Content: Monsters and scriptures and dungeons, Oh my!
Writing: Text ranges from bloviated to concise; brisk to simple. But it is reliably miserable.
Art/design: A menagerie of styles as creative and varied as the community which spawned them.
Usability: Divided in three sections with a full index to aid navigation. Entries of varied accessibility and ease of reference at your table.
Content: An undying banshee who will rip your heart out.
Writing: A voice that will burn you to ashes. Hands that will tear right through you. She’s about as boss as it gets.
Art/design: The mork-ification of Lady Backxwash. A cautionary scrawl about her fucking hands.
Usability: Dangerous abilities and resurrection make for a recurring villain for any campaign.
Content: A dungeon in a skull, with an evil wizard.
Writing: Surprisingly amicable for an Arch Wizard, providing advice for apprentices on how to generate new cursed magic items to punish thieving scvm.
Usability: This dungeon is approachable—through the nose or eyes. The text is navigable—and color coordinated.
Concept: “The Lord of Fire marches from the Valley of the Unfortunate Undead”
Content: A fire-themed conqueror who raises and commands an undead army against the kingdoms of the Dying Land
Writing: Primarily mechanical, but the mechanics themselves provide tons of character and inspiration
Art/design: The background image reinforces the overall theme and tone without interfering with readability
Usability: Highly suitable for a grueling martial challenge
Content: Relatively lean and perpetually plagued by inquisitors
Writing: Mostly devoted to explaining how kewl you are
Art/design: Very brightly colored, but still readable
Usability: Really very kewl
Content: PCs can automatically hit but at the expense of lowered defense
Writing: Four sentences of mechanics
Art/design: Text location and color bands help to frame and emphasize the central image
Usability: Expressive typeface takes a moment to read, but concise writing mitigates the minor difficulty
Content: 20 Powers and 2 classes inspired by martial arts media
Writing: Straightforward and direct with occasional bouts of humor
Art/design: A blend of Eastern art and Mörk Borg color and layout
Usability: Some Power descriptions visually intermingle or conflict; not unusable, but takes a moment to parse