Jason Nelson Archive

  • Mythic Module Monsters: Rune Lords 6 This inexpensive little pdf clocks in at 13 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page SRD, leaving us with 10 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 back of the furious finale of RotRL, Greg A. Vaughan’s “Spires of Xin-Shalast”, into mythic critters, so let’s take a look and check whether this holds up!   The thread of the weird as a subtext of Golarion was featured in the existence of the denizens of Leng prominently, who have been translated to CR 10/MR 4. […]

    Mythic Module Monsters: Rune Lords 6

    Mythic Module Monsters: Rune Lords 6 This inexpensive little pdf clocks in at 13 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page SRD, leaving us with 10 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 back of the furious finale of RotRL, Greg A. Vaughan’s “Spires of Xin-Shalast”, into mythic critters, so let’s take a look and check whether this holds up!   The thread of the weird as a subtext of Golarion was featured in the existence of the denizens of Leng prominently, who have been translated to CR 10/MR 4. […]

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  • Mythic Module Monsters: Rune Lords 4 This inexpensive little pdf 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!   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 by now legendary AP-installment penned by Wolfgang Baur, to be more precise, the fourth Pathfinder installment ever, into mythic versions.   All right, we begin this installment of the Mythic Module Monsters-series with the CR 7/MR 3 take on the evocative concept of the Deathweb and it IS GLORIOUS – not only can it react to combat […]

    Mythic Module Monsters: Rune Lords 4

    Mythic Module Monsters: Rune Lords 4 This inexpensive little pdf 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!   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 by now legendary AP-installment penned by Wolfgang Baur, to be more precise, the fourth Pathfinder installment ever, into mythic versions.   All right, we begin this installment of the Mythic Module Monsters-series with the CR 7/MR 3 take on the evocative concept of the Deathweb and it IS GLORIOUS – not only can it react to combat […]

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  • Mythic Module Monsters – Rune Lords 3 This inexpensive little pdf clocks in at 10 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page SRD, leaving us with 7 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 back of the 3rd book of the by now legendary first Pathfinder-AP, Nick Logue’s twisted hillbilly horror saga “The Hook Mountain Massacre”, into mythic versions.   The lowest CR/MR creature herein, at CR 6/MR 2 smoke haunt, was my least favorite critter in the original module. It has been upgraded significantly: The critter now features reflexive fire […]

    Mythic Module Monsters – Rune Lords 3

    Mythic Module Monsters – Rune Lords 3 This inexpensive little pdf clocks in at 10 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page SRD, leaving us with 7 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 back of the 3rd book of the by now legendary first Pathfinder-AP, Nick Logue’s twisted hillbilly horror saga “The Hook Mountain Massacre”, into mythic versions.   The lowest CR/MR creature herein, at CR 6/MR 2 smoke haunt, was my least favorite critter in the original module. It has been upgraded significantly: The critter now features reflexive fire […]

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  • 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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  • Mythic Module Monsters – Rune Lords 1 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 these beasts featured in the by now legendary first RotRL, the first Pathfinder installment ever, into mythic versions.   The first critter herein would be the CR 5/MR 2 Attic Whisperer – and one look at the critter makes clear that this is no hack job: White a morale-sapping aura of decrepitude, fast healing while within debris-laden areas and claws […]

    Mythic Module Monsters – Rune Lords 1

    Mythic Module Monsters – Rune Lords 1 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 these beasts featured in the by now legendary first RotRL, the first Pathfinder installment ever, into mythic versions.   The first critter herein would be the CR 5/MR 2 Attic Whisperer – and one look at the critter makes clear that this is no hack job: White a morale-sapping aura of decrepitude, fast healing while within debris-laden areas and claws […]

