Rhûne Archive

  • Rhûne: The Ælven Agenda This adventure clocks in at 57 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1/2 page SRD, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 53.5 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   So, what is this? The first, and most simple answer, would be that this represents a first level adventure for the “Beyond the Glittering Fane”-adventure arc. Now one thing I absolutely ADORED in the Rhûne campaign setting would be the fact that the setting demands that you have a proper position in life; that the character has an ideology, a culture…and that with this choice, there are obvious consequences in the way the game is played, the stories are told, etc.   […]

    Rhûne: The Ælven Agenda

    Rhûne: The Ælven Agenda This adventure clocks in at 57 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1/2 page SRD, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 53.5 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   So, what is this? The first, and most simple answer, would be that this represents a first level adventure for the “Beyond the Glittering Fane”-adventure arc. Now one thing I absolutely ADORED in the Rhûne campaign setting would be the fact that the setting demands that you have a proper position in life; that the character has an ideology, a culture…and that with this choice, there are obvious consequences in the way the game is played, the stories are told, etc.   […]

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  • The Rhûne: Dawn of Twilight Campaign Guide This massive campaign guide clocks in at 356 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page dedication, 2 pages of editorial, 1 page backer list, 3 pages of ToC, 1 page session sheet (also included as a separate pdf), 2 pages of char sheet (similarly included and form-fillable), 1 page SRD, 1 page back cover, leaving us with343 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   Urgh. This took forever. What you’re reading is my 5th attempt at writing this review. No, I am not kidding. 4 times I wrote this and ended up not being happy with the tone, the focus. This is a hard book to review, so please bear with […]

    The Rhûne: Dawn of Twilight Campaign Guide

    The Rhûne: Dawn of Twilight Campaign Guide This massive campaign guide clocks in at 356 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page dedication, 2 pages of editorial, 1 page backer list, 3 pages of ToC, 1 page session sheet (also included as a separate pdf), 2 pages of char sheet (similarly included and form-fillable), 1 page SRD, 1 page back cover, leaving us with343 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   Urgh. This took forever. What you’re reading is my 5th attempt at writing this review. No, I am not kidding. 4 times I wrote this and ended up not being happy with the tone, the focus. This is a hard book to review, so please bear with […]

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  • The Ice Ælves of NiflæheimБассейны. Сделать бассейн This racial pdf clocks in at 10 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page preface/editorial, 1 page SRD, leaving us with 7 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   So, what is Niflæheim, the home of the ice ælves that so strongly shapes the whole race? Well, as the preface states, it is somewhere along the lines of Mad Max meeting 30 Days of Night – basically Antarctic survival in a fantastic context. It should come as no surprise then that the history of the ice ælves and their clades is written in blood and tragedy.   It is against said exceedingly harsh environment that these people have carved out their […]

    The Ice Ælves of Niflæheim

    The Ice Ælves of NiflæheimБассейны. Сделать бассейн This racial pdf clocks in at 10 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page preface/editorial, 1 page SRD, leaving us with 7 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   So, what is Niflæheim, the home of the ice ælves that so strongly shapes the whole race? Well, as the preface states, it is somewhere along the lines of Mad Max meeting 30 Days of Night – basically Antarctic survival in a fantastic context. It should come as no surprise then that the history of the ice ælves and their clades is written in blood and tragedy.   It is against said exceedingly harsh environment that these people have carved out their […]

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  • The Gun-Priest: Blessed of Velash This pdf clocks in at 8 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial/introduction, 1 page SRD, leaving us with 5 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   The gunpriest is basically a hybrid of cleric and gunslinger and receives d8 HD, 2 + Int skills per level, 3/4 BAB-progression (more than sufficient for guns) and good Reflex and Will-saves. They must be, alignment-wise, within one step of their patron deity and has an appropriate aura. proficiency-wise, they know how to use simple and martial weapons, firearms and light armors. They cast prepared spells drawn from the cleric’s list and need their gun to prepare spells. Their governing attribute is Wisdom and they […]

