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  • Monstrous Lair: Harpy’s Nest (system neutral) This installment of the Monstrous Lairs-pdfs clocks in at 8 pages, 1 page front cover, 2 pages of advertisement, 1 page SRD, 1 page back cover, 1 page editorial/ToC, leaving us with 2 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   Sometimes, you just need a bit of dressing for a wayside encounter – or something specific to a monster type. Finding appropriate entries can be rough, and so, this series attempts to remedy this shortcoming on 2 pages, with a total of 7 d10-tables.   In this installment, we take a look at the nests built by harpies, with the 10 approaches presented including stunted bushes, scattered bones and bloody pieces of […]

    Monstrous Lair: Harpy’s Nest (system neutral)

    Monstrous Lair: Harpy’s Nest (system neutral) This installment of the Monstrous Lairs-pdfs clocks in at 8 pages, 1 page front cover, 2 pages of advertisement, 1 page SRD, 1 page back cover, 1 page editorial/ToC, leaving us with 2 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   Sometimes, you just need a bit of dressing for a wayside encounter – or something specific to a monster type. Finding appropriate entries can be rough, and so, this series attempts to remedy this shortcoming on 2 pages, with a total of 7 d10-tables.   In this installment, we take a look at the nests built by harpies, with the 10 approaches presented including stunted bushes, scattered bones and bloody pieces of […]

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  • Monstrous Lair: Minotaur’s Den (system neutral) This installment of the Monstrous Lairs-pdfs clocks in at 8 pages, 1 page front cover, 2 pages of advertisement, 1 page SRD, 1 page back cover, 1 page editorial/ToC, leaving us with 2 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   Sometimes, you just need a bit of dressing for a wayside encounter – or something specific to a monster type. Finding appropriate entries can be rough, and so, this series attempts to remedy this shortcoming on 2 pages, with a total of 7 d10-tables.   The approaches of a minotaur’s den, of which there are 10 provided, may sport shards of destroyed shields and faded chalk crosses, as well as hoofed tracks […]

    Monstrous Lair: Minotaur’s Den (system neutral)

    Monstrous Lair: Minotaur’s Den (system neutral) This installment of the Monstrous Lairs-pdfs clocks in at 8 pages, 1 page front cover, 2 pages of advertisement, 1 page SRD, 1 page back cover, 1 page editorial/ToC, leaving us with 2 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   Sometimes, you just need a bit of dressing for a wayside encounter – or something specific to a monster type. Finding appropriate entries can be rough, and so, this series attempts to remedy this shortcoming on 2 pages, with a total of 7 d10-tables.   The approaches of a minotaur’s den, of which there are 10 provided, may sport shards of destroyed shields and faded chalk crosses, as well as hoofed tracks […]

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  • Star Log.EM: Zodiac Solarian Revelations (SFRPG) This installment of the Star Logs.EM-series clocks in at 8 pages,1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 2 pages of SRD, leaving us with 4 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   So, know how the solarian’s powers are drawn from the stars? Yeah, you indubitably are familiar with the flavor of the class…so it’s…kinda weird how the abilities don’t actually tie in with, you know, the stars, right?   Enter this pdf! To explain this: let’s take a look at “Akyrea, the Noble” – a photon revelation, this one lets you target 1 + photon attunement points targets within 30 ft. to dazzle them for one round AND make the target […]

    Star Log.EM: Zodiac Solarian Revelations (SFRPG)

    Star Log.EM: Zodiac Solarian Revelations (SFRPG) This installment of the Star Logs.EM-series clocks in at 8 pages,1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 2 pages of SRD, leaving us with 4 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   So, know how the solarian’s powers are drawn from the stars? Yeah, you indubitably are familiar with the flavor of the class…so it’s…kinda weird how the abilities don’t actually tie in with, you know, the stars, right?   Enter this pdf! To explain this: let’s take a look at “Akyrea, the Noble” – a photon revelation, this one lets you target 1 + photon attunement points targets within 30 ft. to dazzle them for one round AND make the target […]

