Thursday, 13 July 2017

Class Four

Print Friendly Version of this pagePrint Get a PDF version of this webpagePDF Sooo that backwards monster manual was kicked off by getting some prompts to do paragraph long posts.

The idea being all my post ideas were spiralling off into things that were too laborious to get typed out, and the very first idea I use takes 3-4 posts to do.

Anyway , let's try this again

Ian Reilly said:

A 4d10 chart of alternative classes for a basic four class game to replace fighter/thief/mu/cleric

Did you know Ian that (displacerklaus) did something like this?

Anyway, I also will do this and not use the word synergic 


4d10 chart.. so this could be a "4-40" type deal (no) or a 4 column d10 table (yes).

The columns could be based on "classic" roles.

Though the roles people assume as classic
(fighter->tank/meatshield, cleric->healer, thief->"dps", wizard->area control/damage(?) )
are a lot informed by mmorpg .

The thief's original role was extremely entangled with how the g.m ran the game, with how they use traps, surprise, creature awareness, other classes ability to sneak or discover things etc.

And the backstab ability somehow grew into the idea of the thief as weedy but opportunistic super stabber.

I've never really like this, and also think it's weird having ambush and dirty tricks fighting styles not be a fighter thing.

As any professional murderer/soldier/gladiator/bruiser is going to take full and frequent advantage of any combat advantage they can.

It's only the (arguably mythologized) "chivalric knight" or "honourable samurai" that these techniques are a poor fit for.

Though a "warrior caste" class that is build around the central idea of it coming from a culture that has either heavily ritualised/ limited/controlled warfare or the caste is more about embodied of the values of the culture than military effectiveness .

There's more to be expanded on the idea of roles, where to split class, if they need to work ..together , etc.
But I'm getting vague on it, so table time:


1. Deceptionist
2. Scab-miner
3. Haptic
4. Liminator 
5. Ghoul
6. Loon
7. Tar-jack
8. Leech-wife
9. Zephyr
10. Under-thing

power source:
1. Occult/Secret/Tainted knowledge
2. Mutation or Physical superness
3. Magic/Spirits/Totemic /Channeling Primal Force
4. Weird Hunger(s)
5. Extreme Skill/Talent/Techniques
6. Unhumanity/Otherness
7. Parasites/Weird Friends/ Pets/ Devices
8. Nasty Bargains, Eldritch Patron
9. Schemes/bullshit/savvy
10.Roll twice, combine.

situations generally best at:
1. Fights, close
2. Fights, distance
3. "Diplomacy" , making friends
4. Discovery 
5. Surviving
6. Extra-lateral movement
7. Healing and Blighting
8. Off-piste solutions
9. Mayhem
10. Crime

also handy for:
1. A lot of damage real fast
2. Structure destruction
3. Blast Radiuses , spread out damage, crowd control
4. Being widely adored
5. Creeping people out
6. Noticing things
7. Quartermastering, foraging, "food"
8. Unnoticeability 
9. Resource/Hazard manipulation
10. Fixing , maintenance, repairs 

