The Hotness
Games|People|Company
Fury of Shadow
X-treme Dungeon Mastery
Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Core Rulebook
The Dune RPG
FU: the Free, Universal RPG
Baker Street: Roleplaying in the World of Sherlock Holmes
In a Den of Vipers
Broodmother SkyFortress
Players Handbook (AD&D 1e)
Savage Worlds Explorer's Edition
Dogs in the Vineyard
Sherpa
Masks of Nyarlathotep (3rd & 4th edition)
Player's Handbook (D&D 5e)
Cinema and Sorcery: The Comprehensive Guide to Fantasy Film
Ԙdshirts
Dungeons & Dragons (Woodgrain Box & White Box Sets)
Dungeons & Dragons Basic Set (First Edition)
Cyberpunk 2013
Boot Hill
The Great Pendragon Campaign
Hacklopedia of Beasts: Rustlers of the Night
Fiasco
Gamma World Roleplaying Game
Blood & Honor
Microscope
Savage Worlds Deluxe
The One Ring: Adventures over the Edge of the Wild
A Song of Ice and Fire Roleplaying: A Game of Thrones Edition
Star Wars: Edge of the Empire Beginner Game
Grey Order Magic
Weird Wars Rome Creature Feature: The Hydra
Blades in the Dark
Savage Lairs: Fantasy Forests
Weird War One Creature Feature: Gas Terror
The Black Hack
Maze of the Blue Medusa
Pulp Cthulhu
TimeWatch
Dynasty - Who Will Rule The Empire
Future Wars - (Issue 34)
SRM07-02: Collective Action
Red Planet
Blood in the Chocolate
Curse of the Crimson Throne Pawn Collection
Chaos Ex (Issue 1 - Aug 2009)
The Sixth Gun RPG Companion
Monster Manual (AD&D 1e)
All Tomorrow's Zombies
One of the Living
GeekGold Bonus for All Supporters: 133.69

7,814 Supporters

$15 min for supporter badge & GeekGold bonus
49.2% of Goal | left

Support:

Information
Primary Name
Pyramid (Volume 3, Issue 81 - Jul 2015)
Alternate Names
Publication Date
2015-07-00
Issue Index
381
Periodical
Authors
Artists
Producers
Publishers
RPGs
 Corrections
 Clone
 Customize View
xml RSS Feed 
Facebook Twitter Delicious Google
ObjectID: 181462
Description Edit | History

Creepy Creations for Countless Campaigns!

Ghoulish things come in small packages. They can also emerge from vats . . . or lurk at crossroads, awaiting the curious. This month's Pyramid - the PDF magazine for roleplayers - checks out the tangibly terrifying, for a suitably scary assortment of situations. Its frightening features include:

  • "Iraqi Irruptor Blues," an adventure for GURPS Horror: The Madness Dossier, as told by GURPS guru Jason "PK" Levine. Try to find teammates who have been erased from existence, while fighting against monsters setting loose deadly memes, all in pursuit of a boxful of something . . .
  • "Too Similar, Too Different," an in-depth examination of human hybrids from GURPS Locations: St. George's Cathedral author Michele Armellini. Learn how to create these walking (or oozing) nightmares, what GURPS characteristics are most appropriate, and four templates of possible monstrosities.
  • "Hellblade," this month's Eidetic Memory offering from GURPS Banestorm: Abydos author David L. Pulver. Discover a tempting weapon that can trap the souls of those it slays . . . but where it puts those spirits is an adventure unto itself. Get GURPS stats for the demonic warders, a map of the Hell-Within-the-Blade, and full details to incorporate this subplot into your fantasy or modern campaign.
  • "Anatomy of a Crossroads Bargain," a look at the history and roleplaying aspects of selling your soul for fun and profit. You'll also gain an understanding of appropriate GURPS traits to represent a bargain, and even "escape clauses" to come back from the brink!
  • "Bell, Book, and Candle," a systemless presentation of three flavorful items that can help call upon the dead - each with their own drawbacks. Incorporate them into a modern occult or monster-hunting campaign, or let them be a perilous part of any fantasy world.
  • "Altus Brat," a wafer that can bring someone from the dead . . . but at a terrible cost. Discover GURPS stats and rules for the results of using this strange item.

