Weaving, sewing, quilting, tapestries — these arts were part of what common people did in the times that inspire fantasy storytelling. It’s rare that these professions are featured as heroes, but they should be. They are community leaders or practitioners of the quiet circle, often of women unempowered in a society. From these origins one…
Adding Sports as a Tool to your 5th edition D&D game opens your table up to new stories and backgrounds for the characters.
Before you were a hero you were a Caravanserai, a keeper of an outpost that is inn, trade center, waypoint, and safe haven all at once. The traditional western trope of an innkeeper is provided as an alternate.
The characters within the campaign Uprising and Rebellion, my current D&D campaign.
One of my players invented a fantasy sport for use in our Dungeons & Dragons campaign. This is how I’d run it.
In the World of the Everflow all dragons have hoards. At this point of Uprising and Rebellion the group has met those that hoard books (paper dragons), jewels and fine art (jaculus), animal companions (black dragons) and strife (blue dragons). Heading towards the final faceoff with the great wyrm blue dragon there’s a desire to…
Whether the peoples in your fantasy world travel by land or water there will be those who specialize in getting others from place to place. This is another new background for 5e D&D.
Now entering the underground of Sheljar our heroes find the results of the nightmares that haunted the bog-city for two decades.
An abandoned temple serves as the stopping point for the sky-cable. Does it hide something from Sheljar’s darkest past?
There is an older name for this neighborhood, but it is now called Chupmolea. Named after the goblin who suggested maintaining a sky-cable gondola network powered by mulgobs and the large beasts that the Kin connect with.