Last night, I had a dream about the first video game that I ever played, Zelda 2: The Adventure of Link. For those who don't remember (or aren't old enough to remember), the boss of the first dungeon was Horsehead. Horsehead was literally just that: a knight with the head of a horse. I figured … Continue reading Cavaloth “Horsehead” | New Monster for Fifth Edition
The mek was a creature appearing in second edition Dungeons & Dragons. What follows is the information taken directly from the second edition Monstrous Manual, followed by the updated stats for fifth edition. What is a mek? Meks (possibly a derivative of the word “mechanical”) are huge metallic creations, fabricated by a long-dead race of inhuman, … Continue reading Meks for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition
Flipping through third edition's Monster Manual 3, I keep coming across cool, old monsters (old being, what? 10 years?) that make me nostalgic for 3rd. Mind you, I don't miss the days of adding up a bajillion modifiers/penalties just to make an attack, but hey--there was some real creativity involved with some of those creations. … Continue reading 5 Living Spells for Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition: Living Magic Missile, Mage Armor, Sunburst, Dispel Magic, and Mage Hand
My six-year-old son Jack helps me come up with cool monster ideas. Here's 5 I love: a room-sized mimic, a giant snake that golins can ride, a haunted book that creates ghosts from its pages, and a swarm of blood-sucking worms. Check 'em out!
Need a big, bad evil guy for your fifth edition Dungeons & Dragons adventures? Look no further than the Duke of Nightmares! Check out his stats!
Beholders! Five new beholder variants including one of the most horrifying monsters I've ever created (with Jack's help, of course). Check 'em out on the blog!