This could be fun to
harass challenge the players with. Sudden hysterics revealing the locations of the PCs as they try to hide, letting slip the slightest clue in the middle of pointless rambling, an investigation stymied by an unhelpful member of the party. Reminds me of an intelligent ring a character of mine once had and could not get rid of.
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Also reminds me a little of Bob from the Dresden Files.
Interesting focus point for a campaign: a pair of glasses. Not the mighty sword of superness or chalice of divinity, but a humble set of spectacles with some intense powers.
What happens when one wearing them closes their eyes? As written, it suggests everything except the back of your eyelids would cease to exist to you... This could pose some problems. Who knows where you would end up each time you blink? How can we be sure you would be returned to the same world each time you open your eyes? The world must exist, to some part, in memory. And how can you know YOU exist, if you aren't looking at yourself?
This is a great starting point for a philosophical rant, but lacks the rant part which I think would be most fascinating and fun.
Interesting. I think I would've put the appearance at the beginning of the post as it took a fair amount of reading to figure out they were Super-Specs. As I understand it, these are very powerful devices, as the use/abuse of these would probably be the center of a campaign. As such, I'd like to see the backstory behind the creation of such dangerous magic.
I'd have welcomed alternative uses - so far, it's pretty straightforward.
> Blood beasts, in making all blood as one, could serve as universal transfusions!
> They could be distilled into healing agents!
> A colossal blood beast, stuck in a magical trap, could leak and feed a debased tribe with a fountain of unholy blood!
It looks like a good sub so far, although personally I would ditch the entire "Immunities" section, (A bit too stat blockish, like you'd find in a D&D monster manual for my taste) and work the info into some type of anecdotal presentation to make it more fun for the reader and less dry.
"Renthwrith and me thought we could take out a blood beast easy as skinning a drowned rat. I hit it with some charming magic to make it hold still and Renwrith pumps it full of poison darts.
Unfortunately the damned thing seemed to ignore my spell and his darts didn't do much more then draw it attention; away from me back towards him. What'd I do? I cut my losses and ran for it! Last I seen, Renwrith was trying to fill it full of arrows as it charged his hidey hole in the rocks. Haven't seen him since..."
It seems to me that with these creatures being so powerful, so difficult to kill, and so easy to multiply, that they would quickly overrun an area. That would definitely be a good plot hook on its own. The players could be given clues as to the wizard who created them and then try to find something in his notes to help destroy the blood beast infestation.