I didn’t intent to create back-to-back swordmen for Marvel, but it shook out that way. Here is Willard H. Wright from Umineko: When They Cry. Willard is a relatively minor character, not appearing until late in the series and, as such, not appearing in the anime adaptation of the first half.

This datafile is an experiment is building a custom datafile centered around D8s. Marvel doesn’t have a point-buy system and it’s easy to get carried away with custom files and create stat bloat. Willard is meant to be a starting level physical combatant with some specialties against mystical targets and some tricks to protect other heroes in combat.

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They might look cute, but....

As promised, here are the pregen Hunters for Hinamizawa Syndrome, the Monster of the Week Mystery posted earlier. They’re all based on the main cast of the original story.

If you’re not familiar with Higurashhi When They Cry, it might seem a little strange that the main cast is all under the age of 18. The Mystery will work perfectly fine with adult Hunters. These are mostly provided if you want to run the Mystery as close to the original story as possible.

The biggest change that needs to be made with these is that if Rika is in play as a Hunter, she can’t be included as a Bystander for obvious reasons.

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Do You Know Oyashiro-Sama?I recently completed a short campaign of Monster of the Week. It… went places, but I’ll discuss that in a later post.

The following mystery is not one I wrote for that campaign. It’s something I threw together after I was shown a message board thread that discussed how to build the Groundhog Day time loop in the series Higurashi: When They Cry (Higurashi no Naku Koro ni) as a Dresden Files Fate powerset. After some thinking it occurred to me that pieces of the story could be easily developed into Monster of the Week Mystery fodder.

Please note that the following does contain spoilers for Higurashi: When They Cry. It’s a complete Mystery, so there’s no way to hide spoilers.

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