Stat Anything: Private First Class William Hudson | New NPC for Fifth Edition

Private First Class William L. Hudson was a combat technician in the United States Colonial Marine Corps, part of 2nd Battalion Bravo Team. He was a member of the combat unit deployed to Acheron aboard the USS Sulaco in 2179, to investigate the sudden loss of contact with the colony of Hadley's Hope. He was subsequently involved in combating the Xenomorph infestation at the colony. Hudson was part … Continue reading Stat Anything: Private First Class William Hudson | New NPC for Fifth Edition

Stat Anything – Yautja (Predator) | New Monster for Fifth Edition

The Yautja, (pronounced Ya-OOT-ja), known colloquially as the Predators or Hunters, are an extraterrestrial species characterized by their hunting of other dangerous species for sport and honor, including humans. The Yautja are a sentient, humanoid race that breathe an atmosphere similar to that of Earth's but possess a level of technological advancement far in excess of anything available to humans. The Predators stalk and … Continue reading Stat Anything – Yautja (Predator) | New Monster for Fifth Edition

Patreon Requested Alien Races | 8 New Monsters for Fifth Edition (BroadSword Preview)

Every month, I turn to my Patrons over on www.patreon.com/dmdave for cool ideas. Last month it was monsters and they certainly delivered. Now, it's aliens. Here are some of the cool aliens that they came up with to help populate the science fiction campaign setting of Blueshift. Some of the races work best as monsters … Continue reading Patreon Requested Alien Races | 8 New Monsters for Fifth Edition (BroadSword Preview)

Kelvyn (Dark Sun) | New NPC for Fifth Edition (Saturday Crew Spoilers)

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Kelvyn of Urik is a trusted agent for House Stel. He establish deals throughout smaller villages in the Tablelands, often using intimidation and threats to get better deals for Stel. While many of House Stel's higher-ups see Kelvyn as reckless, he is extremely good at his job and rarely disappoints.     BroadSword is Coming! … Continue reading Kelvyn (Dark Sun) | New NPC for Fifth Edition (Saturday Crew Spoilers)

Tiny Terrors | 5 New Monsters for Fifth Edition

Tiny creatures don't get a whole lot of love in Fifth Edition. Recently, I revamped a classic Dungeon magazine module, Mountain Sanctuary. The antagonists of the adventure were primarily diminutive creatures that appeared in the first edition fiend folio and Monsters Manual 2: cave crickets, osquips, gremlins, and spectramice. I felt that it was time … Continue reading Tiny Terrors | 5 New Monsters for Fifth Edition

The Monsters and NPCs of Quarantine | 5 New Monsters for Fifth Edition (BroadSword Preview)

In the adventure Quarantine, four new monsters and one new NPC were introduced. Here are the stat blocks for those monsters. All three will appear in BroadSword Monthly #2. Demon, Greater The greater demon, Qua-Soko appears as the central antagonist for Quarantine. You can read Qua-Soko's stat block in the previous article the Demons of … Continue reading The Monsters and NPCs of Quarantine | 5 New Monsters for Fifth Edition (BroadSword Preview)

Stat Anything: Ralph Wiggum | New Monster for Fifth Edition

Ralph is a simple-minded but good-natured 8-year-old boy in Lisa Simpson's second-grade class taught by Ms. Hoover. Although his beginnings were that of a tertiary child character along the same lines as Lisa's on-and-off friend Janey, he has since become one of the more prominent secondary characters on the show, even being the focus or at least a … Continue reading Stat Anything: Ralph Wiggum | New Monster for Fifth Edition

Dark Sun Bestiary (Part 3: Wanderer’s Journal Threats 2/2) | New Monsters for Fifth Edition

And so the ugly beasties from the Wanderer's Journal conversion continues, this time with Athasian Giants, Athasian Gith, Jozhal, Silk Wyrms, and Tembos.   Athasian Giant Athasian giants come in only two basic varieties: humanoid and beast-headed. Humanoid giants resemble massive humans standing between 20 and 30 feet tall, and weighing between four and eight tons. They have … Continue reading Dark Sun Bestiary (Part 3: Wanderer’s Journal Threats 2/2) | New Monsters for Fifth Edition

Dark Sun Bestiary (Part 2: Wanderer’s Journal Threats 1/2) | New Monsters for Fifth Edition

This continues the Dark Sun Bestiary series. This time, I'm taking on the ugly monsters at the end of the Wanderer's Journal from the Second Edition Dark Sun Campaign Setting Boxed Set. Belgoi At first sight, the belgoi appear human—and then you notice the long claws on the end of their fingers, their puckered, toothless mouths, and … Continue reading Dark Sun Bestiary (Part 2: Wanderer’s Journal Threats 1/2) | New Monsters for Fifth Edition

Lizardfolk Warriors | Scalable Monsters for Fifth Edition

This is a continuation of my scalable NPC/monster series where, instead of just creating all new monsters for Fifth Edition, I create rules to make it easy for anyone (including myself) to scale them up or down. Lizardfolk in Fifth Edition Oddly, I haven't used a lot of lizardfolk in Fifth Edition. However, I've gotten … Continue reading Lizardfolk Warriors | Scalable Monsters for Fifth Edition