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.
I’m going to go out on a limb and suggest that this isn’t good news. That’s right: a mysterious clown is silently terrorizing the residents of Northhampton, UK. It’s not the usual murdery kind of terrorizing — at least, as far as we know. The clown just…stands on street corners, silently staring down passersby, but […]
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 […]