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  • Aventyr Bestiary This massive bestiary clocks in at 148 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page ToC, 1 page SRD, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 143 pages of content, one of which is devoted to the cover artist Raven Mimura’s biography as well as the story behind the cover.   This book, just so you know it, is dedicated to Joshua Gullion, KTFish7, fellow reviewer, colleague and friend – he always did champion a bestiary for AAW Games’ Aventyr setting and I does warm my heart to see this dream realized. In particularly since Aventyr’s critters, from humble A03 onwards, have been a defining staple of the setting. The crab-like Kra’tah that haunted the Vikmordere […]

    Aventyr Bestiary

    Aventyr Bestiary This massive bestiary clocks in at 148 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page ToC, 1 page SRD, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 143 pages of content, one of which is devoted to the cover artist Raven Mimura’s biography as well as the story behind the cover.   This book, just so you know it, is dedicated to Joshua Gullion, KTFish7, fellow reviewer, colleague and friend – he always did champion a bestiary for AAW Games’ Aventyr setting and I does warm my heart to see this dream realized. In particularly since Aventyr’s critters, from humble A03 onwards, have been a defining staple of the setting. The crab-like Kra’tah that haunted the Vikmordere […]

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  • Mythic Monsters: Mesoamerica This installment of the Mythic Monsters-series clocks in at 34 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page inside of front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page SRD, 1 page ToC, 2 pages of introduction, 3 pages of advertisement, 1 page inside of back cover, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 22 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   We begin this installment of the Mythic Monsters-series with an unconventional offering – while the couatl has already been covered in Guardians of Good, this installment features the 10-level Plumed Servant-PrC that gets 1/2 BAB-progression and Will-save progression, 2+Int skills per level, 6/10 levels arcane spellcasting progression. Requiring 5 ranks in various skills and 2nd level […]

    Mythic Monsters: Mesoamerica

    Mythic Monsters: Mesoamerica This installment of the Mythic Monsters-series clocks in at 34 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page inside of front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page SRD, 1 page ToC, 2 pages of introduction, 3 pages of advertisement, 1 page inside of back cover, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 22 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   We begin this installment of the Mythic Monsters-series with an unconventional offering – while the couatl has already been covered in Guardians of Good, this installment features the 10-level Plumed Servant-PrC that gets 1/2 BAB-progression and Will-save progression, 2+Int skills per level, 6/10 levels arcane spellcasting progression. Requiring 5 ranks in various skills and 2nd level […]

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  • Mythic Monsters: Demons Too This installment of the Mythic Monsters-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 of introduction, 2 pages of advertisement, 1 page inside of back cover, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 21 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   This time around, we begin this installment with a nice piece of introductory prose before diving right into the creatures, the first of which would be the CR 4/MR 1 Abrikandilu, whose theme of vanity/destruction has been amplified to being able to twist reflections of targets and mutilate those hapless creatures seeking to do battle […]

    Mythic Monsters: Demons Too

    Mythic Monsters: Demons Too This installment of the Mythic Monsters-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 of introduction, 2 pages of advertisement, 1 page inside of back cover, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 21 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   This time around, we begin this installment with a nice piece of introductory prose before diving right into the creatures, the first of which would be the CR 4/MR 1 Abrikandilu, whose theme of vanity/destruction has been amplified to being able to twist reflections of targets and mutilate those hapless creatures seeking to do battle […]

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  • Mythic Monsters: Egypt This installment of the Mythic Monsters-series clocks in at 34 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page inside of front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page SRD, 1 page ToC, 2 pages of introduction, 3 pages of advertisement, 1 page inside of back cover, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 22 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   We begin this pdf, as has become the tradition, with supplemental material – which, this time around, would actually be mythic upgrades for two class options: The first would a mythic modification of the archaeologist bard archetype – though, to nitpick, the wording of some class feature could be a bit of streamlining – one ability, […]

