You maaaay have been able to tell based on the posts this week, but here at The Illuminerdy, we’ve got zombies on our braaaaaaaains! (You […]
Behind the Screen
They say love is a battleground. I say “then why not stat up love-tanks?” I’ve talked before about alternatives to standard combat to break up the monotony. At the same time, I know that few things bore my combat-monkey players faster than a lengthy negotiation with a semi-hostile NPC, or a complicated infiltration run that […]
The Arkham Archivist
We start with the unfortunately-named Shub Niggurath, the Black Goat of the Woods with a Thousand Young, who will continue to be called “The Goat” unless in a textual quote. She, for Lovecraft established her gender in “Out of the Aeons,” was a creation of H.P. Lovecraft (although he calls her a “he” in “Whisperer,” but most stories consider her a she), although she never appeared directly in his stories. Her name is used primarily in incantations by cultists.
It’s like something out of a bad horror movie. An isolated team of scientists working under drastically harsh conditions suddenly stop communicating with the outside world. It’s unclear if their communications equipment is malfunctioning, or if something has happened to the team itself to prevent them from calling out to the rest of the world. […]
100 Word RPG Hooks
DATE: 20141016 0604Z SUBJECT/CRITIC: RESUMPTION OF CONTACT WITH OTV-3/X-37B “PENDRAGON” EXECSUM: STRATCOM/OFFUT AFB/GOG RECEIVED A NEW TRANSMISSION FROM PENDRAGON AT O558Z ON 16 OCTOBER 2014, AT WHICH TIME IT SIGNALED INTENT TO LAND AT VANDENBERG AFB/MAGOG. THIS REPRESENTS THE FIRST CONTACT WITH PENDRAGON SINCE ITS DISAPPEARANCE FROM RADIO AND SENSOR CONTACT AT 0558Z ON 19 […]