Monday Mutants 14: Wave Lurker
“What’s that in the damn water? That fin! It’s coming toward us!”
Like so many beasts of the Epochian new era, the people of this age call the terrifying new creatures by some physical feature or behaviour the mutie beast displays. These are straightforward, no bullshit descriptions, something that the various humanoid strains can relate to other people with few words, which is often important when a watcher on a wall or barge deck must make their cry of alarm. With the shriek of “Wave Lurker!” everybody aboard a crude scrap-built cargo ship or junk walled village knows what is coming for them. Once the alarm is given, people can either grab the right weapon, dash to their battle stations, flee to a secure area, or pray to their wasteland god for admittance to the afterlife.
Introducing the ever hungry, fast moving, reptilian wave lurker. These aquatic predators patrol the seas, lakes and swamps of the Mutant Epoch era, appear in various sizes, and like a sea lion, can drag themselves up onto the deck of a barge or shore to go after their prey. They can be encountered both in their typical form, or as mutant freaks to inflict even more mayhem and terror on hard pressed humanity.
This is our 14th Monday Mutant release and the 2nd in our follow-up dozen for the Mutant Epoch (TME) Tabletop RPG. It’s a biggie, too, with a few extra half page illustrations and a wide range of size stat blocks from the tiny, dog sized hatchlings to the barge sized colossal adult! We will add another nightmarish oddity each Monday until we add this next dozen to the collection. Once we get to 24 muties, we’ll put them all, and a few never seen mutie freaks, into a PDF and print bestiary!
This supplement, written and illustrated by the creator of TME, William McAusland, includes the main artwork as a player handout sheet and both a d10 mutation and d20 specialty loot table. Dive into post-apocalyptic adventure today and grab your copy of the wave lurker at the always affordable ‘Pay What You Want’ price.
Here’s a glimpse of this 8 page PDF:
As with all Monday Mutants, the Wave Lurker stats can be easily corrupted for use with another game system, yet it handles best using the fast-paced Outland System used by The Mutant Epoch RPG.
Are you curious about this well supported system and setting? Why not snag your free TME Quick Start Rules with the included 42 page adventure ‘Muddy Mayhem’ right here: https://gumroad.com/l/yGVBC
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