Mythic Britain: Logres

It is no secret that I was greatly impressed with Mythic Britain by The Design Mechanism, a setting book for Mythras (formerly known as RuneQuest 6th Edition). For those like me whose imaginations were lit by the tone and style of that book, an expansion has just been released that adds even more depth and … Continue reading

From RuneQuest to Mythras

Over the coming weeks, as June becomes July, one of my favorite systems will be transforming once again. RuneQuest 6th Edition, the flexible and powerful iteration of this long-lived system by Pete Nash and Lawrence Whitaker of The Design Mechanism is casting off the name by which it has been known to re-emerge under the name … Continue reading

Casting Runes 6: A Season for All Things – Session 23 Recap

This post is the 23rd recap of play in our RuneQuest 6th Edition, collaboratively-developed, sword and sorcery campaign. This session dealt with the brutal creatures, bands of enemies, and strange goings-on in the unexplored lands at the edge of the Firmament. We estimate that there are perhaps two more sessions left in this leg of the campaign. Once done, … Continue reading

Casting Runes 6: A Season for All Things – Session 22 Recap

This post, hopefully as a surprise to no one, continues the exploration and implementation of RuneQuest 6th Edition in a collaboratively-developed sword and sorcery campaign. This session dealt with launching the quest anew, bolstered by the support of the Plenthan ‘fanatics’ of Pumoth Deep. I am a session behind in recaps at the moment, and session 23 … Continue reading

Casting Runes 6: A Season for All Things – Session 21 Recap

This post, hopefully one of two on this 5th anniversary of the Casting Shadows blog, continues the exploration and implementation of RuneQuest 6th Edition in a collaboratively-developed sword and sorcery campaign setting. This session dealt with finding a way out of the underground temple, surviving the harsh mountain environment, and making the hard decision to seek help … Continue reading

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