Monthly Archives: September 2009

The Lorestaves: Causens’ Corner in the Temples

Sign of the Squandering Snail: Causens’ Corner Written by Fraser Ronald Causens’ Corner is the Temples writ small. Filled with desperate individuals barely eking out an existence and cursing fate and their own circumstances with equal venom, the Corner is … Continue reading

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Swords and A Squandering Snail: The Minstrel and the Prophet

As related in Swords and Meetings, Cade of Galaras, a poet and dramatist opposed to the Church of Herotus, has joined three accomplices to oppose the Church of Herotus: Eam, a sorcerer and ex-mercenary; Drustan, a Half-Orc Barbarian; and Sabrine, … Continue reading

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Mundus Novit: Is That Opportunity Knocking?

In a game, your players tend to expect their plans to fall apart quickly, for everything to hit the fan, including the brown stuff. That’s why, when things go smoothly, like the plan in “Target of Opportunity,” the players get … Continue reading

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The Lorestaves: Bowden and the Temples

Sign of the Squandering Snail: Basics Morvia and Bowden the creation of Dean Martin Written by Fraser Ronald This product was devised both as a generic setting supplement that can be dropped into any campaign and as part of an … Continue reading

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Swords and A Squandering Snail: Dramatic Entrances

As related in Swords and Meetings, Cade of Galaras, a poet and dramatist opposed to the Church of Herotus, has joined three accomplices to oppose the Church of Herotus: Eam, a sorcerer and ex-mercenary; Drustan, a Half-Orc Barbarian; and Sabrine, … Continue reading

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Mundus Novit: Dark Horizons – Target of Opportunity

In “The Stream,” Boyle and his team get jumped in Kathmandu by a crew who may work for the Chinese. In “The Vault,” a special section of Canada’s Communications Security Establishment is monitoring Kathmandu, which has gone dark to all … Continue reading

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Lorestaves: the Knights

The Blessed and Loyal Military Order of the Holy Mount Concepts by Dean Martin and Fraser Ronald Written by Fraser Ronald The Knights of the Holy Mount, often simply called the Holy Knights, are no longer a religious order at … Continue reading

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News Hooks: Somali Snatch and Grab

A very interesting and public use of US military assets for a direct action mission. It’s totally a guess, but I would say 160th SOAR and Delta. This is exactly the kind of stuff I would run in a Covert … Continue reading

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Swords and Meetings: the Bar

In “The Alley”, Cade of Galaras, a poet and dramatist opposed to the Church of Herotus, faced a group of Holy Knights. Three warriors came to his aid: Eam, a sorcerer and ex-mercenary; Drustan, a Half-Orc Barbarian; and Sabrine, an … Continue reading

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Mundus Novit: Kathmandu Campaigning

Running a campaign similar to Dark Horizons is a tough one. All of the characters act pretty independently. Granted, there is a goal presented to them—find Boyle. How they go about that goal is strictly left in their hands. It’s … Continue reading

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