    Mythic Monsters: Egypt

    Mythic Monsters: Egypt This installment of the Mythic Monsters-series clocks in at 34 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page inside of front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page SRD, 1 page ToC, 2 pages of introduction, 3 pages of advertisement, 1 page inside of back cover, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 22 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   We begin this pdf, as has become the tradition, with supplemental material – which, this time around, would actually be mythic upgrades for two class options: The first would a mythic modification of the archaeologist bard archetype – though, to nitpick, the wording of some class feature could be a bit of streamlining – one ability, […]

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  • Mythic Monsters: Norse This installment of the Mythic Monsters-series clocks in at 34 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page inside of front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page SRD, 1 page ToC, 2 pages of introduction, 2 pages of advertisement, 1 page inside of back cover, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 23 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   Okay, we begin this installment of mythic monsters not with feats or the like – no, we begin this with a pretty glorious array of monster options – namely 3 templates. It should be noted that both this series’ installment on giants and colossal threats work exceedingly well with these: Two are relatively simple: The MR […]

    Mythic Monsters: Norse

    Mythic Monsters: Norse This installment of the Mythic Monsters-series clocks in at 34 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page inside of front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page SRD, 1 page ToC, 2 pages of introduction, 2 pages of advertisement, 1 page inside of back cover, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 23 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   Okay, we begin this installment of mythic monsters not with feats or the like – no, we begin this with a pretty glorious array of monster options – namely 3 templates. It should be noted that both this series’ installment on giants and colossal threats work exceedingly well with these: Two are relatively simple: The MR […]

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  • Southlands Bestiary This massive bestiary for use with the Southlands campaign setting (but not limited to it) clocks in at 122 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 2 pages of backer-lists, 1 page ToC, 1 page SRD, 2 3/4 pages of advertisement, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 112 1/4 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   I was a backer of the Southlands kickstarter, but am otherwise not involved with this book. My review is primarily based on the softcover print version of this book, though I consulted the electronic version to verify e.g. presence of bookmarks and similar components.   This book is pretty much a sans frills experience – the brief version […]

    Southlands Bestiary

    Southlands Bestiary This massive bestiary for use with the Southlands campaign setting (but not limited to it) clocks in at 122 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 2 pages of backer-lists, 1 page ToC, 1 page SRD, 2 3/4 pages of advertisement, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 112 1/4 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   I was a backer of the Southlands kickstarter, but am otherwise not involved with this book. My review is primarily based on the softcover print version of this book, though I consulted the electronic version to verify e.g. presence of bookmarks and similar components.   This book is pretty much a sans frills experience – the brief version […]

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  • Treasury of the Orient This collection of magic items clocks in at 22 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page ToC, 1 page introduction, 1 page SRD, 2 pages of advertisement, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 14 pages of raw content, so let’s take a look!   All right, so the items featured herein, as depicted on the handy table in the beginning span the range from humble 30 gp alchemical items to 180K gold (and one artifact) – but what kind of items do we actually get?   Well, the first one would be kokowai, a protective salve that supposedly wards off demons and temporarily nets the user the stench-quality. There are two magical […]

    Treasury of the Orient

    Treasury of the Orient This collection of magic items clocks in at 22 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page ToC, 1 page introduction, 1 page SRD, 2 pages of advertisement, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 14 pages of raw content, so let’s take a look!   All right, so the items featured herein, as depicted on the handy table in the beginning span the range from humble 30 gp alchemical items to 180K gold (and one artifact) – but what kind of items do we actually get?   Well, the first one would be kokowai, a protective salve that supposedly wards off demons and temporarily nets the user the stench-quality. There are two magical […]

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  • Mythic Magic: Advanced Spells III This installment of Mythic Magic-upgrades for the big Paizo hardcovers clocks in at 30 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page SRD, 2 pages of ToC, 2 pages of introduction, 1 page advertisement, 1 page back cover, which leaves us with 21 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   So, this time around, we take a look at the spells featured in one of my least favorite Paizo hardcover released so far, the Advanced Class Guide. Much like in my review for the supplement dealing with the ARG, I am not going to judge the content herein on the virtues of the source material on which it builds (or the […]

