You know, when I think of giants, I think of tall dudes in a loincloth that that smashes shit. Which is the complete opposite of what I got. Oh well. There are another five of these damn things. That's five chances to be disappointed. I might be a little too pessimistic. Lore: Gamblers of the… Continue reading Giants (Part 2): Cloud Giant
Boulders assailed our walls and cast them down, leavin' gaps through which the giants strode, weapons in hand.Captain Dwern Addleston'es partial account of the Siege of Sterngate Ah, giants. Another staple of the fantasy genre. Which means that, once again, we're doing a multiparter! Cause guess how many varieties they put into this one book!… Continue reading Giants (Part 1): General Lore
We're not quite at zombies yet. But we're basically doing zombies now. I've got a soft spot for these two. They're nothing especially incredible. For an early-game pair of monsters, they're fairly decent. Overall, they're just above average. But... well, you always remember your first. The first time I DM'd for a game, these were… Continue reading Ghouls and Ghasts: Consumers of the Dead
Oh, the rollercoaster that is the Monster Manual. One minute, you're talking about the all-powerful masters of the elements. The next, you're talking about a dead guy who stuck around because his wife fucked the mailman. You never know what you're going to get! Lore: Hi! I'm Dead! You know how ghosts work? You know,… Continue reading Ghost: Is… Is that all?
The marid poured out of the flask like water and said, "Your wish is my command." The halfling, overjoyed, wished for immortality, so the marid polymorphed him into a fish that flopped around humorously until, finally, it expired. It's a cautionary tale that has survived through the ages, so I suppose the halfling got his… Continue reading Genies (Part 5): Marid