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Happy Birthday! And, Dwarves of Death!

Well, today is my blog’s first birthday. Just a couple posts short of 300 over the last year, with a wide variety of content. To celebrate, I’ve compiled the Dwarves of Death stuff into a single tidy .pdf for use … Continue reading

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Maptacular Monday: Necrodwarf Oracle

I drew this in my wallet moleskine while waiting somewhere for something. (It’s been a while.) I stocked this originally as a shrine under a temple. I was aiming for basic functionality. Entryway to receive guests and visitors and impress … Continue reading

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The Legacy of the Golden Rune

Morniarak retreated from the mountains, to an outpost that was once used to trade with the Sea People.  He was numb and weary beyond all feeling, his grief too profound within him for his life force to shift it aside. … Continue reading

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The Tragic Tale of Tcholiark

Now for some context–how did the necrodwarves come to be? It is a sad tale. Tragic, even. Presented here for your enjoyment. The Tcholiark could build runes in anything. Their city was a mountain peak warmed by the depths of … Continue reading

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Campaign and Seeds: Dwarves of Death 1

The “Dwarves of Death” systems are pretty gruesome. Why go into detailing the horrific obscenities of the necrodwarves? If players are not encouraged to play these monsters, and if player characters cannot use their magic gear or pets, why outline … Continue reading

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Beardleeches

These monsters are simple and horrible. Necrodwarves create them by feeding regular leeches on the undead remains they have animated. After a few generations, the “beardleeches” are ready for service. A beardleech can drain 1 hit point a minute from … Continue reading

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Better Gear Makes it Worse

Warning: There is some nasty stuff in this post. Necromancers are scary, their stuff is scary, they are horrible people/monsters, and… okay, if you get in here and find that it’s a bit much… well, they are the bad guys. … Continue reading

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