Video Game Monster : Cyberdemon – Doom (1993) | New 5th Edition Monster

A shock when you first see it, the Cyberdemon of Doom came out of nowhere – never hinted at, never explained and out for blood. Fast, immune to splash damage and not up for any tricks, only the BFG offered you a slim chance of defeating these baddies. Lacking any melee attack, cyberdemons didn’t reallyContinue reading “Video Game Monster : Cyberdemon – Doom (1993) | New 5th Edition Monster”

CryptTV Horror Monster : Look-See | New 5th Edition Monster

Loosely based on the Slender Man (maybe?), Crypt TV’s The Look-See is a more masculine, corporeal version of the Babadook– with a Patrick Bateman’s sense of fashion. He (or it?) hunts down individuals wracked with guilt, leaving them notes informing them they will soon meet him, unless they find it in their hearts to releaseContinue reading “CryptTV Horror Monster : Look-See | New 5th Edition Monster”

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

Nasty, annoying foot soldiers barely above the game’s zombified marines, the Imp demons from the original Doom were easy enough to dispatch alone, but when grouped together they became a major hassle to deal with. Hurling fireballs, their claws meant chainsaws and punches weren’t an easy solution to these ranged fiends which loved to gatherContinue reading “Video Game Monster : Imp (1993) | New 5th Edition Monster”

CryptTV Horror Monster : Mordeo | New 5th Edition Monster

Mordeo is a modern day rendition of the the legendary North American monster known as the wendigo.  According to the mythology, humans could become possessed by an evil spirit, either through greed or more likely, a lack of food. Under such duress, if a person resorts to consuming the flesh of another, thereby becoming aContinue reading “CryptTV Horror Monster : Mordeo | New 5th Edition Monster”

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 JeffContinue reading “Video Game Monster: Cacodemon (1993) | New 5th Edition Monster”