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  • Monstrous Lair: Mummy’s Crypt (system neutral) This installment of the Monstrous Lairs-pdfs clocks in at 8 pages, 1 page front cover, 2 pages of advertisement, 1 page SRD, 1 page back cover, 1 page editorial/ToC, leaving us with 2 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   Sometimes, you just need a bit of dressing for a wayside encounter – or something specific to a monster type. Finding appropriate entries can be rough, and so, this series attempts to remedy this shortcoming on 2 pages, with a total of 7 d10-tables.   Okay, so, a mummy is a more potent threat than most covered so far in the series – the undead has a tradition of being harder, and […]

    Monstrous Lair: Mummy’s Crypt (system neutral)

    Monstrous Lair: Mummy’s Crypt (system neutral) This installment of the Monstrous Lairs-pdfs clocks in at 8 pages, 1 page front cover, 2 pages of advertisement, 1 page SRD, 1 page back cover, 1 page editorial/ToC, leaving us with 2 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   Sometimes, you just need a bit of dressing for a wayside encounter – or something specific to a monster type. Finding appropriate entries can be rough, and so, this series attempts to remedy this shortcoming on 2 pages, with a total of 7 d10-tables.   Okay, so, a mummy is a more potent threat than most covered so far in the series – the undead has a tradition of being harder, and […]

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  • Monstrous Lair: Ghoul Nest (system neutral) This installment of the Monstrous Lairs-pdfs clocks in at 8 pages, 1 page front cover, 2 pages of advertisement, 1 page SRD, 1 page back cover, 1 page editorial/ToC, leaving us with 2 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   Sometimes, you just need a bit of dressing for a wayside encounter – or something specific to a monster type. Finding appropriate entries can be rough, and so, this series attempts to remedy this shortcoming on 2 pages, with a total of 7 d10-tables.   The approach to a ghoul’s nest is littered with things that can hint at the threat to be faced – the stench of rot, marrow sucked from […]

    Monstrous Lair: Ghoul Nest (system neutral)

    Monstrous Lair: Ghoul Nest (system neutral) This installment of the Monstrous Lairs-pdfs clocks in at 8 pages, 1 page front cover, 2 pages of advertisement, 1 page SRD, 1 page back cover, 1 page editorial/ToC, leaving us with 2 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   Sometimes, you just need a bit of dressing for a wayside encounter – or something specific to a monster type. Finding appropriate entries can be rough, and so, this series attempts to remedy this shortcoming on 2 pages, with a total of 7 d10-tables.   The approach to a ghoul’s nest is littered with things that can hint at the threat to be faced – the stench of rot, marrow sucked from […]

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  • Animal Lords of Porphyra (Porphyra RPG) This installment of the „…of Porphyra“-series clocks in at 37 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 2 pages of SRD, leaving us with 33 pages of content. These pages have been laid out in 6’’ by 9’’ (A5), which means you could theoretically fit up to 4 on a given sheet of paper, provided your eyesight’s good enough.   As always for Porphyra RPG-supplements, this one is fully compatible with PF 1e; the Porphyra RPG is currently still in playtest, but power-level wise seems to aim a bit higher than core PF 1e, aiming more for the level of power we associate with the newer iterations of the game, i.e. including the […]

    Animal Lords of Porphyra (Porphyra RPG)

    Animal Lords of Porphyra (Porphyra RPG) This installment of the „…of Porphyra“-series clocks in at 37 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 2 pages of SRD, leaving us with 33 pages of content. These pages have been laid out in 6’’ by 9’’ (A5), which means you could theoretically fit up to 4 on a given sheet of paper, provided your eyesight’s good enough.   As always for Porphyra RPG-supplements, this one is fully compatible with PF 1e; the Porphyra RPG is currently still in playtest, but power-level wise seems to aim a bit higher than core PF 1e, aiming more for the level of power we associate with the newer iterations of the game, i.e. including the […]

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  • Forest Kingdom Archetypes This collection of player-facing material clocks in at 44 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page ToC, 1 page introduction,3 pages of SRD, 1 page advertisement, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 35 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   As befitting of the book, we begin with a rather wide array of new archetypes, the first of which would be the explorer ranger, who gets favored terrain at 1st level, and an additional favored terrain at 5th level and every 5 levels thereafter. Instead of mapmaker, they learn to make excellent maps,  which function akin to artisan’s tools, bestowing a +2 circumstance bonus on Survival checks to avoid being lost […]

