On the run in the desert, Mitara spots a glimpse of a city in the distance.
Cutting their way through the jungle, Honri and Klay find unmistakable traces of masonry.
Trekking across the Great Glacier, Hagner finds a snowed-over entryway to an underground citadel.
What kind of civilization have they just encountered… and where in its history is it right now? All you need to find out is 1d20!
I present to you, the improvising referee, the Random Civilization Encounter Wheel, tracing the rise and fall from Savagery to Empire, and back again.
Inspiration mostly Robert E. Howard, with some Fritz Leiber, Roy Thomas and Clair Noto thrown in to suit my tastes.