Necromancers are wizards who communicate with and perhaps even summon the dead.
Yes. You Guessed it. It’s the Obligatory Cthulhu Column. Or ‘Cosmic Horror’ if you will. The genre owes a great deal to Lovecraft’s original creations, so much so that discussing the genre is essentially a dissection of mythos works. So this column is going to be a little more focused than usual. Something faceless owns […]
Over the next few columns we are going to be diving into Horror. While we’ve looked at topics that have bordered the genre before, we haven’t dived right into its black heart. The problem with horror is that it very quickly divides into a massive set of sub-genre specifics. Poe, Lovecraft, King, Bright, Barker are […]
Dungeons filled with monsters, illusionary bridges or Mimics pretending to be cobblestones are all well and good in a high fantasy dungeon where there is plenty of magic. The challenge of trapping a dungeon in a low fantasy realm is a bit harder. There’s only so much you can do with hiding bear traps in […]