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The Breach - B&C:Devlog #5

The Breach - B&C:Devlog #5

In Bug & Claw, there are various organizations characters can join or encounter. One that's more common is the Breach. Get to know the Breach with a bit of the lore behind them in this devlog. The Breach Guild Goal The Breach is one of the oldest guilds, its members devoting themselves to pr...
28th Jan 2023
Moulting & Regeneration - B&C:Devlog #4

Moulting & Regeneration - B&C:Devlog #4

Did you know arthropods shed their exoskeletons as they grow? It's a process called ecdysis, but most of us just call it moulting. What I find super cool about this process, though, is the chance for regeneration. With the world of Bug & Claw keeping up with OSR tenants and being a dangerous place...
14th Jan 2023
Bug & Claw is now a part of Monkey's Lunch!

Bug & Claw is now a part of Monkey's Lunch!

Exciting announcement! 🎉 I'm launching Monkeyslunch (aka Monkey's Lunch, aka ML), my little escapism (games, fiction) company, which Bug & Claw is now a part of! What does this mean? Clearer content. No mixing of Bug & Claw items with other game items. A dedicated site just for Bug & C...
6th Jan 2023
The Doll's Eye - Part 3

The Doll's Eye - Part 3

Finally, the exciting (and ominous?) conclusion to the Doll's Eye, short fiction from the Bug & Claw universe. The Doll's Eye is a mace-like weapon with a child's voice and a thirst for blood. Last we left off, small child had just discovered it in the muck of Stagbay. Read The Doll's Eye - Part ...
6th Jan 2023
The settlement of Patient Watch - B&C:Devlog #3

The settlement of Patient Watch - B&C:Devlog #3

Patient Watch Guild town Medium danger Description Patient Watch is what’s known as a Breach Watch, a settlement devoted to breach craft, almost all of the population being members of the Breach. Patient Watch is built near the remnants of the old lighthouse at Stagbay. For years the populac...
4th Nov 2022
The Doll's Eye - Part 2

The Doll's Eye - Part 2

Read part 1 of the Doll's Eye here. Long, silk roads that seem to go on forever, intertwining, and undulating. They're all at once brilliant white, colourful, and full of life. Each seems unique, on its own journey, with its own story to tell. We follow them for what feels like ages. Our atten...
29th Oct 2022
The Doll's Eye - An Artefact Actual Play

The Doll's Eye - An Artefact Actual Play

An Artefact actual play summary, as well an introduction to some of the characters and world of Bug & Claw. The finding We are shriveled, dormant. We sleep. Ages go by. Our sleep deepens. Creatures come. They snack on our legs, our body. We don't have the strength to fuss and continue to...
1st Aug 2022
What's in a name? - B&C:Devlog #1

What's in a name? - B&C:Devlog #1

What you're about to read is a snippet from the introduction to a story about a crab named Phillipé and a ladybug named St Frederick that go on a great quest together and learn the meaning of true friendship. It's also where Bug & Claw gets it's name from. Right now, it's kind of like a cross betwee...
5th Jul 2022

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