Attention Artists! Attention Writers! Attention Weirdos!
Getting a head start on things; we have now opened submissions for our yearly OctoberNomicon! Submit your monsters, npc’s and abomonations to appear all through out the month of October. We are open to any game system. If you’re an artist and want to volunteer to draw things; let us know! We’ll give you a sneak peak of the submissions so far so you can bring these horrible things to life. As always send your horrible things to firstname.lastname@example.org
Bone Demons are tiny, vaguely anthropomorphic jumbles of bones
from small animals or infants. Sorcerers create them as servants in a ritual
that requires self mutilation and bloodletting. They are covered in decaying
meat, held together with sinew, twine, wire, glistening with dried blood. Bone
move in a jerking dance, bones rattling against each other as the creature
moves. The monsters must be bathed in
blood frequently to remain alive. Bone Demons work as assassins, guards,
messengers, and assist in spellcasting. Some are even capable of casting spells
on their own.
Corpse Spiders are the intrusion of a foul alien mind upon our
world, the nightmare of a vast and horrid imagination made manifest. No one
knows what is ultimately responsible for the creation of the corpse spiders,
what it wants or needs, only that is uses humans as the vessel to enact its
will. Why it chooses one human or another is a mystery as well, appearing to be
random. Even if a reason could be found it is sure to be incomprehensible to
“I swear, Doctor, they’re real. They came at us last night after our van slid off the road. They were all dressed differently, one was in an expensive suit, but they had no faces!
If they grabbed you, your face started disappearing too. One of them got Bill and he started changing! I shot it twice and it just vanished, like Alka Selzter in water. Later, Bill said he could still breathe when his face was going smooth, but he was forgetting his identity. After I shot the one, and Jeremy–he’s a boxer–knocked one down, they just ran away.”—Name withheld for HIPPA compliance, Harrison City Psychiatric Hospital.
The Faceless Human-Like Things are a creation of the Mi-Go. They appear like ordinary men, except they have smooth skin where their faces should be. They wear various, ordinary clothes.
“Though I had mayde the pact with the Lorde of the Great Abyss and knew this being would visit, I could not have been prepared for its majesty. Its skin all over midnight black, it towered over me, wielding the great trident. In my mind was spoken a demand for the reason I had summoned it.”
“As I stared into the open mass grave–filled with our men, women and children–my despair overcame the revulsion of the horrific stench. Slowly, my despair devolved into seething rage and a desperate need for justice. God had turned his back on us, so I called out into the universe for any who would provide retribution. The thousands of flies which crawled upon our people swarmed upward, swirling into a black mass which settled into the form of a man from whom I felt an ancient and terrible consciousness. My initial horror slowly bled into a sick form of worship as I realized this being, this god, would gratify my lust for vengeance.”
Fly man will manifest only in the presence of someone who is in blind rage of unjust, large scale killing and of the dead themselves, who must be swarming with flies.
“Me and Luke was out checkin’ our mud bug traps and I heered splashin’ comin’ toward me. Luke started screamin’ sumpin’ awful. I looked over and there he was, all white in the moonlight and his skin wrigglin’. It was Missa Grits alright. Poor ol’ Luke tried to run and slipped. Missa Grits grabbed ‘im up and just kinda melted all over ‘im. I ain’t never been so scared in all my life. I turn and run, got to the truck and drove like hell outta there.”
Mr. Grits is a manifestation of the rage, fear and torment of all who have been raped, tortured and murdered in the local swamps, or who have been killed elsewhere and dumped here.
“The boy was naked and shivering. He said he was lost and wanted to find his family. I moved closer to help him and, as he reached toward me, I saw that his spine was rooted directly into the base of the huge and twisted tree. His eyes darkened and his mouth split into a gruesome smile of spiked teeth. A cold, black and bitter-tasting rain began to fall, running down my face into my mouth.”
–“D,” agent of the Top Secret Project Catalyst, whereabouts undisclosed.
Thanks to everyone who participated in our OctoberNomicon! Voting begins today! Voting will be open until the 15th, at which point voting for the art begins. Which means, you’re still free to submit art entries until the 15th. Good luck to everyone! You don’t need to register to vote, and multiple votes are allowed, so vote for all the monsters you like!