[Ennead Games] Creature Description Generator Volume 2 – Vampires

By on 28 December 2015
[Ennead Games] Creature Description Generator Volume 2 - Vampires Ennead Games

A vampire is a being from folklore who subsists by feeding on the life essence, typically blood, of living creatures. But what do they look like as a member of the undead, what was their life like, how do they feed?

All these aspects and more are covered in this volume of the CDG. The CDG (Creature Description Generator) range is designed with a fantasy setting in mind, but can easily be used for sci-fi or modern/horror settings.

Aspects covered by this Creature Description Generator:-

  • Apparent previous life: What was the vampire in their previous life before they were turned into the undead?
  • Bane/Weakness: What causes the vampire harm or can weaken them so they can finally be killed? Not all vampires are repulsed by holy symbols.
  • Clothing: What is the state of their clothing? Is it in pristine condition? Related to their previous life?
  • Companions: Is the vampire on their own, or do they have followers and others looking after them?
  • Features: This aspect covers their eye colouration, skin and anything normally visible.
  • Feeding: How does the vampire feed once they have caught their prey? What do they feed on?
  • Home base: Where and what does the vampire call home?
  • Hunting: Before they feed a vampire need to catch its prey. How does it do that? Where does it hunt? Does it only hunt at a certain time of the year?
  • Killing Blow: How do you kill off one of these beasts for good?
  • Main goal: What is the main goal of the vampire now that it is undead?
  • Movement: How does the vampire primarily move? Does it glide with an unearthly grace, or appear in the shadows?
  • Powers & Skills: What skills and powers has becoming the undead granted the vampire?
  • Prey: What does the vampire hunt and what do they refuse to hunt?
  • Turned: How long ago was the vampire turned into the undead? What was their sire like?
  • Quirks and Rare Features: What odd personality quirk or rare feature does the vampire possess?

You can buy this product from DriveThruRPG/RPGNow.

About Dave McAlister

Dave has been roleplaying for over 30 years, having played and/or run most mainstream systems with the espionage genre being an early favourite. So much so that, in 1999, he started Modus Operandi. That same year he joined the Sarbreenar "Living" campaign team as their plotline controller before moving across to the Living Spycraft campaign team (as UK Regional Branch Director) in 2003. 2003 also saw the birth of UK Role Players as well as Dave's first freelance writing appointment (co-writing World Militaries and consulting on both US Militaries and Battlegrounds, all for Spycraft). Since then, Dave has concentrated on supporting the UK gaming scene. He has organised and run several small, one-day, events and was the RPG Area Manager for Gen Con UK in 2004. His current favourite systems are Dungeons & Dragons (specifically 5th Edition), Savage Worlds and Cinematic Unisystem. He blogs at dave.mcalister.org.uk.

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