Reading it back now it has a certain wild west feel to it. It also makes quite a good introductory adventure for low level characters if you want an investigative adventure rather than out right hack and slash.… Read the rest
The Oasis is a small oasis that is mostly hidden behind sandstone rocks and formations. The oasis is a safe place to visit, although characters may not realise it is and could well attack dangerous creatures they see. It is protected by a local goddess who will not tolerate attacks on creatures within her, tiny, sphere of influence.… Read the rest
As part of our Rolemaster deconstruction I’ve followed two processes: consolidating small “skills” into larger meta-skills and changed traditional skills into inherent abilities. (Perception and Body Development being the two foremost).
Obviously, one of Rolemasters differentials with D&D was shifting almost all abilities into trainable skills.… Read the rest
The title above is a song by Grateful Dead which I thought was very apt for this post.
So we have a magical throne that urges one towards the dark arts and necromancy. The last human ruler of the city of forgotten heroes was very magical and it was them that caused the throne to be hurled down into the deepest well, or more accurately a cistern, where it should never be found again.… Read the rest
Kill The Priest sees a corrupted priest unleashing a creature to look for a religious relic. The creature is now on a quest to kill any and all powerful female priests of the deity in question. The priest is themselves a dupe, and the characters must stop the creatures and the priest.… Read the rest
I’m in the final stretch of a hectic professional life, so I barely have time to write, post or respond. However, the Rolemasterblog must go on so I’m going to do a quickie for today. Hopefully this will spark some feedback.… Read the rest
In The Tribulations of the Orachu Tribe, the characters encounter a feared local tribe, coming across the tribe when the characters need something, or simply by chance. The characters will be taken by the tribe and will be required to prove their worthiness in a series of tests.… Read the rest
Have you ever fought in a melee? With weapons? Every played around with nunchakus, flails, morning stars or just goofed off with chains, ropes, whips or similar objects? Ever chopped wood? Ever been in a fight? Have you been in a stressful dangerous situation where your heart raced, adrenaline kicked in and your palms started sweating?… Read the rest