Two of my gravediggers were caught and hanged yesterday. The other two are understandably reluctant to meet a similar fate, but I shan't let their concerns stall my progress. I need fresh corpses, and if those bumpkins can't get them for me, I'll use theirs instead.From the diary of Evangeliza Lavain, Necromancer I am just… Continue reading Flesh Golem: Ewwwwww…
Can we just replace this one with Clayface? I'd be fine with that. The more rigid it's physical form, the less likely the golem is to lose its sense of purpose. The clay ones can be a bit twitchy.Words of warning in the Manual of Clay Golems Clay golems are pretty simple. They're made to… Continue reading Clay Golem: Like the Batman Villain, Except Not
Beyond the unopenable doors lay a grand hall ending before a towering stone throne, upon which sat an iron statue taller and wider than two men. In one hand it clutched an iron sword, in the other, a feather whip. We should have turned back then.Mordenkainen the archmage, chronicling his party's harrowing exploits in the… Continue reading Golems (Part 1): General Lore
If you want soldiers or thugs, hire hobgoblins. If you want someone clubbed to death in their sleep, hire bugbears. If you want mean little fools, hire goblins.Stalman Klim, slave lord Weird question: what's your default goblin sound? Is it odd cackling? Or a sort of high-pitched grunting? I always make a weird 'hyegh-hyegh' kind… Continue reading Goblins: You Know ‘Em, You Love ‘Em
Gnomes. One of the most frequently forgotten races in Dungeons and Dragons. Because how many people in the world want to play as a gnome? You can be a dragon man, a cat girl, a turtle, or even a robot! Why be a tiny little smart guy? And for that matter: why make your players… Continue reading Deep Gnome (Svirfneblin): A Svir-What Now?