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Re-skinning: Making Your Spells Lovecraftian

Re-skinning: Making Your Spells Lovecraftian

Here we are, at the beginning of a new road for Notes of the Wandering Alchemist. Over the past few months I have been hard at work reigning myself in and figuring out my limits, desires, and capabilities. For that, I think I have been successful and as such comes a need to return to some of the things I used to do. The key to doing that was frequency and direction. In that regard we have two monthly articles…

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Libris Monstrum #19: Vampires Revisited

Libris Monstrum #19: Vampires Revisited

Tonight we come back to the topic of vampires. In the first entry on vampires, I had plenty to talk about. From the kind of vampires I enjoy to the myth’s origins to some vampire-like creatures featured in D&D, there was plenty to cover. I even went through some variant vampires in a Re-Skinning article recently. In fact there was enough to talk about that I had two entries. If you want to hear about some neat vampires of D&D…

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Resources For Every GM: Creatures Part 3 / Horror Part 4

Resources For Every GM: Creatures Part 3 / Horror Part 4

In the spirit of the best holiday of the year, this week’s Resources features three types of monsters that will strike fear into many players. Creepy, terrible, and not what they seem are the best qualities in horror monsters! Aliens The first consideration for today is one of the more obvious ones in many ways. Still, I think it is one that is not often brought to bear at the table. Most games in which I find aliens are those…

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