Adapting LOTFP for Midderlands

I’m currently running an OSR game using the Lamentations of the Flame Princess rules, using the excellent Midderlands campaign setting created by Glynn Seal of Monkeyblood Design & Publishing (https://plus.google.com/+MonkeyblooddesignCoUk). In Lamentations there are three non-human race-classes available, Dwarves, Elves and Halflings, that aren’t covered in great detail in the Midderlands books, but that I […]

All about Aspects: D&D Races for High Concepts

Okay, now we’ve explained the basic formatting that we’re going to use to create High Concepts in this previous post and also discussed briefly using D&D concepts. In this post we look a little more closely at the idea of using the core D&D character races from the PHB as part of a High Concept.

Dungeon World – Sapphire Island mini-campaign – Player write-up session 6

Written by Kelly Grimshaw who plays the Elven druid Demanor in the game. The smoke drifting gently towards the stars, a sign that the spirits locked in the rotting corpses of Ragnar’s undead army were now making their way to the great drinking hall of Valhalla.  The hunk of ice that carried the headless carcass of the […]

Dungeon World – Sapphire Island mini-campaign – Player write-up session 5

Written by Kelly Grimshaw who plays the Elven druid Demanor in the game. In a large capital city Royal city, there was no let up from the crowds of pedestrians, shoppers and other people and animals going about their business. From early morning, traffic starts building up. Barrows, hand carts and animal pulled carts trundled along, with […]

Dungeon World – Sapphire Island mini-campaign – Player write-up session 4

Written by Kelly Grimshaw who plays the Elven druid Demanor in the game. After the fires had died away on Strike’s uncles’ longboat we set to the huge task of sending the rest of Axehome to Valhalla. As no one had been spared it took three extra boats to usher them into the otherworld and when […]

Dungeon World – Sapphire Island mini-campaign – Player write-up session 2

This is a write-up by one of the players (Kelly Grimshaw) of our second Sapphire Island Dungeon World session, Kelly plays the elven druid Demanor in the campaign. Stepping back on board Strike shifted his weight on his forward foot, he stepped to the left and the right then behind him, after his attack on […]

Dungeon World – Sapphire Island mini-campaign – Player write-up session 1

This is a write-up by one of the players (Kelly Grimshaw) of our first Sapphire Island Dungeon World session, Kelly plays the elven druid Demanor in the campaign. Walking through my home known to the rest of the world as the Wildlands I could feel the piece and serenity of the land. The air, usually […]