Against The Wicked City
Romantic clockpunk fantasy gaming in a vaguely Central Asian setting. May feature killer robots.
Against the Wicked City: Collected Information
Collected WFRP posts
Sunday, 1 September 2019
Condensation in Action 8: Mummy's Mask
Welcome back for another installment of Condensation in Action, where I take hopelessly bloated Pathfinder adventure paths and try to tur...
Tuesday, 13 August 2019
Gaslight and Shadow: urban folklore of the mid-nineteenth century
All of these are authentic. Most are from Karl Bell's The Magical Imagination: Magic and Modernity in Urban England, though some come fr...
Wednesday, 24 July 2019
How Walter Scott almost invented RPGs 200 years early
I recently read Walter Scott's autobiography - an unfinished fragment that I found bundled in with my grandfather's edition of Lockh...
Monday, 1 July 2019
Evil, be thou my good: the cult of the Wicked King
Decades have passed since anyone anyone last saw him, and yet his face is everywhere. His statues loom on every corner. His tower block...
Friday, 28 June 2019
Team Tsathogga campaign map
Somebody asked for the map I used in the Team Tsathogga game. The actual map is stupidly enormous, and is full of stuff that would just be m...
Thursday, 20 June 2019
A brief history of British literature in Warhammer armies
This is all Solomon VK's fault. In a comment on my previous post he challenged me to imagine Warhammer armies for three British authors ...
Friday, 14 June 2019
All That Is Solid Melts Into Air: d100 encounters with onrushing modernity
'We have fallen upon strange times', wrote Dickens in 1839, 'and live in days of constant shifting and changes.' Most fant...
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