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Libris Monstrum #7: Rats

Libris Monstrum #7: Rats

Rats! The bane of, well, a pretty small number of adventures probably. They are creatures common to low level adventures, but I have never seen anyone taken down by a rat before. Of any kind. Still there are plenty of ways a rat or group of rats could take out a party. Especially if the DM is using something strange and exciting. Today’s Libris Monstrum concerns the simple (and not so simple) rats of fantasy role-play! Well, some of them…

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Libris Monstrum #6: Kaiju

Libris Monstrum #6: Kaiju

The day is calm, peaceful. Not a single sign of anything bad. No demons, no thugs, no undead….nothing. Until a roar unlike anything, including those dragons you fought, could compare to. The ground shakes and the day goes from nice and serene to something more akin the end of the world. That is the effect of a kaiju as it makes its way through a city. Kaiju are a classic monster that has a long, if small, presence throughout much…

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Libris Monstrum #5: Rakshasa

Libris Monstrum #5: Rakshasa

Not all of the classic Dungeons & Dragons monsters are strange aberrant creatures, nor are they simply demons, dragons, and the like. Some have stuck around and made a name for themselves after being pulled out of mythology. As with the first entry in the series (the naga), this one features a classic monster that has been in mythologies for centuries but has obtained a unique and constant present within the D&D world. Rakshasas are seen, but I find that…

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Libris Monstrum #4: Will-O’-Wisp

Libris Monstrum #4: Will-O’-Wisp

Hey everyone, sorry for the delay but yesterday was, frankly, a bit meh. Today I have for you the 4th installment of the Libris Monstrum, as voted by you. While I would love to talk about most of the options I place there, and take every other entry to do a piece on a monster of my choice, I am glad you voted on the will-o’-wisp. It is a creature I have been thinking about recently, as I tempted my…

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