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  • Obsidian Apocalypse Obsidian Apocalypse is a massive 200-page book, 1 page front cover, 1 page donor-list, 1 page editorial, 1 page SRD, 2 pages of ToC,, leaving a massive 194 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   What is Obsidian Apocalypse? Well, first of all, it’s the heir of Obsidian Twilight – a campaign-setting that gloriously failed just about all my expectations. Still, LPJr Design improved so vastly that I joined, with a somewhat hopeful anticipation, the Kickstarter to make Obsidian Apocalypse, the sequel. Kind of. For, while there is a default setting kind of assumed, Obsidian Apocalypse now is less of a campaign setting, but rather an extremely versatile toolbox for to scavenge from. So after the […]

    Obsidian Apocalypse

    Obsidian Apocalypse Obsidian Apocalypse is a massive 200-page book, 1 page front cover, 1 page donor-list, 1 page editorial, 1 page SRD, 2 pages of ToC,, leaving a massive 194 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   What is Obsidian Apocalypse? Well, first of all, it’s the heir of Obsidian Twilight – a campaign-setting that gloriously failed just about all my expectations. Still, LPJr Design improved so vastly that I joined, with a somewhat hopeful anticipation, the Kickstarter to make Obsidian Apocalypse, the sequel. Kind of. For, while there is a default setting kind of assumed, Obsidian Apocalypse now is less of a campaign setting, but rather an extremely versatile toolbox for to scavenge from. So after the […]

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  • Creature Codex Vol 6: Europe’s Forgotten Foes This collection of monsters is 14 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial/ToC, 1 page SRD, leaving us with 11 pages of content, so let’s take a look, shall we?   The first of the new creatures is one your players will hate. I guarantee it. Why? The bovine/equine, 4-horned CR 5 Bonnacon tramples foes, has deadly hooves and treats its natural weapons as secondary weapons. So far, so common. Where players will start HATING this beast is when it starts unleashing its signature ability: Conical blasts of burning feces. Yes. And yes, the burning excrement clings to the bodies of those hit. I feel the distinct NEED to use this […]

    Creature Codex Vol 6: Europe’s Forgotten Foes

    Creature Codex Vol 6: Europe’s Forgotten Foes This collection of monsters is 14 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial/ToC, 1 page SRD, leaving us with 11 pages of content, so let’s take a look, shall we?   The first of the new creatures is one your players will hate. I guarantee it. Why? The bovine/equine, 4-horned CR 5 Bonnacon tramples foes, has deadly hooves and treats its natural weapons as secondary weapons. So far, so common. Where players will start HATING this beast is when it starts unleashing its signature ability: Conical blasts of burning feces. Yes. And yes, the burning excrement clings to the bodies of those hit. I feel the distinct NEED to use this […]

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