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Creature Description Generator Volume 4 – Lich & RPG Round Up

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CDG 4 - Lich cover thumbCreature Description Generator Volume 4 – Lich

A lich is an undead creature, typically a spell caster of some type that has who has used its magical powers to unnaturally extend its life. But not all lichs are the same.

How old are they? What species are they? Why did they become a lich in the first place?

All these aspects and more are covered in this volume of the CDG. The CDG (Creature Description Generator) range is designed with a fantasy setting in mind, but can easily be used for sci-fi or modern/horror settings.

The aspects covered:

Age – What is the apparent age of the Lich? At what age where they transformed into a member of the undead?

Condition – Lichs can range from being almost living, to virtual skeletons and this aspect gives you a few suggestions as to what that condition may be.

Death – When they became a lich, they had to die or have something similar to death applied to them. How did this occur?

Lair – Where does the lich call home? Is it a grand castle or do they dwell in a cave behind a waterfall?

Personality – What sort of personality does the lich have? Are they, for a lich, kind or cruel and uncaring?

Phylactery – The phylactery is one of the hallmarks of a lich as it can house their soul or power source. What is the nature of this vessel?

Reason – Why did they become a lich in the first place? Was it through choice or was this state of undeath forced upon them from an angry god?

Servants & Minions – Does the lich any servants to add it or minion to boss around and do its bidding?

Species – The majority of lichs seem to be human males for some reason, but other species have found the path to lichdom as well, sometimes through choice. What species does the lich belong to?

Quirks & Features – Not all lichs are the same. Many have unique quirks and features that help stand out and be more memorable. Roll once on this table to find out what that can be. It might be something about the lichs phylactery, the fact they are female pretending to be male or something else entirely.

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Fantastic Feats Volume 48 – Skald & RPG Round Up

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Fantastic Feats Volume 48 – Skald

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Fantastic Feats Volume 48 – Skald
Fantastic:
Adjective – Strange, different; imaginary

The term skald (or skáld) meaning ‘poet’, is generally used for poets who composed at the courts of Scandinavian and Icelandic leaders during the Viking Age and Middle Ages.
Skalds are poets, historians, and keepers of lore who use their gifts for oration and song to inspire allies into a frenzied rage.

This edition of “Fantastic Feats” gives you ten feats for the Skald in your party.

The Skald can sometimes use their spell energy to provide a bonus to certain acts and this is reflected in the feats they can use.

Anthem of Attacking – Increase minimum melee damage
Ballard of Protection – A Bonus to saving throws
Chant of Performance – Perform Skill is now more
Fearsome Reputation – Intimidation/bluff checks can be re-rolled
Melody of Moods – Social dice rolls can be improved
Musical Weapon – Use your instrument as an improvised weapon
Poem of Power – You or your allies are now better
Saga of Defending – Makes it harder for your foes to get through your armour
Song of Inspiration – Gain a bonus to your next hit roll
Tale of Rage – Sacrifice spell power for more rage potency

Available at Drivethru now (product link) and d20pfsrd.com and Paizo online stores soon (store links)

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Sale News and RPG Round Up

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This month Ennead Games celebrates its official 3rd year anniversary. Although there were a few items on sale before, they were more for testing and done part-time. To celebrate, there is a 30% off everything sale going on at DrivethruRPG. Click on the image below to be taken to the store. All the prices have been adjusted and the sale will end on the 13th of November.

Huge Discounts on your Favorite RPGs @ DriveThruRPG.com

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RPG Round Up – 27th July 2015

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Blogs

Design Flow: One on One Play
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RPG Round Up

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What’s been going on in the world of RPGs and gaming this week. Covers the latest posts from my favourite other rpg related blogs, comics and more

Blogs

Design Flow: One on One Play
I first learned D&D from the boy who's house I was living in, during a rough period of time my Mother and I were going through. He was older than me, and I was not cool enough to play in his group, so he ran a game for me, alone. [...]
Wed, Mar 29, 2017
Source: Gnome Stew
What's that rustling sound under the rumorfloor? An oldtime rumormeister has some scoop on the return of the nefarious ratmen. via 75hastings69 “I am expecting Skaven later this year, and as far as I know there will be “some” repacks but also plenty of nasty new additions (I seem to recall it's [...]
Wed, Mar ...

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