Jueera & Apotheosis Define: Apotheosis Noun The elevation of someone to divine status; deification. After all that talk about magic in The Lost Age, and how deities fuel their power I thought it would be pertinent to show of the latest on one of the first “Mortal Deities”. Mortal deities were mortals who ascended to god … More Jueera & Apotheosis
“Enu Spoke. “Open thy hearth to the beggar, to the stranger, to thine enemy if he should ask it, for in the sharing of thy bounty can the Father’s face be seen. And woe unto he who turns away a hungry mouth from his door, for the Sun’s fury burns hot and bright.” With these … More Spiritual Magic
Magic is one of the key components of any good fantasy setting. Like many before it The Lost Age features two types of magic. That granted by the gods and that which is mastered by individual users. Each of these magics fundamentally function the same, there are things in the world (cats, rocks, plants, people, … More Esoteric Magic
Fantasy is rife with cities of ancient fallen splendor. There’s always a catalytic event, Osgiliath was burnt by flame in the Kin-Strife of Gondor, Myth Drannor was reduced to ruin by magical explosions and an army of demonic forces. In Khem that place is Kufiss. Built to honor the ancient goddess of water and knowledge, … More Location, Location, Location!
Back again to share more about the Kah, one of the Races in The Lost Age. Here’s one of the No-Kah Matriarchs, the Mata, by Audre “Charamath”. The Mata lead their people through their accumulated wisdom, and the visions they receive from their god. And because my prose is not my strength read an excerpt … More People, The Kah
You know there is a ton that goes into an RPG book, the big things like art and rules everyone thinks about. The subtle nuances that most folks don’t pick up on really start coming out of the wood work once you start to dig into it though. Things like the font, line spacing, Bullet … More Whats’s in a Color Scheme?
Keith here, looking to keep you up to date on the state of the game. Currently all game systems are implemented and awaiting further playtesting. I’ve begun working with Savannah to make sure the book is edited to make sense and look clean. Illustration is well under way with fresh art from Audre “Charamath“. In the coming … More Back in Action
Gods and Society Society and Gods Because Deities can be killed and others can take hold like weeds in a garden gods have many different tactics in order to maintain their power. Their are some deities who favor cooperation, and others who take a darker approach. In the primary civilized area that the Bwhir, Thakir, and … More TLA – Setting Conceits Part 4
What role do the Deities play in The Lost Age? Deities in Isspera are a huge part of the setting, they are a metaphysical reality. Everyone has at least one deity they acknowledge and pray to. Due to the widespread worship of deities small miracles and displays of power are not uncommon even in remote … More TLA – Setting Conceits Part 3
Types of Magic Spiritual magic Channeling more potent magic is much harder, training and devout worship are required to receive more powerful boons from the gods. Each Deity is able to grant their priests spells based around their own powers. A god of Forging and Fire would be able to enhance the characters blacksmithing prowess, … More TLA – Setting Conceits Part 2