Pitch In a time of escalating tensions throughout the world one group of men and women stand between the law and chaos; they are the Greyhawk Police Department (GDP) and these are their stories. Each episode would follow a group of detectives for the GDP as they attempt to solve the crimes that haunt the… Continue reading Greyhawk & Order
Recently I’ve been reading the book America Moves West by Robert E. Riegel and Robert G. Athearn and I was struck by the following passage: As it does today, when applied to such fields as science, industry, education, or religion, ‘frontier’ meant something new, relatively unknown, but always promising and exciting. To the pioneers the… Continue reading The Frontier isn’t the Frontier
Recently I started running a game of D&D set in the Forgotten Realms; and as I was describing where the players were in the world it occurred to me at how civilized the Realms (and my beloved Greyhawk for that matter) really are. The world still has wild spaces but there are clearly defined boarders… Continue reading Let’s Go Exploring – If We Can Ever Find Somewhere Unexplored
While many of my friends are finding themselves in a bit of a creative renascence you'll find me over here, being essential. Others are staying home, social distancing, and I'm over here going to work fighting crowds. I'm still writing though, and more will come. I just need to get through the next few days.
Using the traditional alignment system found in Dungeons & Dragons is a difficult chore for those looking to adventure in the world of Eberron. Unlike the world of Greyhawk, where the world is constantly trying to find a balance between good and evil, law and order, the world of Eberron is more often seen in… Continue reading Alignment in Eberron
One of the first things that Eberron really does to distinguish itself from the traditional understanding of race and language in Dungeons & Dragons games is in how it deals with language. In previous versions of the game an Elf almost always knows the elvish language and is able to speak it fluently from the… Continue reading Languages in Eberron
This week I’ve been spending a lot of time with the new Eberron book: Eberron, Rising from the Last War. The more time I spend with it, the more I find myself intrigued by the setting; so I’ve decided to start exploring it a bit more deeply here on the blog. To do this I’ve… Continue reading The Eberron Project