[Runequest] Gone Many Moons
lev at rpgreview.net
Fri Oct 3 20:32:00 EST 2008
On Thu, 2008-10-02 at 08:32 -0700, royce at efn.org wrote:
> Greetings, Fellow RQers,
> I've been absent for months, busy. But I'm going to try to check in
> every two months henceforth. This coming summer, I hope to start an RQ
> campaign. To which end, ...
> I would greatly appreciate any feedback on the following thoughts:
> I. Setting
> A. High Middle Ages
> B. Pagan, not Christian or Muslim
> 1. In RQ settings, the gods are real, and drop in to visit
> 2. Olympian pantheon predominates in Europe
> 3. Norse cults coexist in north, older cults in Middle East
Olympic should dominate Greece, Italy, much of Spain and southern
France. Use the Wotanic pantheons for Germany and Scandinavia. Use
Celtic for Northern France, British Isles and Slavic cults for much of
I have run and played in several "historical fantasy" campaigns in the
past fifteen years or so.. please feel free to fire away questions
because it is an incredibly rich source of material to work with.
> Is a village priest in the service of one god only? Is he primarily
> for one god, but hosts offerings & performs sacrifices to the whole
Yes, that would work.
> II. Magic & Feudalism
> (Staff meeting is over. Gotta go. :-)
Heh. Do you play 'management bingo'?
All the best,
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