Category: Writing

Feb
04

Scald-Crow – Trouble 3

I had the spear, or at least it was in reach. I could feel the power of aetheric energy wafting off it. It was like a torch in the night to me as the skin around it began to black and cook on the sluagh’s flesh. My eyes narrowed to slits as I focused, and […]

Jan
28

Scald-Crow: Trouble 2

The muck of flesth around my arm only served to hold me in place like a rotting vise. I wasn’t interested in dying in the thing south so as the last bit of the incantation left my lips I could feel a shock of electricity. Energy surged along my free arm as arcs of magic […]

Jan
19

Scald Crow – Trouble 1

The Sluagh, flying souls on the wind that love to steal the spirits of others. In Ireland they use to keep westerly doors closed to keep them out. Yeah, that’s now how they really work. Sluagh are from another plane, another realm, so when the Fae brought them here it all went to shit in […]

Jun
17
Mar
02

Darker Dungeons: The Dragon

“I kill where I wish and none dare resist. I laid low the warriors of old and they’re like is not in the world today. Then I was but young and tender. Now I am old and strong, strong strong.” -Smaug, The Hobbit, J.R.R. Tolkien The penultimate challenged laid before the hero be it a […]

Dec
03

Darker Dungeons: The Power of Polities

“There is nothing impossible to him who will try.” -Alexander the Great World creation is one of the toughest and most challenging skills one can undertake in writing. Part of the problem stems not from just the characters and peoples within it, but also the various political entities that inhabit it. It is one thing […]

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 […]

Jul
30

Darker Dungeons: The Evil Horde

“MY LIFE FOR THE HORDE” -War Cry of the Horde on Azeroth From the east, they are said to come to a vast horde of unrelenting ferocity and savage hunger. They move like a great wave out of their far homeland and conquer the “Civilized” lands like a plague. An evil horde is often composed of […]

Jun
25

Themes: Diesel Punk

“Fortune and glory, kid. Fortune and glory.” -Doctor Indiana Jones Did you grow up on Indian Jones like me and love the focus of adventuring in a period just after the Second World War? Do you love the retro-grunge combustion engine fueled dream of fallout and remember age old disney shows about “the future”? Look […]

Jun
19

Darker Dungeons: The Five Races

“Moonlight drowns out all but the brightest stars.” -J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings We have delved repeatedly into how to build a world and manipulate the points of interest that go into designing it. This is our opening work which allows the creator to decide the basics of the world, and how to […]