Saturday, 8 July 2017


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I made up a list of drug names once to take the piss out of someone and now you could have them in planescape chummer
  1. Pixie jizz: sparkly paste rubbed on gums, eyelids, genitals. Giddiness, lightheadedness euphoria , pleasant "tingles" . Made from boiled slugs that feed on solely pixie excrement. Prolonged use can cause glowing and semi-musical insects noise from application area,
  2.  Moxie jam:  Apples of eden, the golden apples, the peaches of immortality , Moxie Jam will not be containing them. Instead the fruit it's made of is from  hybrids , clandestine cultivars, horrible predecessor strains , neglected divine gardens.    Even then it's only the fruit that could not be sold as is ; the rotten, stolen, hideous ugly dangerous, cursed, and still pleading. Even the "jam" is a  kindness because it has the bare amount of liquid in it to keep the active ingredients concentrated without making unnecessary heavy, so "tar" is a better term.  It tastes like vinegar gone very off, with seeds in it. And often hair for some reason.  It gives overwhelming confidence and feelings of health and dangerous levels of optimism. Excessive use results in one's physical age varying depending on ones emotional state. Heavy long term use can actually kill  from aging brought on by a minor disappointment.
  3. Moon Milk: hopefully this isn't involved  . It is probably is though. Okay it definitely is. It's a depressant causing extraordinary hallucinations and lucid dreams. However there's a risk of the hallucinations becoming real, lingering delusions , being physically transported to what you are dreaming about or becoming imaginary yourself.  The effete opium addicts equivalent of urban free climbing. 
  4. Squirts: some horrible little sea tulip thing that releases a neurotoxin when threatened. If you rear them with a shitty diet the neurotoxin is a "fun" dissociative rather than a fatal one. Use is by keeping the gross little purple thing in your mouth and chewing on it to make it try and poison you. Heavy use guarantees immobility and loss of bladder control. There's a joke in the name there. At best you still look like you mostly survived a stroke though.
  5. God's assholes: really it's a jumped up little fig with some mild euphoric effects and not so minor synesthesia , it would of been all but forgotten if it didn't look like such a weird anus thing.  It's like a novelty party drug that people bring out sometimes and then everyone forgets about it entirely or moves on to something heavier.
  6. Holy rammers: people keep thinking they should take this in the butt. No-one knows who started this rumour but it's terrible, it just burns, tends to block things up and is way less effective. It's a dwarven stimulant , a plug of some chalky paste that's put far up the nose to steadily trickle down the back of the nasal cavity. It alleviates the need for sleep and gives a fiercely focused but passive concentration , like oral or written memorization. A life time of abusing this makes you basically unable to multitask at all.
  7.  Tartarian  cumquuats : these look like dried eyes from an animal that uses its eyes as a weaponized sex organ. Eating 2-3 of them is like being day drunk on a too-hot summer day, but lasting like 16 hours.  Booze is better than this, in basically every way other than duration, it only has a market niche because Sigil has so many tourists looking to do something that sounds dangerous but no-one wants to sell them anything that makes them harder to deal with than the average drunk.  It's not even from anything dangerous just a shitty plant.
  8. Vipples: this is a dangerously broad term  for anything that's tobacco plus something something. It's a halfling thing and every family has its secret vipples recipe. Generally it makes you barely able to get off your chair and you see things.  Generally. However it's not uncommon for  patchy blindness, loss of feeling in 1 or more limbs , or compulsive pika.
  9. Astral nails: It's likely that this was some form of military psychic defense but what it is now is black pins of something like hot ice than you have to physically drive into your own eyeball so it's equally possible it was actually a torture mechanism.  On astral nails you will find your thoughts tend to electrocute each other for dominance and generally one thought will dominate for continuous stretches, just the one thought over and over again . You are basically immune to confusion or manipulation caused by psychic attacks . But at the cost of actually structural damage to the skull and brain  (can modify any saving throw vs a mental attack so it's a success by taking damage equal to how much it was a failure by) . Only really used for recreational purposes if you hate thinking.
  10. Black-muggler:  like molasses with poorly crushed charcoal mixed in it , or unevenly heated tar. It's the honey made by an Mud Bee, which are flightless, eat and build out of mud rather than pollen and wax, found along the river styx when it nears the very edge of lawful planes and have cruel thorn like stingers.  Black-muggler is used by winding its thick goop on a spoon , stick or finger and then sucking on it for hours. Acting as a powerful soporific , the user becomes lost in their own distorted idealised memories. Long term use dyes the gums black, cause the teeth to stick out at weird angles and gradually rewrites the users own memory. 
