In the modern world, it is often more valuable to be famous than to actually be skilled at doing anything useful. People are more likely able to name the stars of a reality TV show than their own elected officials. They can list off the hottest celebrity nightclubs and restaurants more readily than they can the capitals of the States or even major nations around the globe. And those lucky few who have... [click here for more]
Perception is more important than reality" is a phrase you will hear quite often in the halls of high-powered business. In most modern campaigns that will be an undeniable truth-it doesn't matter how well or badly a business is doing as long as the public thinks the company is strong and reliable. What's more, this extends far beyond the corporate world. Many a politician has won election and... [click here for more]
Like a God
With a word, Ariadne focuses the rays of the sun into the eyes of the king’s guards, stealing a sword from the blinded men to accompany the ball of yarn she plans to deliver to her champion—Theseus. As her grandfather’s chariot rumbles across the heavens, lighting all the land, Ariadne readies herself to deliver these gifts to her champion. Despite her... [click here for more]
So, here’s what happened.
Our publisher, Owen K.C. Stephens (maybe in a fevered state?) began posting two-sentence descriptions of “griffmeras” on his social media. These griffon/chimera-like creatures borrowed from different animals, myths, and languages to hint at creatures similar to those of iconic mythology, but also totally new.
And it could have stopped there.
But then,... [click here for more]
“Just when you thought it was safe to adventure in the water!”
Aboleth are an empire of entirely inhuman intelligences who are older, smarter, and more vile than most land-based races. This book assumes that a race as old and powerful as aboleth, and as prone to manipulating and transmogrifying other races, is going to have a great deal more in their empire than just their core race and... [click here for more]
Get ready for weremonsters and shapechangers more exotic than the typical werewolf or wererat. Here you will find a wide assortment of creatures that fear silver, from the swamp’s CR 3 werefrog to the ocean’s CR 10 wereorca and finally the monstrous CR 19 therianthropic beast. ... [click here for more]
BAH-DUM ... BAAAAH-DUM ...
Welcome to Oceans of Blood the first in Rogue Genius Games’ line of 5e Monster Menagerie conversions. The theme is threats of the sea, with an emphasis on monsters that bite, tear, and rend. Designer Rich Howard has converted Sam Hing’s original aquatic adversaries into 5e, providing you with creatures ranging from the mindless CR 1 harpoon weed to the incomprehensible... [click here for more]
Get Outta My Trash!
In a fantastical world, the thing looting through one’s garbage can in the evening might not always be so mundane as rats or raccoons. All sorts of magical creatures dwell on the outskirts of civilized lands and take advantage of the refuse left behind by humanoid settlements as a means of survival. The most interesting of these is the TRASH GRIFFON! ... [click here for more]
"I speak to the shadows ... and they speak back ..."
Not everyone can become a shadow warrior. More than just combatants, shadow warriors are students of styles of fighting they learn from the shadows themselves. Strange and dangerous; a killer with one foot in shadow, who prefers to fight with weapons that are as much about causing pain as they are felling enemies.
The... [click here for more]