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by Matthew Surridge
Thu Apr 18, 2019 9:46 am
Forum: Tangents and Miscellany (TORG)
Topic: Creative Interpretation of Text as Given – Reality-Rated Individuals in Untouched Cosms
Replies: 33
Views: 8371

Re: Creative Interpretation of Text as Given – Reality-Rated Individuals in Untouched Cosms

A lot of interesting stuff in this thread. First, about house rules: I take a different approach than Sword of Spirit. I like house rules, and feel that's part of the fun of running an RPG. You get to customise the game, the storytelling engine, to fit the story you want to tell. I can see where thi...
by Matthew Surridge
Mon Apr 15, 2019 9:00 pm
Forum: Game Stories In and Out of Character (TORG)
Topic: Storm Chronicles
Replies: 10
Views: 20953

Re: Storm Chronicles

Thanks! Glad you enjoy them! I've definitely got some Michael Moorcock going on in this story. The Eternal Champion stuff feels like such a natural fit with Torg …
by Matthew Surridge
Sat Apr 13, 2019 12:51 am
Forum: Rules Questions (TORG)
Topic: Aysle Preview #3 - Perks
Replies: 33
Views: 7177

Re: Aysle Preview #3 - Perks

In re: Light/Darkness/Outsider Perks — I'm quite happy that Outsider Perks don't disqualify a character from the other two trees. As I've mentioned around here before, in my oTorg campaign one of my players had an Ayslish barbarian who, slowly, over the course of years, developed into a 15-Honour ch...
by Matthew Surridge
Tue Apr 09, 2019 3:19 pm
Forum: Setting Discussion (TORG)
Topic: Aysle Preview #1 - One Year Later...
Replies: 51
Views: 21435

Re: Aysle Preview #1 - One Year Later...

Stoked to see this — my player running a bard character will have options!
by Matthew Surridge
Sat Apr 06, 2019 11:22 pm
Forum: Game Stories In and Out of Character (TORG)
Topic: Storm Chronicles
Replies: 10
Views: 20953

Re: Storm Chronicles

Session 8: The Mystery Of The Blue Flame On the morning of what came to be called the Battle of Helsinki, the mage Alastor of the Wyrm Quadracephalic was at work upon his arcane formulae in the camp of Duncan Gerrik when his nephew Jared entered his tent, bringing with him a beautiful woman. Alastor...
by Matthew Surridge
Sat Apr 06, 2019 11:13 pm
Forum: Game Stories In and Out of Character (TORG)
Topic: Storm Chronicles
Replies: 10
Views: 20953

Re: Storm Chronicles

Session 7: Nightmare and Glory With the demon lord of entropy defeated and dawn breaking over the Urals, the Storm Knights discussed what to do next. Tom, used to scavenging and foraging in the Living Land and its wonders, decided he wanted to explore the Blasted Lands. June and Maryam found that H...
by Matthew Surridge
Sat Apr 06, 2019 10:25 pm
Forum: Game Stories In and Out of Character (TORG)
Topic: Storm Chronicles
Replies: 10
Views: 20953

Re: Storm Chronicles

Session 6: Strife's End When Gaeira had seen the wave of force emanating from the demon’s tower, what had happened was this: Recalling a spell she had been studying to create magic portals, she instinctively summoned it to mind and began to try to cast it to avoid the approaching shockwave, which w...
by Matthew Surridge
Sat Apr 06, 2019 9:58 pm
Forum: Game Stories In and Out of Character (TORG)
Topic: Storm Chronicles
Replies: 10
Views: 20953

Re: Storm Chronicles

Session 5: "To Go Forward Or To Die" Tom Folton wandered the underground tunnels in which he’d found himself ever since Maryam had unintentionally activated the occult device in the Tharkoldu tower. Then he reached an intersection and saw a light coming toward him: the light of Christian ...
by Matthew Surridge
Sat Apr 06, 2019 9:41 pm
Forum: Game Stories In and Out of Character (TORG)
Topic: Storm Chronicles
Replies: 10
Views: 20953

Re: Storm Chronicles

Session 4: The Demon Ruins Pel and Christian fled the ravagon up the tricky slope, stones sliding away under their feet as the dark hunter rose up after them. A boulder fell out from under Christian’s feet; he tumbled into a nearby tunnel leading down into the darkness. The ravagon — which Pel reco...
by Matthew Surridge
Sat Apr 06, 2019 9:24 pm
Forum: Game Stories In and Out of Character (TORG)
Topic: Storm Chronicles
Replies: 10
Views: 20953

Re: Storm Chronicles

Session 3: "The Story … Is Not Over" Tom Folton was what people were beginning to call a “realm runner.” A grad student when the wars broke out, he’d hurried back from his wanderings in South America to check on his parents in the hardpoint of Philadelphia. He got them out in the wake of ...

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