Imagine you are wandering in the woods one day, and you suddenly stumble across a cavern you’ve never seen before. You’ve been in these woods since you were a child, and yet never once has this cavern made its presence aware to you. Strange? Yes, but not impossible when the Otherworld’s tendrils extend out into our reality. This post dives headfirst into this world of spirits and illusions, a murky borderland where you can never be fully certain that what you see is the truth.
Note: this post makes heavy use of the Facade system from the article “Mask of Humanity”, found in Pyramid issue #3-97, pg. 13 to 20. While individual skills, advantages, and modifiers are annotated, the system itself and terms such as “Facade Rating” are a focus of the entire article and thus have no specific page number listed.
What is the Otherworld?
Enveloping Earth like a blanket, the Otherworld is a space between spaces, a dimensional “warped mirror” where the features of the planet have a twisted and distorted reflection. While some areas may seem familiar enough beyond oddly bright or subdued colors and slightly misshapen features compared to what would be on Earth, others are exaggerated or inverted, such as Continue reading