Evildoer… Tyrant... Nemesis…
These are the people (or monsters) who drive your game’s narrative, giving shape to the wicked plans you’ve come up with, and serving up all manner of nasty plots and schemes for the heroes of the story to foil. Whether they inhabit a dark, crumbling tower at the edge of civilization, a deep, dark cave in the highlands, or the castle looming... [click here for more]
All Too Familiar is another fine resource created by Colin Chapman. This free 4-page PDF document presents a variety of small animals suitable for use as “familiars” by magicians and witches in any Hyperborea campaign. I am particularly fond of the pegomastax, which will find immediate use in my own Hyperborea campaign.
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Gods. Spirits. Demons. Supernatural entities, or maybe mere myths. Omnipotent creators, powerful beings who occasionally interact with lesser ones, or impersonal concepts. Saviors, benevolent helpers who offer illumination or practical assistance, aloof observers, petty mischief-makers, or evil presences. Whatever they are, humankind has always been obsessed with them and with their demands: compliance... [click here for more]
When you trespass,
the reason you feel
you are being watched
is because you are.
The fear is real.
When you steal,
the dread that comes over you
is neither guilt nor paranoia,
but the cold certitude of fate.
The curse is real.
When you die,
know that your life was but a flash
upon the face of the deep
in the mind of your judge.
We are real.
And we are arisen.... [click here for more]
Quick Start Equipment List for AS&SH is a free, time-saving resource created by Ben Ball. This 7-page PDF document helps players speed up the purchase of starting equipment, including a variety of adventure packs to choose from and premade starting lists.
ASTONISHING SWORDSMEN & SORCERERS of HYPERBOREA™... [click here for more]
A streamlined, stripped down, "quickstart" version of the Sixcess Core product.
It's enough to grok and play in an evening.
4 sample characters and a full adventure are included.
Remember, this is a stripped down and streamlined ruleset - nothing complicated, no alternative rules, no modifiers or complexity is folded in. It's a bare-bones "how do the dice work in this game"... [click here for more]