Succubus Sunday - Planescape:Torment Tarot

Sun 26 March 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

VIII. Strength

Strength is usually depicted as a ferocious lion being easily tamed by a tender girl, the point of the card being that the true strength comes not from fangs and claws, but rather from virtue and solid moral values. Which applies perfectly to Fall-From-Grace, a demoness succubus who took the vow of chastity and became a cleric to tame her inner beast.

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Starfinder

Sat 25 March 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

Landing in August of this year, Starfinder is a science fantasy rpg that's fully compatible (and the future... setting-wise) of Pathfinder. I'm a bit familiar with some setting info outside of Golarion because of Distant Worlds, People of the Stars, and the Iron Gods adventure path. Initially my ...

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Robert E. Howard RPG Tribute

Fri 24 March 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

In the premiere issue of their digital magazine, Modiphia, Modiphius has created one of the coolest rpg tributes I've seen.

The free pdf has Robert E Howard game statistics for Conan: Adventures in an Age Undreamed Of. In addition to the stats you get a biographic background of Howard ...

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Off the Beaten Path: Forest Excursions

Thu 23 March 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

Today I received my copy of +Thom Wilson's Off the Beaten Path: Forest Excursions. I was excited to back the project and am very happy with the results. There's a system neutral and Swords & Wizardry Light version. I chose the Swords & Wizardry Light version. The book contains 23 ...

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Ash Wednesday - Minotaur

Wed 22 March 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

Name: Minotaur  Motivation: Glorious Battle Critter Type: Beastman Attributes: Str 8, Dex 4, Con 8, Int 2, Per 5, Will 4 Ability Scores: Muscle 22, Combat 14, Brains 13 Life Points: 89 Drama Points: 5 Special Abilities: Attractiveness -5, Hard to Kill 5, Never Gets Lost                                  Maneuvers Name                   Score   Damage ...

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The Wandering Nephil (Guardians)

Tue 21 March 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

I wanted to try statting out a higher level character in Guardians so here's Kid Nephil's father, The Wandering Nephil. 

THE WANDERING NEPHIL (Nathaniel "Neph" Avery) Supernatural Power Wielder (7th level) Str 12 (0) Int 15 (1) Wis 11 (0) Dex 13 (1) Con 16 (2) Cha 14 ...

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Cucurbitus (S&W Light)

Tue 21 March 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

Cucurbitus AC 7 [12]                     HD: 1+1                                  Attacks: Tiny Club (1d6-2, minimum 1)              Move: 12

Curcurbitae (singular cucurbitus) are tiny gourd-like fey. They hide among fields and use their magic to increase help friendly farmers. While they can be reclusive they are known to bask in the adoration their mystically ...

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Friday in Freeport - Shadow of the Demon Lord Freeport Companion (Final Hours)

Tue 21 March 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

We're in the last hours of the Shadow of the Demon Lord Freeport Companion. Shadow of the Demon Lord is great and Freeport is also great, so think of this as the ultimate peanut butter and chocolate together sanity destroying combo. If you want to get into the game ...

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Succubus Sunday

Tue 21 March 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

Succubus by Npye13

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Monstrous Monday - Glass Men (LotFP)

Tue 21 March 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

This story originally appeared in Adventures into the Unknown #54 

Glass Men

Armor: 12,  HD: 2 (8 HP), Movement 12, 1 punch (1d6 damage) Morale 12

Any creature attacking a glass man must make a successful save vs. Poison or slowly loose their intelligence as become a glass creature.

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2017 A to Z Challenge Theme Reveal

Tue 21 March 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

It's that time of the year again. Last year talked about 5th Edition D&D and booze (two of favourite things). This year I'm going to focus on my homebrew Swords & Wizardry Light setting, Portsmaw. You can read an overview of the Appalachian Ohio inspired setting here. With ...

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Kid Nephil (Guardians)

Mon 13 March 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

Now that I've talked about Guardians, I thought I'd stat out some characters. I'm going to start with a 1st level rookie , Kid Nephil (formerly Kid Nephilim, before I thought about how silly that his name was plural).

KID NEPHIL (Ryan Avery) Supernatural Bruiser (1st level) Str ...

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Baba Yaga's Hut

Mon 13 March 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

My friend, +Stew Perkins, is an awesome terrain crafter (among other things). I asked him to make Baba Yaga's hut for me and the final product blew me away.

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Scruffy Nerf Herders

Mon 13 March 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

My party finished Curse of Strahd (abridged edition) last session so as I promised them we would, we gave Fantasy Flight's Star Wars rpg's a spin. I ran the Edge of the Empire Beginner Game adventure for them and we had a lot of fun.

The guys' main ...

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Monstrous Monday - Malevo the Living Ghost (LotFP)

Mon 13 March 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

Malevo the Living Ghost, First Lieutenant of Satan appeared in Adventures into the Unknown #1.

Malevo the Living GhostArmor: 16,  HD: 10 (66 HP), Movement 120'/120' (Fly),  1 slam (2d6 damage Morale 12

Because of God's curse, Malevo can never truly be killed, only temporarily driven away. Normally ...

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Ash Wednesday - Contest Winner

Wed 08 March 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

It's time to announce the winner of my Ash Wednesday Birthday contest. 

I had five people comment. I assigned two numbers to each, rolled a d10, and determined that +Jonathan Linneman is now the proud owner of the Army of Darkness RPG (in pdf form).

Congrats sir and maybe ...

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Succubus Sunday

Tue 07 March 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

The Succubus and the Fairy by sassystrawberry

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Monstrous Monday - The Phantom Puppet (LotFP)

Tue 07 March 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

This story originally appeared in The Beyond #1.

