MOTM Musings, and Recent Releases

It's been a few months! Back in March, I chose not to make a post here about that month's issue of my Monster of the Month (MOTM) series because I participated in April's Camp NaNoWriMo writing marathon. Working, appropriately, on future issues of MOTM. Taking time to post something meaningful here usually has the consequence … Continue reading MOTM Musings, and Recent Releases

Sylthi—Session Three

This weekend, we continued my RuneQuest: Roleplaying in Glorantha campaign exploring the city of Sylthi. Sylthi is a minor city in the matrifocal land of Esrolia. I’ve chosen to explore it because it homes the main temple of the Sword Sages of Lhankor Mhy, and I love the idea of ass-kicking kung fu sorcerers. I … Continue reading Sylthi—Session Three

Sylthi—Session Zero & Session One

The following is reposted from Facebook posts talking about my Sylthi campaign, archived here for longevity and ease of access. Session Zero Did adventurer creation for a new RQG campaign last night! Finally get to playtest/chaotically explore the Esrolia material I've been messing around with. We currently have: A Yinkini herder, the neglected son of … Continue reading Sylthi—Session Zero & Session One

Asrelia Retires

My usual session of RuneQuest this week was cancelled, so I spent my time in Sylthi writing a myth instead. A collection of similar stories will be collected in one chapter, "Sylthelan Mythology," of the forthcoming City Guide. I'll probably post other tales as they get written. I really enjoyed writing this story. That's the … Continue reading Asrelia Retires

Renharth Blackveins — MOTM #14

February's issue of Monster of the Month is now available on the Jonstown Compendium! This month's issue of Monster of the Month continues the series of Rune Masters begun last month. Inside, you'll find a terrifying Sword of Humakt, Renharth Blackveins. Raised under the rule of the Lunar invaders, Renharth embodies patriotism without hatred, antagonism with respect. In addition … Continue reading Renharth Blackveins — MOTM #14

Shaivalla, Well-Loved — MOTM #13

This year's first issue of Monster of the Month is now available on the Jonstown Compendium! This month's issue inaugurates a series presenting powerful Rune Masters for your game of RuneQuest. Shaivalla is a power-hungry priestess of Ernalda. Inside, you'll find her history and motives, a magic item, and the retinue which accompanies her throughout … Continue reading Shaivalla, Well-Loved — MOTM #13

First Impressions — “The Red Book of Magic”

I've just finished my first read-through of Chaosium's new release for RuneQuest, The Red Book of Magic. Since my "First Impressions" post was popular last time, I've decided to do so once more. This article is not a review! I haven't played any of the new content provided for RuneQuest, and my read-through was done … Continue reading First Impressions — “The Red Book of Magic”

Recent Releases & Other News

It's been a while since I wrote an update on the website! I've been continuing to write game content for the Jonstown Compendium, the community content program on DriveThruRPG for Chaosium's game RuneQuest. What I've been working on there is the focus of this update. Monster of the Month MOTM issues #1–4 As I mentioned … Continue reading Recent Releases & Other News

Review — A Rough Guide to Glamour

The Jonstown Compendium—Chaosium's community content program for RuneQuest: Roleplaying in Glorantha—has on offer a variety of fan-produced game supplements, all in digital formats. Until now! A Rough Guide to Glamour, from Nick Brooke, Chris Gidlow, and Mike Hagen, is the first release on the storefront available in hard copy, printed on demand. Consequently, this review will … Continue reading Review — A Rough Guide to Glamour

First Impressions—”The Pegasus Plateau & Other Stories”

Chaosium recently published their third adventure pack for the newest edition of their tabletop roleplaying game RuneQuest: Roleplaying in Glorantha, titled The Pegasus Plateau & Other Stories. I've just finished reading it. In this post, I'm going to take some time to go chapter by chapter through the new book, and talk a little about each. … Continue reading First Impressions—”The Pegasus Plateau & Other Stories”