Category: adventure

  • #Dungeon23

    #Dungeon23 is about making a megadungeon throughout 2023, one location per day. I’m joining in. Like photo-a-day, selfie-a-month, and landscape-painting-a-fortnight activities I’ve joined before, I expect this fad to last no more than a few days. But perhaps 2023 will be different? You see, last night I had an idea. An idea for an Electric […]

  • The Stone Bone Mound

    Here is my entry to this year’s One Page Dungeon Contest. With a working title of “negative space dungeon”, it’s a solution to a thought experiment which came to me, as do all of the best ideas, while walking on the moors: what if I were to use all of the dungeon map, and not […]

  • Gespenwald, Cairn, and the NSR

    Firstly, I have a new thing out. It’s called Gespenwald, comes in the form of a PDF (printable as a double-sided A4 trifold), and can be downloaded here. I will have printed copies available in a couple of months. It kicks off with a children’s rhyme: On Narren Night, my love and meWe met beside the […]

  • Look Mum, I’m on Kickstarter!

      Who’s afraid of a toad? I have just launched my first ever Kickstarter project, Mostly Harnless Meetings. It’s a zine full of whimsical random encounters in the countryside, inspired by English flora, fauna and folklore. Here’s a an example: Oak: A circle of twisted, ancient oaks. The ground inside the circle, and the bottom […]

  • Ship of Theseus – part 1

    Wolves of water Might of blind force  Living movement of sunlight  Currents churning  The reflecting edges of the shale  Soft rains pierce hard marble  Heat seeps through the silver  There is only mixing and dissociation  Nothing remains  What is the life that I have chosen?  The wave-shattered hull  Theseus in the labyrinth  Hunched in a […]

  • All 5s and 7s poetry dungeon

      Here is my response to Patrick Stuart/False Machine’s challenge to write a poetry dungeon – in this case, more poetic than playable, and not very poetic at that – All 5s and 7s.