Travel Challenges in the Witchwood

I have been putting mental energy behind coming up with ways to make travel more fun and interactive. All the action right now takes place in a location called the Witchwood, so, you know, it's...
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Red Riding Hood

After posting the bit on Genesis, I was challenged, jokingly I'm sure, to explain Little Red Riding Hood in the same way. Challenge accepted. The redness of the girl's cloak is a later...
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Genesis, Briefly

Reposting a post that I wrote on Reddit. Standard interpretations of the first bits of Genesis are very badly done. It isn't, and never was, a story about something that happened. What it really...
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Merindric Culture

Social classes from top to bottom: Nobles and merchant-princes (hereditary) Enchanters Guild (merit,intellect) The Watch (merit,martial) Merchants & crafters (heredity, with occasional...
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The Warwood Is Becoming Witchwood

Now that the lich-queen is establishing herself in the Three Towers, folk are leaving off calling the place the Warwood (which was a reference to the end of the Indric Age, kind of a long time ago...
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Eberron Imports

I have decided that rather than brew up a custom theme (Indric Builder), I am going to import directly the Artificer from the Eberron setting. It is almost exactly what I was going to invent anyway,...
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Belief for alignment

Belief for alignment This is one of a series of hacks I will be implementing in a D&D 4e game. Some of the ideas for this hack were stolen and adapted from articles at 4e At-Will. Instead of...
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Lesser and nonexistant races in Merindrea

Tiefling There are neither demons nor devils in Merindrea, and never were. As much as a million years ago, a very human-like but pre-human race became geographically isolated, and their "devilish"...
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