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Published by Samuel Penn.

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Glendale Website - My main web site.

Yags - Main site for yet another game system, a generic GPL'd tabletop RPG.

Yagsbook - Documentation on the Yagsbook RPG documentation format, a Sourceforge project.

Mapcraft - Documentation on world mapping tools, another Sourceforge project.

Midnight Saga - An Ars Magica campaign.

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Yags is Another Game System - Game design notes for Yags, a Free roleplaying game system I use as the core system for most of my campaigns.

Yagsbook - Notes on an XML based documentation system I use for documenting Yags and related campaigns.

Full Thrust - Notes on Full Thrust

Stargrunt - Notes on Stargrunt.


2012/01/23 - The Battle of the Mine

The evil oppressors are currently raiding the countryside around Oxford.

There is Aaron the Jew, a moneylender in Oxford. He buys and sells information, as well as lending money.

We dress up a norsemen and head to Oxford to scout it out. It has a population of about 2,000. It has good strong walls, though not all of it is fully maintained. The northern side has lapsed somewhat, whilst the other side is better maintained. The northern houses outside the walls are built right up against the walls. There is a culvert here. The bath houses and brothels are all found here.

The five gates aren't well manned. but are heavily reinforced. The exception is the north gate, which looks like it may be in poor condition.

We stay at the lodging provided by the Cathedral. They believe we may be able to provide a large donation, so they are more than happy to show us around.

There seems to be a secret way between the brothels outside the walls, and a pub on the inside. There is well inside the castle, though the city itself gets its water from the river.

We get back to Wallingford. Lady Fiona, daughter of Lord Braes, is organising the movement of building supplies nearer to Oxford.

We set up a trap at a nearby mine, seeding a rumour that the treaury from Wallingford was hidden here. Laying traps around the open mine, we arrange for a large body of men to be hidden around the area.

We successfully ambush a large body of men at the mine, capturing five knights in the process, worth £60 of ransom.

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