Using Dwarf Fortress as a map generator

The previous article in this series discussed my reasons for generating a new campaign setting. This time I will discuss the maps that Dwarf Fortress generates for a new world. DF allows users to export the world maps and history in Legends mode. This creates great depth via procedural generation without requiring the world builder to design everything by hand. (I […]

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Generating a campaign setting: Motivation

D&D Fifth Edition appears to use the Forgotten Realms as the default setting. For me, however, FR just comes with too much baggage: an intricate history, many novels of existing lore, and the sense that this world already has its heroes. Players will tend to see the world through their own lenses after playing through […]

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Review: Scenes of Chance

I just received my shipment of Scenes of Chance from Twizz Entertainment via Kickstarter. Just got my Scenes of Chance from the @Nykeloc Kickstarter. Great work. — Technoskald (@technoskald) October 31, 2014 This system-neutral supplement basically consists of a deck of cards, where each card is about twice the size of a traditional playing […]

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