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Vastlands

Under the Needle 2: The Broken Steppe

Being continued from the first post. Our explorers find themselves in a landscape of shattered sentinel trees, flowering overthorns, and wide open expanses of yellowgrass. Orcoons mock them from the boughs, while grazing megaporcs…Continue readingUnder the Needle 2: The Broken Steppe

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Roleplaytime Vastlands

Fun Under the Needle

Being an anticanon set of tables for the island known to the Circle Sea autochthones as the Needle and to some sages as the Pedestal of the Ladder of Heaven and the cetacean songherds…Continue readingFun Under the Needle

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System Vastlands

Cocreation: Local Cultures

A random cultural trait generator for the Rainbowlands (and other places in the UVG).Continue readingCocreation: Local Cultures

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System Vastlands

Mechanics: Assets

This is a post on one of the resource mechanics in SDM – Our Golden Age, but it should be applicable to any rpg system that uses some kind of discrete wealth (as opposed…Continue readingMechanics: Assets

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Development News System Vastlands

UVG2E & the Synthetic Dream Machine

Where to sign up for UVG 2E? Where to get the freshly released SDM: Eternal Return Key ruleset? How to put up with the author’s maudlin ways? News for this blog?Continue readingUVG2E & the Synthetic Dream Machine

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Roleplaytime Vastlands

The Purchased Brother: One-Shot Heist

on running a one-shot heist / a game accelerating rule (criticality) / the story of the Purchased Brother / aftermathContinue readingThe Purchased Brother: One-Shot Heist

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Development News System Vastlands

Making a Game: There and Back Again

An overview of where my writing and drawing is at.Continue readingMaking a Game: There and Back Again

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Development System Vastlands

Creative Permutations: Dead City

—The slow horizon has eaten the living god. The millennial city falls. Gore runs in the archaic streets. Bones break beneath the stud wheels of the conquerors. —”Reason!” they yell as they sack the…Continue readingCreative Permutations: Dead City

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Ekleksikon Vastlands

Orgs, Organitrash

UVG • VotBO • Mythos • Story • Faction Who are the Orgs? They are the shameful baseline humans of polymorph variety. A riot of creatures with strange shapes and terrible adaptation; skins that…Continue readingOrgs, Organitrash

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Ekleksikon Vastlands

Mud Sculptor

The princess of trials, the mother of life, goes by many names. Few as deliciously malicious as mud sculptor. In those first days of new time at the unmaking of heaven, she pondered, “How…Continue readingMud Sculptor