This is a plate from the story. It refers to one of the original ideas written around 1998. Although most of the plots and scenario have changed, this and the Glen scene (the opening of the main arc) have remained almost untouched.
This level was the first experiment we set up for the saturday morning coders sessions. It's a side view platform game. We usually make top down scenes for our rpg. This was to experiment with the idea of sub levels within the 2d universe.
The steram-punk graphics are used in the main game and are from a sample set we bought on steam. They make a great contrast to the other cartoon like sprites we use to represent the hobbits.
He watched her pour into the measure and thence into the jug rich white milk, not hers. Old shrunken paps. She poured again a measureful and a tilly. Old and secret she had entered from a morning world, maybe a messenger. She praised the goodness of the milk, pouring it out. Crouching by a patient cow at daybreak in the lush field, a witch on her toadstool, her wrinkled fingers quick at the squirting dugs. They lowed about her whom they knew, dewsilky cattle.