Thistle: magic, medicine, and folklore

Thistles are a group of flowering plants with prickly leaves. They extend powerful protective magic, set up boundaries, bestow courage, break curses, and heal animals.

Geologist’s Primer: We’re On!

After magical plants, the time has come to focus on something new: magical metals, minerals, and rocks. From agate to zircon, this book will be shiny!

Aphelion Solo Playtest 01: Character Generation of a Village Witch

Welcome to the new playtest series of Aphelion, in which I take Jakub’s brilliant system and try to break it. This time, with a village witch and alchemist.

Color Magic and Plants in your D&D 5e Game!

Make your game more fun by embracing the color magic of flowers. The possibilities are endless and in line with the occult lore!

Tabletop for Fun and Profit: The Lessons of 2021

This year has taught us many things about the tabletop industry. Let’s see what lessons we can take with us into 2022.

Holly: magic, medicine, and folklore

Holly is an evergreen tree with spiny leaves and red berries, particularly valued during the winter solstice. It protects from witchcraft, lightning, and wild animals.

Underwater Encounters

Go on an adventure beneath the waves and try these 10+ underwater encounters for your D&D and other TTRPG game!

December on Patreon: Underwater Adventures

This month, our Patrons go on a deep dive into the dark, cold waters, to frolic with dolphins, merfolk, and anglerfish.

Interview at the Dungeon Master’s Guild House!

Anna talks about Herbalist’s Primer, mixing D&D with scientific research, marketing, and the future of the RPG industry.

Aurorae: The Vila

Monster design challenge: an utterly alien, incomprehensible – yet fully sentient – species competing with humans in Aurorae RPG.

Yew: magic, medicine, and folklore

A highly toxic evergreen tree, with showy, red berries and flat, green needles. It symbolizes death and rebirth, allowing contact, control, and raising of the dead.

Herbalism Kit, Revisited: Tools and Supplies for Herbalists

Bored of the standard D&D 5e herbalism kit? Check out the tools and supplies your herbalist and alchemist would really use!