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Dreadloque is a piratical take on Flintloque - Alternative Armies skirmish wargame set in an alternate Napoleonic war featuring fantasy races - set in its own part of that world called The Windy Isles. A place of pirates and treasure far removed from the smoke hazed battlefieds of the Mordredian Wars in Urop. The first adventure in the Dreadloque series was written by Flintloque alumni and Orcs in the Webbe regular Danny O'Hara and published back in the mid nineties on his website Filbanto Stew. It was a huge favourite among Flintloque players. 

In 2008 Danny returned to his Windy Isles setting with the follow up tale, Dreadloque II "Dead Dwarf's Chest" exlusively for publication on Orcs in the Webbe as part of that years Advent Calendar. It featured a prelude and three full scenarios, or acts as they are often known in Flintloque mini-campaigns.

In 2009 Danny gave me his blessing to take up the reins and I started telling a tale set one year after Dreadloque II where things in the Windy Isles changed, but not for the better. Over the next few years Dreadloque III took shape and was completed in 2013 consisting of a short prelude, three acts and a nautical interlude featuring a Kraken.

In 2014 the story continued as I started a new tale set in the Windy Isles featuring a new character, a Dwarf called Gadrin, an exile from Urop finding his first steps in the new world. The tale itself, A Softer Fire, forming the prelude of Dreadloque fourth season.

In 2015 Danny O'Hara agreed to return to the Windy Isles as part of that years Saints Day scenarios and penned a tale taking us back to the beginning, back before Black Powder when magic was still in the world and the halflings of Jamcakey had yet to overthrow thier Orc masters.

Dreadloque is one of the fondest memories of Flintloque players and piratical tales set there will continue on Orcs in the Webbe.

Tag Type: Series
Point of View: Real World

  • Danny O'Hara's piratical take on Flintloque begins right here in Dreadloque, the original tale of banditry, insurrection and the infamous pipeweed that introduced a generation of Flintloque players to The Windy Isles and its host of fantastic characters...

  • An Orcs in the Webbe Original! My old gaming group and I give Danny O'Hara's excellent Dreadloque scenario a go in this Flintloque after action report.

  • An Orcs in the WebbeOriginal! Being in the main a description of events unfolding in the exotic Windy Isles after those heretofore depicted in the prior work Dreadloque, by the author.

  • An Orcs in the Webbe Original! In which a simple meeting to discuss a map becomes something of a brawl.

  • An Orcs in the Webbe Original! Our heroes search an abandoned system of caves and find much more than they the treasure they're looking for...

  • An Orcs in the Webbe Original! What happened to our heroes after the showdown with Shambog last year? What effect has the recent  emancipation of the long suffering Halflings in the Windy Isles had on the pirate factions? Find out in this prelude to Dreadloque III "The Goblin in the Smoke", this years tale of tale of banditry, insurrection and of course the infamous pipeweed.

  • An Orcs in the Webbe Original! This years ripping yarn set in Danny O'Hara's Dreadloque setting gets underway as three erstwhile heroes try to stop a meeting between the Catalucian Ambassador's daughter and the evil Baron Bron from going ahead.

  • An Orcs in the Webbe Original! Carrying on the story where we left it back in 2009, the 'Ambassador's Daughter' has been captured by our heroes and the evil Bron's plans have been averted. But as oft is the case in tales such as these all is not what it seems...

  • An Orcs in the Webbe Original! Our heroes have made it to the Baron's mansion. What will they find within in this Flintloque/Cluedo crossover for one to four players...

  • An Orcs in the Webbe Original! Years in the making, the 'Third Season Finale' of Dreadloque is here. A rip roaring adventure featuring a mad dash to stop Baron Bron's plans nefarious plans for the Windy Isles once and for all.

  • An Orcs in the Webbe Original! We return to the Windy Isles in the first part of the prelude to this years 'season' of Dreadloque, the piratical version of Flintloque. In this, the first of a new series focusing on storyline in tandem with game mechanics, you will find an After Action Report of THW's 'And a Bottle of Rum' rules as well as a short piece of Flintloque fiction based on it.

  • An Orcs in the Webbe Original! In the second part of the prelude to this years 'season' of Dreadloque we see how a character starts an investigation in THW's 'And a Bottle of Rum' rules along with the short piece of Flintloque fiction based on the adventure.

  • An Orcs in the Webbe Original! In this Saints Day exclusive scenario we get a glimpse at the origins of some of the legendary characters from Danny O'Hara's piratical take on Flintloque, Dreadloque, as the Jamcakey born halfling Bilbo Nesta Marley takes his first steps of rebellion under the leadership of Drogo Dekker.