gothic Archive

  • Gothic Campaign Compendium This massive compilation of all Carrion Crown-plug-ins clocks in at 256 pages, 1 page front cover, 2 pages editorial/SRD, 1 page ToC, 1 page dedication/backer-list, 1 page back cover, leaving us with a massive, huge250 pages of content, so let’s take a look, shall we?   This book was moved up on my reviewing-queue due to me receiving a hardcover for the purpose of an honest and fair review.   So, after a collection of nice introductions by the authors, we dive right into the material presented, so let’s begin a short recap, shall we? The carrion crown plug-ins were not only Legendary Games’ first line of products – they also, to me, remain one of the […]

    Gothic Campaign Compendium

    Gothic Campaign Compendium This massive compilation of all Carrion Crown-plug-ins clocks in at 256 pages, 1 page front cover, 2 pages editorial/SRD, 1 page ToC, 1 page dedication/backer-list, 1 page back cover, leaving us with a massive, huge250 pages of content, so let’s take a look, shall we?   This book was moved up on my reviewing-queue due to me receiving a hardcover for the purpose of an honest and fair review.   So, after a collection of nice introductions by the authors, we dive right into the material presented, so let’s begin a short recap, shall we? The carrion crown plug-ins were not only Legendary Games’ first line of products – they also, to me, remain one of the […]

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  • The Mad Doctor’s Formulary This pdf is 16 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial/SRD, 1 page introduction,1 page back cover, leaving us with 12 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   The pdf kicks off with rules for chirurgery, which is portrayed as an unpleasant ability to modify bodies in ways they were not meant to be modified in a world where magical healing is the default. Basically, it requires the skill focus (heal)-feat or at least 5 ranks in Craft (alchemy). If you meet either prerequisites, you may learn chirurgical procedures in a way similar to spells – upon learning them, though, you can use them at will. Studying from a book or another […]

    The Mad Doctor’s Formulary

    The Mad Doctor’s Formulary This pdf is 16 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial/SRD, 1 page introduction,1 page back cover, leaving us with 12 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   The pdf kicks off with rules for chirurgery, which is portrayed as an unpleasant ability to modify bodies in ways they were not meant to be modified in a world where magical healing is the default. Basically, it requires the skill focus (heal)-feat or at least 5 ranks in Craft (alchemy). If you meet either prerequisites, you may learn chirurgical procedures in a way similar to spells – upon learning them, though, you can use them at will. Studying from a book or another […]

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  • Gothic Grimoires: To Serve a Prince Undying This pdf is 8 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial/SRD, 1 page introduction, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 4 pages of content for this Gothic Grimoire, so let’s take a look!   This grimorie is an interesting tractate that ideologically serves as a justification for adhering strictly to an amoral chain of command under an immortal god-king. As such, it has the potential of inciting a psychosis that makes you Lawful evil, and as a grand innovation, offers us also an expertly-written excerpt from the pages of the tome.   It should be noted that the mechanics in this book use Tomes of Ancient Knowledge and Way of […]

    Gothic Grimoires: To Serve a Prince Undying

    Gothic Grimoires: To Serve a Prince Undying This pdf is 8 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial/SRD, 1 page introduction, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 4 pages of content for this Gothic Grimoire, so let’s take a look!   This grimorie is an interesting tractate that ideologically serves as a justification for adhering strictly to an amoral chain of command under an immortal god-king. As such, it has the potential of inciting a psychosis that makes you Lawful evil, and as a grand innovation, offers us also an expertly-written excerpt from the pages of the tome.   It should be noted that the mechanics in this book use Tomes of Ancient Knowledge and Way of […]

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  • Gothic Grimoires: Spellbones of the Destroyer This installment of Legendary Games’ so far impeccable line of weird receptacles of knowledge forbidden and foul is 8 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial/SRD, 1 page introduction/how to use, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 4 pages of content, so what exactly are these spellbones about?   When archeologists or anthropologists seek out isolated people in a call-of-cthulhu context, the result is seldom pleasant – so here as well. When the researcher that would be the originator of these spellbones entered a poppy-smoke choked tent to unearth the secret of the dawn people, Muham Shab would be lost and in her mind, a drive for knowledge of the most […]

    Gothic Grimoires: Spellbones of the Destroyer

    Gothic Grimoires: Spellbones of the Destroyer This installment of Legendary Games’ so far impeccable line of weird receptacles of knowledge forbidden and foul is 8 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial/SRD, 1 page introduction/how to use, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 4 pages of content, so what exactly are these spellbones about?   When archeologists or anthropologists seek out isolated people in a call-of-cthulhu context, the result is seldom pleasant – so here as well. When the researcher that would be the originator of these spellbones entered a poppy-smoke choked tent to unearth the secret of the dawn people, Muham Shab would be lost and in her mind, a drive for knowledge of the most […]

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  • Today I’m going to take a look at all the neat supplemental material released by Legendary Games for Paizo’s Carrion Crown Adventure Path!   Starting off, of course, with Pregens!   Gothic Heroes: Pregenerated Characters   This pdf is 33 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page ToC, 1 page editorial, 1 page biographical information on the people involved, 1 page SRD and 1 page back cover/advertisement, leaving 27 pages of content, so let’s check these pre-gens out! After a short introduction to how the idea for these pregens came up and an explanation how this ties in with the Carrion Crown AP, we are introduced to 8 pregens especially suitable for said AP or any gothic horror-themed campaign. […]

    Legendary Games’ Carrion Crown Plug-ins

    Today I’m going to take a look at all the neat supplemental material released by Legendary Games for Paizo’s Carrion Crown Adventure Path!   Starting off, of course, with Pregens!   Gothic Heroes: Pregenerated Characters   This pdf is 33 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page ToC, 1 page editorial, 1 page biographical information on the people involved, 1 page SRD and 1 page back cover/advertisement, leaving 27 pages of content, so let’s check these pre-gens out! After a short introduction to how the idea for these pregens came up and an explanation how this ties in with the Carrion Crown AP, we are introduced to 8 pregens especially suitable for said AP or any gothic horror-themed campaign. […]

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