Hideous Creatures: Serpent Folk

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Hideous Creatures: Serpent Folk

“The features mingled and merged in a seemingly impossible manner. Then, like a fading mask of fog, the face suddenly vanished and in its stead gaped and leered a monstrous serpent’s head!” They built Valusia before the dinosaurs, and lurk behind half mankind’s darkest cults. Are they extra-dimensional, extra-terrestrial, or just extra venomous? You won’t fool the Children of Yig, in any skin they wear.

The squamous serpent folk resemble upright, bipedal snakes, with wedgeshaped heads and taloned arms. They can sense motion, have a keen sense of smell thanks to their forked tongues, and can detect heat like a pit viper. They range in color from green and brown to pale yellow or gray, often spotted or streaked with darker markings.

Hideous Creatures: Serpent Folk includes,

  • Two unique scenario seeds, Ten Little Sapiens, and The Hills Have Nictitating Membranes
  • Keeper clues for every GUMSHOE investigative ability
  • Seven mythic echoes from across the world
  • Thirty-two Serpent Folk variations
  • Statistics for degenerate Serpent Folk: Children of the Night and Worms of the Earth
  • And new powers, like Torpor and Toxicompositor, with GUMSHOE statistics.

Praise for Hideous Creatures,

a brief injection of Hite-ian awesome … they’re just about the right length to digest in a single sitting, and full of amazing ideas that will make anyone’s game into a flavourful occult gumbo.” – High Trust, High Drama Blog

I consider this series a wake-up call to the lacklustre, to remind them tales of the Mythos, using whatever system, should instill uneasiness, upset and fear. Grasp the potential of the unearthly and inhuman…” – Paul Baldowski


Hideous Creatures: Serpent Folk is the fourth installment of the second Ken Writes About Stuff subscription (if you are a previous subscriber, you will need to buy a new subscription to see this), or it is available to buy in the webstore.

If you have subscribed to the second KWAS subscription, Hideous Creatures: Serpent Folk is now on your order receipt page, so all you have to do is click on the new link in your order email. (If you can’t find your receipt email, you can get another one sent to you by entering your email address here).

Stock #: PELH18D Author: Kenneth Hite
Artist: Melissa Gay Pages: 13pg PDF


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