Author Archives: Lord Karick

About Lord Karick

I’m a Christian, a father, a husband, a biochemist (PhD), a photographer, a gardener, a lover of good rock music, food wine and beer, an ex-pat, a lousy pianist and a patent examiner.

Lóegaire, Nemesis Par Excellence

Ever since reading an article on them in White Dwarf back in the 80s I’ve wanted to run a long-term nemesis that starts at low level and essentially develops in power as the heroes do. The party came across Lóegaire … Continue reading

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Changing the Mood

The last few sessions of Savage Legend have been quite dark; a demon plague wiping out a village the PCs saved months ago (and them being framed for it), the son of the PCs’ benefactor dying before their eyes, the … Continue reading

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Visual Inspiration

If there’s one thing I can literally waste hours doing, it’s browsing through fantasy art. It feeds my imagination, gives me things to dwell on and figure how they would look in a game setting. It’s incredible, how much artistic … Continue reading

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Two New Savage Worlds Character Sheets

After a year of playing Savage Worlds and three iterations of my custom character sheet, I feel qualified to publish it for others to use: Character Sheet For historical reasons, here are the sheets that we actually use. When we … Continue reading

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Sometimes it all Goes Right

So last Saturday saw us playing the last session of Bitter is the Bark, a three-parter I wrote around the party having to find the material components for a cure for lycanthropy for a minor princess whom they were supposed … Continue reading

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Bitter is the Bark

A brand new Savage Tale: Bitter is the Bark. This fantasy adventure for a group of Seasoned or Veteran characters is centred on the party having to obtain the material components for a cure for lycanthropy; wolfsbane from the grave … Continue reading

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Skynet – for Real

Completely off my normal topic, but why isn’t this all over the geekosphere? The UK has today launched a Skynet military satellite:  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-20781625. No-one seems to be making the obvious connections: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Skynet_%28Terminator%29 Maybe the Mayans were right after all…

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