RPGaDay 2020 prompt 14 – Banner

As part of the session zero for the Song of Ice and Fire RPG, the players are tasked with building a noble family to be the centre of the game - they can be attendants, young nobles, venerable maesters, and so on.The catch is, they are any of the big noble families we pay much … Continue reading RPGaDay 2020 prompt 14 – Banner

Late to the party: RPGaDay 2019 prompt 20

"Noble" I'm going to hijack this one and talk about coinage. Coinage in my games can be hit and miss.I've actually thought about it in-depth for The Old Crown, with pennies, florins and nobles and talents in circulation. In most games, I just handwave it as gold and silver. In my first game of Planescape, … Continue reading Late to the party: RPGaDay 2019 prompt 20

The Oppenheim Irregular

(Originally published May 7th 2007) Oppenheim. A city by the sea. From above, it would no doubt appear as a gnarled mass at the mouth of the Oppe, but no one living within it would regard it as one whole. To its residents, Oppenheim is two cities. The city of the poor, the Lowtown, is … Continue reading The Oppenheim Irregular