How I Setup a Junkyard Boss Fight in Fate

For my Fate RPG campaign Brewed Awakening the most recent story arc ended with a big fight scene in a junkyard. This is a writeup of how I ran it. The Cast Involved The heroes: James, Alcholic Alchemist Wizard Apprentice Reba, Accidental Voodoo Student Becca, Psychic Honor Roll Student Markos, Greek Geek Artificer The bad …

The Humble Walleri, Another Fantasy Humanoid

As I mentioned in a previous post my brain is stuck on creating new fantasy races for RPGs by using real-world creatures as inspiration. Today's inspiration is the Gerenuk. Some of the highlights that catch my imagination: Herd animal Runs very fast The long neck is pretty ridiculous looking Renown as a humble creature. From …

Creating Fantasy Humanoids Out of Extreme Cryptids

On a lark, I was listening to the GM Intrusions Podcast #13 where the host and guest @DarcyLRoss get lost talking about creatures that have extreme adaptations, like snails that survive inside super hot thermal vents. I'm going to refer to these creatures as extreme cryptids. My brain is firing all the time and after …