You can download a pdf version of this post here. The world of Sanctuary is home to a wide variety of cultures, each with their own heroes, but its residents are all humans. When creating a character for Age of Terror, you do not use the normal Race and Background options from Fantasy Age. Instead, … Continue reading Age of Terror: Diablo Backgrounds
I started work on modifying the Dragon Age RPG to run a campaign set in the world of Diablo years ago (apparently 7 years ago...). I never managed to run the campaign, but I had a lot of fun writing the conversions and thinking through how to use one of my favorite role-playing game systems … Continue reading Fantasy Age of Terror
At the beginning of March, I decided to try running a bit of a role-playing game for my 4½ year old daughter. She had played Super Dungeon Explore a few times with my wife and me, so I thought she might have fun jumping into a full rpg experience. On Game Master’s Day, I asked … Continue reading My Daughter’s First RPG
The Fantasy Age Companion is now available from Green Ronin. You can pre-order the hardcopy or buy the pdf version now. The pdf is also available on DriveThruRPG. It is the third major book for the Fantasy Age line (the other two being the Core Rulebook and the Bestiary), and it includes a bunch of … Continue reading Fantasy Age Companion
Earlier this week, I had an idea for an alternative to the stunt mechanic in the AGE system that I'm interested in trying out at some point. For those of you who aren't familiar with the AGE system, stunts are that system's analog to critical hits and they are one of my favorite parts of … Continue reading An Alternative Stunt Mechanic
Following up on last week's post with desert lizardfolk, here is another reptilian race option for Fantasy AGE. This version of lizardfolk is closer to the lizardfolk presented by Dungeons & Dragons. They are primitive swamp-dwelling humanoids with features inspired by monitor lizards and crocodilians.
Lizardfolk have been one of my favorite fantasy races for a long time. They are often depicted as primitive swamp-dwelling tribes, but there are other possibilities for lizardfolk and reptilian humanoids in general. Saurians from the Titansgrave setting are the only official lizardfolk race for Fantasy AGE. The character rules for saurians make them adept with the technology of Titansgrave, but … Continue reading Fantasy AGE: Desert Lizardfolk