Tag: high fantasy


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 […]


Darker Dungeons: Choosing a Theme

At the heart of every creation are the themes which inspired it, and form its foundation. Previously, we discussed the reasons why and how to choose a foundation. From therein the creator forms and decides how their work will evolve. Part of making that foundation and weaving the creative result is what themes an artist […]


April 2017 Newsletter

The first quarter of 2017 closes quietly and the first six months of the sale of our first book comes close to its ending. Compared to March, April is going to be a month of major in-person events, and much more! On April 29th we will be at WWU participating in a one-day comic convention held […]


Walk the Crossroads | Episode 30: Taro – The Art of Ways

Psionics and martial arts meld to create Taro, the Art of Ways. Tarospices (the name given to Tarot users) manipulate energy through movement and the connection they have with their weapons. Tarospex draw inspiration from martial animate and warrior classes across history. The Samurai, the Knights of Europe, and even the Dog Soldiers all played […]


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 […]


Themes: Steampunk

Fires, flood and earthquake will be conquered and controlled. We are the ones who shall bring the power of science to all humanity like a shimmering gift of God! -Edward, Steamboy tWhat would the world be like if we still used steam power, and strove to advance science in that vain? What if the world […]


Walk the Crossroads | Episode 28: Tek and Psi Intro

It is time to discuss the powers of the mind known as Tek in the LITS universe! Tek is the power to manipulate the rare Genic mutation which gifts the user to unleash powerful attacks of Psionic energy! In Land in the Stars these individuals come in three variants. Errants who serve as the warrior […]


DasVlog | Episode 5: Cultural Appropriation

It’s time to discuss a problem that is still hotly debated in society, that of cultural appropriation. Cultural appropriation is a sticking point for many as there is a fear of preventing creativity, but in many ways this problem isn’t about creativity, it is about theft. This particular episode primarily focuses on the appropriation of […]


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.


Theme: Low Fantasy

This is Berk. It snows nine months of the year, and hails the other three. Any food that grows here is tough and tasteless. The people that grow here are even more so. The only upsides are the pets. While other places have ponies or parrots… we have… dragons. -Hiccup of Berk, How to Tame […]