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Mauril’s Journal, Entry 8

   Posted by: Mauril    in Campaign Logs, Pathfinder, RPG

The book has now made its purposes known.  His purposes, I should say.  He has offered me my own soul and I have taken his deal.  I have been trapped by him for nearly three years of my life now.  It would have been three years in twelve days of this writing.  The worst part of this infernal bargain is that I knew it to be foul from the first day and since then I knew that I could not escape this fate.

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This is what 2d6+Str damage looks like

   Posted by: Avaril    in Generally Geeky, Inspiration, RPG

The company Cold Steel has demos for every one of their swords on their website.  Perhaps most impressive is their greatsword demo.  Watch in fascinated horror as burly guys chop big pieces of pig.

It’s a bit over the top, but it does give you a sense of what real medieval combat would have looked like.

If you come across someone swinging one of these, you want to be sure that you have either a high dex bonus, or are wearing some serious armor.

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We had a discussion last night after our gaming session.  I have recently purchased the Pathfinder-compatible mass-combat system called Warpath and Wolfgod and I are in the process of building the armies for each of the nations in our world.  One of our nations is a very druidic nation. (If you read my campaign journal, it’s the country Mauril just visited, Mastillan.)  As one would expect, Wolfgod and I were trying to work out how we were going to include druids into that army.

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