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A Chunk of Fantasy Volume 1 and the RPG Round Up

 

A Chunk of Fantasy Volume 1

When the Ennead Games blog first started, one of the regular features was a weekly post for fantasy or medieval style games and stores. The base format was tweaked over the years, with regular updates and re-launches to keep it fresh.

Presented here are 10 compiled entries from the blog, tidied up, formatted and where needed, expanded.

For flavour, a few of these items are set in Easthalen, the authors own game world, but this can easily be ignored or replaced with something of your own.

Inside this volume you’ll find…

Aerons [Race/Species] – A humanoid species with insect ancestry.
Arcane Archiver [Class/professon] – The protectors and guardians of magical items.
Chain Mail Helmet of the Druid [Armour] – A metal based helmet for druids.
Explorers Guild [Organisation] – A club for all those who like to seek fame and fortune.
FNV Fortunes’ Fury [Vehicle] – This privateer vessel has a little something extra to make it go fast.
Pit of Destruction [Dungeon] – What do you do with an almost immortal being?
Potion of Crystal Intellect [Potion] – A dose of this potion can give you a mental boost.
Starfall [Event] – Where a star was believed to have fallen to earth.
Shocking Door [Trap] – A simple trap sometimes used to entertain.
Wild Steel [Material] – If you partake of the chaotic arts, stay away from this metal.

Available now at –

DrivethruRPG

Very soon available at – 

Open Gaming Store and Paizo online stores soon (store links)

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A Chunk of SciFi – 2.10 – Wild Space [Location]

A Chunk of SciFi – 2.10 – Wild Space [Location]

“Wild Space? Yeah, I’ve been there. Well, been close to it, never across the border. It’s a weird bit of the universe. Like someone took the rules of nature and decided they would be, well not guidelines, but more like suggestions…”

Wild Space is the common name given to sector EGH-37. It goes by other names; Fractal Space, Choas Zone, Satans Eye and much more. Every spacefaring culture has encountered it or decides to try and explore it. Many do not return. Within this zone, the rules of reality hare mere suggestions. Time and space are bent, looped and twisted. A probe passing through the sector in 5 seconds might record several thousand years of data and come out the other side broken and in need of repair...

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A Chunk of Fantasy 2.10 – High Sun [Holiday]

A Chunk of Fantasy 2.10 – High Sun

“Praise the sun? You actually think that is what we do? We worship what it gives us, what it represents – life, warmth and protection from the horrors of the night. I have heard there are many gods who dwell within it and why would we want to upset all of them? So no, we don’t “Worship” the sun any more than you worship the blacksmith that made the sword on your belt. But we do celebrate it!”

High Sun is the name given to a collection of holidays around the world that all take place on the same day when the sun reaches it’s highest point at noon, marking the longest day of the year for many people and cultures. It goes by many names, such as the Summer Solstice, the Longest Day or Midsummers Day...

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A Chunk of SciFi – 2.09 – Singularity Rider [Ship]

A Chunk of SciFi – 2.09 – Singularity Rider

“We still don’t understand why this particular one works and the others don’t. If we can crack that mystery, it’ could be one of the biggest breakthroughs in the history of the universe”
– Excerpt from the report regarding the Singularity Rider.

Black Holes – a region of space having a gravitational field so intense that no matter or radiation can escape. Despite the dangers, a few cultures hold competitions to see how close to a black hole or another singularity they can get, without being dragged across the event horizon. One such ship named the Singularity Rider by its makers was made by what amounts to a group of students from various cultures and races, including Terrans, working at a university.

Their challenge was simple...

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A Chunk of Fantasy 2.09 – Eternus [Settlement]

A Chunk of Fantasy 2.09 – Eternus

“What the heck is a town doing in the middle of the desert? Where does it get its water?”
Sir Arthur Figgins, “Famous” Explorer on his 3rd expedition to map the interior of Slalal Desert

Just over 300 years ago, the Slalal Desert didn’t exist. Where it stood was an area of high fertility and grassland. It was out of the way, for the most part, and there were very few settlements in the area. Eternus was once such settlement. Founded on top of a deep spring, the settlement was given the name of Eternus, named after what was believed to be a god of the same name, who’s power was meant to be eternal and everlasting, the hope is that their name and the spring would allow the settlement to last for eternity.

Sadly, this was not to be...

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