Tag: mythology


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 […]


Nov & Dec 2017 Newsletter

A month has passed and a small unexpected hiatus. This last month or so a lot of change in my life caused an abrupt shifted in my life. I have a new puppy as well as a new day job which has changed life enough for me to lose track of time. In particular, this […]


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 […]


August 2017 Newsletter

August has come! And already our newsletter is a bit late and I’m sorry about that. I moved to another town just a half hour south of my previous home, and I’m still setting things up to restore full DasWyrd operations. For now, however, it’s time to talk about the future and some big upcoming […]


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 […]


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 […]


What the Sierd is Warp Tek?

“The essence is life, and the essence is death.” -Gwarish Proverb The Gwagaruh were the first species to show native manipulation of PSI and have proven repeatedly over the centuries their deadly precision of psionic powers. Unlike the implants of Stem-Tek, Gwarish genics mutate a series of biological nodes that allow them to hone heir […]


Darker Dungeons: Researching Tropes

TvTropes.com is a massive time sink that always draws me and ends up devouring hours of my life. Over time it has become a reference point and resources for me as a writer. First, it was reading about the different kinds of villain existed out there and then the kinds of plot goals. The more and […]


May 2017 Newsletter

April passed so quickly this year and so much happened in that time! We attended our very first convention and we received our first pointed review. Both experiences bore their ups and downs, and afterward DasWyrd is strengthened by the experience all for the better. The first major thing to consider is a review posted […]