Constructs Archive

  • Four Horsemen Present: Gruesome Constructs The fourth Gruesome monsters-supplement (for a handy list, use the Gruesome-tag on my homepage) clocks in at 14 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial/SRD, leaving us with 12 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   So what are gruesome monsters? The simple explanation is that they’re monsters that had a template added, which represents a type of design I personally absolutely adore: Basically, the templates have a goal and that is to reward smart players. Taking a cue from the best of dark fantasy and horror gaming, the templates provided here make the creatures not only more lethal, they also add a psychological component via the Shock Value to them, representing […]

    Four Horsemen Present: Gruesome Constructs

    Four Horsemen Present: Gruesome Constructs The fourth Gruesome monsters-supplement (for a handy list, use the Gruesome-tag on my homepage) clocks in at 14 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial/SRD, leaving us with 12 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   So what are gruesome monsters? The simple explanation is that they’re monsters that had a template added, which represents a type of design I personally absolutely adore: Basically, the templates have a goal and that is to reward smart players. Taking a cue from the best of dark fantasy and horror gaming, the templates provided here make the creatures not only more lethal, they also add a psychological component via the Shock Value to them, representing […]

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  • Mythic Monsters: Constructs This installment of the Mythic Monster-series clocks in at 32 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page inside of front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page SRD, 1 page ToC, 2 pages introduction/how-to-use, 3 pages advertisement, 1 page inside back cover, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 20 pages of content, so let’s take a look, shall we?   As with all mythic monster-installments, we kick off this pdf with new supplemental material, this time in the guise of a short summary of building mythic constructs, rules for the concise generation of mythic shield guardians (nice) and a bunch of mythic spells with a focus on constructs. A total of 6 such spells are provided and […]

    Mythic Monsters: Constructs

    Mythic Monsters: Constructs This installment of the Mythic Monster-series clocks in at 32 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page inside of front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page SRD, 1 page ToC, 2 pages introduction/how-to-use, 3 pages advertisement, 1 page inside back cover, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 20 pages of content, so let’s take a look, shall we?   As with all mythic monster-installments, we kick off this pdf with new supplemental material, this time in the guise of a short summary of building mythic constructs, rules for the concise generation of mythic shield guardians (nice) and a bunch of mythic spells with a focus on constructs. A total of 6 such spells are provided and […]

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  • Rule of Law I: Clash of Constructs This module is a whopping 143 pages long, 1 page front cover, 2 pages of advertisement, 2 pages of editorial, 2 pages of ToC, 1 page SRD, leaving us with a massive 135 pages of content – so let’s take a look, shall we?   This being an adventure-review, the following contains SPOILERS. Potential player should jump to the conclusion. All right, still here? As you can glean from diverse rants I’ve written throughout my illustrious reviewing “career” so far, I’m a stickler for immersions and, among others, non-lethal damage: PCs should not get away with unsanctioned killings within a city’s boundaries, especially not if they’re supposed to uphold the law. Well, it […]

    Rule of Law I: Clash of Constructs

    Rule of Law I: Clash of Constructs This module is a whopping 143 pages long, 1 page front cover, 2 pages of advertisement, 2 pages of editorial, 2 pages of ToC, 1 page SRD, leaving us with a massive 135 pages of content – so let’s take a look, shall we?   This being an adventure-review, the following contains SPOILERS. Potential player should jump to the conclusion. All right, still here? As you can glean from diverse rants I’ve written throughout my illustrious reviewing “career” so far, I’m a stickler for immersions and, among others, non-lethal damage: PCs should not get away with unsanctioned killings within a city’s boundaries, especially not if they’re supposed to uphold the law. Well, it […]

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