    Mythic Magic: Advanced Spells III

    Mythic Magic: Advanced Spells III This installment of Mythic Magic-upgrades for the big Paizo hardcovers clocks in at 30 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page SRD, 2 pages of ToC, 2 pages of introduction, 1 page advertisement, 1 page back cover, which leaves us with 21 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   So, this time around, we take a look at the spells featured in one of my least favorite Paizo hardcover released so far, the Advanced Class Guide. Much like in my review for the supplement dealing with the ARG, I am not going to judge the content herein on the virtues of the source material on which it builds (or the […]

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  • Mythic Monsters: Shadow This installment of the mythic monsters-series clocks in at 32 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page inside front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page SRD, 1 page ToC, 2 pages of introduction, 3 pages of advertisement, 1 page inside of back cover, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 18 pages of raw content, so let’s take a look!   We begin, as always, this installment of Mythic Monsters with supplemental material – this time around, we get something rather uncommon, namely a complete mythic redesign of a prestige class, namely the shadowdancer. Now if you’ve been following my reviews, you’ll probably have noticed that I don’t have a particular high opinion of any of the […]

    Mythic Monsters: Shadow

    Mythic Monsters: Shadow This installment of the mythic monsters-series clocks in at 32 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page inside front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page SRD, 1 page ToC, 2 pages of introduction, 3 pages of advertisement, 1 page inside of back cover, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 18 pages of raw content, so let’s take a look!   We begin, as always, this installment of Mythic Monsters with supplemental material – this time around, we get something rather uncommon, namely a complete mythic redesign of a prestige class, namely the shadowdancer. Now if you’ve been following my reviews, you’ll probably have noticed that I don’t have a particular high opinion of any of the […]

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  • Mythic Monsters: Heavenly Host This installment of the mythic monsters-series clocks in at 32 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page inside front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page SRD, 1 page ToC, 2 pages of introduction, 3 pages of advertisement, 1 page inside of back cover, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 18 pages of raw content, so let’s take a look!   All right, as always, we begin this installment of the mythic monsters-series with supplemental material, which this time around, would be an array of 9 mythic feats – the first of which would be Sanctified Servant, a feat that denotes you as a servant to the forces of the high heavens, which serves as a […]

    Mythic Monsters: Heavenly Host

    Mythic Monsters: Heavenly Host This installment of the mythic monsters-series clocks in at 32 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page inside front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page SRD, 1 page ToC, 2 pages of introduction, 3 pages of advertisement, 1 page inside of back cover, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 18 pages of raw content, so let’s take a look!   All right, as always, we begin this installment of the mythic monsters-series with supplemental material, which this time around, would be an array of 9 mythic feats – the first of which would be Sanctified Servant, a feat that denotes you as a servant to the forces of the high heavens, which serves as a […]

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  • Mythic Monsters: Plants This installment of the mythic monsters-series clocks in at 28 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page inside front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page SRD, 1 page ToC, 2 pages of introduction, 2 pages of advertisement, 1 page inside of back cover, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 17 pages of raw content, so let’s take a look!   So, plants…to me, they always are the most creepy critters out there. I don’t know why, but fungi and plants, perhaps due to my allergies and their overt and covert means of causing harm, always felt truly disturbing to me. Similarly, a fascination with herbalism is immediately catered to by this pdf, for we begin with […]

    Mythic Monsters: Plants

    Mythic Monsters: Plants This installment of the mythic monsters-series clocks in at 28 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page inside front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page SRD, 1 page ToC, 2 pages of introduction, 2 pages of advertisement, 1 page inside of back cover, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 17 pages of raw content, so let’s take a look!   So, plants…to me, they always are the most creepy critters out there. I don’t know why, but fungi and plants, perhaps due to my allergies and their overt and covert means of causing harm, always felt truly disturbing to me. Similarly, a fascination with herbalism is immediately catered to by this pdf, for we begin with […]

