RPG Adaptation: Inuyasha – Shikon Jewel [Cypher System]

One of the iconic elements of the manga and anime series Inuyasha by Rumiko Takahashi is its resident MacGuffin, the Shikon no Tama (Jewel of Four Souls). Below is my humble attempt to capture the properties of this item in a Cypher System friendly form. Shikon Jewel - Complete (Artifact) Level: 15 Form: Spherical pink … Continue reading RPG Adaptation: Inuyasha – Shikon Jewel [Cypher System]

Artifact: Jolly Saint’s Vestments [Cypher System]

Just a little something in the spirit of this season of giving and sharing. I hope everyone out there has a very merry/happy [Insert Preferred Winter Holiday]. Jolly Saint’s Vestments (Artifact) Level: 1d6+1 Form: Red and white vestments embellished with gold. Effect: The user can retrieve a small handful of edible treats (such as dried … Continue reading Artifact: Jolly Saint’s Vestments [Cypher System]

Review: The Haunting of Creedmore Asylum [Cypher System]

Contains affiliate links. Retail Price: $3.99 for the a digital copy at DriveThruRPG  Designer: Tom Robinson Year Released: 2016 Pages: 24 pages Genre: Gothic Horror System: Cypher System Requires: Cypher System Rulebook/ Revised Cypher System Rulebook With Halloween just around the corner, now is the time that people are likely scouring the internet in hopes … Continue reading Review: The Haunting of Creedmore Asylum [Cypher System]

Conversion: Illumian – Species Descriptor (D&D 3.5) [Cypher System]

My first TTRPG character was a Illumian Dread Necromancer/Warlock in a homebrew D&D 3.5 setting. Due to this, and despite having not played one since, the Illumian race still has a special place in my heart. Illumians in D&D 3.5, due to their Power Siglis and Illumian Words racial abilities, tended towards being very versatile … Continue reading Conversion: Illumian – Species Descriptor (D&D 3.5) [Cypher System]

Lich – Species Descriptor [Cypher System]

Whether through your own artifice, accident, or a curse you have become the pinnacle of undead creatures, a lich. Regardless of if you look nearly alive or skeletal, your body is only a disposable puppet for you operated by your soul. Your immortal essence is now moored to a mystically imbued item called a phylactery. … Continue reading Lich – Species Descriptor [Cypher System]

Swallows the Transforming Draught – Focus [Cypher System]

“I learned to recognize the thorough and primitive duality of man; I saw that, of the two natures that contended in the field of my consciousness, even if I could rightly be said to be either, it was only because I was radically both....” -Dr. Henry Jekyll   The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. … Continue reading Swallows the Transforming Draught – Focus [Cypher System]

RPG Adapatation: Wolf’s Rain – The Wolves [Cypher System, Fate Core, D&D 5E, PF1E]

Contains affiliate links. In this post I will be adapting part of one of my all time favorite anime series Wolf's Rain into tabletop RPG format. Specifically, this post adapts the wolves with mechanics for Cypher System, FATE System, D&D 5E, Pathfinder 1E. The following is an overview of the source material. Be warned this … Continue reading RPG Adapatation: Wolf’s Rain – The Wolves [Cypher System, Fate Core, D&D 5E, PF1E]