Once, hundreds of years ago, the Golems held dominion over humanity, enslaving them to do their bidding. The first people, known as the Prima, fought their captors and with the aid of Usion, the Sun God, defeated them and pushed them back to their northern homeland. Today the mark of the Golems is still everywhere on the land, from the arcane-wrought metal road leading to Leron’s Pit, to... [click here for more]
A Grim & Perilous cartographic companion to Main Gauche.
This pack is intended to provide those playing the adventure in the Main Gauche supplement, “There’s Something About Marie”, with high resolution maps (600dpi) for personal printing and use.
All text has been removed from these versions in order to give you a more immersive map. Map legends relevant to the adventure... [click here for more]
The forest holds many dark secrets, its bark, boughs and branches privy to the passage of time in a way people don't comprehend. It is an unavoidable space between the civilised pockets of the land. The local people make their way along the well-worn tracks and roads of the area. They know they should never stray from the path and they don't want to contemplate what foul creatures... [click here for more]
For a century the only safe land route between the two nations was to go all the way around the Great Central Mountains. The sea route wasn’t been much better, with stormy seas around the peninsula barring the path of all but the bravest captains. So when the Mountain Pass was hewn from the rock of those great peaks a short, and important, route was finally available. To ensure that this... [click here for more]
The canal was created to increase the waterfront of the city and improve its trade prospects. In this way the guilds of the city paid respect to the gods of trade and rivers, but also allowed for many more traders to conduct swift and effective commerce. This led to a period of financial growth for the city and the canal is seen as a symbol of prosperity and one of the few times the guilds collaborated... [click here for more]
In the wake of the breakup of the Kingdom and the division into separate states the iron grip of law and order slackened just enough across the borderlands. This coupled with the fractured nature of the local economy and the ravaging of farmlands in the brief bloody rebellion, has left the people of the region desperate. The few merchants travelling the area have been forced to raise prices due... [click here for more]
Those that worship the sun god often place moveable crystals, mirrors and reflectors atop their temples. This serves many purposes. It can form a beacon of light to travellers in the night, much like a lighthouse for lost ships. It can bring light down into the temple itself for times of prayer and sermon. However, it’s greatest function is to cast the last sunlight on the graves of the dead... [click here for more]