Monster Advancement-series Archive

  • Monster Advancement: Enhanced Aberrations Monste The third installment of Julian Neale’s highly modular toolkit-templates to enhance your critters clocks in at 19 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 2.5 pages of SRD, leaving us with 14.5 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   The base template’s CR modification ranges from CR +1 to CR+2 depending on the amount of abilities gained and a handy sidebar that explains the DR-enhancing options is provided within these pages. Beyond that, you’ll immediately note something truly awesome – a scaling aura of otherworldly corruption scaling with size and CR of the creature in question, representing more than well the utter wrongness the more powerful aberrations sport.   However, even more […]

    Monster Advancement: Enhanced Aberrations

    Monster Advancement: Enhanced Aberrations Monste The third installment of Julian Neale’s highly modular toolkit-templates to enhance your critters clocks in at 19 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 2.5 pages of SRD, leaving us with 14.5 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   The base template’s CR modification ranges from CR +1 to CR+2 depending on the amount of abilities gained and a handy sidebar that explains the DR-enhancing options is provided within these pages. Beyond that, you’ll immediately note something truly awesome – a scaling aura of otherworldly corruption scaling with size and CR of the creature in question, representing more than well the utter wrongness the more powerful aberrations sport.   However, even more […]

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  • Monster Advancement: Enhanced Fey The second installment of the Monster Advancement-series clocks in at 19 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 2 pages SRD, leaving us with 15 pages of content, so let’s take a look, shall we?   In case you haven’t read my review of the previous Monster Advancement-installment – the basic premise of this series is simple: provide a concise, template-based toolkit to customize your creatures and make them more interesting than slapping a bland simple template on it – instead, the goal of these book and their achievement lies within the construction of a concise, big toolkit for GMs to use when crafting the respective monsters.   As in the previous installment, novice GMs […]

    Monster Advancement: Enhanced Fey

    Monster Advancement: Enhanced Fey The second installment of the Monster Advancement-series clocks in at 19 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 2 pages SRD, leaving us with 15 pages of content, so let’s take a look, shall we?   In case you haven’t read my review of the previous Monster Advancement-installment – the basic premise of this series is simple: provide a concise, template-based toolkit to customize your creatures and make them more interesting than slapping a bland simple template on it – instead, the goal of these book and their achievement lies within the construction of a concise, big toolkit for GMs to use when crafting the respective monsters.   As in the previous installment, novice GMs […]

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  • Monster Advancement: Enhanced Undead The first installment of the monster advancement-series clocks in at 17 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 2 pages of SRD, leaving us with 13 pages of content, so let’s take a look, shall we?   So what do we have here? Essentially, this pdf provides one expanded, massive, extremely customizable templatey toolkit to enhance undead (d’uh), but with a focus of skeletal champions and zombie lords, thematically – so no, VtM-fans, you won’t find a huge array of vampiric powers in here, though the modifications within this book are generic enough to be applicable to just about any undead – the primary focus (and thus mechanical execution) simply is different.   Basically, the […]

    Monster Advancement: Enhanced Undead

    Monster Advancement: Enhanced Undead The first installment of the monster advancement-series clocks in at 17 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 2 pages of SRD, leaving us with 13 pages of content, so let’s take a look, shall we?   So what do we have here? Essentially, this pdf provides one expanded, massive, extremely customizable templatey toolkit to enhance undead (d’uh), but with a focus of skeletal champions and zombie lords, thematically – so no, VtM-fans, you won’t find a huge array of vampiric powers in here, though the modifications within this book are generic enough to be applicable to just about any undead – the primary focus (and thus mechanical execution) simply is different.   Basically, the […]

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