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Comic Books and Graphic Novels » The Astronomer - 4 part weird sci-fi graphic novel » 6/01/2015 6:31 pm

Here is a cool article about The Astrononmer's creator where he mentions one of our D&D campaigns as inspiration for his work.
http://www.conflictofinteresttx.com/all/qa-with-matt-rebholz
Again, if you havent checked out The Astronomer, use the link a couple of replies above to read the first three Chapters (individual books) for free!
 

Comic Books and Graphic Novels » The Astronomer - 4 part weird sci-fi graphic novel » 5/23/2015 10:36 am

I am not sure... Besides the Chaplin and the Disney characters, who is Tramp? If you don't mind me asking.

Comic Books and Graphic Novels » The Astronomer - 4 part weird sci-fi graphic novel » 5/22/2015 2:16 pm

He does it all by hand with graphite then ink. I believe he then scans each page and touches it up in Photoshop to prep for printing. 

Comic Books and Graphic Novels » The Astronomer - 4 part weird sci-fi graphic novel » 5/22/2015 12:09 pm

Here is an awesome inde comic one of my good friends has been working on for the last 5 years. He is absolutely amazing artist. I do not know why he isn't famous yet hehe. It is full of weird sci-fi fantasy awesomeness. He is a regular at our gaming table and I feel his work is a great inspiration for any Hyperborean game, let alone a true piece of art for your occular nerve to behold! The first three chapters of his four part comic epic "The Astronomer" are currently on this site for free for a time: 

http://studygroupcomics.com/main/the-astronomer-part-1-by-matt-rebholz/

Check em out. You wont regret it.

Music » Inspiring Metal Music » 5/22/2015 11:48 am

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Mastodon - Blood Mountain!

A progrock metal album about a dude in search of a Crystal Skull which he hopes to place at the top of Blood Mountain, which is supposedly a ritual that removes "the reptilian brain" causing its owner the ability to achieve the next step of human evolution. Along his journey, the dude encounters a Cysquatch, a one-eyed sasquatch that can see into the future, who warns the of the following dangers during the journey for the Crystal Skull, which includes sprinting through a forest of murderous "Birchmen". The album is Hyperborean as all get out!

Enjoy:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0bQdMz762ns

Television and Film » Mad Max - Fury Road! » 5/22/2015 11:32 am

Now if this isn't a film that inspires Hyperborean adventuring weirdness I don't know what would. Absolutely beautiful film that went from one seat gripping scene to the next. I enjoyed every second of it in the theatre. If you haven't seen it yet YOU MUST see it in the theatre for the full experience. I can't wait to get it on Blu-Ray so I can see all the extended and deleted scenes, along with being able to pause to enjoy all wonderful art design dripping (or in this case "vrooming") off the screen. 

I couldnt help but imagine all the vehicles replaced with horses, camels, mammoths, pterodactyls, and velociraptors in making one helluva AS&SH adventure! GO SEE IT! And if you have seen it, what were your thoughts?

Announcements » HYPERBOREA ADVENTURE THREE-PACK KICKSTARTER IS NOW LIVE! » 5/19/2015 4:58 pm

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Awesome! Glad it made the pledge goal. This Friday I will be throwing in my money once I get a couple more coppers in my pouch. Art looks great. Wish I could throw down for a print.

Campaign » The Black Fief Campaign » 5/07/2015 11:35 am

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Ditto! I always love sitting back after a campaign and seeing the random path players took and the kind of story they ended up carving out for their characters. I do wish we knew what the curse of the Black Fief was though! http://cdn.boardhost.com/emoticons/tongue.png

Campaign » The Black Fief Campaign » 5/06/2015 8:59 pm

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Was this run sandbox style? If so, did the players just stumble into things you had mapped out, or was it improvised, or a little bit of both? Would have they ever made it to the Black Fief if they just beelined it to Greenlee? Just curious.

Campaign » The Black Fief Campaign » 5/06/2015 1:59 pm

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First time Hyperborea forum user here. I know I am little late to the party but great posts man. Looks like you guys had fun while it lasted.

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