Eldritch Compendium

Storybuilding: Advanced Equipment

Storybuilding: Advanced Equipment

Welcome to Storybuilding, a new series that takes a story first approach using lore from the Grim Hollow campaign setting to support new mechanics, with an eye towards showing GMs how and why these new rules were designed. This way, they can be seamlessly integrated...

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The Filth Grazer – Creating a Grim Hollow Monster

There’s an old saying in RPG game design: Don’t create a stat block for creatures that you don’t want players to kill. One of the most popular books of an earlier roleplaying era was Deities and Demigods. For me as a tween, this book taught me as much about the basics...

Yule Better Be Good – A Christmas 5e Adventure

The season of giving is upon us and what better way to celebrate it with your players than with a Christmas-themed adventure? There are plenty of 5th Edition games that feature a jolly gift-giving elf or even the demonic Krampus, but there are also some lesser-known...

Villains of Grim Hollow – Naedre

The evils that haunt Etharis are many, though few can stand against a party of grizzled adventurers alone. In this series, Villains of Grim Hollow, I’ll draw back the curtain on some of those uncommon antagonists that can go toe-to-toe with your Grim Hollow campaign’s...

Grim Hollow – Hag Transformation

The transformation rules presented in Grim Hollow: The Campaign Guide and Grim Hollow: The Players Guide allow you to add a level of psychological dread and body horror to your campaign as one or more of your player characters transform into something… else. The...