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  • Frozen Skies: The Phantom Skyship

    OK, something a little different this week.

    This is a piece of in-setting fluff, usable as an adventure hook or a red herring in a campaign. It may or may not be used to fuel the plot of the Frozen Skies setting. Depending on how well it is received, I may do more like it.

    http://www.utherwaldpress.com/2019/0...m-skyship.html

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    • Frozen Skies: A Classified Report

      Last week's post of some in-setting fluff proved to be a big hit, so here is a sequel of a sorts. If this proves to be as popular I'll certainly see about doing some more along similar lines. There is potential to do newspaper articles, letters, extracts from books and other pieces.

      So if you want to see more of this, then please let me and in particular the sort of stuff you want to see.

      http://www.utherwaldpress.com/2019/0...ed-report.html

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      • The Man Who Would Be King

        Already mentioned that part of the process of updating Frozen Skies to SWADE is making some changes and revisions to the setting, the intent to tighten up and make clearer the background lore. This has included giving the Commonwealth more of an Irish/Celtic feel by making some changes to how it is structured and providing Gaelic based names for different titles and organisations. This week we turn to Alyeska and a complete overhaul of the Lord-Governor.

        http://www.utherwaldpress.com/2019/0...d-be-king.html

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        • Frozen Skies: A Proposal

          In what seems to now be part of an ongoing series, I now present the latest instalment in the Phantom Skyskip Saga. This week's entry is a communique from the commander of the Aero-Fleet's Alyeska Command to the High Lord of Alyeska, whom we covered last week. Here the Royal Aero-Fleet approaches the viceroy of Alyeska with a proposal regarding the mysterious airship.

          http://www.utherwaldpress.com/2019/0...-proposal.html

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          • Alyeskan Gazetteer: The Wulf Coast

            Been a while since I've done a Gazetteer post, but wished to return to this series and further explore the untamed wilds of Alyeska. Hopefully this end will provide plenty of fodder for people's games and perhaps even spawn an interesting campaign or two. Either way, tis an excellent opportunity to expand the 'map' as it were.

            http://www.utherwaldpress.com/2019/0...ulf-coast.html

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            • Rogue's Gallery: The Kenworth Street Runners

              Oh hey, something else that hasn't been done in a while.

              This week's post showcases potential allies or foes for the player characters when they've attracted the attention of the authorities. It is also a powerful group that's not to be trifled with, similar in some respects to the Agents and Rangers from Deadlands.

              http://www.utherwaldpress.com/2019/0...t-runners.html

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              • Landships!

                Little bit of a short post this week, working overtime at the day-job and thus I have less free time. This is an idea that I've had brewing for a while and a question on the Unofficial Savage Worlds Discord prompted me to finally post it. Hopefully this will give people more options and ideas for their Frozen Skies whilst expanding the availability of land vehicles.

                http://www.utherwaldpress.com/2019/10/landships.html

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                • Darkwatch: Savage Threats

                  In which we returnth to the war-ruined city of Ravenscroft and brave its darkened streets with the men and women of the Darkwatch. This week we take a look at some of the threats and foes that the Darkwatch faces and the ways and means that the Darkwatch has come up with to counter said threats.

                  http://www.utherwaldpress.com/2019/1...e-threats.html

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                  • Tyland Revisited

                    By now most folk should be aware that part of my efforts to get Frozen Skies updated to SWADE is going through and revisiting some of the lore of the world. This has included tightening things up a little or completely overhauling and revising others. This week is the turn of the Tyland Free State.

                    http://www.utherwaldpress.com/2019/1...revisited.html

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                    • Frozen Skies Update

                      This week is an update on the current status of Frozen Skies and its update to SWADE. Been posting ideas about some changes to the setting, haven't haven't covered the mechanics side of things all that much. So taking the opportunity to bring everyone up to speed on how things currently sit.

                      http://www.utherwaldpress.com/2019/1...es-update.html

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                      • New Aircraft: The TrodaĆ­ Fighter

                        Bit of a short post and a minor treat this week, though little bit of a challenge for myself. So this week's post features a new aircraft, one that sits between the Hornet and Kestrel in terms of capability. This is deliberately intended to be an 'inferior' aircraft, a design long since chucked onto the scrap heap and thus more likely to be found in the hands of sky pirates than the Commonwealth's frontline fighters.

                        http://www.utherwaldpress.com/2019/1...i-fighter.html

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                        • New Aircraft: The Raven Fighter

                          Another week where I've found myself short on time to do a longer post, so instead its another new aircraft. This is suppose to be on the other end of the scale to the TrodaĆ­ Fighter that got featured last week, a new design in the setting that hasn't even reached the production stage. Hopefully it represents a more radical design that fits firmly in the Dieselpunk theme.

                          http://www.utherwaldpress.com/2019/1...n-fighter.html

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                          • Akerbakk
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                            Dang! That is a sweet looking fighter!

                        • The Airman's Gazetteer: Colony of Orduesh

                          Little bit of a chance of pace, a return to the Airman's Gazetteer series to expand the world of Darmonica. This week is a look at something that has been mentioned previously; the Commonwealth Colony of Orduesh. This desert outpost is surrounded by hostile lands and border skirmishes are a way of life, yet the Commonwealth still holds onto it.

                          http://www.utherwaldpress.com/2019/1...f-orduesh.html

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                          • Keep The Home Fires Burning: Mortuary Troubles

                            This week we dip back into Keep The Home Fires Burning, a setting that we've only infrequently looked at. Trying my hand at an adventure in the KTHFB setting, something thats been kicking around in my head for a while. The basis overview is that the characters have been sent to a hospital where corpses have been stolen from the hospital's morgue, though the truth behind the thief is more horrible than the characters realise.

                            http://www.utherwaldpress.com/2019/1...-mortuary.html

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                            • New Aircraft: Iolar Light Bomber

                              Another new aircraft, though this week I set myself bit of a challenge to recreate the de Havilland Mosquito or get as close as possible. Though its ended up being a slightly faster version of the Argentine I.Ae.24 Calquin Light Bomber, apparently an aircraft patterned after and is a 'look-alike' for the Mosquito.

                              http://www.utherwaldpress.com/2019/1...ht-bomber.html

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