previous post on Auran gods; here are house rules for the gritty Hyperborean reboot of Thor.) This … Continue reading

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