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Today I’m taking my Fantasy Settlement Creation System for another spin. Last time, I created a tiny village – the haunted hamlet of Grimwych. This time I’m going to create a teeming metropolis, to show how the system works at the other end of the scale. Other than that, I’ve got no idea at all… Continue reading An Example of City Creation
Having created a whole bunch of hex boards to represent indoor spaces, I decided to try to make a hex board representing an outdoor space. It wasn’t easy. Q: What was the problem? A: Those damned hexes, obviously. The great thing about making battlemaps for indoor spaces like dungeons is that you can pass off the hexes… Continue reading My Campsite Battlemap for GURPS Dungeon Fantasy
Darren Watts’ Golden Age Champions Kickstarter is approaching its closing hours now – if “superheroes punching Nazis” is your idea of a good time, then don’t forget to get in on it, before it’s too late! If you want some assurances about quality before backing the Kickstarter, you might want to read this post. There,… Continue reading Your Last Chance to Punch Hitler!
A few weeks back, I posted some photos of my old GURPS Dungeon Fantasy Hex Boards. Since then, I’ve made some new ones – and I like them a lot more. The last time I did this was proof of concept; this time, I really went to town. I started by making just one big… Continue reading New Battlemaps for GURPS Dungeon Fantasy!
In a previous post, I used my Fantasy Town Creation System to sketch a portrait of the little haunted hamlet of Grimwych (pronounced “Grimmich”). Normally I’d stop at that level of detail. But since I’m enjoying this exercise, today I thought I’d color in my sketch of Grimwych a little, so as to work it… Continue reading An Example of Village Creation II – Fleshing Out Grimwych
Today I’m taking my Fantasy Settlement Creation System for a spin, just to show how it works. This time, I’ll be creating a small hamlet. I’ve got no idea what’s going to happen next – we’ll see! Step 1: Theme First, I roll for a Theme. (Rolling…) 2,4: “Haunted”. Interesting. “Haunted Hamlet”, here we come! … Continue reading An Example of Village Creation
Do you need a big bunch of tables for creating Fantasy Villages, Towns, and Cities? You know you do! Today I finally finished my system for creating flavorful fantasy settlements on the fly – I’ve posted it under the new “Towns” tab, above. If you’re GMing a standard GM-and-players game, you can use it during… Continue reading A System for Creating Fantasy Towns
Well, after receiving a whole bunch of great advice from helpful readers, I’ve finally decided how to spend Temian’s points. Feel free to take a look. Temian’s Five Discretionary Character Points Temian is spending his five discretionary points as follows: 1pt in Hidden Lore (Demons) 1 pt in Broadsword 1pt in Traps 1pt in Stealth… Continue reading Temian’s New Skills!
Darren Watts, one-time owner of Hero Games, is running a Kickstarter for his new Golden Age Champions RPG book. The basic idea: you play superheroes fighting Nazis during the WWII era, in the style of the “Golden Age” comic books of the late 1930s and early 1940s. Fun stuff. As Darren says in the Kickstarter… Continue reading Punch Hitler!