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Odin, Ruler of Asgard

(Illustration by Chris McFann) Refill your flagons! Jarrod Camiré continues to bring you new material to use with Northlands: Roleplaying in Winter’s Chill. The fourth of four parts, this week we learn a little more about Odin. [previously] __ Odin is one of the most important gods of Norse mythology and the supreme ruler of Asgard.…

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Freya, Goddess of Love and Beauty

Refill your flagons! Jarrod Camiré continues to bring you new material to use with Northlands: Roleplaying in Winter’s Chill. The third of four parts, this week we learn a little more about Freya. [previously] __ In Norse mythology, Freya is the goddess of love, beauty, fertility, gold, seiðr, war, and death. She is the one…

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Thor, God of Thunder and Lightning

Refill your flagons! Jarrod Camiré continues to bring you new material to use with Northlands: Roleplaying in Winter’s Chill. The second of four parts, this week we learn a little more about Thor. [previously] __ Thor is certainly one of the most well known gods from Norse mythology. He is mostly associated with thunder, lightning,…

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Valkyries: Shieldmaidens of the North

In Norse mythology, valkyries are servants of Odin. These female figures choose the most valorous of those that die on the battlefield to bring to Valhalla to become einherjar—or the warriors who’ll fight during Ragnarök. This is far from Valkyries’ only function, however. The incomparable valkyries appear throughout the poetry of the skalds as lovers…

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KotM Fight! Afanc

Welcome to the King of the Monsters Contest finals: the afanc is finalist 1 of 10. These submissions are left almost entirely as they were received with the exception that all submissions have had minor alterations for proper spelling (not grammar), formatting, and the addition of an image. Let the fight commence! ______ Swimming over…

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