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  • Legendary Swashbucklers The third of Legendary Games’ class-centric Ultimate Plug-ins clocks in at 44 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page inside of front cover, 2 pages of editorial, 2 pages of introduction, 1 page SRD, 3 pages of advertisement, 1 page inside of back cover, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 32 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   Before we do, please let me ensure we’re all on the same page: When the gunslinger was released, I was pretty much ecstatic at first: Firearms? Yeah! Beyond that, the idea of making deeds partially rule-of-cool regarding grit-regaining put some sorely needed option for table variance in the GM’s hands – I like the ideas of the […]

    Legendary Swashbucklers

    Legendary Swashbucklers The third of Legendary Games’ class-centric Ultimate Plug-ins clocks in at 44 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page inside of front cover, 2 pages of editorial, 2 pages of introduction, 1 page SRD, 3 pages of advertisement, 1 page inside of back cover, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 32 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   Before we do, please let me ensure we’re all on the same page: When the gunslinger was released, I was pretty much ecstatic at first: Firearms? Yeah! Beyond that, the idea of making deeds partially rule-of-cool regarding grit-regaining put some sorely needed option for table variance in the GM’s hands – I like the ideas of the […]

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  • Legendary Rogues The second of Legendary Games class-centric Ultimate-plug-ins clocks in at 48 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page inside of front cover, 2 pages of editorial, 1 page ToC, 2 pages of introductions (with a comical CCP-glitch, reading “What you will find in Legendary Paladins…”), 1 page SRD, 4 pages of advertisement, 1 page inside of back cover, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 34 pages of raw content, so let’s take a look, shall we?   So, what is the first thing you think of when the term “rogue” is thrown around regarding the core competences of the class? If you’ve dealt with any amount of optimization, that will probably be “skills.” Let’s face it, as […]

    Legendary Rogues

    Legendary Rogues The second of Legendary Games class-centric Ultimate-plug-ins clocks in at 48 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page inside of front cover, 2 pages of editorial, 1 page ToC, 2 pages of introductions (with a comical CCP-glitch, reading “What you will find in Legendary Paladins…”), 1 page SRD, 4 pages of advertisement, 1 page inside of back cover, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 34 pages of raw content, so let’s take a look, shall we?   So, what is the first thing you think of when the term “rogue” is thrown around regarding the core competences of the class? If you’ve dealt with any amount of optimization, that will probably be “skills.” Let’s face it, as […]

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  • Cyborgs This pdf clocks in at 26 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page Toc, 2 pages explanation on how to use, 1 page SRD, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 19 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   Okay, so the cyborg as envisioned here is a base class with d8, 6+Int skills, 3/4 BAB-progression, good Fort- and Ref-saves as well as proficiency with simple weapons and any weapons installed in modifications as well as light armors, but not shields. Obviously, they get Technologist as a 1st level bonus feat. The base class’s modifications are more defined by two particular abilities, though, the first of which would be the Internal Nanite Matrix – […]

    Cyborgs

    Cyborgs This pdf clocks in at 26 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page Toc, 2 pages explanation on how to use, 1 page SRD, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 19 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   Okay, so the cyborg as envisioned here is a base class with d8, 6+Int skills, 3/4 BAB-progression, good Fort- and Ref-saves as well as proficiency with simple weapons and any weapons installed in modifications as well as light armors, but not shields. Obviously, they get Technologist as a 1st level bonus feat. The base class’s modifications are more defined by two particular abilities, though, the first of which would be the Internal Nanite Matrix – […]

