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Family, gender and sexuality in Alanu

The Alanu republic is a very patriarchal society. Men is  seen as the natural heads of both state and family. The authority of the husband over his wife and his children is wide. It is the fathers responsibility to weed … Continue reading

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20 questions about Alanu

In answer to Jeff’s 20 Questions: 1. What is the deal with my cleric’s religion? All clerics are either of lawful or neutral alignment. The forces of chaos doesn’t grant any powers. Spellcasters with a chaotic alignment are always wizards, … Continue reading

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Tompta Gudhi

At the winter solstice feast of rebirth the families of Alanu renew the bond with their Tompta Gudhi, the guardian spirit of their home, by ritually sharing a rice pudding dinner with its idol. Not being able to participate in … Continue reading

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Gods of Alanu

In the beginning there was chaos and the sisters of destruction Rihisti and Teshi ruled without boundaries and devoured all. But Belu, lord of the gods, saw their mindless destruction and was discontent. He then summoned his brothers and sisters … Continue reading

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Events of importance, a d100 table

Most of the politics and other important events of the Alanu republic happens far away from the concern of ordinary adventurers. But at times it can be quite important to know what is going on, if not else to avoid … Continue reading

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A chronicle

For the very first time two adventurers have now walked the streets of Alanu. Two friends Labashi, a dwarven mercenary, and Kuri, a cleric of Ea, sat at the tavern on the ground floor of the nagu (appartment house) where … Continue reading

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Some inspirations for Alanu, City of the Exiles

The main sources for inspiration for Alanu is, as said before, ancient Rome of the late republican era a century or so BC and old school fantasy rpg’s like Dungeons and Dragons. Most important single books of inspiration are the … Continue reading

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