Triple Threat: Skull Crab

The skull crab begins life as a tiny crustacean the size grain of rice and resemble large, bulky crabs when fully grown. They inhabit beaches, lakeshores, and other areas where land meets water. Skull crabs are voracious eaters and grow to full size in less than three weeks. Once at full size they look for […]

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Triple Threat: The Raven Mocker

Note: In honor of the first annual “Blog or Treat!” I present a nasty monster from Native American mythology. Called the ka’lanu ahkyeli’ski (preferably during the day, in sunlight, never indoors, and away from any nearby shadows) the Raven Mocker is a horrific being form Cherokee legend (though it shows up in other tribes occasionally) that […]

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Triple Threat: Crocoroach

Crocoroach That’s right. It’s part insect, part reptile. It’s all nightmare. Maybe a wizard did it. Maybe a mad scientist. It doesn’t matter who did it you got to deal with it now, and really, that’s just not fair. The size of a small cat, the crocoroach is a consummate omnivorous scavenger. Usually found only […]

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Triple Threat: Bloodroot

Note: This is the creation of Hal “Wavefunction” Batty – not my own. Thanks for the contribution, Hal! A Bloodroot is an enormous, tree-like creature. It main body consists of a broad tree trunk with two other trunks attached to the sides forming thick arms, jointed at the elbows, and ending in a mass of […]

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Triple Threat: Hellwasp

Hellwasp These monstrous insects can grow upward to two feet long (not including a 6” to 12” stinger!) and are shades of mottled red and gold. It’s iridescent wings bioluminescence at night and is often confused with swamp gas emissions and/or St. Elmo’s fire. Since they prefer dark, humid environments they can often be found […]

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Triple Threat: Abattoirian

AbattoirianAbattoirians are the nightmarish result of three or more dead bodies fusing together into one hideous creature. Standing between seven and eight foot tall, they are a humanoid being made of a mishmash body parts where smooth skin should be. This might result in an extra head being embedded in the torso or arms sticking […]

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Triple threat: Nemean Lion

This huge lion was the scourge of Nemea until Hercules killed it. Unable to be harmed by mortal weapons, it took Hercules great strength to snap the creature’s neck. Afterward, he’d skinned the beast with one of its own claws and wore it on the rest of his labors. In GURPS, “invincibility” is not something […]

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Triple Threat: Aurumvorax

“A is for aurumvorax and that’s good enough for me!” Aurumvorax (plural aurumvorai? aurumvoraxes? aurumvorae? aurumvorax?) are nasty critters that snack on metal like a junkie on smack. Isn’t that fun? Hell yes it is. Originally appearing in the Expedition to the Barrier Peaks and has since been reprinted any number of times. When I […]

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