    Forest Kingdom Archetypes

    Forest Kingdom Archetypes This collection of player-facing material clocks in at 44 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page ToC, 1 page introduction,3 pages of SRD, 1 page advertisement, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 35 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   As befitting of the book, we begin with a rather wide array of new archetypes, the first of which would be the explorer ranger, who gets favored terrain at 1st level, and an additional favored terrain at 5th level and every 5 levels thereafter. Instead of mapmaker, they learn to make excellent maps,  which function akin to artisan’s tools, bestowing a +2 circumstance bonus on Survival checks to avoid being lost […]

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  • What Lies Beyond Reason #5: Seeking Silverton (5e) The fifth installment of the What Lies Beyond Reason AP clocks in at 102 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page KS-backer thanks, 1 page ToC, 1 page SRD, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 96 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   This review was moved up in my reviewing queue as a prioritized review at the request of my patreons.   All right, so, formally, this installment of the AP is intended for 7th level characters, but it should be noted that the adventure does provide guidance on running this for 6th and 8th level characters as well – we get some global advice […]

    What Lies Beyond Reason #5: Seeking Silverton (5e)

    What Lies Beyond Reason #5: Seeking Silverton (5e) The fifth installment of the What Lies Beyond Reason AP clocks in at 102 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page KS-backer thanks, 1 page ToC, 1 page SRD, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 96 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   This review was moved up in my reviewing queue as a prioritized review at the request of my patreons.   All right, so, formally, this installment of the AP is intended for 7th level characters, but it should be noted that the adventure does provide guidance on running this for 6th and 8th level characters as well – we get some global advice […]

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  • What Lies Beyond Reason #5: Seeking Silver The fifth installment of the What Lies Beyond Reason AP clocks in at 100 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page KS-backer thanks, 1 page ToC, 1 page SRD, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 94 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   This review was moved up in my reviewing queue as a prioritized review at the request of my patreons.   All right, so, formally, this installment of the AP is intended for 7th level characters, but it should be noted that the adventure does provide guidance on running this for 6th and 8th level characters as well – we get some global advice on […]

    What Lies Beyond Reason #5: Seeking Silver

    What Lies Beyond Reason #5: Seeking Silver The fifth installment of the What Lies Beyond Reason AP clocks in at 100 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page KS-backer thanks, 1 page ToC, 1 page SRD, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 94 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   This review was moved up in my reviewing queue as a prioritized review at the request of my patreons.   All right, so, formally, this installment of the AP is intended for 7th level characters, but it should be noted that the adventure does provide guidance on running this for 6th and 8th level characters as well – we get some global advice on […]

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  • Dungeon Lord – The Wayne Con Issue (DCC) The second installment of the Dungeon Lord-‘zine clocks in at 36 pages of content, 1 page front cover, 1 page blank for autographs, 1 page b/w-photograph of Wayne Con attendees, 1 page editorial, 1 page ToC/introduction, 5 pages of Con-program, 1 page SRD, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 24 pages of relevant content, laid out in 6’’ by 9’’ (A5), which means you can theoretically fit up to 4 pages on a sheet of paper when printing this.   We once more begin the pdf with a nice poem crafted by Julian Bernick – though this one, to me, reads almost like a song and might be ranked better as […]

    Dungeon Lord – The Wayne Con Issue (DCC)

    Dungeon Lord – The Wayne Con Issue (DCC) The second installment of the Dungeon Lord-‘zine clocks in at 36 pages of content, 1 page front cover, 1 page blank for autographs, 1 page b/w-photograph of Wayne Con attendees, 1 page editorial, 1 page ToC/introduction, 5 pages of Con-program, 1 page SRD, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 24 pages of relevant content, laid out in 6’’ by 9’’ (A5), which means you can theoretically fit up to 4 pages on a sheet of paper when printing this.   We once more begin the pdf with a nice poem crafted by Julian Bernick – though this one, to me, reads almost like a song and might be ranked better as […]

