Triple Threat: Krampus

The Krampus (sometimes called “Black Peter”) is a unique being that is sometimes thought to be a demon or elf who lost a bet with Father Christmas and is now forced to serve him as his terrifying enforcer, a job Krampus delights in. Along with the other Companions, he can only appear after December 1stand […]

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Carpe Blogiem: The Chronicles of Ceteri Primer – Setting Assumptions

Whenever I build a campaign setting the first thing I do is figure out what assumptions I’ll be using. I typically assume one “major” assumption (sometimes two) that forms the backbone of the campaign and then several linking assumptions that help bring it together. Since I am using real-world religions I’ll try to be as careful […]

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Carpe Blogiem: Author, Patreon, and Blog Highlights – November 2018

  Authorial Highlights My Pyramid article “Merlin’s Magnificent Menagerie” was published in Pyramid #3/120: Travels and Tribulations. I sent back comments on that short GURPS item along with a bit more material. That’s done. I hope. My non-GURPS project stalled got some headway and there is finally a light at the end of the tunnel. And none to […]

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GURPS101: Astral Realm Meta-Rules

The astral plane (also called the etheric plane) exists alongside material reality. This is the place where spirits, ghosts, and other stranger beings dwell as well as where astral projectors send their spirits to walk free of mortal flesh. The following rules help to make the astral realm more interesting – especially performing tasks there […]

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