Pathfinder: Svetocher

Sun 26 March 2017 by Mark Craddock from Cross Planes

Speed 30 ft., fly 60 ft. (average)


FATE: Blastoise

Sun 26 March 2017 by Mark Craddock from Cross Planes

Stunt: Tail Whip: On a successful close attack, a Blastoise can create an obstacle.

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Flashback Friday: Plan's Leviathan for the Forgotten Realms and D&D 5th Edition

Fri 24 March 2017 by Mark Craddock from Cross Planes

Flashback Friday: Plan's Leviathan for the Forgotten Realms and D&D 5th Edition Phlan has been destroyed and rebuilt dozens of times in its long history, which has created haphazard catacombs below it. However, when Abeir returned to Toril over a century ago, those tunnels were replaced by the ...

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A to Z 2017 Blogging Challenge Theme Reveal #AtZChallenge

Wed 22 March 2017 by Mark Craddock from Cross Planes

That's right, in the month of April, I will create a 26 part Hexcrawl for my wonderful readers.

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Side Quests: The Cave

Tue 21 March 2017 by Mark Craddock from Cross Planes

The characters are traveling through a valley on the way to their destination when a raging storm drives them to find shelter in a nearby cave. The cave is dry and clean and about 60 feet in is a large rock to the left. Behind the rock is a cache ...

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D&D 5th Edition: Tizona

Tue 21 March 2017 by Mark Craddock from Cross Planes

• If a favored enemy hits you with a melee attack roll, you may use your reaction to immediately attack them.

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D&D 5th Edition: Riding Frogs

Tue 21 March 2017 by Mark Craddock from Cross Planes

Wild elves near the Lotus Marsh have ridden frogs for centuries. Almost a decade ago a half-elf trainer, named Rigel Somberweed, was hired by Baron Engulf to raise them and train them. The Baron successfully used them in battle against the Yellowscale orcs near Yawning Swamp. After the campaign gained ...

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Silent Legions: Giant Albino Penguin

Tue 21 March 2017 by Mark Craddock from Cross Planes

GIANT ALBINO PENGUIN 

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5E Modern: Gunslinger Sub-Class for D&D 5th Edition

Tue 21 March 2017 by Mark Craddock from Cross Planes

The inspiration for the Gunslinger is the Advanced Class from D20 Modern. Feedback is welcome.

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D&D 5th Edition: Fast Zombie

Tue 21 March 2017 by Mark Craddock from Cross Planes

FAST ZOMBIE

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D&D 5th Edition: Demon Bear

Wed 15 March 2017 by Mark Craddock from Cross Planes

A demon bear is a horrific and determined enemy that targets and hunts mystics. Once on it's prey's trail, it is a difficult opponent to defeat.

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D&D 5th Edition: Specialty Priests of Thor

Tue 14 March 2017 by Mark Craddock from Cross Planes

You are dedicated to the Thor, the God of Thunder. Thanks to your devotion, you gain the following benefits: Once you  use this ability, you cannot use it again until you finish a long rest.

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D&D In Space: Soul Gem for Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition

Mon 13 March 2017 by Mark Craddock from Cross Planes

•   You invoke a soul blasting attack. A creature within 15 feet must succeed on a DC 18 Charisma saving throw or take 4d12 radiant damage. If the creature rolls a 1 on their saving throw, the Soul Gem steals their soul and the creature dies.

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Hard Times In Jarlsburg: The Strike Is Over! (Training Day)

Mon 13 March 2017 by Mark Craddock from Cross Planes

I have recently started up a Shadow of the Demon Lord game set in Jarlsburg. We had our first session this past week. The Hard Times is Jarlsburg's premier source of news (and alternative facts). The Teamster's Guild strike has finally come to end. Negotiations between Guildmaster Eustous ...

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D&D In Space: Stormtroopers for Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition

Mon 13 March 2017 by Mark Craddock from Cross Planes

Paizo's Starfinder expansion to Pathfinder seems very intriguing, however, Pathfinder isn't my bag, DnD 5E is. It's gotten me thinking of a Science-Fantasy setting.

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D&D In Space: Half-Dragon Race for Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition

Mon 13 March 2017 by Mark Craddock from Cross Planes

I really enjoyed Fantasy Flight Games' DragonStar for DnD 3.X. I decided to adapt their Half-Dragons for 5th Edition.

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D&D In Space: Gorignak for Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition

Mon 13 March 2017 by Mark Craddock from Cross Planes

These creatures are extremely violent, and are angered greatly by vibrations in the ground and sounds, sometimes sending it into a rampage. The creature seems at least partially sapient.

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Side Quest: Kroft, A Fantasy Village

Mon 13 March 2017 by Mark Craddock from Cross Planes

I'm trying something new, a roughly sketched outline for an adventure. Something very much like Knights of the Dinner Table's Hook, Line, and Sinker.

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Review: Fantasy AGE Bestiary

Mon 13 March 2017 by Mark Craddock from Cross Planes

Fantasy AGE and Green Ronin's Adventure Game Engine as a whole, has been one of my favorites since it launched with Dragon Age. The Fantasy AGE Bestiary is a welcome edition to the line. It's beautifully illustrated and very appealing to the eye. Full disclosure I was given ...

