Cupid’s Bow (Multi System) [Cypher System, D&D 5E, PF1E]

And Venus' son replied: 'Your bow, Apollo, May vanquish all, but mine shall vanquish you. As every creature yields to power divine, So likewise shall your glory yield to mine.” ― Ovid, Metamorphoses In case you haven't heard it yet, "Happy Valentine's Day!!!". Remember that the Greeks had multiple words for love, so don't get … Continue reading Cupid’s Bow (Multi System) [Cypher System, D&D 5E, PF1E]

Rings of Power Part 2: The Three [Cypher System]

"Narya, Nenya, and Vilya, they were named, the Rings of Fire, and of Water, and of Air, set with ruby and adamant and sapphire; and of all the Elven-rings Sauron most desired to possess them, for those who had them in their keeping could ward off the decays of time and postpone the weariness of … Continue reading Rings of Power Part 2: The Three [Cypher System]

Review: UXP Deck [Cypher System]

Contains affiliate links. Retail Price: $2.99 for the digital or $5.99 for digital and preprinted bundle at DriveThruRPG  Designer: Nathan Rockwood Publisher: Larcenous Designs Year Released: 2016 Pages: 31 Card Deck Type: Game Aid System: Cypher System(any) Requires: A Cypher System rule system based core rulebook: Cypher System Rulebook/Revised Cypher System Rulebook/Numenera Discovery/The Strange/Vurt/ ect. … Continue reading Review: UXP Deck [Cypher System]

Rings of Power Part 1: The Seven and The Nine [Cypher System]

"Those who used the Nine Rings became mighty in their day, kings, sorcerers, and warriors of old. They obtained glory and great wealth, yet it turned to their undoing.... And one by one, sooner or later, according to their native strength and to the good or evil of their wills in the beginning, they fell … Continue reading Rings of Power Part 1: The Seven and The Nine [Cypher System]

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]