#RPGADAY2017 - Day 18

Fri 18 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

Day 18: Which RPG you played the most in your life?

I've definitely played more D&D than anything else. I started playing with 2e (along with some 1e and basic thrown in) when I was 10. Six years later I switched to 3e when it was released. When 4e came out we played a lot of it. I'm not currently playing any regular games of D&D, but the last one I did was a 5e game. I can safely say I have


Light City - Krampfhund

Wed 16 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

Here's another bit of Reich fodder inspired by Wolfenstein.

Krampfhund

Krampfhund are armored and genetically augmented German Shepherds employed by the Reich as attack dogs.

AC: 7 [12] HD: 2 Attacks: bite (1d6) Move: 15 

It was a pleasure taking these two out in Wolfenstien: Old Blood.


Please note ...

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#RPGADAY2017 - Day 16

Wed 16 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

Day 16: Which RPG do you enjoy using as is?

I honestly think I'll go with D&D, specifically 5E. It's a rules set that I like as is and for what it does. yes I've toyed with adapting it for Fallout, but otherwise I want fantasy ...

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Ben Grimm (Marvel Crawl Classics)

Tue 15 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

Welcome back irradiated believers, today's marvelous wasteland dweller is a special request from +David Coppoletti (who also customized the miniature).  Grimm

Ben Grimm, the former Ever-Lovin' Blue-Eyed Thing, has seen better days. He survived the apocalypse that wiped out his family and most of humanity due to the superhuman ...

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#RPGADAY2017 - Day 15

Mon 14 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

Day 15: Which RPG do you enjoy adapting the most?

I have 177 cinematic unisystem posts, most of which are me adapting various movie characters and such. I think it's a safe bet to say that's the system I enjoy adapting the most. I typically use Angel as ...

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Light City - Panzerhund

Mon 14 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

I recently started playing the new Wolfenstein games. I'm not playing them in the order they were released but I'm playing them in story chronological order. I'm starting with Old Blood then I'll move to New Order and The Colossus (once it's released). It's ...

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#RPGADAY2017 - Day 11

Mon 14 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

Day 11: Which "dead game" would you like to see reborn?

I feel like I can say that Cinematic Unisystem is a dead game. There's hasn't been new official content released for it in years. I know that Buffy, Angel, and Army of Darkness are licences that cost ...

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#RPGADAY2017 - Day 12

Mon 14 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

Day 12: Which RPG has the most inspiring interior art?

I didn't have to second guess myself at all for this one. In my humble (ever so humble... like damn I'm the most humble person you'd ever meet) opinion, Changeling the Dreaming has the best interior art ...

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Ultron 8 (Marvel Crawl Classics)

Mon 14 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

Hello irradiated believers, today we take a look at the unusual Ultron of Old Man Logan.

Ultron 8

Ultron 8 is a kind Ultron unit living in Hammer Falls on Earth-807128. He is a friend of Hawkeye as well as Tonya and Ashley Barton.

If you need a good mechanic ...

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#RPGADAY2017 - Day 13

Mon 14 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

Day 13: Describe a game experience that changed how you play.

I can't tell you the exact date (though I could probably look up the year), but a game experience that changed my life was playing Gren Tealeaf-Tosskettle. He was a halfling rogue I made for a 3.5 ...

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Succubus Sunday

Mon 14 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

You can get a print of this lovely succubus here from PinkIncbuiArtwork.

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#RPGADAY2017 - Day 10

Thu 10 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

Day 10: Where do you go for RPG reviews.

The answer to this is the same as my answer for day 3. I trust the bloggers I follow for reviews. +Erik Tenkar and +Timothy Brannan have influenced quite a few of my rpg purchases. They're not alone though. +Mark ...

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Speaking Of Crossovers I Didn't Know I Needed Before Today...

Wed 09 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

This has the potential to be amazing. The story will pick up immediately after the events of the original 1968 Planet of the Apes. General Ursus and Dr. Zaius discover Kong and follow a path that leads them to the monstrous Skull Island. I don't know how you feel ...

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#RPGADAY2017 - Day 9

Wed 09 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

Day 9: What is a good RPG to play for about 10 sessions?

Two games in particular come to mind for this. The first is Buffy the Vampire Slayer (and any other cinematic unisystem game). These games are designed to be ran in seasons. Ten sessions/episodes sounds like a ...

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Ash Wednesday - Gary Finkle

Tue 08 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

Gary is another character from Dead Rising 3 and (spoiler alert) Rhonda's ex.

Gary Finkle Primitive Screwhead Life Points:  Drama Points: 20

Attributes: Strength: 4 Dexterity: 3 Constitution: 3 Intelligence: 2 Perception: 2 Willpower: 2

Qualities: +10 Criminal (+2) Hard to Kill 5 (+5) Natural Toughness (+2) Resistance: Pain ...

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Maestro (Marvel Crawl Classics)

Tue 08 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

After having a talk with +David Coppoletti I realized that Mutant Crawl Classics  (with a little help from Dungeon Crawl Classics) would be a great system to play a post apocalyptic Marvel universe game. I wanted my first post playing with idea to be monstrous. 

Not surprising considering his strength ...

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#RPGADAY2017 - Day 8

Tue 08 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

Day 8: What is a good RPG to play for sessions of 2 hours or less?

If you only have two hours or less I think "beer and pretzel" rpgs are a good choice. Even though I've not played it in years, I'd recommend Kobolds Ate My Babies ...

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Supers-related Videos

Mon 07 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

If you stayed through the credits of Guardians of the Galaxy 2 you've heard this song, but oh my the music video is something else. Bautista with wings is my favourite part. Also, it might just be me but this made me think of Alpha Blue.

There are several ...