  11. Sideways: it's a conceptual drug .  Someone is either understands it or they get it. If you understand it, it doesn't seem like anything that crazy or inconceivable really . If you get it (because someone who understands it patiently explains it to you in a whisper) then you really get it, seeing this whole new direction just there, all the time. The user just seems to be strangely amused and alternately terrified, and disappears and reappears whenever attention is not on them.  People who understand it are basically unaffected carriers , capable of making good money whispering it (the nature of the concept requires some words to be both heard and misheard at the same time ) to payers. It takes 5 minutes to explain it and can only be explained a number of times per week per Intelligence point.                        In game terms: If a character is exposed to sideways, you roll and conceal a d20. The player then guess a number from 1 till 20. If they are correct , they are an understander not a getter.            (  However some gangs now consider them their  property  or atleast some of their brain to be) If the character is instead getting it  anytime the characters location isn't explicitly somewhere , they can stay in an undefined state until it becomes relevant and why , then they choose where to be (that's still feasible that they could of got there) This "quantum state" lasts 1d6 hours. However even taking Sideways once causes an ongoing extradirectional risk : If that player forgets their character sheet to any game session, then that character is more or less lost forever.
  12. Ipple:  like a boiled sweet that periodically ejaculates in your mouth. When it's a sweet it's like a really strong coffee that you almost regret, and when it ejaculates it's like a having a mild but 2 minute long orgasism. It's a lot of ejaculate though, like I hope you weren't in the middle of saying something.  It's actually someone kind of semi-crystalline psychic jellyfish-polyp   that is actually ejaculating eggs or sperm in your mouth and psychically stimulating the pleasure centres. What is possibly a worry is that jellyfishes have rather complex life cycles and no-one is sure what is happening with all the sperm and eggs people are spitting out or washing down the gutter and it's possible the next life stage is going to be problem.
  13. The Whites: colours have been shown to effect mode and this one definately does . Taken by beaming a particular type of light via some complicated prisms (orginally from the Plane of Radiance bordering the Mineral Plane) directly into an eye, it basically causes a fit but in a nice way. Post fit mood is greatly enhanced and colours seem brighter for about 3 hours. Periodical blindness episodes on and off for about 10 hour afterwards. Sometimes peoples eyes catch fire from over use or partially crystalize. The crysatline eyes can be used to make more prisms! Hooray
  14. Pain: ground up suffering from the lower planes. Why would anyone take this? Well, it turns out other people's pain is never as bad as your own and it's cathartic to experience it. Okay it's fucked up, it's like huffing petrol but it's black ground glass and then agony spasms and fragmented false memories and you ain't doing shit for about 2 hours. A little bit is like pepper in food but for physical sensations though. It is literally made from grinding up souls in the worse machines the fiends can think of though but it's sort of ethical consumption in that it's sustainable 
  15. Loam riddlers: Like sea-sponge prion moving around your brain making impossible connections. Mostly temporarily. From Brain veins , as in the mineral vein.
  16. Far-go, You are very far  inside your self. Like you are an ant driving the meat titan. It's literally a fresh perspective
  17. Ripe melons, it's booze but the crazy booze everyone accuses tequila of being. Actually a crab.
  18. Slume, Heavy metal slime. you will glow and go rubbery and time dilutes 
  19.  ungus, this goes up the butt. Confidence power, possible organ falure and miniature gravity anomlys
  20. Thrips, illusionary insects living in your eyes make thing fun
  21. Pure mild, lawful netural good distilled into the ultimate anodyne 
  22. the shats, Like eating glass, screaming glass. Like being maniac and dangerously awake your whole life. From pandemonia but the sigil homebake is said to be nearly as good by discerning thrill-killers in the know. 
  23. Dimensional warts : You get given a spiral on a bit of paper and you stare at it until one starts burrowing into your head. For the next 3-4 weeks you have mood swings but most of the moods aren't ones that conventionally exist.
  24. theorys (maths-sick, mathsik) sometimes rogue modrons attempt to get let back in by writing a dissertation on how they were right. Frustratingly for them other modrons never read it and everyone else can just physically eat the material it was written on to get fucked up. Theorys makes unconnected things seem connected to you, like annoying stoner insights. However, you are kinda right some of them time . The d.m rolls a die when you take it and you can swap out a roll for it but you have to use it for next 2 significant rolls after this. As well explain how your characters insights make all this abstract mechanic dodoory work.
  25. Oh-Nos: little boiled lolly . When you finished sucking it , you are catatonic , hallucinating and it feels like forever .Who likes infinite k-holes? 
  26. Repentant uranium : a fine glowing powder, snort  everything feels really really really okay . Causes hair loss but not in a radioactive way. You can't gain or loss expiernce while one the effects of repentant uranium . Last about 2 hours per dose. Taking more than 6 does in a day period means you will vomit up an organ but not fatally. 
  27. Ick a slime mold collected from the plane of ooze. Make a cut , introduce it in , and it grows under the skin like new veins. Flattens out your emotions (immune to mechanics based on excessive emotion like fear but including morale type ones and bless). Lasts 2-3 days  and you cough up light periodically. . Heavy use causes weird vein formation.
  28. oh-god-nos, oh nos but more "lucid dreamy", but users describe it like being nigh-omnipotent and not at all omniscient and it goes very wrong 
