Category Archives: Viride

Discussion and articles relating to the first game we’re working on

Systems

A posting on RPGnet asks us to describe our homebrew systems. I ended up describing mine thusly. Maths-easy 2d6 comedy with either a manga/anime/mecha or zombie holocaust backdrop Qualitative success using 0-3d10 to create a crunchy yet narrative system which … Continue reading

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Viride: The Shoals

The Shoals are small, rocky outcrops that lie far from the Citadels and other large rocks in the deserts of Viride. Among these smaller rocks and shallow sands are small settlements. Populated by people from the Citadel as well as … Continue reading

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Viride: The Mercantile Tsaz

A thousand leagues to the south lies the Tsaz Citadel. The Tsaz live by a merchant code – they trade freely with anyone who wall accept their currency or barter terms. There is no such thing as an average Tsaz … Continue reading

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Viride: The Shifting Sands

The sands are fine and greyish in colour. Fine enough to seep between the fibres of all but the finest threats. A human who stands still enough will slowly begin to sink and almost anything laid on the surface of … Continue reading

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Powder Rods and Bayonets

Powder Rod The Powder Rod is the long range weapon of choice for the Arbiter. They are commonly made to order, personalised for the Arbiter and are usually the same height as the owner. The rod is hollow, usually black … Continue reading

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More about the Reeve

Some of the Reeve are administrators, involved in the movement and recording of infomation. Others sit in cloisters and debate the merits of the appeals presented to them. The majority of the Reeve are involved directly in the enforcement of … Continue reading

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Viride: Outsider Castes

There are some who do not suit the untroubled life of the Artisan, the austere contemplation of the Reeve or the enduring clemency of the Consors. There are outsider castes but they are neither respectful nor respectable. They have their … Continue reading

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Viride: Old words…

The old ones talk The sun once set When the world turned dark When the wind brought wet Once was sand that held Once was trees that grew Now like beetles shelled Now do not grow new Just an old … Continue reading

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Consors: blessed with caring

The darkness echoes with the delivery of another young life. This is my favorote time. We are not supposed to have an opinion but I can see who is special. I am able to see into their eyes from a … Continue reading

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Reeves: lawgivers and officers

When I wake and until I again sleep, I am a Reeve. It is a burden but not without it’s pleasures. My days are spent in deep debate with other Reeves, with Artisans in conflict and with Consors who need … Continue reading

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