Things in the Dark: Light Sources (March 2017 RPG Blog Carnival)

It’s impossible to consider the darkness unless you have a source of light. As a species, we’re simply not equipped to see the types of energy wavelengths that other creatures can. It puts most humanoids at a disadvantage when exploring the dark places. So for this month’s blog carnival (exploring Things in the Dark), I…

Beware the Risen and the Fallen

Welcome to the world, sons and daughters. You have learned much but now it is time for the truth. We exist in this world of ours at the whims of the Gods, but not the Gods you think. In reality there are only two forces: The Light and the Dark. The Celestial Well and the…

Divine Magicks in the Temple of the Earthen Father

As we prepare to release The Brigade, an adventure for Mazes & Perils, I had to review¬†the text for a religion I had created a while back called the Temple of the Earthen Father. There’s an appendix in the module that details it to some degree, but I began considering it from a more extreme…

Don’t Forget To Look Up

Whether you’re exploring a cave system, a dungeon, a jungle, or even an urban landscape, one lesson has stuck with me since playing through my first adventures in Dungeons & Dragons: Look Up. Why? You never know what be crawling around on the ceiling! Whether it’s simply spiders waiting to drop down, wrap you in…

Light, Dark, and the Grey Between

Like many fans of fantasy, science fiction, and comic book projects, I was sucked into the world of Daredevil on Netflix recently. I won’t spoil anything here, but thought a few things were quite intriguing as far as the use of color in such a dark world. Certain characters tend to remain fairly monochromatic through…

Moral and Ethical Ambiguity, Part 4 of 4 – Conclusions

So from the first three parts of this series (part 1, part 2, part 3), you hopefully have seen some of the thought that went into our slightly different take on alignment for Moebius Adventures. Again, this is totally portable and could be used with any system I think. But does it work? The jury’s…

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