  29. Um you see too much space from this inky eye drop. Like everything is extremely far apart, like you see still molecules and not the space they occupy. Made from boiled space.
  30. Unsound, you stick you head in this bell , and they ring it and suddenly you can't hear anything but it's this super silence is super interesting and meaningful. Lasts a bout 3 hours.
  31.  ghost pussy: it's the nectar sucked from a night blooming flower with an unnecessary lewd name (also see Ripe Melons ). Gives delightful body tingles and cold shivers. The same leering punishers who named this say it's like being fucked by a ghost but come on,  it's more like lite foreplay.
  32. bum, like booze for your body or your mind but never both. Tastes like if you could make booze from tar. 
  33.  poorman's ghost pussy actually harder to get and more expensive than ghost pussy. A lot closer to actual ghost sex. Might of been sourced by someone misunderstanding what ghost pussy was, and since it can result in possession of limbs ,  necromancy and necrophilia could be involved. Let's not ask and say we did ask and it was sustainable and ethical
  34. Glass secret, little vials dropped in the ear, words factualate , senses are  enhanced, any memories formed while on this become recallable only on another dose of this.
  35.  My-ladys-frills, a polypore , that causes giggle, intoxication and lip discolouration and inflammation of membranes (lips, eyes) post use
  36. Bury-my-wood-deep, sometimes sold as an viagra, more of an over talker, it's boiled  yggdrasil squirrel piss after they have eaten post mushroom. Looks a lot like phlegm but chewy. 
  37. batmites, chittering tick like things, but asymmetrical. Bite down on really hard and they crack like a tooth.  From looning ethereal manta rays. You hallucinate friends that seem to alter reality.
  38. Ratwine  regular rat wine is just made from rat piss. The real-deal ratwine  has mashed rats-livers in it , and the rats are bio accumulators and so it can be a bit of anything else.
  39. Baatorian Whippit: A gas kept in sharp little glass bulbs. Meant to be used to intensify torture and prevent death to massive shock, as it increases sensation while preventing excessive bleeding and heart irregularities.  Can be used to "stabilize" someone on negative hitpoints, e.g they won't die or lose more hitpoints, but boy will they feel it . Also used for brutal sex and if you huff enough it's like glue but worse.
  40. Regret: memory enhancer, makes one recall a memory very clearly . Has a reputation to make one maudlin but there's nothing particular depressive about it. A Spanish Moss that is smoked.
  41. OverThereTime: like a chrome hairball that causes eerie coincidences or atleast the ability to notice them.  Makes tedium interesting and tends to cause the user to stumble on interesting opportunities via reduced inhibitions,  rather unpredictable though. You boil up enough phase spider webs and you get this stuff. Smoked
  42. Bullswallow: it's not sperm, it's pre-cum and it builds muscle like crazy and gives mad-energy. Does what energy drinks claim to do. The bulls in question are found on Acheron. It's not an easy task , considering the sperm will cause Minotaur-pox.
  43. Busy Mister: a peppery snuff that makes one confident and peppy. However moderate to heavy use can cause to cause a condition described as "doing fuck-all really fast" It's made from soot scraped from the  chimneys of wealthy fiend residence of Sigil and someone should really check what they are burning.
  44. Fight-me-gum: a scrubby pugnacious  shrub-tree that grows on the upper layers of the abyss that looks like a barbed wire pube scarecrow tree is tapped for sap. The oddly opaque gray sap is then mixed with rough ground glass and then chewed like torture-gum. It makes you really fighty and drunk and indifferent to pain.
  45.  Ditto: Said to be made from doppelganger eggs, cum , or brains, which is ridiculous as they reproduce by ritual drowning mirrors on moonless night. Ditto is made from an algae found on sewer pipes, especially near the Clerks Ward, dried into a powder and smoked in a pipe. Smells like feet, but replicates the mood and mental state of the previous night. Would be more popular but the tenancy to cough up motile phlegm that keeps whispering your secrets. 
  46. Omega particle: Nets , like violently asymmetrical dream catchers, made of undead spider webs are used on the Negative Material edges of various quasi-elemental planes to catch these. It requires a lot of patience and a keen eye to notice the single spark that signify a particles catch. It's a pin-black spark inserted into the eye and it negates the need for sleep and food for a week but at the cost of 2 years of aging. 
  47. Breakage: If you get a small mammal and force it back and forth through portals until it it dies of shock and then cut out it's pineal gland you have Breakage. Being on Breakage is like being drunk , maniac, and panicky and clumsy. Like a bad adrenaline dump and real good E
  48. Vital dust: powder from mummys , no-ones sure which mummys or what gets done to make it not cause mummy rot. The sellers of it keep their secrets but have been know to buy or source more mummys. Basically causes an user to fall asleep standing rigid with their eyes open, dreaming but somehow hyper-aware of their surroundings. 
  49. Witch: dedicate mushrooms that grow on certain sleepers , look like shy but weaponized umbrella. Dissolve quickly in the mouth or hand into a potent purple-black ink. Unbalancing like "sealegs" , plus insight, sudden spurts of racing thoughts, and a "fun" paranoia. Excessive use will stain the pigment of the eyes as well mouths.
  50. Saint's plunge : a sugar cane like stalk that's boiled down to lewd pink looking molasses. Rubbed on gums or any blood vessel rich body part. Tastes like way too much rose-water. Makes one tingley and frighteningly certain about their decisions