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  • Love Letter The second LG BK Classics module clocks in at 30 pages – 30 pages of content, that is (covers etc. already accounted for) – one of these is devoted to a regional map, and 2 handouts for players are included, so let’s take a look!   This review was moved up in my reviewing queue at the request of my patreons; it was further moved up in my queue due to me receiving a print copy of the module. My review is primarily based on the softcover print version.   In case you’re new to the work of Casey Brown – the author is one of the masters behind the by now legendary Bandit Kingdoms adventures for the […]

    Love Letter

    Love Letter The second LG BK Classics module clocks in at 30 pages – 30 pages of content, that is (covers etc. already accounted for) – one of these is devoted to a regional map, and 2 handouts for players are included, so let’s take a look!   This review was moved up in my reviewing queue at the request of my patreons; it was further moved up in my queue due to me receiving a print copy of the module. My review is primarily based on the softcover print version.   In case you’re new to the work of Casey Brown – the author is one of the masters behind the by now legendary Bandit Kingdoms adventures for the […]

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  • Pop Culture Catalog: Clothing (SFRPG) The second installment of the Pop Culture Catalog-series clocks in at 29 pages, 1 page front cover,1 page editorial, 4 pages of SRD, 2 pages blank, leaving us with 21 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   This review was moved up in my reviewing queue as a prioritized review at the request of my patreons.   Okay, as the size of this pdf should show you, we have a longer installment on our hands – but one that is based on the same rules-framework as the first installment, i.e. it uses the fandom rules: the base rules for joining a fandom are reproduced on the first page: In order o join a […]

    Pop Culture Catalog: Clothing (SFRPG)

    Pop Culture Catalog: Clothing (SFRPG) The second installment of the Pop Culture Catalog-series clocks in at 29 pages, 1 page front cover,1 page editorial, 4 pages of SRD, 2 pages blank, leaving us with 21 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   This review was moved up in my reviewing queue as a prioritized review at the request of my patreons.   Okay, as the size of this pdf should show you, we have a longer installment on our hands – but one that is based on the same rules-framework as the first installment, i.e. it uses the fandom rules: the base rules for joining a fandom are reproduced on the first page: In order o join a […]

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  • Wild Magic This massive expansion for Spheres of Power clocks in at 94 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page ToC, 2 pages of SRD, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 88 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   This review was requested by one of my readers to be moved up in my reviewing queue.   We begin this supplement with a foreword called “Forward” (clever pun or oversight?), before we are introduced to the basis of Wild Magic – the wild magic chance, which is a percentile value that affects spells and sphere-abilities, but SPs and activated items are usually exempt, though effects that increase wild magic chance do apply to them. […]

    Wild Magic

    Wild Magic This massive expansion for Spheres of Power clocks in at 94 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page ToC, 2 pages of SRD, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 88 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   This review was requested by one of my readers to be moved up in my reviewing queue.   We begin this supplement with a foreword called “Forward” (clever pun or oversight?), before we are introduced to the basis of Wild Magic – the wild magic chance, which is a percentile value that affects spells and sphere-abilities, but SPs and activated items are usually exempt, though effects that increase wild magic chance do apply to them. […]

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  • Monstrous Lair: Goblin Raiding Camp (system neutral) This installment of the Monstrous Lairs-pdfs clocks in at 8 pages, 1 page front cover, 2 pages of advertisement, 1 page SRD, 1 page back cover, 1 page editorial/ToC, leaving us with 2 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   Sometimes, you just need a bit of dressing for a wayside encounter – or something specific to a monster type. Finding appropriate entries can be rough, and so, this series attempts to remedy this shortcoming on 2 pages, with a total of 7 d10-tables.   In this installment, we take a look at the raiding camps of the chaotic goblinkind, with 10 approaches to the camp containing e.g. rudimentary tripwires, goblins […]

    Monstrous Lair: Goblin Raiding Camp (system neutral)

    Monstrous Lair: Goblin Raiding Camp (system neutral) This installment of the Monstrous Lairs-pdfs clocks in at 8 pages, 1 page front cover, 2 pages of advertisement, 1 page SRD, 1 page back cover, 1 page editorial/ToC, leaving us with 2 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   Sometimes, you just need a bit of dressing for a wayside encounter – or something specific to a monster type. Finding appropriate entries can be rough, and so, this series attempts to remedy this shortcoming on 2 pages, with a total of 7 d10-tables.   In this installment, we take a look at the raiding camps of the chaotic goblinkind, with 10 approaches to the camp containing e.g. rudimentary tripwires, goblins […]