    The Gun-Priest: Blessed of Velash

    The Gun-Priest: Blessed of Velash This pdf clocks in at 8 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial/introduction, 1 page SRD, leaving us with 5 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   The gunpriest is basically a hybrid of cleric and gunslinger and receives d8 HD, 2 + Int skills per level, 3/4 BAB-progression (more than sufficient for guns) and good Reflex and Will-saves. They must be, alignment-wise, within one step of their patron deity and has an appropriate aura. proficiency-wise, they know how to use simple and martial weapons, firearms and light armors. They cast prepared spells drawn from the cleric’s list and need their gun to prepare spells. Their governing attribute is Wisdom and they […]

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  • The Jötunfolk: Descended from Death This racial supplement depicts the Jötunfolk race as employed in the Rhûne campaign setting. It clocks in at 11 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial/preface, 1 page SRD, leaving us with 8 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   After the Ragnarök clock began its inexorable countdown to the end of days, the jötunfolk started roaming the lands; discarded and unwanted children of the Thrall Lords, exposed to jötunstones, these children were changed in the womb to be born into the shape of half-giants. Increased fertility of the land was the first sign of the influence of jötunstones- it seemed like a golden age in the waiting – but then the […]

    The Jötunfolk: Descended from Death

    The Jötunfolk: Descended from Death This racial supplement depicts the Jötunfolk race as employed in the Rhûne campaign setting. It clocks in at 11 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial/preface, 1 page SRD, leaving us with 8 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   After the Ragnarök clock began its inexorable countdown to the end of days, the jötunfolk started roaming the lands; discarded and unwanted children of the Thrall Lords, exposed to jötunstones, these children were changed in the womb to be born into the shape of half-giants. Increased fertility of the land was the first sign of the influence of jötunstones- it seemed like a golden age in the waiting – but then the […]

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  • The Blessed and the Hunted: The Story of the Usa-Chan This little supplement by Storm Bunny Studios is 4 pages long, 3/4 of a page SRD/editorial, leaving us with 3 1/4 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   We kick off this little pdf with a short origin-myth of the new race of the Usa-Chan – who are essentially bunny people in the style of Usagi Yojinbo (and if that does not ring any bells, google it!) and ties it neatly in with an alternate origin legend for the kitsune.   Usa-Chan get their own subtype, +2 Dex and Str, -2 Int, +2 to climb, -2 Disable Device & Sleight of Hand, +2 to initiative and run as […]

    The Blessed and the Hunted: The Story of the Usa-Chan

    The Blessed and the Hunted: The Story of the Usa-Chan This little supplement by Storm Bunny Studios is 4 pages long, 3/4 of a page SRD/editorial, leaving us with 3 1/4 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   We kick off this little pdf with a short origin-myth of the new race of the Usa-Chan – who are essentially bunny people in the style of Usagi Yojinbo (and if that does not ring any bells, google it!) and ties it neatly in with an alternate origin legend for the kitsune.   Usa-Chan get their own subtype, +2 Dex and Str, -2 Int, +2 to climb, -2 Disable Device & Sleight of Hand, +2 to initiative and run as […]

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  • Children of the Wode The second racial guidebook for Strom Bunny Studios‘ stormpunk setting of Rhûne is 35 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page ToC, 1 page SRD and 1 page back cover, leaving us with 30 pages of content, so let’s take a look, shall we?   Beyond the city-states of Vallinar, where technology reigns and works against (or in favor?) of the impending Ragnarök lies the land of the Ælves – unlike standard elves, in Rhûne, these stalwart warriors have no undying lands, no refuge awaiting them – rather, they have retreated to their home, waging a war against the steady march of stormtech and the progress of technology it entails – essentially, […]

    Children of the Wode

    Children of the Wode The second racial guidebook for Strom Bunny Studios‘ stormpunk setting of Rhûne is 35 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page ToC, 1 page SRD and 1 page back cover, leaving us with 30 pages of content, so let’s take a look, shall we?   Beyond the city-states of Vallinar, where technology reigns and works against (or in favor?) of the impending Ragnarök lies the land of the Ælves – unlike standard elves, in Rhûne, these stalwart warriors have no undying lands, no refuge awaiting them – rather, they have retreated to their home, waging a war against the steady march of stormtech and the progress of technology it entails – essentially, […]