Wednesday, 5 July 2017

THe Remaains of the Joke

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Here is the rest of them. WHAT? see here and here and here and here
It's looking at the monsters and making up a reverse of them and occasionally it's great.
It's so good it's nearly distracting Arnold from his dutch smiting.

(he's both the merman and then hubris of the dutch)

Grobby: A funny little guy that pops out from a hole in ground and offers to craft a single mundane object for modest price . The object is actually a cluster of eggs that hatch in 6 months into something like a rotary drill bit mole-rat. If confronted about this fact a Grobby is upfront about yes , that's going to happen , would you like a discount? 
After hatching these attempt to drill into back into the earth , spiralling through any intervening structures (though they get disoriented if up more than a story and can do a lot of damage before they work out where down is. The eventually adult form of these looks something like a massive starnose mole, with the very tip of its nose forming the "funny little guy"

Eagle, giant 
Wig vulture:
Why would anyone want massive wig with vultures living on top of it , constantly chewing on bones? Because one does not want to appear to be an oik

Ear seeker:
Sneeze ghost :
You know how when you sneeze , people try and cast spells on you , supposedly  for your own good?
That's because a small crap version of you made of snot can escape and they are trying to stop it escaping or possibly capture it. The point is you don't want a snot-you blabbing confused versions of your secrets to someone, so always check your hanky after sneezing for one, and if necessary grab that struggling mucus boy and force him back in

It's a little cute pangolin with moss growing on it that has little naps. There's a lot of these to do that are animals and it's gonna be pangolins

it's a little snow guy that shows up to help you when your are lost in the snow. It's basically useless though but boy does it mean well

,well I did these?  I think they might of corresponded to the 5 stages of grief?  Oh and these okay one more Dismantal : elementals from stuff that doesn't exist.
Not even plausible stuff like glass, these are KnifeFoam (like pumice but polymorphous and sharp) , Bugparts (bugparts) ,  Grot (stains that possess everything) Pissance (Like Rotten Cloth and dog noses) moving on

Elephant : 
I'm remembering this shitty kids joke about why are elephants big, grey and wrinkly ? Well if they were small, white and smooth they would be an asprin . No , the opposite of an elephant is a Flea-Knight , it's a little flea dude the size of a raisin that has the strength and durability of a regular knight, but as it's concentrated down it can kinda jump through your head

I feel like it's Shameful beast from the Ramanan-Sivaranjan-Awards-for-Excellence-in-Gaming winning book Fire on the Velvet Horizon now available in hardcover


Eye of the deep 
Mouth of the sky
a jelly bag splitting open into a hooked mouth, the mouth opening and opening into a peeling back over itself to reveal the same grinning bag form. Hypnotic to watch. Sometimes planar wars dump strange machines and dying beasts out of the sky, and there's only so much time before Mouth of the sky come and eat it to nothing. Maybe a defense system of a plane, a clean up crew of another plane, or dominate scavenger roused only for these "whalefalls" 
Flightless bird 
Cloud lice
it's like a louse but cute (and the size of a dog) Clouds have them and sudden weather changes can strand them on land. They are intelligent and resourceful and will set about making some connivance or contraption to get them into the sky."You help is very much appreciated good sir, I just need 12 metres of cow tendon more , I can repair you once I'm home, you see I fell out of the cloud without my purse"

Frog, giant 
Pademelon :
look your players won't know what this is, just use one.

Fungi, violet, + some other fungi slimes etc
Crystal Grot:
Various types of crystals that grow on you like fungus, pulling emotions out of you to form themselves.

Freckle swarm. They live on you like fish swimmin aroun

Gar, giant 
Raggling, a rotten cloth cat. Adorable , but smelly. Bad at basically everything

Gas spore 
Spike snake
It looks like a deadly spike but it's a harmless snake holding itself straight. Except for its poisonous bite , that it's trying to save for bats.

Gelatinous cube 
a bitey ball on a chain that you can use like a dog or a flail

Parasitic skin cream
it's good for you , except it wants you to eat babys

arsehole future baby
a floating psychic baby that claims it's descended from you and needs you to do stuff but not other stuff. Prob lying.

Hermit crabs that use bones as shells and clinging together in flower shapes for inscrutable purposes 

you know, those guys

Flower people
They are flowers but walking around being pretty vague. You could reskin myconid even. That sounds pretty excited huh?

Needley dee
A skinny little traveling tailor waspy person that can sew things together or shut to defend itself.

