Theres not too much else at the start, besides an explanation that the book is broken down into chapters to make it easier to find specific traps. Grimtooths dungeon of doom as mentioned above, the traps were presented without game mechanics. I had several traps in grimtooths traps too and, i think, three. Jan 12, 2015 an art print of grimtooth and a poster of grimtina are in there too. The original grimtooths traps spawned a host of sequels, just like a trolls severed limbs reform into new, combatready trolls. Grimtooth s traps is a collection of traps selected from contributors reception. All are compiled for the first time ever in a single edition. Its completely funded by nearly 800%, and you can get pdf, softcover, or hardcover versions of the book. The 460page tome details more than 500 traps in a systemsneutral format, suitable for any fantasy rpg. Last 48 hours to back grimtooths ultimate trap collection. And finally, a new dcc rpg adventure featuring grimtooth and his traps is being written and will be available as well. This book is a connoisseur s catalog of condemnable calamities, ghastly glamours, distinctive disasters, and an astonishing array of annoying misdirections and miserable misfortunes. You can live only a few days without water, but you can live for weeks without food. Last few hours for grimtooths ultimate traps collection.
Grimtooths trapsylvania dcc sourcebook by goodman games. Grimtooths ultimate traps collection goodman games. But if i ever receive another letter about how my traps are too deadly, im going to hand some wimp his head. Grimtooths traps too isnt just a fun book, theres an insane amount of thought and effort put into it, and mind games i havent seen duplicated ever.
If you want a book full of traps to harry your players and give them fits, this is it. Equip status arrow, such as stun arrow, freeze arrow, curse arrow, to keep our targets in place. So, just as the brave adventurers out there thought they had danced their way through the last of grimtooths previous offerings, and started whistling songs of good fortune, the piper has come. This is the original book from 1989, digitally redone by the artist, steve crompton. Grimtooth s traps too isnt just a fun book, there s an insane amount of thought and effort put into it, and mind games i havent seen duplicated ever. Some of these are quite simple, like the hop, skip, and jump corridor trap.
The common knowledge section now includes a series field. Grimtooths traps too this book is a connoisseurs catalog of condemnable calamities, ghastly glamours, distinctive disasters, and an ast. Enter the name of the series to add the book to it. The troll has sent ravens far and wide inviting delvers to share in the vast wealth of his treasure room. Grimtooths traps too is the second in what will become a long running series of books that provide the gm a plethora of traps to use. The book was released in 1982 and is not system specific so these could be used with any game system though being designed for dungeons using it with shadowrun might limit its viability somewhat. Actually if i recall correctly one of the books did claim to be printed with a slow acting poison in the pages that would take a few hours of stealing grimtooth s traps reading the book before it would be too late, with something to the effect of ha, gotcha suckers. Its almost a rite of passage to have your sneak attack taken away by a neophyte gm who thinks they know more than the entire design team at wizards, or to play with a player who conveniently forgot to. Try to avoid hitting gremlins as they can detect hiding and it will disrupt your grimtooths. Its a four foot pit in a corridor filled with say lava or hot tar. You will not be able to adjust the setting and you will not be able to read the text.
Produced in cooperation with flying buffalo, grimtooths ultimate traps collection contains exact reprints of all five grimtooths traps books. Page bearenteringpen 68 densetdeadfall 73 portablewoodentrap 75 theblocktrap 78 thenoxemalldeadfall 79 illinoistrapperstriggers 84 triptriggers 85 animalenteringtripdeadfall 89 triptriggerfall 91 canadiantripfall 93 theturntrigger 94 twopiecetriggertrap 98 stringandtriggertrap 100 trailordentrap 110 springpoleandsnare 121. Warehouse 23 is your online source for games and geek toys. Video where i discuss the topic title here if youre like me, you enjoy rpg horror stories as a bit of a guilty pleasure. I was most honored when the kind and humble and handsome grimtooth choose to accept some of my unasked for submissions. Fat dragon games is providing mechanical traps pdfs from their ez dungeons line. Jan 26, 2015 its completely funded by nearly 800%, and you can get pdf, softcover, or hardcover versions of the book. Resource grimtooths traps a book of of 101 traps ranging.
