Flotsam – Parsantium’s Boat Town

Both of my Parsantium campaigns began in the boat town of Flotsam in Parsantium’s Dock Ward. My adventure Whispers of the Dark Daeva takes place here too. Flotsam, a town built from boats of every size and shape, bobs on the water at the eastern end of the Old Docks. This floating community consists ofContinue reading “Flotsam – Parsantium’s Boat Town”

The Golden Scimitars – Free Parsantium PDF

It’s been over five years since I’ve published new content for Parsantium but The Golden Scimitars is now available! This six page PDF details the notorious Hidden Quarter criminal gang and includes four new 5e NPC stat blocks. Although based in Parsantium: City at the Crossroads, you can use the Golden Scimitars in any D&DContinue reading “The Golden Scimitars – Free Parsantium PDF”

Parsantium in Midgard

Parsantium: City at the Crossroads is a city sourcebook for all editions of D&D and Pathfinder, which I wrote and published in 2014. Parsantium is a melting pot, a city where trade routes meet and where cultures collide.  Inspired by Byzantium with its rich Greco-Roman heritage, Parsantium incorporates characters, monsters and magic from the TalesContinue reading “Parsantium in Midgard”

Icons of Parsantium: The Caliph

The Caliph is the fourth of fifteen icons I created for my 13th Age Parsantium campaign. These movers and shakers should also prove useful for GMs running Parsantium games using the 13th Age icon relationship rules with other incarnations of the world’s bestselling fantasy RPG – or indeed anyone using the setting. The Caliph The GreatContinue reading “Icons of Parsantium: The Caliph”

Icons of Parsantium: Witch of Flotsam

The Witch of Flotsam is the third of fifteen icons I created for my 13th Age Parsantium campaign. These movers and shakers should also prove useful for GMs running Parsantium games using the 13th Age icon relationship rules with other incarnations of the world’s bestselling fantasy RPG – or indeed anyone using the setting. This iconContinue reading “Icons of Parsantium: Witch of Flotsam”

Icons of Parsantium: The Dragon

The Dragon is the second of fifteen icons I created for my 13th Age Parsantium campaign. These movers and shakers should also prove useful for GMs running Parsantium games using the 13th Age icon relationship rules with other incarnations of the world’s bestselling fantasy RPG – or indeed anyone using the setting. The Dragon The DragonContinue reading “Icons of Parsantium: The Dragon”

Icons of Parsantium: The Basileus

The Basileus is the first of fifteen icons I created for my 13th Age Parsantium campaign. These movers and shakers should also prove useful for GMs running Parsantium games using the 13th Age icon relationship rules with other incarnations of the world’s bestselling fantasy RPG – or indeed anyone using the setting. The Basileus The Basileus,Continue reading “Icons of Parsantium: The Basileus”

Old Quarter Commoner 5e Background

Here’s a 5e Old Quarter Commoner background for Parsantium: City at the Crossroads. OLD QUARTER COMMONER You come from a poor family struggling to make ends meet in the Dock Ward or Poor Ward of the Old Quarter. You might be a Sampuran belonging to the shudra caste, a half-orc or an Aqhrani. Either way, you toil awayContinue reading “Old Quarter Commoner 5e Background”

Bureaucrat 5e Background

Here’s a 5e Bureaucrat background for Parsantium: City at the Crossroads. BUREAUCRAT You have served in Parsantium’s vast and complex bureaucracy as one of the “beardless”, a junior civil servant. If male, you may be a eunuch, born to a poor family who handed you over to the authorities for schooling in return for a well-paid government jobContinue reading “Bureaucrat 5e Background”