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  • Mythic Mini: Inherent Advancement All right, the final mythic mini for now clocks in at 4 pages – 1 page front cover, 1 page SRD, 1 page blank, 1 page content, let’s go!   So, what is this about? Well, as anyone who has played the game, particularly in a low/rare-magic game knows, the engine’s numbers are predicated on a certain array of items: Rings of protection and cloaks of resistance in particular alongside ability-enhancing items. What this pdf proposes is an interesting alternative, namely the awarding of mythic tiers instead of treasure, while also championing a concentration of treasure in key items – a practice I’m btw. preaching and using myself in my games, with scaling magical items being […]

    Mythic Mini: Inherent Advancement

    Mythic Mini: Inherent Advancement All right, the final mythic mini for now clocks in at 4 pages – 1 page front cover, 1 page SRD, 1 page blank, 1 page content, let’s go!   So, what is this about? Well, as anyone who has played the game, particularly in a low/rare-magic game knows, the engine’s numbers are predicated on a certain array of items: Rings of protection and cloaks of resistance in particular alongside ability-enhancing items. What this pdf proposes is an interesting alternative, namely the awarding of mythic tiers instead of treasure, while also championing a concentration of treasure in key items – a practice I’m btw. preaching and using myself in my games, with scaling magical items being […]

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  • Mythic Mini: Uncommon Racial Feats All right, you know the deal – 4 pages – 1 page front cover, 1.75 pages of SRD, 1.25 pages content, let’s go!   -Agile Tongue: Pick up objects weighing up to 10 lbs and execute trips with your tongue; also numerical escalation for steal and disarm. Cool!   -Draconic Aspect: Gain resistance 10 according to your scale’s color; use mythic power for temporary immunity; cool synergy with dragon-scaled racial trait with alternate benefits. Two thumbs up!   -Draconic Breath: +4 saves vs. sleep/paralysis; 1/day breath weapon, +1/day per mythic tier; breath weapon depends on color of scales, with only chromatics covered as per the base feat. Has special synergy for draconic/kobold-blooded kobold sorcerors.   […]

    Mythic Mini: Uncommon Racial Feats

    Mythic Mini: Uncommon Racial Feats All right, you know the deal – 4 pages – 1 page front cover, 1.75 pages of SRD, 1.25 pages content, let’s go!   -Agile Tongue: Pick up objects weighing up to 10 lbs and execute trips with your tongue; also numerical escalation for steal and disarm. Cool!   -Draconic Aspect: Gain resistance 10 according to your scale’s color; use mythic power for temporary immunity; cool synergy with dragon-scaled racial trait with alternate benefits. Two thumbs up!   -Draconic Breath: +4 saves vs. sleep/paralysis; 1/day breath weapon, +1/day per mythic tier; breath weapon depends on color of scales, with only chromatics covered as per the base feat. Has special synergy for draconic/kobold-blooded kobold sorcerors.   […]

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  • Mythic Minis: Catfolk, Ratfolk and Dhampir Feats All right, you know the deal – 4 pages – 1 page front cover, 1.75 pages SRD, 1.25 pages content, let’s go!   -Black Cat: Use as a free action instead of an immediate action; Non-mythic attackers receive severe penalties and spend mythic surges to enhance the penalty; use more often via mythic power. Cool upgrade!   -Blood Drinker: +tier temporary hit points; optionally forego benefits for a lesser restoration. Fits. Like it.   -Blood Feaster: Gain listed benefits when draining 2+ points of Con, duration + tier.   -Blood Salvage: Use Blood Drinker on recently deceased corpse.   -Burrowing teeth: Gain burrow speed equal to base speed; leave a tunnel behind when […]

    Mythic Minis: Catfolk, Ratfolk and Dhampir Feats

    Mythic Minis: Catfolk, Ratfolk and Dhampir Feats All right, you know the deal – 4 pages – 1 page front cover, 1.75 pages SRD, 1.25 pages content, let’s go!   -Black Cat: Use as a free action instead of an immediate action; Non-mythic attackers receive severe penalties and spend mythic surges to enhance the penalty; use more often via mythic power. Cool upgrade!   -Blood Drinker: +tier temporary hit points; optionally forego benefits for a lesser restoration. Fits. Like it.   -Blood Feaster: Gain listed benefits when draining 2+ points of Con, duration + tier.   -Blood Salvage: Use Blood Drinker on recently deceased corpse.   -Burrowing teeth: Gain burrow speed equal to base speed; leave a tunnel behind when […]

