It’s been a great month for the 131,000 Design Word Challenge–I hit roughly 33,101 words in January, which was somewhat higher than my 11,500-word target. The vast majority of these words came from Raging Swan Press supplements and adventures, while the rest came from blog posts and session summaries. The rough break down is:
- Articles: 4,125
- Session Summaries: 4, 354 words
- Supplements and Adventures: 24,622
I’ve got a feeling I know how I’ve been so productive, and I’ll share more on my strategy and tactics in an upcoming post.
I’m not going to do a graph this month. I know this will disappoint some of you, but a graph with one column seems a tad pointless to me. Who knows what kind of graphical summary I will assail you with next month!
Onwards, to February
Realising further pursuit of the creature into the nested gallimaufry of deeper caves would be foolish, the party retraced their steps and explored some of the more accessible tunnels below Greystone.
Glowering amid dark rumours and terrible stories of desperate adventure, death, betrayal and glimmering treasures squat the unutterably ancient halls of Gloamhold. This crumbling, benighted, haunted dungeon complex of unknown, but undeniably vast, extent is buried deep within the grim and brooding spray-drenched headland of the Mottled Spire. It is a place of legends, madness and death.
You might be thinking, “But Creighton, that’s just madness. Your fingers won’t be able to take the strain!” Have no fear, my fingers are made of stern stuff and I’ve been training them for years. They’ll struggle through.
The party rested for the balance of the week in Languard. Several had business about the city, and they were in no rush to return to Greystone’s tumbled ruins.