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

Doom - Cyberdemon

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 really … Continue reading Video Game Monster : Cyberdemon – Doom (1993) | 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 gather … Continue reading Video Game Monster : Imp (1993) | 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 Jeff … Continue reading Video Game Monster: Cacodemon (1993) | 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