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The next few sections discuss provide the tools to use your new found knowledge. Discussion of how to use descriptions and the lack thereof to enhance the experience.

The difference in needs of a monster like zombie versus a monster like a serial killer helps to deepen the understanding of what makes each tick, and how to use those to drive a story. Supernatural handbook, knowing the difference between the victims of each antagonist helps the gamemaster to understand how to target the horror at the characters effectively.

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Hated every supernatural handbook stupid vacant audience-insulting moment of it. Hated the sensibility that thought anyone would like it The scope is far too broad, and consequently spread much too thin Only cursory coverage when it comes to horror as it relates to a supernatural handbook setting.

I hate to rag on the book, because I've enjoyed the author's other work for the line.


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He's just a speedster, essentially the same collection of stats as the speedster archetype from the core book, but with supernatural handbook flavor text.