Chances are, your image of a genie will match up with the djinni pretty accurately. That is, if you envision genies as lazy assholes and not a lovable cartoon character voiced by Robin Williams. In terms of design and abilities, it is very much what you'd expect. The question is: does that make it a… Continue reading Genies (Part 3): Djinni
Welcome to the Great Dismal Delve, gem of the Inner Planes. You are now slaves to the mighty and merciful Khatun Zafara Al'Yil Jin Zarain, Queen of the Mantled Depths, Pontiff of the Diamond Cathedral, Protector of the Malachite Scepter, and so on and so forth.Gargoyle Seneschal's Standard Greeting Alright, our first proper genie. Let's… Continue reading Genies (Part 2): Dao
Hoo, boy! Time for another multi-parter! Hooray! And it's another four-elements situation! On the Material Plane, genies are so rare that they've become a thing of myth. However, on the Elemental Planes, they basically live as kings, relaxing in palaces where servants worship them. They have a massive ego, stemming from the fact that they… Continue reading Genies (Part 1): General Lore
That has nothing to do with the monster, I just couldn't come up with a witty title. Of all the staple monsters in the fantasy genre, gargoyles are the ones I forget the most. They make for a fun bit of flair for a spooky castle, sure! But what happens when you're story is taken… Continue reading Gargoyle: Remember that old Gargoyles cartoon?
I've talked about a lot of simple monsters. But this guy? He may be the simplest. 'Rock' is the best way to summarize the Galeb Duhr. It's just a giant rock monster. It's basically just Earth Elemental: Electric Boogaloo. It leaves a lot to be desired in regards to stuff to talk about. But if… Continue reading Galeb Duhr: The Stone Guard Dog