cosmic horror

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Glome By: Scrasamax

A glome is a 4 dimensional sphere, the hypersphere version of a tesseract, a hypercube.

Items: Materials, Campaign Defining
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3xp
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7 Things About Neo-Geneticism By: Scrasamax

Neo-Geneticism is the Cosmic Era system of belief (and the underlying technology) that the improvement of humanity will not be done by exceptional individuals and lifetime accomplishments, but rather in utero, and through manipulation of the human genome and genetic augmentation

Systems: Technical/ Mechanical, Specific
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8xp
2 replies
887 views
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30 Explosive Devices for the Cosmic Era By: Scrasamax

Just what it says on the tin

Items: Equipment Listing, Combat
by Scrasamax
30xp
3 replies
835 views
1 HoH
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Nihilid By: Scrasamax

Appearing as mutilated humanoids with large heads, Nihilids are terrifying to encounter. They are thankfully rare.

Lifeforms: Intelligent Species, Other
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14xp
2 replies
949 views
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The Bikini Situation By: Scrasamax

oft eliciting nervous laughter, the Bikini Situation involves not bathing suit bottoms, but rather a problem that arose from the bottom of the Bikini atoll in the Pacific. It is a serious issue for the Pacific Rim Coalition.

Lifeforms: Unique, Water
by Scrasamax
59xp
4 replies
1368 views
3 HoHs
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The Outer Gods By: Scrasamax

There will come a day when mankind discovers the means to leave his solar system, to strike out into the galaxy and the myriad of stars and worlds beyond his own. There will come a great and terrible shock, because beyond that safe border, the galaxy is bright, and full of monsters

Lifeforms: Third Kingdom, Space
by Scrasamax
21xp
2 replies
2371 views
1 HoH
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Exosomes By: Scrasamax

Strange things can be found in deep space, well away from the gravity and nuclear fury of a living star

Lifeforms: Third Kingdom, Space
by Scrasamax
8xp
1 reply
955 views
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Placental Simulacra By: Scrasamax

A peculiar sort of horror, a mockery of terrestrial biology

Lifeforms: Unique, Any
by Scrasamax
9xp
1 reply
1462 views
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Encounter 701 By: Scrasamax

Log: Encounter 701,Syowa Antarctica

Classification: Keter, magnitude 5

Type: plasmic manifestation

Lifeforms: Unique, Any
by Scrasamax
23xp
5 replies
2037 views
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Downington Sphere By: Scrasamax

The objective of Operation Flycatcher was to collect samples of aphasic lifeforms for study in a lab. The project was black listed as a failure, with a high rate of personnel loss, and cost overruns.

This was not the truth.

Items: Other, Campaign Defining
by Scrasamax
31xp
5 replies
2349 views
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18 Gifts from Elder Gods, Outer Gods, and Cosmic Horrors By: Scrasamax

18 gifts laden with madness, tainted with corruption, and otherwise as horrible as they are powerful.

Intended to be a 30, but blessed by Cult of Done

Articles: Humor/ Editorial, Gaming - Genre
by Scrasamax
37xp
6 replies
1934 views
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Star Whale By: Scrasamax

Methinks we have hugely mistaken this matter of Life and Death. Methinks that what they call my shadow here on earth is my true substance. Methinks that in looking at things spiritual, we are too much like oysters observing the sun through the water, and thinking that thick water the thinnest of air. Me thinks my body is but the lees of my better being. In fact take my body who will, take it I say, it is not me.'

? Herman Melville, Moby Dick

Lifeforms: Third Kingdom, Space
by Scrasamax
111xp
12 replies
3236 views
7 HoHs
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Encounter 45 By: Scrasamax

Log: Encounter 45, London Arcoplex

Classification: Keter, magnitude 3

Type: Extradimensional Manifestation

Lifeforms: Unique, Other
by Scrasamax
13xp
2 replies
1800 views