Tag: HeroQuest: Glorantha

Oct 20

Eternal Heroes

  In a recent essay, I explored the story arc campaign structure. This narrative style was inspired by the SF novels of CJ Cherryh. This looping method of building a story also allows me to import another trope from one of my favourite fantasy writers. The concept of the eternal champion from the works of …

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Oct 17

Updated: The Mechanical Limitations of Interludes

  As regular Readers of Tales of a GM know, I frequently run interlude sessions in my Tales of the Hero Wars campaign. An interlude works very much like a flashback sequence in a film, as it focuses on another set of characters or time frame. I typically use a fresh set of rules to …

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Oct 14

Shadows of Ulubrae, Chapter 31, Part 2

  Another skipped session Interlude prep  Printing The Happiest Apocalypse on Earth   Once again, there is no roleplaying today. This always makes me sad. Yet I have other responsibilities and today I am caring for the boys. This scenario is not a good one for my writing, so I am using this time for …

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Oct 12

Songs of Ulubrae: Chapter 30

  Changed in His Turn . Noon, Marketday, Secret Week, Delve Season, 1017.   For a moment, the Heroes just stared at Arrluk, slightly shocked at the intensity of his violent response to the thugs. Umiaq’s cloak crooned approval. Arrluk’s practical nature reasserted itself and he asked Chunky to take care of the remaining corpse. …

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Oct 11

Shadows of Ulubrae, Chapter 31, Part 1

  A Writ of Execution DramaSystem & Iron Council relationships  A missing actual play report   It was great to roleplay again on Saturday. The early part of the session involved the Players engaging in a fascinating sequence of character scenes. I stirred the pot a little by spreading a few inflated rumours around the …

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