The Phantom Puppet Armor: 15,  HP: 24, Movement 80', 1 dagger (1d4),  Morale 8 Skills: Climb 4, Sleight of Hand 3, Sneak Attack 3, Stealth 4

Phantom puppets are deathly afraid of fire. When immobile they are identical to mundane puppets.

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Giant Catfish (S&W Light)

Tue 07 March 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

This monster will be used in an upcoming Swords & Wizardry Light game I'm doing.

Giant Catfish by Viergacht

Giant Catfish AC 4 [15]                     HD: 3                                  Attacks: bite (2d6)              Move: 12 (swim)

Giant catfish are monstrous catfish. Some are docile, but others are extremely aggressive (such as those that serve ...

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Ash Wednesday - Howard the Duck

Tue 07 March 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

One of my early Ash Wednesday posts was Zombie Howard the Duck. Today I decided to do the regular(?) version of Howard as a cast member.

Howard Primitive Screwhead Life Points: 41 Drama Points: 20

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

Qualities:  Contacts ...

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Portsmaw (An Overview)

Tue 07 March 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

This is the mini setting for an upcoming Swords & Wizardry Light game I'm doing. If things go well at it's a nice fit, I'll further expand it.

Portsmaw

Southern Ohio Farm Yard by Charles Rowland

The medium sized industrial and shipping town of Portsmaw is located on ...

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More Beasts of Portsmaw (S&W Light)

Tue 07 March 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

Giant catfish aren't the only creatures that haunt the Oh-yio river and its surrounding area.

Crawfolk (Adult) AC 6 [13]                     HD: 2                                  Attacks: claw (1d6+1)              Move: 12/12 (swim)

Crawfolk (Adolescent) AC 6 [13]                     HD: 1-1                                Attacks: claw (1d6)                Move: 12/12 (swim)

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Friday in Freeport - Shadow of the Demon Lord Freeport Companion Kickstarter

Tue 07 March 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

The Shadow of the Demon Lord Freeport Companion Kickstarter is live and funded. This is a great time to pic up pdf's of previous books too (most of which are half-price in the add-ons section).

The stretch goals are pretty sweet. The first is a SotDL update to the ...

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Succubus Sunday

Tue 07 March 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

Nice image... and a pleasant weekend to you and yours...

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Monstrous Mondays - The Octeel (LotFP)

Tue 07 March 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

This story originally appeared in Amazing Ghost Stories #16.

Armor: 13,  HD: 8 (52 HP), Movement 150'/150' (swim),  1 bite (1d6 damage +1d12 electric) 1 wrestle (+3 bonus + 1d12 electric damage), Morale 12

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Pirates of Dark Water

Mon 06 March 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

Growing up The Pirates of Dark Water was one of those shows I loved. Here's the show's premise:

The alien planet of Mer is being devoured by an evil substance known as Dark Water. Only the brave (and inexperienced) prince, Ren and his allies can stop it by ...

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Friday in Freeport - The Celebrant

Mon 06 March 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

+Robert Schwalb has released his first preview of the upcoming Shadow of the Demon Lord Freeport Companion. One of the new expert paths in the book the celebrant looks like a lot of fun.

A devotee of the unpredictable pirate god, One-Eyed Pete, the celebrant is the best kind of ...

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The Haunted Bed (SotDL)

Mon 06 March 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

This is my second attempt to stat something out using Shadow of the Demon Lord. It was inspired by his one page story (which originally appeared in Out of the Shadow #5).

The Phantom of the Haunted Bed Difficulty 25 Size 1 Spirit Perception 10 (+0) Defense 10 (+0), Health ...

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Random Musical Interlude - Game of Thrones Theme (Western Cover)

Mon 06 March 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

This would be a great music for a Deadlands, The Sixth Gun, Stakes and Six-Shooters, or any other other weird west game.

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Ash Wednesday - My Birthday, Your Present

Mon 06 March 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

My birthday is coming up on the 5th and I'm feeling like sharing one of my loves. All you have to do is comment on this post and give me an idea for a future Ash Wednesday post you think would be fun to see and you'll have ...

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Monstrous Monday - The Wig (LotFP)

Mon 06 March 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

There will be Hell toupee for this post. The story originally appeared in Out of the Shadows #11.

The Wig Armor: 13,  HD: 1 (7 HP), Movement 120', 1 wrestle (+3 bonus) Morale 12 Skills: Climb 6, Stealth 6

The Wig is a silent killer out for revenge. It's ...

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Succubus Sunday

Mon 06 March 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

Succubus by 0618studio

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Off The Beaten Path Kickstarter

Mon 06 March 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

Just a reminder that +Thom Wilson's Off The Beaten Path kickstarter ends in a few days. If you want a Swords & Wizardry Light or system neutral book of forest adventures, this is for you.

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Plane Shift: Kaladesh

Mon 06 March 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

I love that Wizards of the Coast is finally combining their properties for projects. I like it even more because they're free. Today Plane Shift: Innistrad and Plane Shift: Zendikar have been joined by a new MTG to D&D supplement, Plane Shift: Kaladesh.

Kaladesh is a magical plane ...

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Ash Wednesday - Survivalist Quality

Mon 06 March 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

This post was inspired by the national treasure that is Burt Gummer and Ash's crazy militia friend from season 1 of Ash vs Evil Dead.


Survivalist (5 pt. Quality) No zombie apocalypse, Ruskie invasion, or machine uprising is going to stop you. You know how to survive. Sure, some ...

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Chicken Attack (LotFP)

Mon 06 March 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

Like my Shia LaBeouf post, this is more for the weird side of Lamentations of the Flame Princess and not so much the horrific aspect of the game.

"I can control all animals, but chickens are the best."

The Chicken  Master Armor: 12,  HP: 15, Movement 120', 1 fist (1d2 ...

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