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
It’s sad for me to say this, here at the end of Zombie Week, but it’s a bit difficult at times not to feel like the zombie concept is a bit, well, dead. Popular media seems like it can’t get enough of them, and the saturation alone might leave many folks searching for ways to […]
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.
Europe is a pretty interesting (and weird) place, even if you ignore its potentially monstrous royal bloodlines and its assorted botched 16th century alien invasions. The Rhine Valley seems to have attracted more than its own share of High Strangeness, due in some small part to the fact that the area around the powerful (and […]
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 […]