Quests: The Initiation

Last week I broke down how the question tables will be set up for an Iron Edda game based around a quest as the center point, rather than a holdfast. This week I’m going to get into the top-level questions for one of the categories so you can see the thinking...

Entitlement

In the week since Origins, I’ve been thinking a lot about what I’m entitled to. It’s a delicious thought. Being owed things. Feeling I deserve things. It’s all fantastic when good things are coming my way. It feels like a payoff, a reward...

THORSDAY – Quest Categories

I’ve been talking recently about setting up a new table of setting generation questions for Iron Edda, using a Quest as the central binding element, rather than a holdfast. The last post in this series looked at the distribution probabilities in Fate dice to...

The Sum of Its Parts

It’s the first day of Summer. I’m sitting on my front porch with a just-too-warm breeze blowing past. The laptop’s hot on my leg, but it’s fine for now. I’ve got a cold Corona next to me and I’m working to transcribe…...

WODANSDAY – Rune Casting with Iron Edda

This week’s a bit of a digression, as the Origins Game Fair starts today. It’s going to be a busy week, so I wanted to get this post up before I ran out of time. Also, there’s a special thing I’m going to do at Origins involving this post, so...