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Pathfinder did a short series on mermaids and underwater adventure in which the mermaids were treated in a very similar way. They were mythical and scary, and really not to be trifled with. I'll see if I can dig up the actual issues they appeared in... I want to say AP #3.
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Over the last few days I have been working on massively overhauling my website, the Blackmoor Archives. In addition to a massive facelift, I have added several new sections to the site and working to make the connections between this blog, the Archives and the Forum more seamless. I am pretty happy with the results so far, but will be fiddling with details over the next few weeks I suppose :)

In other news, we are now 160 people reading this blog! A warm welcome to member 160. Anything you can do to spread the word is appreciated.

http://blackmoormystara.blogspot.com/20 ... -news.html

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My character just died!

Learn details of what happened here:
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Er... Congratulations? :oops:

Only 9th level! What was the rate of advancement like, adventure-wise?
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The character fought the good fight, glad to see more legends and stories being made.

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RobJN wrote:Er... Congratulations? :oops:

Only 9th level! What was the rate of advancement like, adventure-wise?
Thanks! Looking back at things the rate of advancement was really really slow :lol:

NPCDave wrote:The character fought the good fight, glad to see more legends and stories being made.
Exactly! It was all good fun! :)

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New Entry:

Infernal Machines of Blackmoor:
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Nice entry! I'm trying to figure out what kind of beast the machine represents. It looks like it could be the head of either a bull or a snake (or some other reptilian), but I can't be sure. What does it look like to you?
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Maybe it is a giant armored burrowing frog ;)
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RobJN wrote:Maybe it is a giant armored burrowing frog ;)
<snap> We may have a winner guys! :mrgreen:
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Havard wrote:
RobJN wrote:Er... Congratulations? :oops:

Only 9th level! What was the rate of advancement like, adventure-wise?
Thanks! Looking back at things the rate of advancement was really really slow :lol:

NPCDave wrote:The character fought the good fight, glad to see more legends and stories being made.
Exactly! It was all good fun! :)

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Wow, a re- release of the AD&D books, tempting to buy even for just nostalgia purposes.

And I agree with the commenters, a commemorative reprint Blackmoor book or D&D book for Dave Arneson is in order.

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It really has been a Busy Week for Arneson Fans

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Talking about the plans to make a Pathfinder AP for Numeria:

A Pathfinder AP for Blackmoor fans?

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Some Cthulhuesque goodness and connections to the Outer Beings and the Carnifex:

The Sleeping Ones

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