This issue also provides a Random Thought Table that explores how to make your own horrific creations. No matter whether you seek a taste of terror to add to an otherwise normal campaign, or you're running a full-fledged fright-fest, you'll get more than you bargained for with this Pyramid!

- Publisher's description

Articles Relationship: Articles
Pg. 1
Pg. 1
Cover
Art
Edit
Pg. 2
Contents / In This Issue
Editorial

Table of Contents, Editorial, Masthead, Credits

Edit
Pg. 3
From the Editor
Editorial

Horror creations can be added to just about any campaign world.

Edit
Pg. 4
Iraqi Irruptor Blues
Adventure

A Sandman team just went dark and the PCs are the closest backup.

Edit
Pg. 10
Too Similar, Too Different
Article

Monsters - A Creator's How-To

Edit
Pg. 15
Eidetic Memory: Hellblade
Adventure
Article

The Hellblade is a magic sword that traps the souls of those slain by it. Victims find themselves reincarnated in

Edit
Pg. 20
Map of the Hell-Within-The-Blade
Map
Edit
Pg. 21
Anatomy of a Crossroads Bargain
Article

"You can run, you can run / tell my friend-boy Willie Brown / Lord, that I'm standin' at the crossroad, babe

Edit
Pg. 27
Bell, Book, and Candle
Article

Three powerful necromantic artifacts described.

Edit
Pg. 33
Altus Brat
Article

Altus Brat, the "old bread", that does "interesting" things when fed to the recently

Edit
Pg. 36
Random Thought Table
Article

The Good, The Bad, and the Scary

Edit
Pg. 38
Odds and Ends
Map

Player Map of the Hell-Within-The-Blade

Edit
Pg. 39
About GURPS
News
Edit
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Marketplace
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No items found
{{product.numforsale}} for sale {{product.price}}
{{product.prettycondition}}
{{product.listdate|truncate:"10"}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No items found
{{item.title}} {{item.timeleft}}
{{item.currentprice}}
More Information Edit | History
This page does not exist. You can edit this page to create it.
Versions
Pg. 1
Nick: 
PDF Version
Publisher: Steve Jackson Games
Year: 2015
Electronic (PDF, DOC, eBook, HTML, etc.)
Product Code: SJG37-2681
39 pages
Size: Letter
English
View
Corrections
Link Image
Linked Items Relationship: RPGs
Sort: Mechanic:
Pg. 1
Rank 67
Num Ratings 196
Average Rating 7.38
Num Owned 243
Prev. Owned 4
For Trade 1
Want in Trade 4
Wishlist 16
Comments 21
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Images
Gallery:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No images found
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{data.config.moduletitle}} Relationship:
[] [Forums »] [Post »] [Search »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No threads found
{{thread.numrecommend}} {{thread.subject}}
Last Post {{thread.lastpostdate|truncate:"10"}} Posted {{thread.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
{{thread.user.username|truncate:"10"}} {{thread.numposts-1}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{title}}
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No posts found
{{post.numpositive}} {{post.title}}
by
{{post.numcomments}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
GeekLists
[Browse »] [Summary »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No lists found
{{list.numpositive}} {{list.title}} {{list.username|truncate:"10"}} {{list.numitems}}
{{list.lastreplydate|truncate:"10"}} {{list.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
Statistics
RPG Issue Rank: N/A
Num Ratings: 1
Average Rating: 6.00
Standard Deviation: 0.00
Num Views: 175
GeekBuddy Analysis: Analyze
Similarly Rated: View
Avg. Game Weight: 0.0
Fans: 0
Personal Comments: 0
Users Owning: 4
Users Wanting: 0
Users Trading: 0 [find trade matches]
Has Parts For Trade: 0
Want Parts In Trade: 0
Price History: View
Total Plays: 0
Plays This Month: 0
Tags
Your Tags: Add tags
Popular Tags: [View All]
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Web Links
Category: Language:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No Web Links Found
Link {{cat}} {{lang}}
{{weblink.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
Files
Title | Hot | Recent
[Browse »]  [Upload File »] Language:
Pg. 1 of 1
No Files Found.
User Information
Use this tool to rate games, save comments, and manage your collection.
Front Page | Welcome | Contact | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Advertise | Support BGG | Feeds RSS
Geekdo, BoardGameGeek, the Geekdo logo, and the BoardGameGeek logo are trademarks of BoardGameGeek, LLC.