Finishline. Or close to it. After going over the basics of the setting, and after a detailed look at creatures and religions, it’s high time to give some more background information on the different countries, the names of which have already popped up here and there.
In the vein of classic “continental” fantasy, Nydele boasts some countries whose differences may seem overly pronounced, considering their geographic closeness . Continue reading
When Dark Heresy made its debut as the first official Warhammer 40,000 roleplaying game, I was mostly busy with raging (on the internet, no less!) about how the limited focus on playing acolytes of the Inquisition wasn’t exactly helpful and didn’t do the universe justice.
(So somewhat out of spite, I went on to use different systems for Warhammer 40,000, as I had before the advent of Dark Heresy.) Continue reading
Welcome to the second installment of the article series about my fantasy setting Nydele. Today we are going to look at what I perceive as one of the major strengths of the setting. Even though none can lay claim to the truth, Nydele still sports a number of wonderful religions. But I am getting ahead of myself. Before we come to the religions, we will dwell a bit on Nydele’s fauna and flora first.
Crowd Funding seems to be the next big thing. It has already built quite a momentum and somewhere on the line I became a fan of the concept. What is crowd funding? Well, the platforms and Wikipedia have this covered in detail but the idea is simple. You explain the project or product you want to make and instead of having to advance the money to pay the production costs you let the “customers” pay upfront. The main focus of this is naturally on products which don’t have a big company backing them or products which may or may not hit off. Continue reading
Yes, I know, February is long gone [in February there was a challenge on German RPG-blogs to post homebrew games/settings – red.]. But you probably know yourselves that things as complex as a homebrew settings can simply take a bit longer – and after all it’s not like this wouldn’t fit with the theme of d6ideas even outside of some blogger challenge.
So here it is. Nydele. Continue reading
Preparing for the game is a topic that currently makes the round on a couple of German RPG-blogs as part of a bloggers’ carnival. The focus in this has been on the minutiae of concrete, practical questions regarding game prep.
I’d like to approach this topic from another direction, taking a look at the bigger picture and touching upon something that I consider important in any event: Continue reading