Inspired by Final Fantasy and the Fourth of July, I've created a living bomb monster for Fantasy Age. They are elemental creatures of fire and destruction that resemble fireballs with malicious grins that drift through the air trailing tendrils of black smoke. Living bombs revel in spreading fiery destruction throughout the world. When their lives … Continue reading Living Bomb
Games Workshop's new version of Apocalypse goes up for pre-order this weekend, and I'm a bit intrigued by it. Where previous versions of Apocalypse were expansions for Warhammer 40000, this time it is an entirely new game system designed to handle huge games quickly. Based on the previews, Apocalypse will play a lot different than … Continue reading Apocalypse!
Random magical items are a staple of the Diablo computer games. The following set of tables can be used to generate random magical items for use in a game of Age of Terror. A character is restricted to benefiting from only one magical ring per hand and one magical amulet. In addition, any duplicate item … Continue reading Age of Terror: Magic Item Generator
Several years ago, I wrote a post on using the Dragon Age RPG dragon stats to represent the five chromatic dragons from Dungeons & Dragons. I recently took a look at that post when thinking about dragons in Fantasy Age and was pretty happy to see that it translated between the two games pretty easily. … Continue reading Metallic Dragons in Fantasy Age
An in-progress pdf version of Age of Terror is available here. The fallen are small, impish demons that were created by Baal. They are often encountered in large packs that roam the countryside seeking to ransack and murder. These packs are often led by champions and shamans who are able to hold sway over their … Continue reading Age of Terror: The Fallen
Download a pdf with all of my revised Age of Terror progress here. Animated by unnatural forces, these skeletal remains of warriors and soldiers now serve the powers of the Burning Hells. Skeletons tend to be fragile, but they retain many of the martial skills that they had in life and are driven by an … Continue reading Age of Terror: Skeletons
Last year, Games Workshop released Kill Team, a skirmish game set in the world of Warhammer 40,000. It has solid rules that should be familiar to anyone who has played Warhammer 40,000 and uses the same miniatures, but it suffers from a product line with limited availability. The core Kill Team rules are derived from … Continue reading Warhammer 40,000: Kill Team