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  • Monstrous Lair: Giant Spider’s Web (system neutral) This installment of the Monstrous Lairs-pdfs clocks in at 8 pages, 1 page front cover, 2 pages of advertisement, 1 page SRD, 1 page back cover, 1 page editorial/ToC, leaving us with 2 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   Sometimes, you just need a bit of dressing for a wayside encounter – or something specific to a monster type. Finding appropriate entries can be rough, and so, this series attempts to remedy this shortcoming on 2 pages, with a total of 7 d10-tables.   The first 10-entry table within this pdf notes approaches to a giant spider’s web, which includes rats loudly squeaking that might alert the spider, shadows clinging […]

    Monstrous Lair: Giant Spider’s Web (system neutral)

    Monstrous Lair: Giant Spider’s Web (system neutral) This installment of the Monstrous Lairs-pdfs clocks in at 8 pages, 1 page front cover, 2 pages of advertisement, 1 page SRD, 1 page back cover, 1 page editorial/ToC, leaving us with 2 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   Sometimes, you just need a bit of dressing for a wayside encounter – or something specific to a monster type. Finding appropriate entries can be rough, and so, this series attempts to remedy this shortcoming on 2 pages, with a total of 7 d10-tables.   The first 10-entry table within this pdf notes approaches to a giant spider’s web, which includes rats loudly squeaking that might alert the spider, shadows clinging […]

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  • Kickstarter Shout-out/Support Jeremy Tangman Pay for Medical Expenses   While OBS is working out their kinks, I figured, I’d draw your attention to a couple of Indie Kickstarters you may have missed!   Cha’alt (OSR) by Kort’thalis Publishing Venger is an author with a distinct narrative voice, and much to my joy, he is returning to a non D6-dice-pool-based project with his latest book, a magnum opus of sorts: Cha’alt is a post-apocalpyse science-fantasy setting that looks like it’ll be able to recapture and perhaps even surpass his Islands of Purple-Haunted Putrescence masterpiece. If you are looking for a beautiful book, smythe-sewn hardbacks are available! The KS is almost funded and you can check it out here!   Lex Draconis […]

    Kickstarter Shout-out/Support Jeremy Tangman Pay for Medical Expenses

    Kickstarter Shout-out/Support Jeremy Tangman Pay for Medical Expenses   While OBS is working out their kinks, I figured, I’d draw your attention to a couple of Indie Kickstarters you may have missed!   Cha’alt (OSR) by Kort’thalis Publishing Venger is an author with a distinct narrative voice, and much to my joy, he is returning to a non D6-dice-pool-based project with his latest book, a magnum opus of sorts: Cha’alt is a post-apocalpyse science-fantasy setting that looks like it’ll be able to recapture and perhaps even surpass his Islands of Purple-Haunted Putrescence masterpiece. If you are looking for a beautiful book, smythe-sewn hardbacks are available! The KS is almost funded and you can check it out here!   Lex Draconis […]

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  • Star Log.EM: Soldier Fighting Styles (SFRPG) This installment of the Star Log.EM-series clocks in at 7 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 2 pages of SRD, leaving us with 3 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   After a brief introduction to the subject matter and the context of soldiers in the Xa-Osoro system, we begin with the first of 3 fighting styles herein, the berserker.  These folks can enter berserkergang (NICE and kudos for getting the name right!), which translates to a +2 morale bonus to melee attack rolls and damage rolls as wellas to these roles with thrown weapons and on Will-savesm but at the cost of -2 to AC (collective term used; this, […]

    Star Log.EM: Soldier Fighting Styles (SFRPG)

    Star Log.EM: Soldier Fighting Styles (SFRPG) This installment of the Star Log.EM-series clocks in at 7 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 2 pages of SRD, leaving us with 3 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   After a brief introduction to the subject matter and the context of soldiers in the Xa-Osoro system, we begin with the first of 3 fighting styles herein, the berserker.  These folks can enter berserkergang (NICE and kudos for getting the name right!), which translates to a +2 morale bonus to melee attack rolls and damage rolls as wellas to these roles with thrown weapons and on Will-savesm but at the cost of -2 to AC (collective term used; this, […]