Goat, giant 
Spring loaded pocket goat

talking hats

people that have been shaped into furniture or tools and are still alive and feeling bad about it I imagine

Oasis Giraffe of Kindness
A gentle giraffe cactus that creates oasises will it selps

Gray ooze 
Quartz Speckle
sucks out despair ! you become foolishless happy while all these crystals burst from your flesh

Green slime 
Ruby Jagger
sucks out peace! Red spiked fury man

2 legged walking horse

Groaning spirit (Banshee)
The Good Boy
The best dog that everyone is happy to see

Joyless Grey Man
A horrid little hair-eater, like a corpse made of lint with disappointing raisins for eyes.

it's a happy little bird that shows up in your life and helps you get your shit together. Like personal trainer but an abusive magical bird 

Hell hound
this is lucky pig

Herd animal 
Questing BEast
Legendary animals that there are just one of and sometimes are responsible for everything being bad and sometimes responsible for everything being good. Hearts often associated with cures.

Puffer fish protective helmet

A centipede made of guns

Skinless ghoul otter
Living Bubble

it's an egg that will hatch something you dreamed about, but you are never sure which aspect of your dream is gonna hatch

Barrier Beast:
a giant bear that sleeps alot and blocks roads

Running Snake:
fast and powerful

Stitcher bird builds nests on people

Jiminy cricket , or a disappointment giant

Intellect devourer 
superfist! s u p e r f i s t

Invisible stalker  
something  so bright it can burn your eyes clean out of head baby

Irish deer  
Small palm tree man

Mayan Hypno Spines/crystal skulls encouraging head planking

someone made of birds like a scarecrow but birds

Big Cat Jaguar:
Super Python 

Ki-rin /Lammasu
Mouse deer with weird granny face that smokes and visits places and every one has to be polite and she asks after everyone's family

Ceiling-Geist; A weird stain being that watches you

Someone with a mouth under their hair

Hair cleaning birds

Larva see demon/devil

Leech, giant 
A feather than sticks itself in you and you think everything you can do is because of the feather

Agnes the ruiner. Like very old apple in hobnail boots and loves arson

A peacock mink

Lich  what if Lichs and lions swapped appearances? 

Weird giraffe monkey

Lizard man
skinling wart people

Catfish carpenters

Lurker above 
Diversion, like a generic goblinish koboldish impish thing that shows up and draws attention to itself at the worst possible time

Animal that remembers its past life occasuinally

Lynx giant
parrot dog

micro mammoth

mother goose

sky jellyfish

feel like we kinda did these in velvet horizon, but a lizard made of hands that gives you super bad Pareidolia

rumour people
everyone almost knows them!

people crudely remade to be able to live underwater. 

it's a mimic but it always makes itself look like the most of out of place thing it can think of , like a wheel of cheese in ancient tomb or a rotting puppy in a libary

Mind flayer 

The opposite of a mind-flayer is basically every towering nuggety bastard from Fist of The North Star


the reason there is so many redundant underwater monsters is most of them are so boring the original creators kept forgotting what had been made already and made something new

Feng-Shui Pangolin

A balloon

a baby in some kinda weird fucked up womb amber and do you wanna smash it or see what is being done to it?

See hydra or boa-boys out of Fire on The Velvet Horizon 

Neo-otyugh/ otyugh
like a shambling mound but with flowers grow on it. Like a garden that can beat you into mulch.

Gorilla O' dreams
it's a Gorilla that can travel in peoples dreams there is so many entrys

but can be any well buddy. Put on the city events tables.

body horror monster that messes with what turns you on. Like it repulse you with it's messed up body but then later you think it's kinda hot and then later nothing else is attractive anymore

Octopus, giant
Tiny star squid

Brittleman/Brittleman lanterner
Like tall bone lattice giants, that only defence is the glass shards that they break into when struck. Lonely pilgrims wandering the roads at night , searching for missing stars in the sky . The lanterns have magic lanterns and know prophecies but are loathe to tell people them

Otter, giant
A regular otter than lives in the sewer and occasionally disembowels people via their anus

Owl, giant
this thing

A skinny bear covered in fly wings

Feet pigs
They have human feet

Perching stag women

Balldestroyer , bouncing boulder

Pike, giant
pipe fish

Really loud frogs

Dog that can squeeze under things

Portuguese man-o-war, giant 
Tree horse


Purple worm
It can draw with its legs and make its drawings come to life 

Quasit see imp

A socrates

Ram, giant 
sheep that are actually just wool

Rat, giant (Sumatran) 
Mouse musician


why did these do so much damage?
snow crab


bird eating elephant

grease tree

Rot grub 
tomato sauce

Rust monster 
Shiner-Snail/cleaner slug:
it eats rust and slowly moves along rusty things cleaning them