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Savage Worlds: Professions

Wed 08 March 2017 by Mark Craddock from Cross Planes

I'm in the early planning stages of a Savage Worlds game set in our modern world. I'm looking at giving each character an Profession Bonus that enhances other skills.

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Savage Worlds: Sentinel Beast

Tue 07 March 2017 by Mark Craddock from Cross Planes

Sentinel beasts are primarily found in the Stele Forest, over 2,000 acres of tombs and mausoleums from an long dead civilization. Typically, tribes or watches of sentinel beats, maintain specific territories amongst the Stele. They usually hang onto the side or perch on top of a Stele and their ...

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Savage Worlds: Skull Crawler

Tue 07 March 2017 by Mark Craddock from Cross Planes

Skullcrawlers are large reptilian creatures with only two long forelimbs and no hindlimbs, as well as long, prehensile, serpentine tails. Several aspects of their appearance are noticeably skeletal, particularly their torsos and their heads.

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Savage Worlds: Evoker Edge

Tue 07 March 2017 by Mark Craddock from Cross Planes

Evoker

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Savage Worlds: Mutant Duck

Tue 07 March 2017 by Mark Craddock from Cross Planes

Summary unavailable.

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Savage Worlds: Fire Vampire of Fthaggua

Tue 07 March 2017 by Mark Craddock from Cross Planes

The Fire Vampires of Fthaggua resemble crimson bursts of lightning. They gain sustenance by draining energy from intelligent beings; the subject so affected bursts into flames as if experiencing 

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Shadow of the Demon: Rat Ogre

Tue 07 March 2017 by Mark Craddock from Cross Planes

Rat Ogres are massive hulking monstrosities that represents the very pinnacle of 

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Shadow of the Demon Lord: Carrion Crawler

Tue 07 March 2017 by Mark Craddock from Cross Planes

Carrion crawlers live underground, but will sometimes go to the surface for food. They are akin in appearance to a 3-to-4-foot-long centipede. A carrion crawler possesses eight long tentacles protruding from the sides of its head, which allow it to stun its prey. The creature eats carrion, but it is ...

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Review: NeuroSpasta for Ultramodern5 & Dungeons and Dragons 5th Edition

Mon 06 March 2017 by Mark Craddock from Cross Planes

I'm a big fan of Dias Ex Machina's Ultramodern5 rules and was glad to see NeuroSpasta released. Full disclosure I was given a PDF for review purposes. Chapter 1 introduces to the setting of the game as a political cyberpunk setting. It features a glossary of terms in ...

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Silent Legions: Hound of Tindalos

Mon 06 March 2017 by Mark Craddock from Cross Planes

HOUND OF TINDALOS 

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Savage Worlds: Anathema

Mon 06 March 2017 by Mark Craddock from Cross Planes

Anathema's are monstrous beings from the 8th Dimension who occasionally find their way into our reality. Their horrid forms frighten the weak minded and their only motivation seems to be wanton destruction.

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Patreon: Cross Planes Chronicle for February 2017

Mon 06 March 2017 by Mark Craddock from Cross Planes

The Chronicle PDFs will eventually become public, but I haven't decided what the lead time will be yet, though it will be a minimum of 60 days.

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Ultramodern5: Thanomorph

Mon 06 March 2017 by Mark Craddock from Cross Planes

A thanomorph is created when an 

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Back This: Freeport Companion for Shadow of the Demon Lord

Mon 06 March 2017 by Mark Craddock from Cross Planes

On March 1st

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Shadow of the Demon Lord: Brimstone Boar

Mon 06 March 2017 by Mark Craddock from Cross Planes

Brimstone Boars are what happens when the Demon Lord's shadow falls upon a Hell Swine. Their hunger knows no bounds and they will hunt until the world dies.

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Ultramodern5: Red Falcon S.H.O.C.K. Trooper

Mon 06 March 2017 by Mark Craddock from Cross Planes

S.H.O.C.K. Troopers are androids designed and developed by Red Falcon second-in-command Gomera Mosking. She prefers them to low-level minions and suicide bombers, because if a mistake occurs and they are captured, being cut off from the Red Falcom network will automatically melt their CPU.

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Other Dust: Moks

Mon 06 March 2017 by Mark Craddock from Cross Planes

Playing a Mok requires spending 3 Mutation Points for the following adjustments:

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Ultramodern5: Red Falcon

Mon 06 March 2017 by Mark Craddock from Cross Planes

In 1987, an extraterrestrial vessel crash-landed in Nicaragua with only three survivors, Jagger Froid, Gomera Mosking, and Java. The beings, all shape shifters, were able to blend in and extensively reconnoiter the region for two years, due to the backdrop of the Contras revolution agains the Sandinistas.

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Savage Worlds: Svetocher

Mon 06 March 2017 by Mark Craddock from Cross Planes

Svetochers are the tortured and horrific offspring of vampires and humans. While some legends recount the dhampir, these monsters are much more common to be born by ripping it's way from it's mother's womb and to stalk it's homeland until a hunter is brave or lucky ...

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Review: Conan: Adventures in an Age Undreamed Of

Mon 06 March 2017 by Mark Craddock from Cross Planes

Full Disclosure: I was given a PDF copy of Conan: Adventures in an Age Undreamed Of to review by Modiphius Entertainment. Marvel Comics' Conan was one of the earliest comics I ever bought. To this day, Roy Thomas and John Buscema, in may ways, define Conan for me. After discovering ...

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