I'm traveling this week and will likely have lots of solo RPG time. With this particular adventure, Getek's saga takes another twist as he delves into a dungeon. Tags: Holy Site (Shou cult from Tea Riots in Xian Part 1) Size: Heretic hideout, 8 locations Inhabitants: Shou + Tide Cult (mix to taste) Thing: Black relic … Continue reading Into the Temple of Zuveng
I only know one way to love things: throw myself into completely, maybe even obsessively. That has an obvious dark side to it: at some point, I often tire of the thing and cast it aside, at least temporarily, once I've finished devouring it intellectually. I crave that sense of newness, of exploration. (Earlier in life, I feared … Continue reading I only know one way to love things.
Getek returns for another urban adventure! This time, civil disturbances provide a backdrop for the fact that he has had an evidently complicated love life. Even if he saves everyone, complications will almost certainly result... Also, I'm still experimenting with the format of these posts and future ones will probably continue to vary considerably. Urban … Continue reading Tea Riots in Xian, Part 1
I'm not entirely sure playing an RPG in a convention-like environment or at a gaming store is as good as we might hold it up to be sometimes. A couple of weeks ago, I went out to a comic store in my city that's known for having lots of players. Wednesday night Adventurers League easily … Continue reading FLGSuck
I picked up Scarlet Heroes again after far too long. While Madcat's urban adventure report puts mine to shame, I thought I'd still post this. And I learned from theirs for the next one! Character Overview Getek of Still Water is an Elf Magic-User. His traits include Elven Senses, Market Mage (x2), and Strikingly Attractive. … Continue reading Rescuing a Moneylender
Because I wanted to keep trying solo dungeon runs separately from some urban adventure, I rolled up a character specifically for delving and finding gold. In the Red Tide setting, the stereotypical dwarven lust for gold is explained by their "religion" or at least their metaphysical views about using it in the afterlife to attack a goddess … Continue reading Scarlet Caverns
Most of the time when playing Scarlet Heroes, I run an urban adventure. This time, I wanted to see how the solo dungeon adventures work. So I took my magic user Ye Xue into a temple to see what he can find, looking for some magical knowledge or something. Type: Temple (Heretic Hideout) Size: 1d20=14 locations … Continue reading Scarlet Dungeon