GURPS · Town Creation · Worked Example

An Example of Village Creation

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

Gazetteer · GURPS · Worked Example

Gazetteer: The Wistwilds

(For those who came in late: these “Gazetteer” entries are a tourist’s guide to a fantasy world I created in a previous series of posts, using this procedural system.   You might want to check out the complete world map, or the other gazetteer posts.  Enjoy!) The Wistwilds A  wild stretch of the Northern mountains,… Continue reading Gazetteer: The Wistwilds

Gazetteer · GURPS · Worked Example

Gazetteer: Eldritch Eldervale!

(For those who came in late: these “Gazetteer” entries are a tourist’s guide to a fantasy world I created in a previous series of posts, using this procedural system.   You might want to check out the complete world map, or the other gazetteer posts.  Enjoy!) Eldervale A steep-sided river-valley, cradled by rugged mountains.  The… Continue reading Gazetteer: Eldritch Eldervale!

Gazetteer · GURPS · Worked Example

Gazetteer: Sheltered Halandia (“Whitevale”)

(For those who came in late: these “Gazetteer” entries are a tourist’s guide to a fantasy world I created in a previous series of posts, using this procedural system.   You might want to check out the complete world map, or the other gazetteer posts.  Enjoy!) Halandia (“Whitevale”) A tiny, pretty, hilly realm cradled among… Continue reading Gazetteer: Sheltered Halandia (“Whitevale”)

Gazetteer · GURPS · Worked Example

Gazetteer: Cultured Rasitar!

(For those who came in late: these “Gazetteer” entries are a tourist’s guide to a fantasy world I created in a previous series of posts, using this procedural system.   You might want to check out the complete world map, or the other gazetteer posts.  Enjoy!) Rasitar (“The Dowered Lands”) A rich, cultured, and sophisticated… Continue reading Gazetteer: Cultured Rasitar!

Gazetteer · GURPS · Worked Example

Gazetteer: Mighty Valiroth!

(For those who came in late: these “Gazetteer” entries are a tourist’s guide to a fantasy world I created in a previous series of posts, using this procedural system.   You might want to check out the complete world map, or the other gazetteer posts.  Enjoy!) Valiroth A militaristic land governed by a caste of… Continue reading Gazetteer: Mighty Valiroth!

GURPS · Worked Example

Reflections: Solving the Hawkfolk Problem

(For those who came in late: having completed the initial sketch of a new fantasy world, I’m now reflecting on how it went.) In the last post, I mentioned that I wasn’t quite comfortable with the Hawkfolk, since generally I prefer to keep the central civilized areas of the world “low fantasy” – and yet… Continue reading Reflections: Solving the Hawkfolk Problem