Subterranean Enclave Archive

  • Subterranean Enclaves: Flenheim This installment of Raging Swan Press seriously underrated Subterranean Enclaves-series clocks in at 11 pages, 1 page front cover, 2 pages of advertisement, 1 page editorial/ToC, 1 page SRD, leaving us with 6 pages of content, depicting this subterranean settlement, so what do we get here?   Well, in short, a nightmare for most. Flenheim is the home of derro, to be more precise, a tradition of derro fleshcrafters and as such, also the center of a growing slave market: The Collector’s Lodge and Shadow Market beckon with their wares – the former with captives, the latter with exotic goods. The lore that knowledgeable PCs can rely upon is certainly helpful, but does not exactly create any […]

    Subterranean Enclaves: Flenheim

    Subterranean Enclaves: Flenheim This installment of Raging Swan Press seriously underrated Subterranean Enclaves-series clocks in at 11 pages, 1 page front cover, 2 pages of advertisement, 1 page editorial/ToC, 1 page SRD, leaving us with 6 pages of content, depicting this subterranean settlement, so what do we get here?   Well, in short, a nightmare for most. Flenheim is the home of derro, to be more precise, a tradition of derro fleshcrafters and as such, also the center of a growing slave market: The Collector’s Lodge and Shadow Market beckon with their wares – the former with captives, the latter with exotic goods. The lore that knowledgeable PCs can rely upon is certainly helpful, but does not exactly create any […]

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  • Subterranean Enclaves: Dilath’s Hold This installment of Raging Swan Press’ Subterranean Enclave-series clocks in at 10 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page advertisement, 1 page editorial/ToC, 1 page SRD and 1 page back cover, leaving us with 5 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   As mentioned before, you can essentially consider this a pdf that depicts a settlement of the storied underdark, wherein the less than pleasant races roam. In this case, most people who come to the place do not want to be here. Why? Well, founded by an exiled drow noble, Dilath’s Hold is not a nice place – it is a slave hub. That being said, the danger rate of 10 the village’s […]

    Subterranean Enclaves: Dilath’s Hold

    Subterranean Enclaves: Dilath’s Hold This installment of Raging Swan Press’ Subterranean Enclave-series clocks in at 10 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page advertisement, 1 page editorial/ToC, 1 page SRD and 1 page back cover, leaving us with 5 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   As mentioned before, you can essentially consider this a pdf that depicts a settlement of the storied underdark, wherein the less than pleasant races roam. In this case, most people who come to the place do not want to be here. Why? Well, founded by an exiled drow noble, Dilath’s Hold is not a nice place – it is a slave hub. That being said, the danger rate of 10 the village’s […]

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  • Subterranean Enclave: Fanghome The third installment of Raging Swan Press’ Subterranean Enclave-series clocks in at 10 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page advertisement, 1 page editorial/ToC, 1 page SRD and 1 page back cover, leaving us with 5 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   Situated at the edge of the subterranean jungles of twilight flora and fungi, erected atop the last remnants of a civilization long perished and amidst the bones of ancient beasts, the troglodyte enclave of Fanghome makes for an uncommon place to visit – and probably, the reason to visit these disgustingly smelly lizards would probably be their trade in the enigmatic Zji Zji berries – sought after by drow fleshcasters and strange […]

    Subterranean Enclave: Fanghome

    Subterranean Enclave: Fanghome The third installment of Raging Swan Press’ Subterranean Enclave-series clocks in at 10 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page advertisement, 1 page editorial/ToC, 1 page SRD and 1 page back cover, leaving us with 5 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   Situated at the edge of the subterranean jungles of twilight flora and fungi, erected atop the last remnants of a civilization long perished and amidst the bones of ancient beasts, the troglodyte enclave of Fanghome makes for an uncommon place to visit – and probably, the reason to visit these disgustingly smelly lizards would probably be their trade in the enigmatic Zji Zji berries – sought after by drow fleshcasters and strange […]

