Cavaloth “Horsehead” | New Monster for Fifth Edition

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

Meks for Dungeons & Dragons 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

5 Living Spells for Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition: Living Magic Missile, Mage Armor, Sunburst, Dispel Magic, and Mage Hand

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