Mythras – The Issue with Caravans – Episode 2

So after the wolf attack the party carry out an inquisition of the strange lad they found submerged in the river before heading off towards Ubbin falls in search of the missing caravan. As the moons of Odes, Amriel and Marroth disappear from the night sky, they come across where the caravan left the main trade road and locate the […]

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Why I chose Mythras…

I quite like change. When I am enjoying something I often think that I am never ever going to stop doing it, but there always comes a time when things either become too much to keep going or something else tempts me away and I no longer have the time for something. I’ve written before about my class envy and this often does happen with games as well. The most important thing about any game for me is the concept and rules, rather than its popularity or great reports. Even when I am streaming, I tend not to hop onto new games or ‘popular’ games just for the sake of playing them since I know that I am not really going to enjoy them or be any good at them. RPGs (Role Playing Games) are the same. I tend to like concepts and rule systems rather than the current popular or new games. With this in mind, you might have noticed that I am no longer streaming D&D 5th edition on a Saturday evening, in favour of Mythras. So, in order to prevent any rumours spreading about the reason behind this, I thought I would let you know in a waffle why I had chosen to play more Mythras.

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Runequest/Mythras – The Island of Vom Kayes Episode 4

The party eventually leave the island with the magical amulet firmly around Captain SeaTide’s neck. The venture out to see, have to learn some trades in order to become part of the ship and then take part in the local arm wrestling game. But Brigs spies from the crow’s nest the approach of a mighty storm – will the party save the sailors have they are flung over board? will they save themselves as waves crash about them? and who let Gully drive the boat!

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Runequest/Mythras – The Island of Vom Kayes Episode 2

With Gulliver still muttering about the painted men, the group reach the temple’s courtyard in the middle of the island. With Captain Seatide still ill, they drag into the courtyard only to be attacked by, to the delight of Gulliver, the painted men – savages from the jungle! Once dispatched the party venture inside the temple encountering immense statues and stomach churning images embossed onto the walls. But which goddess is that huge multi-handed statue of and who is summoning snakes to attack them as they stand describing areas and drinking…

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Runequest/Mythras – The Island of Vom Kayes Episode 1

Well, despite being over worked and very little time on my hands, would you believe I have taken not only a new gaming session but also a new gaming rule set! I remember Runequest from the first edition and have returned to the game in the sixth incarnation of the game, also called Mythras. This is the first adventure which is somewhat loosely based on the the published game called ‘Sariniya’s Curse’. This is the first time that I have GMed the game and the players have played so there are plenty of mistakes for you to spot.

For a brief synopsis of the episode, the players introduce their characters on a ship as they leave their home world and set sail for the ‘new world’. However, they suddenly are made aware that they have not only bought passage to the coastal town of Lindowe, but have also signed up to be the Captain’s personal bodyguards (never think twice about getting the professional skill of literacy!). After subduing a mutiny on the ship the party head towards the hidden temple on the Island of Vom Kayes – but who are watching them from the shadows!

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