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  • Star Log.EM: Envoy Improvisations (SFRPG) This installment of the Star Log.EM-series clocks in at 7 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 2 pages of SRD, leaving us with 3 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   All right, as you could glean from the title, this one features new improvisations for the envoy class, to be more precise, 4 new 2nd and 8th level improvisations, as well as 6 new 6th level improvisations. It should be noted that these come with the appropriate glyphs denoting language-based, mind-affecting etc. improvisations, which are also explained once more in a side-bar for your convenience.   Among the 2nd level improvisations, we find fantastic assist, which allows you to replace […]

    Star Log.EM: Envoy Improvisations (SFRPG)

    Star Log.EM: Envoy Improvisations (SFRPG) This installment of the Star Log.EM-series clocks in at 7 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 2 pages of SRD, leaving us with 3 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   All right, as you could glean from the title, this one features new improvisations for the envoy class, to be more precise, 4 new 2nd and 8th level improvisations, as well as 6 new 6th level improvisations. It should be noted that these come with the appropriate glyphs denoting language-based, mind-affecting etc. improvisations, which are also explained once more in a side-bar for your convenience.   Among the 2nd level improvisations, we find fantastic assist, which allows you to replace […]

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  • Pop Culture Catalog: Vidgames (SFRPG/almost system neutral) The first installment of the Pop Culture Catalog-series clocks in at 13 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 2 pages of SRD, leaving us with 9 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   This review was moved up in my reviewing-queue as a prioritized review at the request of my patreon supporters.   Being the first in a new series, this supplement deals with something that was painfully absent from many a supplement in many a science-fiction/science-fantasy/space-opera game – flavor, particularly regarding the small details. Whether you think of Star Wars or series more in line with my tastes like Firefly, Defiance or The Expanse, you’ll notice something when […]

    Pop Culture Catalog: Vidgames (SFRPG/almost system neutral)

    Pop Culture Catalog: Vidgames (SFRPG/almost system neutral) The first installment of the Pop Culture Catalog-series clocks in at 13 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 2 pages of SRD, leaving us with 9 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   This review was moved up in my reviewing-queue as a prioritized review at the request of my patreon supporters.   Being the first in a new series, this supplement deals with something that was painfully absent from many a supplement in many a science-fiction/science-fantasy/space-opera game – flavor, particularly regarding the small details. Whether you think of Star Wars or series more in line with my tastes like Firefly, Defiance or The Expanse, you’ll notice something when […]

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  • Storm Bunny Presents – The Zhamaja (5e) The 5e-version of this little pdf clocks in at 4 pages, 1 page of which is devoted to the SRD, with the other 3 sporting content of some sorts, with the first page sporting the amazing artwork of the monster, as well as the description – the zhamaja is a worm from beyond space and time, prowling the darkness beneath, with horrid, ringed mouths and poisonous stingers – on page two, we actually do get visual close-up representations of the moth and poison-sac-laden stingers, including annotations, making that part look a bit like a field manual, which is a pretty damn cool angle, as far as presentation is concerned.   The zhamaja comes […]

    Storm Bunny Presents – The Zhamaja (5e)

    Storm Bunny Presents – The Zhamaja (5e) The 5e-version of this little pdf clocks in at 4 pages, 1 page of which is devoted to the SRD, with the other 3 sporting content of some sorts, with the first page sporting the amazing artwork of the monster, as well as the description – the zhamaja is a worm from beyond space and time, prowling the darkness beneath, with horrid, ringed mouths and poisonous stingers – on page two, we actually do get visual close-up representations of the moth and poison-sac-laden stingers, including annotations, making that part look a bit like a field manual, which is a pretty damn cool angle, as far as presentation is concerned.   The zhamaja comes […]

