Your Whispering Homunculus: 50 Troll Features

 “What is that?”       “What is what, oh Oft-Accidentally-Flatulent One?”       “That extra head.”       “Oh. That. Well, tonight is the homunculi and magically-birthed menials’ ball, and I’m going as a troll whose regeneration has birthed an extra head.”       “I don’t remember giving you the night off—get that roof repaired, and when you’ve finished that, starch my...

Your Whispering Homunculus: 100 Noteworthy NPCs (part two)

As a busy GM, you have enough on your plate writing or preparing adventures for your next gaming session. Here at YWH, as you know, we like to share your burden. For this session, we have a few one shot or single-notable-fact NPCs to spice up your adventures. Perhaps, the PCs meet them on their journey between adventures. Maybe, they are important NPCs in need of a little extra tweak to get attention. Or maybe, the PCs ask someone unexpected...

Your Whispering Homunculus: 100 Noteworthy NPCs (part one)

“She’s back again master.”       “Who.”       “That fat woman with the extra mouth. I bet she likes pies”       “Honestly, grotlette, I wish you wouldn’t judge people on so simple a basis. She’s probably an accomplished harpsichord player or something.”       “Shall I bring her in?”       “Yes, but don’t leave us alone, she might try and eat me.”...

Your Whispering Homunculus: For One Night Only… Funny Weather, Too

“Close the shutters, grotesquelet. I have it on good authority we’re in for a stormy night.” “With pleasure, Oh Round One. Hail?” “Don’t grovel. My dear friend Ragwort the Amaranth Wizard tells me he’s expecting toads.” “Please, proffer him my congratulations master.” “Don’t be impertinent, and get that cat oiled.” For One Night Only are occasional articles within YWH to spice up a...

Your Whispering Homunculus: For One Night Only… Funny Weather

“Close the shutters, grotesquelet. I have it on good authority we’re in for a stormy night.” “With pleasure, Oh Round One. Hail?” “Don’t grovel. My dear friend Ragwort the Amaranth Wizard tells me he’s expecting toads.” “Please, proffer him my congratulations master.” “Don’t be impertinent, and get that cat oiled.”  For One Night Only are occasional articles...

Interview with Richard Pett

Long-time contributor Richard Pett always comes up with gaming tidbits guaranteed to send a creepy chill up your spine. The author of Your Whispering Homunculus and many adventures never fails to create scenarios filled with suspense and mystery. To help celebrate the upcoming 10th anniversary of Open Design, Richard shared some of his memories of working with Wolfgang Baur on Open Design and Kobold Press. Q: What was the nugget of inspiration...

Your Whispering Homunculus—10 Curious and Mercifully Unique Maladies

Master Pett’s Your Whispering Homunculus presents only the finest in British gaming. Indeed, you are not likely to find a more comprehensive assortment of miscellany anywhere. (So much more than just another bloke in a dress.) ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ “Master!” “Again, tape-wormlet, can’t you see I’m busy with this flan? What now?” “Apologies, oh copious one, but my ongoing research into hedge-witches has brought up a list of curious illnesses and afflictions...

Your Whispering Homunculus—A Dozen Obscure Village Feuds

Master Pett’s Your Whispering Homunculus presents only the finest in British gaming. Indeed, you are not likely to find a more comprehensive assortment of miscellany anywhere. (So much more than just another bloke in a dress.) ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ “Master!” “What is it now, tapewormlet?” “There appears to be some sort of ruckus outside in the snow, with one side of the street lining up against the other, both armed with pitchforks.” “Really? Doubtless...

Deal of the Day: Your Whispering Homunculus

Those who have not yet experienced Richard Pett’s vile, whimsical, disgusting, bizarre, horrific, odd, skin-crawling, and mildly disturbed side of fantasy gaming now have a chance to do so through the Deal of the Day on DriveThruRPG. For a very limited time (today — and hopefully right NOW), you can snag 167 pages of essays, lists and random tables for a special low price! Don’t miss out, or the homunculus will feel lonely and...

Your Whispering Homunculus—20 Curious Tavern Chambers

Master Pett’s Your Whispering Homunculus presents only the finest in British gaming. Indeed, you are not likely to find a more comprehensive assortment of miscellany anywhere. (So much more than just another bloke in a dress.) “My lady!” “For the thousandth time, will you please refer to me as Master? I am, as you know, researching the magiks—magiks with a k I hasten to add—of our good friends the witches, and tonight I find myself in need of...

Your Whispering Homunculus—One of Many d12 Tables

Master Pett’s Your Whispering Homunculus presents only the finest in British gaming. Indeed, you are not likely to find a more comprehensive assortment of miscellany anywhere. (So much more than just another bloke in a dress.) “Toadlet! Lumpling! Grotbag! Curses, where is that damnable creature? Ah, there you are—where the devil have you been lurking?” “Well, Mistr—er Master, I’ve been examining your admirable—possibly unrivalled—collection of...

Your Whispering Homunculus—50 Strange Lucky Charms

Master Pett’s Your Whispering Homunculus presents only the finest in British gaming. Indeed, you are not likely to find a more comprehensive assortment of miscellany anywhere. (So much more than just another bloke in a dress.) “Quickly, toadlet, I am in desperate need of help!” “Why? What ails my considerable lord?” “I’ve misplaced my lucky cow’s udder, given to me by a passing monk of the Order of the Turquoise Churn. I’ve had it with me since...

Your Whispering Homunculus—10 Guaranteed Cure-Alls

Master Pett’s Your Whispering Homunculus presents only the finest in British gaming. Indeed, you are not likely to find a more comprehensive assortment of miscellany anywhere. (So much more than just another bloke in a dress.) “So, shall we proceed—new, er—menial?” “Indeed, Master—it is Master, isn’t it, not Mistress?” “Ah, the dress. No, it is indeed Master. I’m merely wearing ladies’ clothes today as a mark of respect for our sister witches...

Your Whispering Homunculus – 100 Strange Furnishings

Master Pett’s Your Whispering Homunculus presents only the finest in British gaming. Indeed, you are not likely to find a more comprehensive assortment of miscellany anywhere. (So much more than just another bloke in a dress.) Art by Mike Lowe “This the east wing. We’re going to have all this knocked through.” “Impressive, potential master, very impressive.” “So tell me again, er—possible slave, who have you familiared for before?” “Ooo, many...

Your Whispering Homunculus: Treasure of the Pharaohs

Master Pett’s Your Whispering Homunculus presents only the finest in British gaming. Indeed, you are not likely to find a more comprehensive assortment of miscellany anywhere. (So much more than just another bloke in a dress.) “Stop! Gah, too late, you selfish imp.” “Master, help! I can’t get this pot off my hand. I was only feeling inside for spiders. Help me remove it, please!” “It is too late, sluglet. Once you’ve placed your hand inside a...


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