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  • Mythic Mini: Underdark Racial Feats All right, you know the deal – 3 pages – 1 page front cover, 1 page SRD, 1 page content, let’s go!   -Drow Nobility: Numerical escalation and additional uses via mythic power- standard.   -Giant Steps: Add tier times 5 ft to the increase in base speed…which may be a bit much.   -Improved Drow Nobility: Choose 1/2 tier racial SPs and use mythic versions of them via mythic power; also learn those as mythic spells, if you can cast them.   -Greater Drow Nobility: 3/day use mythic SP sans paying mythic power and sans augments.   -Lingering Invisibility: Longer concealment after invisibility; while it’s maintained, use mythic power allowing for reactivation of previously […]

    Mythic Mini: Underdark Racial Feats

    Mythic Mini: Underdark Racial Feats All right, you know the deal – 3 pages – 1 page front cover, 1 page SRD, 1 page content, let’s go!   -Drow Nobility: Numerical escalation and additional uses via mythic power- standard.   -Giant Steps: Add tier times 5 ft to the increase in base speed…which may be a bit much.   -Improved Drow Nobility: Choose 1/2 tier racial SPs and use mythic versions of them via mythic power; also learn those as mythic spells, if you can cast them.   -Greater Drow Nobility: 3/day use mythic SP sans paying mythic power and sans augments.   -Lingering Invisibility: Longer concealment after invisibility; while it’s maintained, use mythic power allowing for reactivation of previously […]

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  • Legendary Paladins The first of Legendary Games’ class-support-centric entries in the Ultimate Plug-ins series clocks in at 42 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page inside of front cover, 2 pages of editorial, 1 page ToC, 2 pages of introduction, 1 page SRD, 4 pages of advertisement, 1 page inside of back cover, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 28 pages of raw content, so let’s take a look!   We begin this pdf, surprisingly, not with feats or the like – instead, we get alternate class features for the paladin: Repel Evil, a replacement of smite evil, allows you to protect nearby allies by granting immediate action-activated Cha-mod to AC and saves to both pala and ally, decreasing […]

    Legendary Paladins

    Legendary Paladins The first of Legendary Games’ class-support-centric entries in the Ultimate Plug-ins series clocks in at 42 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page inside of front cover, 2 pages of editorial, 1 page ToC, 2 pages of introduction, 1 page SRD, 4 pages of advertisement, 1 page inside of back cover, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 28 pages of raw content, so let’s take a look!   We begin this pdf, surprisingly, not with feats or the like – instead, we get alternate class features for the paladin: Repel Evil, a replacement of smite evil, allows you to protect nearby allies by granting immediate action-activated Cha-mod to AC and saves to both pala and ally, decreasing […]

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  • Mythic Minis: Far Eastern Racial Feats All right, you know the deal – 4 pages – 1 page front cover, 1.5 page SRD, 1.5 page content, let’s go!   -Blood Beak: Numerical escalation,. bleed on crits and negative conditions on crits. Solid.   -Carrion Feeder: Numerical escalation + mythic power-based rerolls with tier-bonus.   -Life’s Blood: Creature gains twice damage you take in hp; additionally, a creature subject to it can gain fast healing if you spend mythic power. The original feat is problematic and so is, by extension, this one.   -Long-Nose Form: Skill-bonuses in long-nose form and spend mythic power for temporary scent-based blindsense.   -Magical tail: Sp-use increase; also spend more uses PLUS mythic power for more […]

