Video Game Monster: Cacodemon (1993) | New 5th Edition Monster

Either translated using its Greek origins into "evil spirit" (kakodaimon) or from Latin roots as "pooping demon", Doom's iconic cacodemon is instantly recognizable far beyond its player base. With a design ripped from a Dungeon and Dragon's cover for its 1987 Manual of the Planes which featured a wicked looking Astral Dreadnaught by legend Jeff … Continue reading Video Game Monster: Cacodemon (1993) | New 5th Edition Monster

Videodrome (1983) – Flesh Receptacle | New 5th Edition Item

What's this? Videodrome? - Torture. Murder. Sounds great. I rarely get 'obsessed' with movies. When I do, they're almost always horror flicks. My newest obsession is David Cronenberg's 1983 masterpiece Videodrome. (Long live the New Flesh!) I've heard of Cronenberg's work through the horror ether but the only film of his I've seen to date … Continue reading Videodrome (1983) – Flesh Receptacle | New 5th Edition Item

CryptTV Horror Monster : Kinderfanger | New 5th Edition Monster

Based on the Pied Piper from the famed German legend that dates back to the Middle Ages, CryptTV's Kinderfanger is a spectral, malignant creature that lures children to their doom just like his historical progenitor. During the height of a plague of rats, the mayor of the town of Hamelin was approached by a mysterious … Continue reading CryptTV Horror Monster : Kinderfanger | New 5th Edition Monster

Why You Should Play : Shadow of the Demon Lord – My own First Session

So I finally got around to playing a game of Shadow of the Demon Lord. Never heard of it? Let me explain. Shadow of the Demon Lord is a dark-horror d20 rpg-system heavily influenced by fifth edition D&D. It was Kickstarted back in 2015 to the tune of $140,000 dollars. That Kickstarter was the product … Continue reading Why You Should Play : Shadow of the Demon Lord – My own First Session

Zombie of the Week: The Jangly Man – Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (2019)| New 5th Edition Monster

Me tie dough-ty walker If you grew up in the eighties or even early nineties, there's probably a good chance you read or at least heard about the illustrated horror children's books Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark. Like Dungeons & Dragons, the books were controversial in their day - with good reason. The … Continue reading Zombie of the Week: The Jangly Man – Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (2019)| New 5th Edition Monster