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On the west of Norway comes the island called Iceland, with the mighty ocean washing round it: a land very squalid to dwell in, but noteworthy for marvels, both . A Cold Death is an adventure for Mythic Iceland set in North Iceland, in the year , during the Pagan The Night of the Yule Cat - Free PDF Download. A Cold Death: A Mythic Iceland Scenario a A glossary of terms used in Mythic Iceland is included at copy of this book, for a free PDF version, please see.
No Files Found. Skill Based buy or gain skills. Replace System. I thought this last bit was very cool and was the first indication that Mythic Iceland was going to be more a college textbook for gaming than your usual campaign setting book. I also found it interesting how important status and family were in character creation. Blog Call of Cthulhu on Penny Arcade: Soft Cover.
Who are they longing to see? How do they plan to spend their money? It was a good death, but it is always hard for a father to hear news that his son has died before him. By Mark Morrison. Thirteen 8. Download here. The story takes place during the Pagan Commonwealth period of Icelandic history, before the Christian conversion in the year You get essays on family life, social status, burial rights and so much more.
Do you want to know all the districts of Iceland in the 10th and 11th Century? You are given a systematic look at the courts, crimes, punishments, inheritance laws, and even how to run a full court proceeding within the BRP system mechanics. The next twenty or so pages comprise the chapter on Religion.
Here you are given a look at the major Norse gods and goddesses and how worshiping one can affect your character.
Basically you are given a stat that measures your faith towards a particular Norse God with is directly contrasted by your stat towards Loki. The key, of course, is to make sure your deity of choice continues to look upon your character favorably.
Like with any good Norse based game, magic is primarily done through runes. The rules for runic magic are thirty-three pages long, which probably shocks you to read that. Basically, a runecaster just needs to combine three runes to form a spell.
You can pretty much have several campaigns worth of adventures just from this chapter. The one thing missing is that the book neither dissuades or promoted the idea of Hidden People as player characters. Unlike the previous chapter which were about elves that left their homeland to settle in Iceland, this chapter is about the actual land elves come from.
Maybe your characters get exiled from Iceland or just get restless. The two areas that can be found in this chapter are Greenland and Wine-Land, the latter being made up of eastern Canada and the United States.
Again the book is neutral on whether you can or even should make a PC Skraelingar, but as they are just humans, it might be a fun idea to have one as a guide if the other players are exploring say, the Slab-Land region of Wine-Land for reasons of riches and glory.
Nice to see the unconscious collective at work here. It gives you information on Viking vessels, how to pilot them, the preferred weaponry one would carry and how to properly run a raid on a village or monastery.
Very fun. I really liked the part on how to us a PCs prophecy power if one has this ability to keep the adventure flowing in the way you want it to go. Yeah for a built-in sidetracking prevention.
This chapter also contains tables for inclement weather and alcohol effects.
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