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Alba E1

Alba E1: The Woodland CallJuly 12, 2019
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The Stories of your People, The Myths of your Land

As we have alluded to previously, the gods and spirits of Alba are fictional – drawn from our imaginations and our research into the commonalities of faith amongst early peoples – but the faith of the Albanni in their gods,…

A youthful mistake

They had been sat in quiet contemplation since the sun went down. In silence the fire light cast dancing shadows on the painted hides adorning the walls of the Shaman’s hut. The young hunter, their head hung low had not…

Game Design and intent 1

The design process of Alba is ongoing – here is the first of a series of blogs in which we will discuss some of the design and the intent of the design. To begin with it is broad brush-strokes, with…

The Watcher in the Marsh

The trek across the dank and misty marshes had been bad enough; the Watcher in the Marsh lived a long way from the village – from any civilised people – and only those who were bold, who were in need,…

Mechanics

So, we’ve gone over the themes a bit, and our intents going in, and we’ve told some abstract tales about a world you don’t know yet. More of all of that, but let’s get some basic reality stuff down, so…

Welcome to tenement 67

We previewed this event here in December but now it’s time to take things to the next level. Sign up will open at 7pm on 31st January 2019 however you’ll need to know what character archetypes are available. More details…

The Fate of Naburn

The fire was warm, but it was the light that drew the villagers to it on this mild, moonless night. A feast had welcomed home the warriors; meat for all and the first of the sun-ripened crop had been ready…

Tales of Heroes’ Youth

As we said last week, we’ve primarily been asked two questions – “Is this Odyssey 2” – which we answered last week, and “What is Alba“, which, hopefully, this post will go some way toward answering. We are exceptionally fortunate…

Lucan of Brennan

And so it came to pass that Lucan of Brennan came to the village, and behind them walked a Keeper.

Odyseen

The circle had been there for as long as the farm had, and in the early night you could imagine grand events within it under the starlight. Theatres would have contained less sheep, though, and whatever had been before, they…