Varðlokkur (or Vardlokkur / Varthlokkur) is a way of singing the weave of the Web of Wyrd into alignment with your mind and desires.
If you want to understand the proto-writing of the Vinča, you have to think like a viking.
So in simplest terms, what is the Web of Wyrd? It is the fabric of the universe. It is the threads, the cosmic strings, the links that connect us all to everything, and yet it was also so much more to our ancient ancestors.
The world around us is alive. The Web of Wyrd spreads out within, beyond and beneath everything, and in places, it knots up to create complex structures that are both part of and separate from the weave of the Web. These knots are land spirits, or Landvaettir in Norse Tradition Paganism.
In a true departure from the original folktale, Disney’s animated version of Beauty and the Beast weaves a story that, while still rich with its own stereotypes, contains characters which push through and transcend those stereotypes, creating a mixture of messages, both bad and good, for children...
Years ago I wrote an article entitled "101 Reasons to Stay Single." Now that I am happily engaged, I've written a new list: 101 reasons to get (and stay!) married.
Theoretical models like the Wave Model and the Family Tree Model have been put forward for predicting and describing the changes that occur in individual languages, but even these products of research and observation have their own unique advantages and disadvantages.
Now that you’ve decided (or at least have some ideas about) the genre, complexity, role and medium of your RPG (after reading part 1) You’re ready to start working on your Character Sheets. Here are some basic ideas to consider while you’re working:
Have you been playing a bit too much "Minecraft"? Check out this list of 101 signs that you might be addicted to the awesome game "Minecraft"!
Here’s a list of things that you can do when you’re bored for any reason, like when you’re waiting for something (like a surprise or for someone you love to call or show up) or when you’ve just got nothing to do all day and a lot of time to do it in.
Compiled here are 101 great ideas to get you inspired and working on your next writing project. Want to tell a story but have no idea where to start? That’s where writing prompts come in.
In this first in a series of glances at how to make your own pen and paper RPG system, we’ll look at the foundational aspects that need to be undertaken and considered before diving headlong into the creative process.
Bring the post-apocalypse world of Mad Max, Fallout, and The Road to your roleplaying game with these 11 killer adventure seeds.
In Naruto, there are certain metals that can conduct Chakra better than ordinary iron or steel. These metals are rare and expensive, but the punch they pack is well worth the cost if you’ve got the Ryo (cash) to spare. Stat out your own with this online supplement for the Naruto pen and paper RPG.
A simple, free, easy-to-learn roleplaying game (RPG) set in the universe of the Naruto anime.
In all, it’s a magnificent piece, one that, while short, conveys some very important solutions for social problems that even members of modern society have difficulty dealing with. Cahan skillfully communicates the need to act, to “strike while the iron is hot,” and not to wait while it cools for...
Love Final Fantasy? Love Talisman? Mix it up and start a killer game night with these 11 characters!
“Have you built your ship of death, O have you?”
Looking for the perfect trap, puzzle, or challenge to keep your players on their toes and add a little spice to your RPG campaign or dungeon crawl? Here are 101 awesome ideas you can grab, modify, reuse, or otherwise tweak. Give your players something fresh to encounter every session!
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Lookin' for some jing chai ideas to use in your next bout of Firefly or Serenity-themed RPG match? You don't need to look no further than here.
Want to terrify your players with some killer adventure starters or find the inspiration you need to make a campaign suitably scary? Look no further. Consider this the crypt of scary adventure seeds.
11 killer adventure seeds, starters, and ideas for your cyberpunk genre roleplaying games (RPGs)
Looking for the perfect idea to jumpstart your next game, RPG campaign, or adventure in your favorite steampunk universe? This article provides inspiration for DMs and fantasy lovers.