Templates Archive

  • The Genius Guide to Simple Class Templates for Monsters This massive pdf clocks in at 54 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page ToC, 1 page editorial/SRD, 1 page blank back cover, leaving us with 50 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   This review will deviate a bit from my usual style, namely because me tackling this book in it would just end up be extremely redundant and extremely boring – basically, what this pdf does is spare the GM a literal crap-ton of work. If your PCs and players are like mine, vanilla monsters will get curb-stomped left and right…and become boring pretty fast. The most obvious choice one has, beyond templates, would obviously be the […]

    The Genius Guide to Simple Class Templates for Monsters

    The Genius Guide to Simple Class Templates for Monsters This massive pdf clocks in at 54 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page ToC, 1 page editorial/SRD, 1 page blank back cover, leaving us with 50 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   This review will deviate a bit from my usual style, namely because me tackling this book in it would just end up be extremely redundant and extremely boring – basically, what this pdf does is spare the GM a literal crap-ton of work. If your PCs and players are like mine, vanilla monsters will get curb-stomped left and right…and become boring pretty fast. The most obvious choice one has, beyond templates, would obviously be the […]

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  • Bullet Points: 3 Templates for Stone Golems This Bullet Point is 4 pages long, 1page front cover, 1 page SRD, leaving us with 2 pages of content for 3 templates, so let’s take a look, shall we?   The first template herein would be the Diamond-template, which increases CR by +2, add DR and HP. Being made of unrefined diamond, appraising and identifying the golem is difficult. Attacks by Diamond golems are rather deadly and every attack that deals less than 15 points of damage may actually result in the weapon being subjected to a sunder-attempt. OUCH – especially thanks due to the DR, which means that 30 points of damage are required to avoid this ability. Rather nasty!   […]

    Bullet Points: 3 Templates for Stone Golems

    Bullet Points: 3 Templates for Stone Golems This Bullet Point is 4 pages long, 1page front cover, 1 page SRD, leaving us with 2 pages of content for 3 templates, so let’s take a look, shall we?   The first template herein would be the Diamond-template, which increases CR by +2, add DR and HP. Being made of unrefined diamond, appraising and identifying the golem is difficult. Attacks by Diamond golems are rather deadly and every attack that deals less than 15 points of damage may actually result in the weapon being subjected to a sunder-attempt. OUCH – especially thanks due to the DR, which means that 30 points of damage are required to avoid this ability. Rather nasty!   […]

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  • The Genius Guide to Gruesome Undead Templates This pdf is 11 pages long, 2/3 of a page front cover, 1 page SRD/editorial, leaving su with 9 1/3 pages of content, so let’s check this out!   Undead are some of my favorite creatures – but let’s face it – even mhorgs become laughingstock after having their behinds handed to them by the players a couple of times – enter this pdf. And we actually don’t get basic templates just slapped on – instead we kick this pdf off with some interesting notes on templates and CR-assigning (an art rather than a craft) – furthermore, templates presented herein actually increase AC, HP and saves as well and they also come with […]

    The Genius Guide to Gruesome Undead Templates

    The Genius Guide to Gruesome Undead Templates This pdf is 11 pages long, 2/3 of a page front cover, 1 page SRD/editorial, leaving su with 9 1/3 pages of content, so let’s check this out!   Undead are some of my favorite creatures – but let’s face it – even mhorgs become laughingstock after having their behinds handed to them by the players a couple of times – enter this pdf. And we actually don’t get basic templates just slapped on – instead we kick this pdf off with some interesting notes on templates and CR-assigning (an art rather than a craft) – furthermore, templates presented herein actually increase AC, HP and saves as well and they also come with […]

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