Category: The Healing Blade

Home / Blog / The Healing Blade

Lord of Pestilence Profile — Fusobacterium necrophorum

November 11, 2012/0/0/

Description (Healing Blade Lore) Some suspect that Fusobacterium necrophorum can live unnoticed among the friendly Lords of Buccal Bay, but they are rarely seen unless they are wreaking havoc on Soma, so it’s hard to say with certainty. It’s more likely that as other pestilence agents enter the area, F. necrophorum take the opportunity to […]

Lords of Pestilence, The Healing Blade ,

Lord of Pestilence Profile — Bartonella henselae

November 4, 2012/0/0/

Description (Healing Blade Lore) Bartonella henselae are massive beasts that prey upon Soma’s inhabitants. Resembling other-worldly lions, the creatures scratch their way into the land through the boundary wall, then meander across the land, terrorizing Soma’s innocent as they go. They launch themselves at their prey, sinking their claws in and clamping down their teeth. […]

Lords of Pestilence, The Healing Blade ,

Lord of Pestilence Profile — Bacillus cereus

October 28, 2012/0/0/

Description (Healing Blade Lore) Bacillus cereus are hardy reproducers. They lay spores that can survive temperatures of up to 100 degrees Celsius—the boiling point of water—in the hot swamps surrounding the banks of the aqueduct through the Southern Dam region. Once the marshy water drops below 50 degrees, the spores begin to germinate. They emerge […]

Lords of Pestilence, The Healing Blade ,

Lord of Pestilence Profile — Clostridium perfringens

October 21, 2012/0/0/

Description (Healing Blade Lore) Clostridium perfringens are common residents of the waste aqueduct, where they often keep to themselves. But they aren’t always so peaceful. They can rear a nastier side when provoked, disrupting the aqueduct ecosystem, causing significant unrest among its inhabitants, and even escalating their attacks to kill. The smell of decaying flesh […]

Lords of Pestilence, The Healing Blade ,

Bacillus anthracis – THB Pestilence profile

October 16, 2012/0/0/

This horrific basilisk is a dreaded foe. With the advantages of its amphibious lifestyle and a shielding protein carapace, B. anthracis is a formidable threat to Soma. It used to be completely vulnerable to the valiant Beta-Lactam Apothecaries, although nowadays there are increasing reports of resistance. And as is typical of many Lords in the […]

Lords of Pestilence, The Healing Blade

Healing Blade 3.0

August 6, 2012/0/0/

Last year when I got my hands on a copy of Healing Blade, I tore open the box full of anticipation. Cool artwork! And a science theme! Games about science have been an interest of mine for some time. Games are fun and science is fascinating. Combine the two and you can potentially get quite […]

Games, The Healing Blade, Updates

Apothecary Profile — Doxycycline

August 5, 2012/0/0/

Description (Healing Blade Lore) Doxycycline is a slight warrior, but she packs a punch. She can effectively counter attacks by a wide range of Pestilence agents, including the formidable Bacillus anthracis, and is even deployed proactively when the threat of invasion is high. It is important that she not be stationed on Soma for too […]

The Healing Blade ,

Lord of Pestilence Profile — Coxiella burnetii

July 29, 2012/0/0/

Description (Healing Blade Lore) Coxiella burnetii are evil creatures, which revel in torturing all manner of Soma inhabitants. They are some of the most invasive of all the Pestilence agents that threatens Soma’s wellbeing, with only a few individuals capable of entering through the Respiro Forest and subsequently multiplying and spreading throughout the land. They […]

The Healing Blade ,

Apothecary Profile — Tigecycline

May 20, 2012/0/0/

Description (Healing Blade Lore) Tigecycline is a younger Apothecary, giving her the advantage of unfamiliarity. She was only 13 years old when she was thrust into battle following many fruitless attempts of the more seasoned warriors to take down Pestilence agents like Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus and Acinetobacter baumannii had frustrated the Apothecary Army. Like […]

The Healing Blade ,

Lord of Pestilence Profile — Yersinia pestis

May 6, 2012/0/0/

Description (Healing Blade Lore) Yersinia pestis are one of the most ancient scourges to haunt the globe, and have been responsible for the deaths of countless other worlds in the deep past, starting even before the Apothecary Healers began offering protection to Soma and other lands. In fact, these Pestilence agents were only discovered centuries […]

The Healing Blade ,