Another Dungeon article by our friend and Ashes of Athas admin, Teos Abadia is online today.
Many in the harsh desert world of Athas look with envy to Tyr as a place fortunate enough to have found freedom. They fail to realize that Tyrs freedom has been costly, leaving the city on the brink of chaos. A secret organization known as the True believes that Tyr must return to its former ways. They seek nothing less than to restore Kalak or another sorcerer-king to the throne.
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As dawn broke over the distant Black Spine Mountains, we stripped the dead sand devils of their weapons and armour their iron blades alone would more than pay for the cargo I had defiled and dragged their corpses out into the desert a couple of hundred yards from the road. Kestrekels already circled overhead, eyeing the gory heap of tangled limbs and spilled guts with their customary hunger. By midmorning, there would be nothing left but a scattering of bones.
Niklas once again explores rumors of an ascendant being, this time among the ssurrans of the Scortched Plateau.
This is a May of the Dead post, part of a Blog Carnival hosted by The Going Last Podcast. In this post Geneome present and discusses converting the AD&D 2nd edition Dead Lands Net Project to 4e.
On the latest Book Club episode of the Tome Show Robert and another Dark Sun fan, Andy discuss the Dark Sun novel Death Mark with the hosts. Following the discussion Robert J. Schwalb, the author, is interviewed by Jeff and Tracy.
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Trained in the way by both his parents as a young dwarf, Zxavier is a purist of mind and thought.
Dragon has a new article by Chris Sims on our favorite bug-men.
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By: Teos Abadia
One compelling aspect of the Dark Sun setting is its diverse landscape. The environment and ecology of Athas have been worn and transformed by the ravages of war, defiling magic, and relentless exposure to the crimson sun. This article provides ideas for bringing to life seven common Athasian terrain types.
The mountains had grown from a blurred, uneven line on the horizon to a recognisable part of the landscape by the time the sun sank beneath the western horizon.
A short alternate history that deals with the War-Bringer, the Pristine Tower and their relationship with Iron.