Tag: epic fantasy


January 2018 Newsletter

Hello everyone, and welcome back to the Crossroads dear mortals. After a thin two months and quiet work, we here at DasWyrd strive to make some simple and yet -lasting- goals in the days and weeks to come. In reflection of 2017, we can say that we aimed a little too high and thus have […]


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 […]


July 2017 Newsletter

Can it be that we’re already in the seventh month of 2017? By the gods it feels like time is flying by this year with new events happening every day! This month will be a bit light in content compared to the previous months as its summer and there are some life changes happening for […]


Sketch: Princess Sik’anzi

Ielaasik’anzi nii Ganee Princess Sik’anzi of Ganee There are very few figures as important in Crescent history as Sky Seer Sik’anzi. She was born in the year TA 0.71 (year 71 of the Torn Age) to Queen Kilanii Hawkrider and King Akai of Ganee. Her birth was the result of an extensive series of negotiations […]


March 2017 Newsletter

Hello Wyrdkin! Did you enjoy February? Because we did! A lot happened this past February including a jump in traffic to our website and increasing interest in our publications. But enough about that, let’s talk about what we are planning on doing in for the final month of the First Quarter of 2017!   Quarter […]


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. […]


ThreeFold Day!

ThreeFold Seer finally comes out tomorrow!! After years of work, DasWyrd is going to be throwing a small Launch Party in our hometown of Bellingham, WA. It’s not a long one, but we hope to gather for around an hour from 5pm to 6pm on the 16th! Stop by and meeting the author (me Padraig […]


DasVlog | Episode 5: Shamanpunk

After a small hiatus we return with the latest Episode of DasVlog! This time we talk about Shamanpunk, the primary sub-genre which DasWyrd is using to describe our debut novel, Those Apart. This video is less about more and more about the inspiration and thought behind the new genre.


Themes: High Fantasy

“History often resembles myth, because they are both ultimately of the same stuff.” -J.R.R. Tolkien   At its heart fantasy is about escapism. When we dream of mighty elves battling orcs on the fields of Pelennor in the Return of the King we are walking away from reality and walking into a word of the fantastic. […]


Walk the Crossroads | Episode 25: The Wak’a Mecha

This month on Land in the Stars we bring another short lore podcast on the Mecha Technology of the Avalon Cluster. Wak’a are the mysterious feather cloaked mecha of the Itsuyo Kingship and piloted by the ferocious Knights of Balam. These religious zealots seek to conquer the Avalon Cluster entirely to bring about the foretold […]