Category: Ramblings

Jul
31

Darker Dungeons: Kill La Kill

“Fear is freedom! Subjugation is liberation! Contradiction is truth! Those are the facts of this world! And you will all surrender to them, you pigs in human clothing!” -Kiryūin Satsuki, Student Council President of Honnōji Academy In the city of q3life is controlled by the powerful forces of Honnōji Academy and its Student Council. The closer a person lives […]

Oct
22

Darker Dungeons: The Empire

“We have been tested, but we have emerged stronger. We move forward as one people: the Imperial citizens of the first Galactic Empire. We will prevail. Ten thousand years of peace begins today.” -Declaration of New Order, the Galactic Empire What is so interesting about the The Empire is the various opportunities it offers as a backsetting […]

Aug
20

Themes: The Weird West

“Mm. I was always more comfortable around numbers than people. I could control numbers. “ The Swede, Hell on Wheels If Dreadpunk had a western cousin then it would be the Weird West, a fantasy driven genre which takes the American romanticized Wild West and injects all the beloved mythology often attached to it. The […]

Aug
15

Dark Dungeons: The Kingdom

“No matter what happens kid, you done good.” -Narrator, The Bastion Most if not all major myths and tales place in the mythical Kingdom or Nation which acts as the ubiquitous Damsel-In-Distress of lands. Hyrule, the Capital Wasteland or perhaps or a combination of various countries such as Rohan and Gondor in Middle Earth. In other […]

Feb
26

Darker Dungeons – Woetide Introduction

The game begins, and the players are ready for the excitement to start. Their destination is a stereotypical gathering of the party to move the story along! A grand feast is held in their honor, and the players are invited to partake. A grand palazzo of an eastern Noble awaits them as one by one […]

Nov
26

Themes: Urban Fantasy

“When everything goes to hell, the people who stand by you without flinching — they are your family. ” -Jim Butcher When fantasy leaves the confines of older periods of history it starts to linger into the modern day. From the world of the penny dreadful was awakened a love of horror, blood, and mystery. […]

May
01

May 2016 Newsletter

The Divine smile upon you all, and hello from DasWyrd Press! Recently life in the United Kingdom and a series of changes in the lives of our staff has caused us to do a bit of a shake up here at DasWyrd. We will be making an active change to our content schedule in the […]

Feb
24

Themes: Clear Evil

On a similar note I must confess to you, I’m giving very serious thought… to eating your wife. -Hannibal Lector What defines evil? Is it that sadistic love of eating someone? Or is it the questionable ethics of the businessman. Last week I discussed Ethics and different layers of morality. The very notion of evil is questionable […]

Feb
05

What the Sierd are Avalonic Starships? Part 3

“Drop sail-shift, change to half fusion, open gun ports ensign!” Throughout the Sea of Stars a variety of spacecraft sail through the depths of the vacuum. Most are registered with the internal archives of the Artificiers Guild and others are hidden from the sight of the Triad. Legends are abound of ghost ships, lost civilizations […]

Jan
26

Founding an Imprint

School is just around the corner as the second and final semester at Brookes approaches. Sure there is a lot of work to be done between the months of June and September; and I’ll need all that time to achieve the major project before me. It feels kind of strange in a way, but I’ve […]