Eyeless albion cave dolphin

gnome , creepy .Like inner earth aliens

A goat librarian

Scorpion, giant 
Pseudoscorpion, jewellery

Sea hag
Desert stone smith

Sea horse
but can fly

Sea lion   
fuck these things, shark horse

Light ghost, those phospense

Shambling mound 
Bone garden


Shedu see lammusu

recording crystal water

bile boy
like a jelly baby made of bile

Skunk, giant
a butterfly but magic and evil , i'm getting over this

Slug, giant 

Snake, giant 
see walking snake

a meat shadow that makes you so health you freak out and start seeing through this mortal realm and burn people your eye lasers



see pixie

Squid, giant )  
see octopus

Stag see herd animal

blood blimp

Strangle weed 
symbotic flower


see  Nymph 

Thought eater 
earworm, factchecker, rememoryer

Tick, giant
gas bag

village god

the same but cute and small

Toad, giant  see frog
Trapper see lurker
living streets

Triton the most redundanet monster entry is having 2 other good/neutral races other than mermaids in the book. underwater races are not something you will use a lot of, goodish vague-as races that don't do shit you won't need, and here's boring fish people and boring aquamen. Mermaids you can get murderious, or horrible or more or less fish like and its the best
the opposite of these is a Murderer


The crumbing sage

Turtle, giant 
miniture castle turtle

Umber hulk 

Black Phillip


Wasp, giant
Brain bee

Water weird 
a dust storm that follows you round and makes statues of you

Weasel, giant 
wall badger

sky ribbon

see spectre

Wind walker 
Dirt Bird


Bumble bee

see spectre


Gold Bug

Organ grinder and monkey, both the grinder and the organ are machines

people of civilisations that don't exist that are sleeping forever unless you wake them, then they get all confused and sad and possibly try and take over the world


Sunday, 11 June 2017


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I reverse the monsters and reveal the truth about ARNOLD K



are the entries with a dozen types going to break me? Maybe

Psionic gorillas that kidnap people and do horrible psychological experiments on them

A flightless bird like a crow that's been used to sweep chimneys. If you hate someone but are powerless to even complain about them and you instead confess your rage into a bottle or similar object, it just might hatch one day into a Grose. Grose will attempt to ruin the life of the subject with all its limited ability of mimicry, tirelessness, sneaking, and meager but hyper focused intelligence.
If destroyed it will reform unless the "incubator" no longer harbours ill will to the target.

 Found in the worst blasted hellscapes,  looks like a huge teratoma on long long warty chicken legs. Stupid as it is friendly, and doesn't seem to understand hostility. Its blood and guts create problems (both mutations and bad luck)

Still Dragon 
The opposite of a dragon is prob a smartphone app that's trying to make you a better person like a fitness or drinking water reminder. I'm just going to make dragons that are opposite of each type rather than the concept of dragon and  maybe human element based or something let's find out
No wait they going to Wurms or Wyums or big chthonic sightless things like caecilian

Vast Wurms: these are large , mainly bestial except in a few manners where they have an uncanny cunning. Each is known by its lairs and it their diffusing nature.

-- Black Dragon
Sewer Wurm
It lures people into the sewers by creating tantalizing illusio..okay yes it's Pennywise as a penis-worm. Often undetected for a long time because the type of person that follows a curvy pig into a sewer is the type possessing of such a trusting nature that their disappearance is blamed on any number of extremely likely scenarios 

-- Blue Dragon  
Dust Wurm
These move into buildings people shouldn't forget and then make everyone forget them and people drop off shameful things here in a fugue state . Confessions, murder weapons, human remains, evidences of crimes, black mail materials etc.
 The smartest of the Wurms , coiling its way endlessly through its beloved museum; a vast collection of things that despite the desperate wishes of some , cannot be forgotten. If the objects continual absences starts bringing comfort to those most shamed by it, it then becomes not precious to the Dust Wurm.
The Dust Wurm will then arrange the object to be seen, or momentary owned long enough to start tormenting again , before it steals it back.

-- White Dragon
Glass Wurm
Glass Wurms live in the reflections inside of a building and slowly influence everyone to become extremely highly strung divas. It gets Black Swan fairly quickly. Glass Wurms , mute grunting animals ,  yet follow and love the most complicated melodramas from the mirrors they swim through.