    Mythic Minis: Far Eastern Racial Feats

    Mythic Minis: Far Eastern Racial Feats All right, you know the deal – 4 pages – 1 page front cover, 1.5 page SRD, 1.5 page content, let’s go!   -Blood Beak: Numerical escalation,. bleed on crits and negative conditions on crits. Solid.   -Carrion Feeder: Numerical escalation + mythic power-based rerolls with tier-bonus.   -Life’s Blood: Creature gains twice damage you take in hp; additionally, a creature subject to it can gain fast healing if you spend mythic power. The original feat is problematic and so is, by extension, this one.   -Long-Nose Form: Skill-bonuses in long-nose form and spend mythic power for temporary scent-based blindsense.   -Magical tail: Sp-use increase; also spend more uses PLUS mythic power for more […]

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  • Mythic Mini: Orc Feats All right, you know the deal – 3 pages – 1 page front cover, 1 page SRD, 1 page content, let’s go!   -Born Alone: Gain 2x Con-bonus temporary hit points for tier rounds when killing a foe. Anti-kitten caveat makes me a happy reviewer. 🙂   -Bullying Blow: +tier to Intimidate; add mythic power for worse fear-conditions and a kind of intimidate-cleave. Solid.   -Ferocious Action: Roll to stabilize when dealing damage in melee AND gain 1/2 tier hp when you hit, to a maximum of 1 hp. Nice one!   -Foment the Blood: Numerical escalation and AoE orc-heal via mythic power.   -Grudge Fighter: Numerical escalation.   -Orc Weapon Expertise: Benefits with orc weapons […]

    Mythic Mini: Orc Feats

    Mythic Mini: Orc Feats All right, you know the deal – 3 pages – 1 page front cover, 1 page SRD, 1 page content, let’s go!   -Born Alone: Gain 2x Con-bonus temporary hit points for tier rounds when killing a foe. Anti-kitten caveat makes me a happy reviewer. 🙂   -Bullying Blow: +tier to Intimidate; add mythic power for worse fear-conditions and a kind of intimidate-cleave. Solid.   -Ferocious Action: Roll to stabilize when dealing damage in melee AND gain 1/2 tier hp when you hit, to a maximum of 1 hp. Nice one!   -Foment the Blood: Numerical escalation and AoE orc-heal via mythic power.   -Grudge Fighter: Numerical escalation.   -Orc Weapon Expertise: Benefits with orc weapons […]

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  • Mythic Mini: Half-Orc Feats All right, you know the deal – 3 pages – 1 page front cover, 1 page SRD, 1 page content, let’s go!   -Beats Rider: Monstrous animal companion gains mythic rank, +1 once you reach tier 10.   -Blood Vengeance: Increased crit range + bleed damage versus target of Blood Vengeance, including stacking bleed damage on crits; also allows for move action Intimidate, potentially supplemented by tier.   -Destroyer’s Blessing: Regain only one round of rage per round, but heal damage when breaking objects or mitigate exhaustion/negate fatigue/heal ability damage.   -Ferocious Resolve: +tier to negative HP threshold; use mythic power to negate staggered condition while below 0 Hp and also gain Intimidate bonus.   -Ferocious […]

    Mythic Mini: Half-Orc Feats

    Mythic Mini: Half-Orc Feats All right, you know the deal – 3 pages – 1 page front cover, 1 page SRD, 1 page content, let’s go!   -Beats Rider: Monstrous animal companion gains mythic rank, +1 once you reach tier 10.   -Blood Vengeance: Increased crit range + bleed damage versus target of Blood Vengeance, including stacking bleed damage on crits; also allows for move action Intimidate, potentially supplemented by tier.   -Destroyer’s Blessing: Regain only one round of rage per round, but heal damage when breaking objects or mitigate exhaustion/negate fatigue/heal ability damage.   -Ferocious Resolve: +tier to negative HP threshold; use mythic power to negate staggered condition while below 0 Hp and also gain Intimidate bonus.   -Ferocious […]

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