Triple Threat: Jiangshi

The so-called “hopping corpse” of Chinese legend, it has near-glowing green-white hair, long fingernails, and glowing green eyes. In the day it sleeps in a coffin or hides in a dark place like a cave, attic, basement, etc. At night it hunts its territory finding human beings whose “chi” it devours. For Any Game… ST: […]

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Gamemaster’s Guidepost: How Tough Is It?

Because GURPS is a point-buy system, figuring out what constitutes as a “tough” opponent can be difficult. Not only difficult, it can be downright arcane. There are situations where a 500-point character can have barely any impact on a combat (lots of social and mental advantages), and a 100-pointer absolutely dominates it (purely combat-oriented advantages). […]

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Triple Threat: Tako-Oni

A huge squid monster from the depths of the ocean. It’s big. It’s squishy. And it wants revenge for all that calamari you ate. If it were in the Atlantic, they’d call it a Kraken… For Any Game…ST: 60             HP: 60            Speed: 6.00DX: 12            Will: 14           Move: 4 (Water Move 10/20)IQ: 6 […]

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The Night-Dimmed Day – Part III – Game Session 2

July 3rd 2000, Monday 10:30 pm 5200 S Blackstone Ave, Chicago, IL Intercepting a distress call from the Chicago Fire Department about “living fire” the Dead Men make off towards the Blackwood Apartments in Colt’s truck to help. Arriving surprisingly fast they are greeted by a full structure fire with little “gobs” of flame about […]

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Triple Threat: Nightgaunt

Nightgaunts have deep black oily-looking skin and ‘skeletal’ features making them appear (in the dark) to look like emaciated humans. On closer inspection, their tridactyl-clawed hands and feet (three digits) become more noticeable. They come in two known types, the first are the more typical kind and have horns, leathery wings, and a long tail. […]

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