-- Green Dragon  
Rot Worm 
Live in vast middens outside or underneath populated areas.  Claim to own everything already and when they want anything they make people throw it away. Builds poorly informed replicas of the trashes origins and despairs when its replicas poor mummery becomes obvious and when they rot and break and fail. Dangerously, then will then seek out things to repair its sham worlds, repurposing tendons for hair, hoofs for faces, plates for wheels, gold for urine ...

-- Red Dragon
Ash Wurm
Will enter secretly a big forge and let itself be made into a thousand weapons and then forms again when the swords are used to conquer and burn another city in revenge. Is then seen luxuriating in the firestorms before cooling and flaking into a rain of ash. Then mote by mote it finds its way into the forges of the conquered city, as it rebuilds and prepares its own vengeance.  

Deviling Wurms are small enough to live in a heart or other organ of passion.

-- Brass Dragon 
Perverse Wurm
Source of the urge to something far not in your best interest , something destructive, spiteful, petty yet grandoise.

-- Bronze Dragon 
Desperate Wurm
When there is no hope, no hope at all, this Wurm comes to you inside with a plan 
A friend 
-- Copper Dragon 
Fear Wurm
Not panic, but careful building paranoia.

-- Gold Dragon   
Hubris Wurm
Failure is now unthinkable.

-- Silver Dragon 
Doubt Wurm
It's just a fluke . They will realize soon it was all just a fluke.

Like a grey-hound or borzoi from a distance but its hair is quickly evaporating slime and is head appears to be entirely for the nose. Can smell your memories on things, places , and people.

Dragon turtle 
Solacewing : 
a insect thing that traps you in your own private world and then lays its eggs there.

Repulsess :
Would seem to be a normal , attractive , women or man, but maybe pheromones or micro-gestures make them deeply and nauseatingly uncanny . They are just sitting there, begging you to stay for a moment and it's like someone is pouring centipedes into your ears.
(based of Emily from Desolation Jones)


Sunday, 4 June 2017


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I now begin to document Arnold K's non-pig related crimes by making opposites of monsters

Do you know the movie Cube and the passing idea that the whole thing was bureaucratic mistake that became too big to shut down so everyone kept doing their job even their job was to maintain a murder-cube in the desert? Civillians are those people . When societies reach certain densities and complexity certain jobs and professions mysteriously that are seemingly irrational, perverse , and destructive (no not advertising, but sure) .  Very little people know about these jobs , and often the only way to find out about them is to be a target for them. Nothing about Civillians is objectively different from regular humans, and yet there's something wrong or too average , or not right about them. If you have ever stumbled upon something on the internet that you can't tell if it's a spam-bot or a person, that is like a Civillian. Their conversation, beliefs , and mannerisms seem to be a slightly ill-matched collection of cliches, stereotypical behaviour, and populism. 

Asmodeus, Baalzebul, Geryon (Arch-devil) , Dispater
The Haze, arch-civillian : a infection that settles on someone and makes everyone seem like a Civillian to them , a mass of noise and shapes, not real not real even though the blood and screams seems almost real. Possible not an independent entity and a condition that happens if you kill or become too focused on Civillians.

-- Barbed (Lesser devil) 
Developer: dictate that roads and streets make dangerous runes, mazes, absurd concentrations of population, and low level malignant architecture and civil engineering . If there's paperwork saying a graveyard should be disturbed or a haunted forest pushed into, it's a Developer.

-- Bone (Lesser devil) 
Runs pawn shops that appear to the desperate offering a really good price for their most valued possession. Will then disappear somewhere else, sell that item to someone that the original seller will run into. Burglaries that turn into murders tend to happen 

-- Erinyes  
Basically the Stasi , see here 

-- Horned 
catch stray children , sell them to guilds for use as apprentices, who generally use them in really shitty jobs

-- Ice 
If you find a stolen child and then try and get them off the guilds and the guilds go well actually that's against the law, you need to pay us this prohibitive amount of money , and you think "Who would write such laws?" . Legalators.
Never anything absurd and huge , just minor , petty , laws , that cause an additional sting to any injustice.  Homosexual men let out of nazi concentration camps but then put back in prison because Homosexuality was still a crime , is a classic Legalator move.

-- Lemure
Just a regular person that seems so devoid of imagination , insight, or depth . Friendly but draining. The Co-worker you avoid but can't explain why.  Harmless except other Civillians can command them telepathically to do anything without regard for self-preservation 

-- Pit Fiend 
The source of ideas such as using lead for drinking cups, feeding cow brains to cows, adding radium to everything. Never around when the corpses/mutations/insect swarms start to mount up.

Burgress Shale Arthopods, but they take the place of common animals that live in and around human homes like rats, bats , cats, mice , roaches

Displacer beast: