#2 Archive

  • Mythic Module Monsters – Rune Lords 2 This inexpensive little pdf clocks in at 9 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page SRD, leaving us with 6 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   What exactly is in here? Well, know how the AP-installment have a couple of monsters in the back? This book converts the beasts in the bacl of the by now legendary RotRL-installment “Skinsaw Murders”, the second Pathfinder installment, into mythic versions.   The pdf begins with the Lyrakien Azata at CR /MR 1,who may anchor herself to a fixed space and emit  blasts of starlight that deal different damage-types for different alignments. At the same CR/MR-rating, mythic boggards have a caustic […]

    Mythic Module Monsters – Rune Lords 2

    Mythic Module Monsters – Rune Lords 2 This inexpensive little pdf clocks in at 9 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page SRD, leaving us with 6 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   What exactly is in here? Well, know how the AP-installment have a couple of monsters in the back? This book converts the beasts in the bacl of the by now legendary RotRL-installment “Skinsaw Murders”, the second Pathfinder installment, into mythic versions.   The pdf begins with the Lyrakien Azata at CR /MR 1,who may anchor herself to a fixed space and emit  blasts of starlight that deal different damage-types for different alignments. At the same CR/MR-rating, mythic boggards have a caustic […]

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  • Gonzo 2 This book clocks in at 419 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 3 pages of SRD, leaving us with…414 pages of content. … .. WTF, 419-pages?? Seriously, I had various iterations of the playtest-doc since last year. It’s the only reason you’re seeing this review NOW. This has been moved forward on my review-queue as a prioritized review…and doing so was smart, for this book has been in circulation among playtest classes for more than a few months This is seriously the biggest book of CRUNCH I have ever reviewed, even taking the one-column layout into account…and it would completely break my format. So how to review this?   All right, let’s establish some standards, shall […]

    Gonzo 2

    Gonzo 2 This book clocks in at 419 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 3 pages of SRD, leaving us with…414 pages of content. … .. WTF, 419-pages?? Seriously, I had various iterations of the playtest-doc since last year. It’s the only reason you’re seeing this review NOW. This has been moved forward on my review-queue as a prioritized review…and doing so was smart, for this book has been in circulation among playtest classes for more than a few months This is seriously the biggest book of CRUNCH I have ever reviewed, even taking the one-column layout into account…and it would completely break my format. So how to review this?   All right, let’s establish some standards, shall […]

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  • Tome of Wicked Things 2 This pdf clocks in at 16 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 2.25 pages of SRD, leaving us with ~12 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   This pdf was moved up in my review-queue as a prioritized review at the request of my patreons.   We begin this supplement with the slasher base class, intended to allow for GMs to duplicate the gruesome sprees of Jason, Michael Myers etc. The base class receives d12, 4+Int skills per level, proficiency with simple and martial weapons as well as light and medium armor, full BAB-progression and, interestingly, good Will-saves. Slashers obviously need to be evil and are intended primarily as antagonists. A […]

    Tome of Wicked Things 2

    Tome of Wicked Things 2 This pdf clocks in at 16 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 2.25 pages of SRD, leaving us with ~12 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   This pdf was moved up in my review-queue as a prioritized review at the request of my patreons.   We begin this supplement with the slasher base class, intended to allow for GMs to duplicate the gruesome sprees of Jason, Michael Myers etc. The base class receives d12, 4+Int skills per level, proficiency with simple and martial weapons as well as light and medium armor, full BAB-progression and, interestingly, good Will-saves. Slashers obviously need to be evil and are intended primarily as antagonists. A […]

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  • Perplexing Puzzles #2: Puzzle Chests This massive pdf clocks in at 62 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page ToC, 1 page SRD, leaving us with 59 (!!!) pages of content, so let’s take a look!   So, we’ve all been there – the ONE player who plays the skill-monkey isn’t here. We’re all waiting. There’s this one player who’s late to the gig, and without him, the PCs can’t simply plunder their hard-earned loot.   We’ve all been there and now, instead of twiddling collective thumbs, we have this rather cool supplement. Or perhaps, you’re looking for a way to challenge the brains of your PCs – I know mine love the change of pace a good puzzle brings, […]

    Perplexing Puzzles #2: Puzzle Chests

    Perplexing Puzzles #2: Puzzle Chests This massive pdf clocks in at 62 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page ToC, 1 page SRD, leaving us with 59 (!!!) pages of content, so let’s take a look!   So, we’ve all been there – the ONE player who plays the skill-monkey isn’t here. We’re all waiting. There’s this one player who’s late to the gig, and without him, the PCs can’t simply plunder their hard-earned loot.   We’ve all been there and now, instead of twiddling collective thumbs, we have this rather cool supplement. Or perhaps, you’re looking for a way to challenge the brains of your PCs – I know mine love the change of pace a good puzzle brings, […]

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  • Flaws II This pdf clocks in at 9 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page SRD, leaving us with 7 pages of content, so what do we get?   Well, if the title wasn’t clue enough – more flaws. What are they? They can be summed up as anti-feats. They can be taken at 1st level and every character can only have two flaws Each flaw grants 3 skill points or one bonus feat, but if a character takes 2 flaws, he may choose each benefit only once. Flaws can only be taken at first level as written, though DMs may elect to grant them later – at their own peril.   Now each flaw has a specific type of […]

    Flaws II

    Flaws II This pdf clocks in at 9 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page SRD, leaving us with 7 pages of content, so what do we get?   Well, if the title wasn’t clue enough – more flaws. What are they? They can be summed up as anti-feats. They can be taken at 1st level and every character can only have two flaws Each flaw grants 3 skill points or one bonus feat, but if a character takes 2 flaws, he may choose each benefit only once. Flaws can only be taken at first level as written, though DMs may elect to grant them later – at their own peril.   Now each flaw has a specific type of […]

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  • The Genius Guide to Feats of Spellcasting II This Genius Guide clocks in at 11 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page SRD, leaving us with 8 pages of content, so let’s take a look, shall we?   After one page of introductory fluff setting the scene, we read the first question that may pop into one’s brain -“Do we need more feats?” Unlike many other books, this one is not intended to fill roles in the rules or make some insane combo possible – it is made to provide fun options for the respective characters – and honestly, that’s a good approach. One crucial component of properly judging whether content will see use at my table […]

    The Genius Guide to Feats of Spellcasting II

    The Genius Guide to Feats of Spellcasting II This Genius Guide clocks in at 11 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page SRD, leaving us with 8 pages of content, so let’s take a look, shall we?   After one page of introductory fluff setting the scene, we read the first question that may pop into one’s brain -“Do we need more feats?” Unlike many other books, this one is not intended to fill roles in the rules or make some insane combo possible – it is made to provide fun options for the respective characters – and honestly, that’s a good approach. One crucial component of properly judging whether content will see use at my table […]

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  • Mythic Minis: Mythic Martial Arts II All right, you know the drill – 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial/SRD, 1 page content, so let’s take a look!   This Mythic Mini about martial arts provides 6 new mythic martial arts, so what do we get?   -Boar Style: Tear flesh more than once per round, also versus multiple adversaries, provided you hit the target twice. Expend mythic power to deal con damage. Ouch! Awesome!   -Boar Ferocity: Add 1/2 tier to Boar ferocity’s demoralize duration. Additionally, if the target would be shaken for 4 rounds or more, you may exchange 4 of these for 1 round of the nauseated condition. Use mythic power to make the target frightened instead. […]

    Mythic Minis: Mythic Martial Arts II

    Mythic Minis: Mythic Martial Arts II All right, you know the drill – 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial/SRD, 1 page content, so let’s take a look!   This Mythic Mini about martial arts provides 6 new mythic martial arts, so what do we get?   -Boar Style: Tear flesh more than once per round, also versus multiple adversaries, provided you hit the target twice. Expend mythic power to deal con damage. Ouch! Awesome!   -Boar Ferocity: Add 1/2 tier to Boar ferocity’s demoralize duration. Additionally, if the target would be shaken for 4 rounds or more, you may exchange 4 of these for 1 round of the nauseated condition. Use mythic power to make the target frightened instead. […]

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  • The Sinking: Widow’s Walk This installment of 0onegames’ short modules centering on one catastrophe is 17 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page SRD, 1 page editorial, 1 page ToC, 2 pages advertisement and 1 page back cover, leaving us with 10 pages of content, so let’s take a look, shall we?   This being an adventure-review, this review contains SPOILERS. Potential players should jump to the conclusion.   The Hasserbruk family has had to endure quite a lot – when Albrion Hasserbruk’s ship vanished beneath the waves, his widow grieved, though she did take the reins of the family business, as women of well-bred stock are wont to do. The widow Hasserbruk thus raised the family to newfound […]

    The Sinking: Widow’s Walk

    The Sinking: Widow’s Walk This installment of 0onegames’ short modules centering on one catastrophe is 17 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page SRD, 1 page editorial, 1 page ToC, 2 pages advertisement and 1 page back cover, leaving us with 10 pages of content, so let’s take a look, shall we?   This being an adventure-review, this review contains SPOILERS. Potential players should jump to the conclusion.   The Hasserbruk family has had to endure quite a lot – when Albrion Hasserbruk’s ship vanished beneath the waves, his widow grieved, though she did take the reins of the family business, as women of well-bred stock are wont to do. The widow Hasserbruk thus raised the family to newfound […]

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  • Mythic Minis: Universal Path Abilities II This Mythic Mini clocks in at 3 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page SRD, 1 page content, so let’s take a look, shall we?   This time, we’re all about more universal path abilities after the first, awesome installment, so let’s check this out!   We begin with 4 different 1st tier abilities, with two of these netting bonus feats from Mythic Magic: Core Spells. Yeah – while I get why they’re here, let’s call them out for what they are – filler. So what about “Dramatic Reveal”. This one is all about roleplaying potential – whether a birthmark or another characteristic – something marks you for greatness and revealing it helps immensely […]

    Mythic Minis: Universal Path Abilities II

    Mythic Minis: Universal Path Abilities II This Mythic Mini clocks in at 3 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page SRD, 1 page content, so let’s take a look, shall we?   This time, we’re all about more universal path abilities after the first, awesome installment, so let’s check this out!   We begin with 4 different 1st tier abilities, with two of these netting bonus feats from Mythic Magic: Core Spells. Yeah – while I get why they’re here, let’s call them out for what they are – filler. So what about “Dramatic Reveal”. This one is all about roleplaying potential – whether a birthmark or another characteristic – something marks you for greatness and revealing it helps immensely […]

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  • Pug’s Bazaar Tent #2 The second installment in Tricky Owlbear’s Pug’s Bazaar-series is 12 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page SRD, leaving us with 10 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   Written in-character like the sales pitches of Pug, we are introduced to a variety of curiosities and oddities in this supplement, first of which would be hexeater voodoo dolls – these essentially work as buffers for curse-spells and hexes, with each prevented one draining chrages from the doll. As a nice idea, each item herein comes with adventure hooks, the Hexeater’s one dealing with the potential that these dolls that emit shrieks upon expending their final charge, may actually be linked to orphans…haunted orphanages…perhaps […]

    Pug’s Bazaar Tent #2

    Pug’s Bazaar Tent #2 The second installment in Tricky Owlbear’s Pug’s Bazaar-series is 12 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page SRD, leaving us with 10 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   Written in-character like the sales pitches of Pug, we are introduced to a variety of curiosities and oddities in this supplement, first of which would be hexeater voodoo dolls – these essentially work as buffers for curse-spells and hexes, with each prevented one draining chrages from the doll. As a nice idea, each item herein comes with adventure hooks, the Hexeater’s one dealing with the potential that these dolls that emit shrieks upon expending their final charge, may actually be linked to orphans…haunted orphanages…perhaps […]

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