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#RPGADAY2017 - Day 6

Sun 06 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

Day 6: You can game every day for a week. Describe what you do!

If my group was available to play in a game with me for one week I'd probably finally finish and run this!

While a week of gaming sounds great I would want it to be ...

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Succubus Sunday - Avalexi

Sun 06 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

Avalexi, Succubus Assassin and Cultist

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#RPGADAY2017 - Day 5

Sat 05 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

Day 5: Which RPG cover beast captures the spirit of the game?

I think I'm going to have to go with the Holmes Basic. It's got a dungeon, dragon, murder hobos, and loot. While I've played some complex intrigue oriented games, to me ultimately the spirit of ...

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I Am Just A Nerdy Kid, Say You'll Be My Derby Chick

Fri 04 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

Source

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I want to make a DCC/MCC adventure based on a society of roller derby amazons. I need to figure out exactly what brings the characters there. I've got a few ideas floating around. I might turn the idea into a pdf. These are the things I ...

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#RPGADAY2017 - Day 4

Fri 04 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

Day 4: Which RPG have you played the most since August 2016?

While I don't have a regular game, I've played more 5E sessions than anything this past year. I finished my Curse of Strahd game and started a Storm King's Thunder game (though it was scrapped ...

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Turbo Kid

Thu 03 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

I've never watched ABC's of Death and I didn't care for Hobo With A Shotgun, but Turbo Kid is a wonderfully charming post-apocalyptic film. The movie is about an orphaned teen who must battle and evil warlord (played by Michael Ironside) to save his new friend (who ...

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#RPGADAY2017 - Day 3

Thu 03 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

Day 3: How do you find out about new RPG's?

I typically find out about new games from all of the blogs I follow. One of the great things about this community we have is that it's easy to stay up to date on new games. Sometimes it ...

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Copyright Free Art Resource

Thu 03 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

The British Library has a collection of over a million copyright free images from the 17th-19th centuries. I've looked through some of them and they'd be great for OSR projects.

You can find the images on ther Flickr Flickr page.

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Monsters of the Universe

Wed 02 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

Artist, Phil Postma, has done some really cool Universal Monsters/Masters of the Universe mash-ups. They are appropriately named Monsters of the Universe.

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Light City - The Green Ronin

Wed 02 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

This isn't a public domain character conversion. It's a fun tribute to the publisher of my favourite published supers system. 

Green Ronin

Real Name: Kenji Stevenson First Appearance: Tales of the Yakuza #1

AC 4 [15]      HD: 4    Attacks:  Katana/Wakizashi (1d6+2)  Special: cast Invisibility 2/day ...

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Blood Drive: Episodes 4, 5, and 6

Wed 02 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

I spent the weekend at my parents' house so I was able to catch up on Blood Drive. While I'm keeping plot and stuff to a minimum there are still spoilers.

Episode 4: In The Crimson Halls of Kane Hill

This episode sees our protagonists (I can't say ...

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Veins of the Earth: Initial Impressions

Wed 02 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

Veins of the Earth is a monstrous monster tome and setting book by +Patrick Stuart and Scrap Princess. I recently got a copy and am still in the process of reading through it. It's a massive hardcover book (especially for something released by Lamentations of the Flame Princess) coming ...

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Gearing Up For MCC

Wed 02 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

Thundarr WIP by uncannyknack

Mutant Crawl Classics can't get here soon enough. As a Kickstarter backer I have my pdf, but I can't wait to get my irradiated tentacles... er I mean totally normal human hands on it.

Just a reminder that the folks at Sanctum Secorum released ...

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Light City - Fighting the Third Reich

Wed 02 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

This post is an excuse for me to practice statting out villains and mooks for Light City. While my upcoming villains projects will include generic thugs and soldiers as well as public domain villains, these posts like this let me have fun with copyrighted materials without getting in trouble.

I ...

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Battle For The Purple Islands Kickstarter

Wed 02 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

+Venger Satanis has another new Kickstarter and this one is a return to his super-fun and gonzo Purple Islands setting. Battle For The Purple Islands is an OSR and quasi-OSR (Venger's homebrew systems) adventure book. This is the initial conflict that kickoffs the action:

A courier has raced halfway ...

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HasCon 2017 Exclusives

Wed 02 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

I am not going to Hascon 2017, but damn do I wish I could to grab some of the exclusives.

No these can't be used in tournaments, but they are still badass official Magic: The Gathering cards. I'd love to have the Sword of Dungeons and Dragons and ...

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#RPGADAY2017 - Day 1

Wed 02 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

Day 1: What published RPG do you wish you were playing right now?

If I could play any published game right now, I'd probably go with Changeling: The Dreaming? Why? I've talked about the game before. Changeling is a game that I have many books for. There are ...

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Pinopticon

Wed 02 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

This post isn't really gaming or geek related, but I wanted to give a shout out to an old friend and his online shop. Wade designs pins based on art, literature, and radical (Left) politics and they are fantastic. If you're looking for some flair with meaning check ...

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Ash Wednesday - Rhonda Kreske

Wed 02 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

Rhonda is the cutie mechanic and mother-figure to Nick Ramos, the protagonist of  Dead Rising 3.

Rhonda Kreske Primitive Screwhead Life Points: 49 Drama Points: 20

Attributes: Strength: 2 Dexterity: 2 Constitution: 4 Intelligence: 3 Perception: 2 Willpower: 2

Qualities: +17 Attractiveness 2 (+2) Hard to Kill 5 (+5) Natural ...

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#RPGADAY2017 - Day 2

Wed 02 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

Day 2: What is an RPG you would like to see published?

Beyond Human...

I've been waiting for new cinematic official unisystem stuff for years and it's just not happening. In print or pdf, I have every official cinematic unisystem release. I've created a lot of material ...

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