When designing a fantasy setting, the biology of our home world can provide a wonderfully rich resource for generating a new world and the creatures inhabiting it. But a world creator should not forget the fantasy aspect, or feel restricted to using Earth’s biosphere as an unyielding template, and otherwise excellent resources often suffer from just this flaw and apply real-world ecology to fantasy... [click here for more]
Kobolds Work a Little Magic
The popular and wildly useful Kobold Guide series tackles the biggest subject in fantasy: Magic!
What makes a fantasy fantastic? Magic, of course! Whether it’s unearthly beasts, scheming sorcerers, legendary swords or locales that defy logic and physics, a compelling fantasy story needs magical elements. The tricky part is that in order for the story to work,... [click here for more]
A look at the famous Tarot cards.
In this overview of the mystical cards, a brief history of the cards is accompanied by an original full page illustration by 22 different comic book artists for the Major Arcana. Also included is a summary of the Minor Arcana and an introduction to card spreading.
A great primer to the Tarot cards with unique interpretations of the enchanted cards... [click here for more]