Elaine Betts Archive

  • Kaiju Codex The Kaiju Codex clocks in at 53 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page SRD,2 pages of advertisement, leaving us with 48 pages of content – quite a massive book, so let’s take a look!   If you’re following my reviews, you’ll note that this is “early” – it jumped ahead in the queue. This is due to one of my patrons requesting it to be tackled sooner via my patreon. The verdict of the product was not influenced in any way, only the place in my review-queue.   All right, let’s dive…wait. If my nickname “Endzeitgeist” wasn’t ample clue for you, I do have a certain weak spot for anything cataclysmic, in particular, for […]

    Kaiju Codex

    Kaiju Codex The Kaiju Codex clocks in at 53 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page SRD,2 pages of advertisement, leaving us with 48 pages of content – quite a massive book, so let’s take a look!   If you’re following my reviews, you’ll note that this is “early” – it jumped ahead in the queue. This is due to one of my patrons requesting it to be tackled sooner via my patreon. The verdict of the product was not influenced in any way, only the place in my review-queue.   All right, let’s dive…wait. If my nickname “Endzeitgeist” wasn’t ample clue for you, I do have a certain weak spot for anything cataclysmic, in particular, for […]

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  • 20 Variant Foes: Worgs & Winter Wolves This pdf clocks in at a massive 64 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page SRD, leaving us with a massive 61 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   All right, before I get into the creatures herein, there is something I need to address: Know how so many monster books provide statblocks where you just think “Yawn, could have done that myself.”? Well, this is NOT one of those. Over 15 (!!!) templates have been used in the creation of those creatures, drawing from the ample fund of awesome templates pioneered in Rite Publishing’s legendary “Book of Monster Templates” and similar sources, with all the necessary crunch […]

    20 Variant Foes: Worgs & Winter Wolves

    20 Variant Foes: Worgs & Winter Wolves This pdf clocks in at a massive 64 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page SRD, leaving us with a massive 61 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   All right, before I get into the creatures herein, there is something I need to address: Know how so many monster books provide statblocks where you just think “Yawn, could have done that myself.”? Well, this is NOT one of those. Over 15 (!!!) templates have been used in the creation of those creatures, drawing from the ample fund of awesome templates pioneered in Rite Publishing’s legendary “Book of Monster Templates” and similar sources, with all the necessary crunch […]

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  • 20 Variant Foes – Red Dragons So this is the first installment of Rite Publishing’s new “Variant Foes”-series – content-wise, it clocks in at a more than solid 47 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page SRD, 2 pages of advertisement, leaving us with a massive 42 pages of content, so let’s take a look, shall we?   Red dragons…the most iconic apex predators EVER. I have, at length, complained about overusing dragons, forgetting that these majestic creatures are supposed to be the most powerful threats PCs face – and this pdf seeks to bring back the unpredictability back to dragons – and unpredictable they are. In case you didn’t know, statblock supremo Justin Sluder, responsible for […]

    20 Variant Foes – Red Dragons

    20 Variant Foes – Red Dragons So this is the first installment of Rite Publishing’s new “Variant Foes”-series – content-wise, it clocks in at a more than solid 47 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page SRD, 2 pages of advertisement, leaving us with a massive 42 pages of content, so let’s take a look, shall we?   Red dragons…the most iconic apex predators EVER. I have, at length, complained about overusing dragons, forgetting that these majestic creatures are supposed to be the most powerful threats PCs face – and this pdf seeks to bring back the unpredictability back to dragons – and unpredictable they are. In case you didn’t know, statblock supremo Justin Sluder, responsible for […]

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