A dcc supplement that lets you confront grimtooth himself in his own lair. Grimtooth s traps is a series of systemneutral gaming supplements, providing the busy game master with an assortment of predesigned if not prestatted traps ready to insert into a game. The traps were detailed, diagrammed, and explained. The energy used to find and hunt for food can also burn more calories than they give back. I have 2 or 3 of the original grimtooth trap volumes, buried away in our storage room.
Im an avid reader of rrpghorrorstories and have a few of my own. Jul 02, 2011 grimtooths traps too blade, changeling grimtooths traps too is the second in what will become a long running series of books that provide the gm a plethora of traps to use. The folks at flying buffalo have made me love a decadesold book once again, and it proves that for all its age and silliness, grimtooths traps is one of the best supplements in rpg history. Grimtooth traps are delightful dungeons and dragons. Traps lite less deadly traps, bazaar trapped items, and dungeons of doom dungeon maps with integrated traps. Grimtooths ultimate traps collection softcover print. Strikes a single target with the equipped katar while hidden at a distance to inflict 200% physical damage to all enemies within the area of effect. Most of these traps, having been designed by mere mortals, arent deadly enough. Actual construction of these traps might prove harmful, and such construction is strongly discouraged. May 27, 2016 grimtooths traps was a book of the most devious, murderous, and slapyourforeheadcrazy traps ever published by the evil son of a troll and a chaos goddess. Grimtooths ultimate traps collection by goodman games.
So, just as the brave adventurers out there thought they had danced their way through the last of grimtooth s previous offerings, and started whistling songs of good fortune, the piper has come. Most of the traps were designed for fantasy settings, but some of the later books added science fiction traps. Grimtooths traps was a book of the most devious, murderous, and slapyourforeheadcrazy traps ever published by the evil son of a troll and a chaos goddess. Grimtooths traps 101 devilish, devious, deathdealing engines of destruction calculated to terrify dungeondelvers of all types. Traps and snares tangle, dangle, strangle or mangle. Grimtooth is a 2 nd class offensive skill available as assassin and assassin cross effect. There was a third book of traps, but the less said about that fiasco the better.
Well, grimtooths traps was a series of books by flying buffalo throughout the 1980s which detailed deadly dungeon traps. For the early days of thief, you can just get a kindle dagger and do payon dungeon using warp girl npc, mukas at 2 maps south of morroc, or wolves at 2 maps south of payon alternatively, you can hunt for eggyra if you plan to make baby chick. This proved successful enough that the sequel, grimtooths traps too, came out a year later, in 1982. Whos grimtooth, and why does he have so many traps, i hear you ask. Plus this new edition of traps too includes a 7 page grimtooth comic by ss crompton, several pages of grimtooth puzzles and all the gaming stats for the traps in this book using the fudge system, making it even easier to plug these into your rpg game. Most of the stretch goals require the hardcover printing process, which is not being utilized at this pledge level. Grimtooths ultimate traps collection pdfgoodman games store. The traps in this book are nothing short of genius. Allston commented that id recommend this as one of the best supplements released this year but use it sparingly, unless you have several indiana joneses in the party. Each trap is categorized according to its lethality, and the descriptions are both detailed and believable. In some cases, as with chronicles of narnia, disagreements about order necessitate the creation of more than one series. Traps and snares tangle, dangle, strangle or mangle in most survival situations, food is not an essential.
