How many times have you been warned? How many times has your species been taught? We tried reason alone, and you advanced many great cultures, but those days of greatness have sunk beneath the waves of time. We left you alone because it seemed that your species was well in control of Earth. It was … Continue reading I am the voice of RA
One of the hardest things for me to do when I'm being creative is to name that thing which I have written into existence. Many times I search Google on prospective names, and most of the good ones always seem taken. Then we go through the mediocre and/or bizarre stuff, and I either can't spell … Continue reading What’s in a name?
As you sit in your fishing dingy offshore on a lazy summer morning, Hillport rises to the North. The expansive bay shelters commercial and fishing vessels, with their triangular sails and mysterious cargoes. At the pier for the ships and the fishing docks are shrines to the Master of the Void, as he is also … Continue reading Enter: Hillport!
For those of you who insist on the TL,DR version of everything, here you go. There is no TL,DR version. TIRRA is a continent and several related islands on a planet roughly earth-like. It is elf, dwarf, and orc-free. There are three races of humanoids and three races of lycanthropes. It has nearly twice the … Continue reading Why TIRRA?
...have arrived! Check out the tab above titled "TIRRAN LYCANTHROPES" and tell me if it wets your appetite. Sometimes there are just too many possibilities to decide what to do. This is still a rough graphic, but I think you get the idea.
A dup? And what is this about cheese? Dups are used as pack animals and as dairy or meat sources from Hillport to Eaglebrook.Think of something between an American bison and a rhinocerous, and that is getting close to what a dup looks like. The legs are quite stout, and the shoulders mound up behind … Continue reading Oh, for a clump of Dup cheese!
In the continent of TIRRA, I am setting the world notes in the Age of Swords. Why did I choose that era? The ages each have meaning. TIRRA is lacking in iron, and therefore must make do with copper, zinc, nickel, and tin and so on. Swords made of bronze may look impressive, but they … Continue reading Why the Age of Swords?
From the frigid Ice Barony to the balmy tropic islands of the Spice Barony, there is much to discover in TIRRA. Tirra is a large continent on a world called Talia, a world that has a large number of different kinds of peoples who are spread across TIRRA and two other continents, and several large … Continue reading Welcome to TIRRA
This blog has lain fallow for nearly a year. Creatively I was just in a place where I didn't have anything to say - due to a lot of reasons that should probably be left unsaid. But, yes, it's a nice sunny warm Sunday, and I'm inside pretending I'm very far away. I've dusted off … Continue reading TIRRA Kickoff
I've had a long flirtation with writing implements and papers. If I just don't like the pen or the paper, I may as well play Solitaire because I won't get anything significant done. Yeah, I might be able to write a little, but I might as well toss it sooner rather than later. Also, trying … Continue reading On Journaling