The adventures of an 18th century imagination, located in Northern Europe formerly ruled over by joint rulers Duke Karl Frederick and Duchess Liv.Not to mention the American colony of Ny Tradgardland the 17th century Colony of New Tradgardstadt and the newly restored territory of the Shetland Isles.
Featuring a supporting bill of gaming in a diversity of times,places and scales.Hopefully something to interest all who pop by...
Sunday, 17 November 2019
Vaesen by Johan Egerkrans - for Man of Tin
Thought you might be interested in this albeit without James Mason etc-
A really interesting book with fantastic illustrations.
I got that book a few months ago. I'd highly recommend it for the artwork, the information and the quality of the book in general. A welcome addition to my library! I could see it being used for inspiration for RPGs or other games that involve some Scandinavian folklore.ReplyDelete
I found it inspiring too. I signed up recently for a Nordic role play game on Kickstarter- https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1192053011/vaesen-nordic-horror-roleplayingDelete
Which looked really interesting and l can hopefully use ideas from it in solo gaming.
This is the right side of Scandi Spooktacular that I expected, but didn't expect Trolls. Looks a handy reference source of Fabulous Beasts. I have a couple of gnomish texts about the Tomte.ReplyDelete
Glad you enjoyed the 'Forest of Death and Blood' talk to the troops by Mr Edvard Izzard.
Tomte, now there’s an interesting chap. We have a couple of Floris Books stories on him. When l was recently in Copenhagen he and his chums were in all the shops. He has appeared in the past in this blog in a number of posts.ReplyDelete
I have been partial to Slavonic mythology since see illustrations by Ivan Bilibin in a book in my late teens. The Leshy comes to mind. Cornwall is rich in such fellows too , can you recommend a field guide to such fauna?Delete
There are plenty of websites and print books or booklets on Cornish myths but oddly for a county full of artist and illustrators, seemingly very few illustrated books like the Vaesen one. I shall keep an eye out for you ...Delete
Thanks for this notice - I looked at the KS page and it is a beautifully imagined and attractive production, I am very tempted to buy it just for the sake of it. The idea to locate it in the 19th century vice the 1920s/30s Pulp era seems brave, I wonder what they will do for miniatures?ReplyDelete
I think it is well worth supporting and could lead to a hoard of fascinating games...ReplyDelete
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