This collectors softcover edition includes exact reproductions of the works grimtooths traps, grimtooths traps too, grimtooths traps fore, grimtooths traps ate, and grimtooths traps lite. Back cover this book is a connoisseurs catalog of condemnable calamities, ghastly glamours, distinctive disasters, and an astonishing array of annoying misdirections and miserable misfortunes. The traps within this book have been presented without game mechanics of any kind. After three decades of preparation, the evil troll grimtooth has finally thrown wide the gates of his abode to all comers. Grimtooth s traps had three sequels too, fore, and ate, each of which contained another 100 or so traps, and all of which are also available as pdfs. The book was released in 1982 and is not system specific so these could be used with any game system though being designed for dungeons using it with shadowrun might. Grimtooths traps had three sequels too, fore, and ate, each of which contained another 100 or so traps, and all of which are also available as pdfs. Traps fore contains over 100 civil rights violations never before seen outside certain south american countries or the frozen wastes of western siberia. Grimtooths ultimate traps collection morrus unofficial.
A gamemaster s aid for all roleplaying systems paul r. The series also included several books which are not for sale as pdfs. The legendary locations of grimtooths traps revealed. The folks at flying buffalo have made me love a decadesold book once again, and it proves that for all its age and silliness, grimtooth s traps is one of the best supplements in rpg history. A gamemasters aid for all roleplaying systems paul r. No updates, no rules revisions, no changes, and nothing to disrupt the entertaining formula that has led the grimtooths line to sell more than 250,000 copies since. The fourth set of traps in grimtooths traps too are item traps. A gamemasters aid for all roleplaying systems paul ryan oconnor, pat mueller, michael stackpole, steven crompton on. A complete compendium of better mousetraps, delver mishaps, adventurer mishmash, and a sarcastic smorgasbord of stealthy strikers, cryptic confusers and character crushers. In all seriousness, goodman games does an amazing job with its kickstarters.
And now, onto my book the greatest tome ever written about traps. There s not too much else at the start, besides an explanation that the book is broken down into chapters to make it easier to find specific traps. Grimtooths ultimate traps collection longbox graveyard. The 102 traps within this book have been presented without game mechanics of any kind. Goodman games is raising funds for grimtooths trapsylvania dcc sourcebook on kickstarter. If youre wondering whatever happened to my editor, paul oconnor, or his traditional editorial, then you should know that he, too, felt that some of my traps were a little rough.
You would literally need to use a magnifying glass to make use of the digital copy of this book. Note that this pledge level does not include any stretch goals. Ive still got the original copies on my bookshelf with all my gaming supplies. Flying buffalo inc, po box 1467, scottsdale, az 85252. It reminds me of just how lethal the grimtooth traps are. An art print of grimtooth and a poster of grimtina are in there too. The book cautions you to use these sparingly, as not every item a player touches should burst into flames, and having too many item traps can suck the fun out of a game. Delvers, too, seem to enjoy room traps far more than any other variety such traps often present puzzle boxes for the characters to strain their infinitesimal brains. Watch out for hodremlin, as they can do sonic blow. In addition, it is an homage to an important piece of gaming history. It is up to each dm to decide the mechanical effects of the trap as it does not prescribe to any one system. A gamemaster s aid for all roleplaying systems paul ryan oconnor, pat mueller, michael stackpole, steven crompton on. You have room traps, corridor traps, door traps as well as items and artifacts.
Grimtooths traps is a collection of traps selected from contributors reception. To create a series or add a work to it, go to a work page. Fronted by steve jackson games on behalf of the illuminati, it offers a wide variety of roleplaying games, card games, and board games from many different companies. Eggyra is located 1 map east and 1 map south of payon. The hardcopys clearer than the pdf, ill try and rego through the chapters. Much easier for me to complete my collection by backing grimtooths ultimate traps collection kickstarter than trying to dig them out. You are given a short description for each and black and white drawings to illustrate the traps.96 1179 120 1092 917 756 1469 797 1299 401 1585 2 1173 1315 109 453 490 841 120 17 902 822 954 828 1479 652 931 1258 767 1361 797 1146 1547 395 1377 1136 456 486 166 205 1123