CategoryPen & Paper

A Pledge for SF/F Convention Accessibility

I don’t often post my “work” work on this blog, but recently I had the opportunity to conduct an interview on a topic that crosses my personal and professional interests: fan convention accessibility. A group of writers, creators, and fans are putting pressure on conventions that don’t take accessibility seriously. The Science Fiction and Fantasy Convention Accessibility Pledge...

Feat Taxes in Pathfinder: P6 Feat Tree

NOTE: This feat tree is completely and totally out-of-date (and likely soon inaccessible). Instead, please consult the Full Rules Document. Many years ago, Matt penned the article The Elephant in the Room: Feat Taxes in Pathfinder, which provided an alternate take on feat progression in the Pathfinder RPG. This write-up was surprisingly popular, and eventual became the most visited page on this...

4 New Classes for Pathfinder P6

I think it has been evidenced about a hundred times before on this blog, but my brother and I are pretty big fans of the Pathfinder RPG. As part of our quest to create a campaign setting for the game, we decided it would be a good idea to create some new classes. Although borrowing heavily from existing sourceds – and in some cases, simply re-skinning core classes – these four new...

Yavmir: Interactive Map

As I have mentioned on the blog a bunch of times before, I’ve been slowly working away at a new, interactive map of Yavmir. This map will eventually be used for a homebrew campaign setting entitled Hearth & Blade (formerly World of Ruin), which is steeped in rich Slavic folklore. Anyways, I finally have an interactive of the map online. You can take a look at it on the MashupForge page...

Yavmir Map Reconstruction: Complete

It has taken a few months of on-and-off work, but I’ve finally finished the terrain reconstruction for the new map of Yavmir. As mentioned in a few earlier posts, the goal of this project was to replace the old Yavmir map, which was no longer accurate and rather bland in style. You can check out a PNG of the map below. Add New   What’s next for Yavmir? Well, Matt and I are...