Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Lure of the Unknown
A world without secrets is a world that doesn’t need adventurers. It might need heroes to save it from some catastrophe or looming evil, but it doesn’t need explorers willing to strike out into the darkness with no guarantee that they’ll make it back home to the light or investigators driven to peel back layers of concealment and deceit from ancient horrors or modern crimes.
Let’s look briefly at three types of secrets that can be buried in a campaign: geographical, historical, and magical.
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