Tag Archives: Stories from Myth

Stories from Myth: Momotaro – August 2011 RPG Blog Carnival

The topic for this month’s RPG Blog Carnival is Animals in RPGs being hosted by Tower of the Archmage. For more details about the RPG Blog Carnival visit the archive of past blog carnivals over at Nevermeet Press. This post was … Continue reading

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Stories from Myth: My Lord Bag of Rice

Today let’s explore the legend “My Lord Bag of Rice” which features a tale that could be almost directly dropped into an adventure in a fantastic setting. My Lord Bag of Rice or Tawara Toda (俵 藤太) is a nickname … Continue reading

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Stories from Myth: The Tale of Jiraiya the Gallant

Some of you may already be familiar with the name Jiraiya, but today we are going to focus on the Japanese folktale, “The Tale of Jiraiya the Gallant”.

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Stories from Myth: Urashima Tarō vs Oisín in Tir na nÓg

Myths are highly adaptable stories that can be made to suit your own story. We talked briefly about how to take a myth / legend and break it down so that it’s elements can be re-purposed, and now I have … Continue reading

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Prospects on the horizon

Happy New Year! 明けましておめでとうございます! This blog is still revving up from it’s start in late last year and I am eagerly looking forward to sharing more with you all this year. このブログは昨年の最後で始まったばかりでしたがもうすでに新年で皆うへ良いものを見せることに楽しみにしています。 Some things to look forward to: 今年から期待してもいいもの: Introductions … Continue reading

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Stories from Myth: Mitsukuni vs Princess Takiyasha

Myths and Legends are something that all people of all cultures share. The details may differ but the heroes are adequately heroic regardless of where they originated. So when you are telling a story, a princess is still a princess … Continue reading

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