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  • Subterranean Enclave: Deephearth The third installment of Raging Swan Press’ Subterranean Enclave-series clocks in at 10 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page advertisement, 1 page editorial/ToC, 1 page SRD and 1 page back cover, leaving us with 5 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   Ask and thou shall receive. When I complained in my review of Mith’Varal that an underdark coastal town would have been awesome, I hadn’t read this. Yeah. Tied it once again at the endless sea, this time around we receive an underdark coastal town – or rather it, was. Until recently, an earthquake has blocked access to the endless sea…and then, the disappearances began in the small community of svirfneblin…   The […]

    Subterranean Enclave: Deephearth

    Subterranean Enclave: Deephearth The third installment of Raging Swan Press’ Subterranean Enclave-series clocks in at 10 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page advertisement, 1 page editorial/ToC, 1 page SRD and 1 page back cover, leaving us with 5 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   Ask and thou shall receive. When I complained in my review of Mith’Varal that an underdark coastal town would have been awesome, I hadn’t read this. Yeah. Tied it once again at the endless sea, this time around we receive an underdark coastal town – or rather it, was. Until recently, an earthquake has blocked access to the endless sea…and then, the disappearances began in the small community of svirfneblin…   The […]

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  • Subterranean Enclaves: Mith’ Varal This second installment of Raging Swan Press’ Subterranean Enclave-series clocks in at 10 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page advertisement, 1 page editorial/ToC, 1 page SRD and 1 page back cover, leaving us with 5 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   Mith’Varal, literally meaning “mithril” and “mine” in Dwarven, was once a frontier’s town nestled at the shore…wait, what? Yes, thankfully, this subterranean enclave becomes interesting almost immediately by virtue of its uncommon geography – founded underground on a mithril-rich peninsula, a river runs through it and it saw its heyday of prosperity. Alas, this time has waned, the fate of all mining towns – one fine day, the ore ran out. […]

    Subterranean Enclaves: Mith’ Varal

    Subterranean Enclaves: Mith’ Varal This second installment of Raging Swan Press’ Subterranean Enclave-series clocks in at 10 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page advertisement, 1 page editorial/ToC, 1 page SRD and 1 page back cover, leaving us with 5 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   Mith’Varal, literally meaning “mithril” and “mine” in Dwarven, was once a frontier’s town nestled at the shore…wait, what? Yes, thankfully, this subterranean enclave becomes interesting almost immediately by virtue of its uncommon geography – founded underground on a mithril-rich peninsula, a river runs through it and it saw its heyday of prosperity. Alas, this time has waned, the fate of all mining towns – one fine day, the ore ran out. […]

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  • Subterranean Enclave: Severed Umbra This first installment of Raging Swan Press’ Subterranean Enclave-series clocks in at 10 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page advertisement, 1 page editorial/ToC, 1 page SRD and 1 page back cover, leaving us with 5 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   What is this series about? Well, in one sentence: “Village Backdrops for the Underworld.” That’s the truth in theory – i.e. you’ll find a settlement statblock, a market place, a couple of notable folk and places, lore and rumors, sample events – by now you know the formula that works so extremely well. In practice, this is rather different beyond the formal criteria. Once, when the slums of the city of […]

    Subterranean Enclave: Severed Umbra

    Subterranean Enclave: Severed Umbra This first installment of Raging Swan Press’ Subterranean Enclave-series clocks in at 10 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page advertisement, 1 page editorial/ToC, 1 page SRD and 1 page back cover, leaving us with 5 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   What is this series about? Well, in one sentence: “Village Backdrops for the Underworld.” That’s the truth in theory – i.e. you’ll find a settlement statblock, a market place, a couple of notable folk and places, lore and rumors, sample events – by now you know the formula that works so extremely well. In practice, this is rather different beyond the formal criteria. Once, when the slums of the city of […]

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