Pyramid #3/76: Dungeon Fantasy IV

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Go Fourth, Dungeon Delver!

The teeming tombs of vile creatures are chittering with excitement and they're dying for you to visit! This month's Pyramid – the PDF magazine for roleplayers  returns for a fourth time to the realm of GURPS Dungeon Fantasy, with a trove of articles sure to interest players and GMs alike. This issue includes:

  • "Psychic Swords Against Elder Evil," a follow-up to GURPS Dungeon Fantasy 14: Psi by that volume's author, Sean Punch. It presents the psychic slayer template, plus abilities, power-ups, new enemies, and much more!
  • "Hidden Knowledge," Christopher R. Rice's guide to tweaking and enhancing magic, enabling you to create secret spells, scribe glittering grimoires, concoct captivating spell names, and do other mystical activities.
  • "Living Rooms," this month's Eidetic Memory offering from GURPS Banestorm: Abydos author David L. Pulver, looking at how to build and populate disturbing organic "dungeon" rooms – if the heroes can stomach it!
  • "The Magic Touch," a collection of new enchanted items of interest to martial artists, designed by GURPS Fantasy-Tech 1: The Edge of Reality author Matt Riggsby. Don the concussion amulet, smear yourself with godlike pitch, or lose yourself to meditation incense!
  • "Dire and Terrible Monsters," with two new monster prefixes from GURPS Dungeon Fantasy Monsters 1 co-author Peter V. Dell'Orto and GURPS Martial Arts: Technical Grappling author Douglas Cole. It also shows off over a half-dozen new monsters using these descriptors, from the dire frog to the terrible hedge!

This issue also offers a Random Thought Table that looks for dungeon-crawling inspiration in unusual places, plus an Odds and Ends that features a hard-hitting Murphy's Rule and a look at how to handle info the heroes have that the players don't. Mages, mentalists, martial artists, monsters – Rejoice! This Pyramid has more than enough to enhance your armory!

Written by Sean Punch / Douglas H. Cole / Peter V. Dell'Orto / David L. Pulver / Matt Riggsby / Christopher R. Rice / Greg Hyland / Steven Marsh