Some shroudling thoughts. The name shroudling is the ‘common generis’ that Thari uses for the ancient people and means literally ‘little ones favored of the shroud’. It isn’t quite accurate or historical but the shroudlings are too few and too elegant to quibble about it.
Shadows of Amber :: The Courts :: Shroudlings How creepy should your Shroudlings be? We don’t hear often enough from Randy. found in the internets archive and brought here, by Randy: Let’s see, Shroudlings — live in a dimension behind mirrors — fixate on people whom they watch and sometimes protect via mirrors, and sometimes […]
IMC :: Shroudlings Introduced another teenager to Amber this week. And since handing out ‘niche’ spots is always fun, Castle Amber had the strange arrival of Lady Quiet, rescued from a blackened version of Castle Amber accessed through a trapped mirror in the castle library. Lady Quiet has a secret connection to the Royal Family […]
Yes, there is a meme going around where you name 10 bands you’ve seen in concert except one is a false flag. Or you name 10 RPGs you’ve played and one isn’t true. So here you go, somehow when I woke this morning, I had a list of games I’ve offered at Ambercons. But which […]
today several of them are extinct and others are nearly so
The arcane practice of image ‘capture and compression’ is known through various ages as Mirror Art or Mirror Wright. There are a great many misunderstandings about what is possible or practical in the Art of Mirrors. Depending on the skill of the wright: • all reflective surfaces map images • an arcanely crafted mirror can […]
…continuing the odd addition of a family member to the cast of Eternal City.
So—- what the heck is a Primal Power? What sort of things rival the far-reaching powers of Pattern and Logrus? Every GM gets to pick and choose. Certainly some Storytellers will take elements already in the canon text and say that ‘GhostWheel’ or ‘Mirror People’ are privy to more intrinsic secrets of the Universe. But […]