+3 Illithid Banded Mail

With a nod to Everquest, something a bit more interesting than “just” +3 splint mail. +3 ILLITHID BANDED MAIL Armour (medium), Legendary Mind Flayer banded mail acts as splint mail for stat purposes.  Its made from a crystalline substance and is very light.  Despite this it does not restrict movement breaking apart and instantly reconstituting […]

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Yah-Thalgaad Breastplate

YAH-THALGAAD BREASTPLATE Armour (medium) Made from the shell of an ascended Neh-Thalgaa this psionically enhanced items provides a base AC of 15 + Dex modifier (max 2) as well as psychic feedback to anything that makes a natural or unarmed attack against the wearer of 3 (1d6) psychic damage.  5,000 gp.

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XENOS: Inhabited Kasatha

Standard rogue type monster except when killed its brain pops like a firework and a scuttling intellect devourer emerges.  I described the head popping similar to the affect in the Kingsman. Made my players both laugh and puke a little. INHABITED KASATHA Medium humanoid (kasath), chaotic evil Armor Class 18 (psychic defense, plus buckler) Hit Points 84 […]

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HOUSE RULES: Initiative

I have been experimenting with different rules for initiative over the past six months to move away from the role once everyone acts setup.  I wanted something that was faster and more engaging.  I initially used speed-factor initiative.  This worked well but though it was faster it added too much ambguity to the combat system […]

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Bringing back an old 3.5e monster and co-opting the Thoon Hulk for the Dominion of the Black.  Thought the Dominion Hive in The Valley of the Brain Collectors could use some diversity so ended up throwing in this guy, shadow-flayers and soldiers.  Was good as it had my veteran players perplexed as what this was exactly. […]



This monstrosity ended up duelling the party and their tank.  Was a fun fight. DAMAGED ANNIHILATOR Gargantuan construct (robot), unaligned Armour Class 16 (skymetal armour plating) Hit Points 250 (20d20 + 100) Speed 50 ft., climb 30 ft. STR 29 (+9)        DEX 14 (+2)       CON 20 (+5) INT 10 (+0)         WIS 18 (+4)        CHA 10 (+0) Saving Throws Str +14, Con […]