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  • Children of the Hammer This pdf is 30 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page ToC, 1 page SRD and 1 page back cover, leaving us with 25 pages of content, so let’s take a look, shall we! Now dwarves in Rhûne are different from those in traditional fantasy settings – an ancient race of industrial innovators, they are anything but dour and actually determined by one central concept: They know Ragnarök is coming, the final battle – and they intend on winning the conflict! Thus “do it right or don’t do it at all” could sum up their approach to just about anything – they intend to last, they intend to survive and thus they […]

    Children of the Hammer (Revised Edition)

    Children of the Hammer This pdf is 30 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page ToC, 1 page SRD and 1 page back cover, leaving us with 25 pages of content, so let’s take a look, shall we! Now dwarves in Rhûne are different from those in traditional fantasy settings – an ancient race of industrial innovators, they are anything but dour and actually determined by one central concept: They know Ragnarök is coming, the final battle – and they intend on winning the conflict! Thus “do it right or don’t do it at all” could sum up their approach to just about anything – they intend to last, they intend to survive and thus they […]

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  • The Clockwork Primer This pdf is 12 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page fluffy introduction/editorial,1 page SRD, leaving us with 9 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   The pdf kicks off with an updated version of the Clockwork Adept-PrC – first pioneered in KQ #16, the PrC requires 7 ranks in Craft (clockworks), Knowledge (Arcana) and 4 ranks in Knowledge (engineering) as well as the Craft Construct and Skill Focus (Craft [Clockworks])-feats and the option to cast 4th level arcane spells.   The PrC gets proficiency with simple weapons, 2+Int skills per level, d6,1/2 BAB-progression, good will-saves and full spellcasting progression. Clockwork Adepts may highjack constructs of up to 1/2 character level, no more than […]

    The Clockwork Primer

    The Clockwork Primer This pdf is 12 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page fluffy introduction/editorial,1 page SRD, leaving us with 9 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   The pdf kicks off with an updated version of the Clockwork Adept-PrC – first pioneered in KQ #16, the PrC requires 7 ranks in Craft (clockworks), Knowledge (Arcana) and 4 ranks in Knowledge (engineering) as well as the Craft Construct and Skill Focus (Craft [Clockworks])-feats and the option to cast 4th level arcane spells.   The PrC gets proficiency with simple weapons, 2+Int skills per level, d6,1/2 BAB-progression, good will-saves and full spellcasting progression. Clockwork Adepts may highjack constructs of up to 1/2 character level, no more than […]

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  • Hej everybody,   let’s check out the third commercial supplement released for the stormpunk-world of Rhûne, which blends Norse myth with steampunk:   Children of the Hammer: A Guide to Clockwork Elves and Dwarves of Rhûne This pdf is 30 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page ToC, 1 page SRD and 1 page back cover, leaving us with 25 pages of content, so let’s take a look, shall we!   Now dwarves in Rhûne are different from those in traditional fantasy settings – an ancient race of industrial innovators, they are anything but dour and actually determined by one central concept: They know Ragnarök is coming, the final battle – and they intend on winning […]

    Children of the Hammer: A Guide to Clockwork Elves and Dwarves of Rhûne

    Hej everybody,   let’s check out the third commercial supplement released for the stormpunk-world of Rhûne, which blends Norse myth with steampunk:   Children of the Hammer: A Guide to Clockwork Elves and Dwarves of Rhûne This pdf is 30 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page ToC, 1 page SRD and 1 page back cover, leaving us with 25 pages of content, so let’s take a look, shall we!   Now dwarves in Rhûne are different from those in traditional fantasy settings – an ancient race of industrial innovators, they are anything but dour and actually determined by one central concept: They know Ragnarök is coming, the final battle – and they intend on winning […]

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