Category: peakrill

  • The Fisher- Folk or PShhrsha

    A Fisher-folk This is the first in a series of Alternative Hominids, a family tree of human species which diverged from their common ancestor a round the same time as Homo Sapiens. Fisher-folk’s specialism makes them at catching water beasts and insects, and then tend to live in the region of lakes (particularly moorland scattered […]

  • Future Peakrill Projects

    Although I’m now full-steam ahead working on Mostly Harmless Meetings, I’ve also been thinking about future projects. The success of my SideQuest project has given me the confidence and inspiration to devote a large amount of my time to publishing my work (regular visitors may notice that the title and design of this blog have […]

  • The Jacobin Calendar as inspiration for RPGs

    I’m a big fan of the Jacobin Calendar/French Revolutionary Calendar ever since I discovered the Jacobin Calendar bot on Twitter. It’s a decimal calendar with 12 months of 30 days each, split into 10-day weeks, plus an additional 5 festival days (6 in a leap year). Every day of the year has its own name, mostly […]

  • Why Peakrill?

    The Hope Valley – old OS map and my interpretation What is a Peakrill, and what relevance does it have to this blog? Well, the what part is easy:  Peakrel (also Peakrill, Peakril) – Pronunciation /ˈpiːkr(ə)l/  – NOUN, rare British – An inhabitant of the Peak District. What a brilliant word, eh? And as for the […]