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  • Storm Bunny Presents – The Zhamaja This little pdf clocks in at 4 pages, 1 page of which is devoted to the SRD, with the other 3 sporting content of some sorts, with the first page sporting the amazing artwork of the monster, as well as the description – the zhamaja is a worm from beyond space and time, prowling the darkness beneath, with horrid, ringed mouths and poisonous stingers – on page two, we actually do get visual close-up representations of the moth and poison-sac-laden stingers, including annotations, making that part look a bit like  a field manual, which is a pretty damn cool angle, as far as presentation is concerned.   The zhamaja comes with 2 statblocks – […]

    Storm Bunny Presents – The Zhamaja

    Storm Bunny Presents – The Zhamaja This little pdf clocks in at 4 pages, 1 page of which is devoted to the SRD, with the other 3 sporting content of some sorts, with the first page sporting the amazing artwork of the monster, as well as the description – the zhamaja is a worm from beyond space and time, prowling the darkness beneath, with horrid, ringed mouths and poisonous stingers – on page two, we actually do get visual close-up representations of the moth and poison-sac-laden stingers, including annotations, making that part look a bit like  a field manual, which is a pretty damn cool angle, as far as presentation is concerned.   The zhamaja comes with 2 statblocks – […]

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  • Dungeon Lord – The First Issue (DCC) The first installment of the Dungeon Lord-‘zine clocks in at 28 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page ToC, 1 page introduction, 1 page SRD, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 22 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   Okay, so the pdf contains a one page basic generator that allows you to randomly determine inclines in your dungeon, with a d3 to determine incline or lack thereof, and the gradient of the slope. Basic, but potentially useful, if you really needed such a super basic table. I couldn’t help but feel that a finer differentiation and nuance would have helped there. We also get a nice […]

    Dungeon Lord – The First Issue (DCC)

    Dungeon Lord – The First Issue (DCC) The first installment of the Dungeon Lord-‘zine clocks in at 28 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page ToC, 1 page introduction, 1 page SRD, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 22 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   Okay, so the pdf contains a one page basic generator that allows you to randomly determine inclines in your dungeon, with a d3 to determine incline or lack thereof, and the gradient of the slope. Basic, but potentially useful, if you really needed such a super basic table. I couldn’t help but feel that a finer differentiation and nuance would have helped there. We also get a nice […]

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  • Star Log.EM: Jury-Rigging Rules (SFRPG) This installment of the Star Log.EM-series clocks in at 7 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 2 pages of SRD, leaving us with 3 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   After a brief and flavorful introduction, we begin with one of the most-requested components in SFRPG; a staple of particularly grittier scifi/science-fantasy, and something I *really* wanted to see: Rules to jury-rig items. A handy table collates objects and related skills – and these skills can be sued to temporarily fix broken or destroyed objects. A successful skill check allows you to temporarily ignore the broken condition, with skill checks that are particularly successful increasing the duration that the item […]

    Star Log.EM: Jury-Rigging Rules (SFRPG)

    Star Log.EM: Jury-Rigging Rules (SFRPG) This installment of the Star Log.EM-series clocks in at 7 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 2 pages of SRD, leaving us with 3 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   After a brief and flavorful introduction, we begin with one of the most-requested components in SFRPG; a staple of particularly grittier scifi/science-fantasy, and something I *really* wanted to see: Rules to jury-rig items. A handy table collates objects and related skills – and these skills can be sued to temporarily fix broken or destroyed objects. A successful skill check allows you to temporarily ignore the broken condition, with skill checks that are particularly successful increasing the duration that the item […]

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  • Monstrous Lair: Ogre Cave (system neutral) This installment of the Monstrous Lairs-pdfs clocks in at 8 pages, 1 page front cover, 2 pages of advertisement, 1 page SRD, 1 page back cover, 1 page editorial/ToC, leaving us with 2 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   Sometimes, you just need a bit of dressing for a wayside encounter – or something specific to a monster type. Finding appropriate entries can be rough, and so, this series attempts to remedy this shortcoming on 2 pages, with a total of 7 d10-tables.   In this installment, we take a look at Ogres and their cavernous living spaces: The first table allows us to describe the approach to the lair, which […]

    Monstrous Lair: Ogre Cave (system neutral)

