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On Adenheim I: The Big Picture

My latest campaign had its setting created on the day I ran it, with the gracious help of Perttu Vedenoja and Xsi on the OSR Discord server.
I wanted my own Neverwinter and what we came up with is awesome, so I’m sharing.
Preamble Welcome to Adenheim, the largest trade hub on the shores of the Myravar. Keep your mask with you at all times, try not to stray too far away from the city, and for the love of the Sea God, do not listen to the cultists over there.
Dust Storms The weather in Adenheim comes in 3 ways relevant to the locals: clear of dust, dusty, and lethally dusty. The first is cause of celebration, causing impromptu festivals and generosity. The second is daily life, sometimes you get to walk the streets with just your mask on, other times you’re better off home. The third is a real threat, the kind that claimed many lives before the bell system.
Incoming dust can change day to day, hour to hour. The locals are normally adequately prepared, while visitors suffer through a f…

So, Blog No. 3(?)

Well, time to give RPG blogging another try. This time, I'll try and stick to it.

My name is Nadav, I'm 26 years old and I've been playing since I was at least 3 years old.
Over the past several years I've tried blogging about RPGs - campaigns I've run, ideas I've come up. Neither of the 2 blogs had lasted. Encouraged to try again by seeing others at the OSR Discord server starting their own, I opened a new blog. This time, it even has a name I don't feel is forced.

I've decided to give an entire post to the first one, despite having other things to write about right now, because I'm normally a person of few words and I want to break out of that habit. I want to provide a full look into what goes on in my head and around my table. I plan to start breaking that habit by being wordy here and now.
I've got a couple of topics.

The Name of the Blog
I was struggling for at least 10 minutes, trying to come up with a name I like. I went through some name…