Category Archives: Bestiary

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Enter the Dragons

It has become clearer that the longer I play Dungeons and Dragons and create my own world for future use, the fonder I become of all things draconic. Even the latest Magic: The Gathering expansion is Dragon related. D&D has … Continue reading

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If ever you were able to play with the DNA of Pikachu and Cthulhu, well… This would be the result… In plush form…

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Horror Roleplaying Part 4: Zombies!

This entry is part 4 of 8 in the series Horror Roleplaying

Zombies are one of the all-time great horror sub-genres, and they fit extremely well into almost any setting. There are many different flavours of Zombie, however, and you shouldn’t just automatically choose the most obvious. Continue reading

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Making the Most of Magic

How to make the most of magic in your fantasy role-playing game. Advice for spellcasters, dungeon masters and writers. Continue reading

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Horror Roleplaying Part 3: The Vampire

This entry is part 3 of 8 in the series Horror Roleplaying

The genre of horror is, indeed, a broad one: from vampires to atomic horror, Cthulhu Mythos to slashers and serial killers. In fact, it would be fair to point out that these each constitute sub-genres in their own right, and each needs their own special consideration. I shall endeavour to point out some of the particulars of the most common types – claiming to have an exhaustive list would lead to inevitable ridicule. Continue reading

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4E Monster Manual 2 In-Depth Review and Analysis

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series D&D 4e Book Reviews

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series D&D 4e Book ReviewsI was a bit apprehensive going into this review, because, whilst the 4E splat books have been pretty darn good so far, some of the 3.0 and … Continue reading

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Upcoming articles; Monster of the Week Index

This entry is part 18 of 19 in the series Monster of the Week

This entry is part 18 of 19 in the series Monster of the WeekAs some of you may have noticed, Monster of the Week has lapsed. In order to keep things fresh and interesting, I have decided to discontinue it … Continue reading

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Monster of the Week: Basilisks

This entry is part 17 of 19 in the series Monster of the Week

This entry is part 17 of 19 in the series Monster of the WeekBasilisks are, like many D&D creatures, a solid mythological creature. Check the Wikipedia entry, it’s quite good. What’s particularly interesting is, apparently, a Cockatrice is a variant … Continue reading

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Monster of the Week: Aboleth

This entry is part 16 of 19 in the series Monster of the Week

This entry is part 16 of 19 in the series Monster of the WeekAboleths are large and intelligent marine creatures not to be confused with an Axolotl, another strange fishy creature also starting with ‘A’. However, rather than having legs, … Continue reading

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Monster of the Week: Goblins

This entry is part 15 of 19 in the series Monster of the Week

This entry is part 15 of 19 in the series Monster of the WeekGoblins are like the eternal minion. Fireball fodder. Unlike Zombies, they can think for themselves, so are perfect for enlisting in huge quantities for random armies. Ever … Continue reading

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