    Monstrous Lair: Ogre Cave (system neutral) This installment of the Monstrous Lairs-pdfs clocks in at 8 pages, 1 page front cover, 2 pages of advertisement, 1 page SRD, 1 page back cover, 1 page editorial/ToC, leaving us with 2 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   Sometimes, you just need a bit of dressing for a wayside encounter – or something specific to a monster type. Finding appropriate entries can be rough, and so, this series attempts to remedy this shortcoming on 2 pages, with a total of 7 d10-tables.   In this installment, we take a look at Ogres and their cavernous living spaces: The first table allows us to describe the approach to the lair, which […]

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  • Monstrous Lair: Troll Cave (system neutral) This installment of the Monstrous Lairs-pdfs clocks in at 8 pages, 1 page front cover, 2 pages of advertisement, 1 page SRD, 1 page back cover, 1 page editorial/ToC, leaving us with 2 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   Sometimes, you just need a bit of dressing for a wayside encounter – or something specific to a monster type. Finding appropriate entries can be rough, and so, this series attempts to remedy this shortcoming on 2 pages, with a total of 7 d10-tables.   In this installment, trolls and the caverns they inhabit: The first table allows us to describe the approach to the lair, which may feature large humanoid skulls, […]

    Monstrous Lair: Troll Cave (system neutral)

    Monstrous Lair: Troll Cave (system neutral) This installment of the Monstrous Lairs-pdfs clocks in at 8 pages, 1 page front cover, 2 pages of advertisement, 1 page SRD, 1 page back cover, 1 page editorial/ToC, leaving us with 2 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   Sometimes, you just need a bit of dressing for a wayside encounter – or something specific to a monster type. Finding appropriate entries can be rough, and so, this series attempts to remedy this shortcoming on 2 pages, with a total of 7 d10-tables.   In this installment, trolls and the caverns they inhabit: The first table allows us to describe the approach to the lair, which may feature large humanoid skulls, […]

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  • Monstrous Lair: Owlbear Nest (system neutral) The first of the Monstrous Lairs-pdfs clocks in at 8 pages, 1 page front cover, 2 pages of advertisement, 1 page SRD, 1 page back cover, 1 page editorial/ToC, leaving us with 2 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   Sometimes, you just need a bit of dressing for a wayside encounter – or something specific to a monster type. Finding appropriate entries can be rough, and so, this series attempts to remedy this shortcoming on 2 pages, with a total of 7 d10-tables.   In this installment, we take a look at Owlbears and their nests: The first table allows us to describe the approach to the lair, including deep furrows […]

    Monstrous Lair: Owlbear Nest (system neutral)

    Monstrous Lair: Owlbear Nest (system neutral) The first of the Monstrous Lairs-pdfs clocks in at 8 pages, 1 page front cover, 2 pages of advertisement, 1 page SRD, 1 page back cover, 1 page editorial/ToC, leaving us with 2 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   Sometimes, you just need a bit of dressing for a wayside encounter – or something specific to a monster type. Finding appropriate entries can be rough, and so, this series attempts to remedy this shortcoming on 2 pages, with a total of 7 d10-tables.   In this installment, we take a look at Owlbears and their nests: The first table allows us to describe the approach to the lair, including deep furrows […]

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  • The Gadgeteer: Custom Weapon Options This expansion for the gadgeteer class clocks in at 4 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page SRD, leaving us with 2 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   I assume familiarity with the gadgeteer class in this review.   All right, so we get 3 addons at one Structure Point each: One needs you resistance 1 versus acid, electricity and fire, and may be stacked thrice; another nets you a temporary hit point that lasts a round, basically providing a mini shield. (This one requires 4th level.) Another nets you a 1/day shield of 2d4 temporary hit points as an immediate action, which is cool. Gadgeteers of 6th level can benefit from […]

    The Gadgeteer: Custom Weapon Options

    The Gadgeteer: Custom Weapon Options This expansion for the gadgeteer class clocks in at 4 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page SRD, leaving us with 2 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   I assume familiarity with the gadgeteer class in this review.   All right, so we get 3 addons at one Structure Point each: One needs you resistance 1 versus acid, electricity and fire, and may be stacked thrice; another nets you a temporary hit point that lasts a round, basically providing a mini shield. (This one requires 4th level.) Another nets you a 1/day shield of 2d4 temporary hit points as an immediate action, which is cool. Gadgeteers of 6th level can benefit from […]

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