Why You Should Care

Today, I’m going to be sidetracking slightly from talking about games to talking about the people who make the games, and why you, dear reader, should be paying attention to what’s going on in the government because it impacts you and those creators.

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Why You Should Care

Aethera Campaign Setting: Life On Ice

Today we’ll be dipping back into Aethera’s icy world of Orbis Aurea, starting with the inhabitants of the place. One might think a frigid planet like this would be relatively unihabited, but when things live in the void of space a little permanent glaciation isn’t going to stop anyone.

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Aethera Campaign Setting: Life On Ice

To Be A Hero

All too often, when characters get generated for a game, we end up with a group of relatively valiant but paranoid murderers, ready to go for their weapons at the first sign that their suspicions about pretty much everyone might be accurate. We have a derogatory term for the worst of these, the people whose first, last, and only method of resolution is killing anyone that might be a foe, but less so for the less extreme versions. And yet these are the heroes of the game, most often.

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To Be A Hero

Aethera Campaign Setting: Orbis Aurea

Today I’ll be heading to the outermost planet of the Aethera system, the icy water-aligned world of Orbis Aurea. Home to okanta and giant, as well as immigrant humans, infused, and Paragons, this chill world is as strange as any other in the system, and unique in a few ways. So let’s get started, shall we?

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Aethera Campaign Setting: Orbis Aurea

The Village of Westhaven

Today, after a discussion with my wife on our way home from the city, I will be presenting a bit of information for the Land of Storms, about the village of Westhaven, last stop on the road west before the Dragon’s Teeth mountain range. It’s also, coincidentally, the closest thing to Fire Mountain that most folks would recognize as a village.

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The Village of Westhaven