Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Monsters, monsters, and more monsters

On my trip back to the States last week, I took some of my megadungeon stuff along.  I'm currently keying the 3rd level of the dungeon, and got from 18 rooms up to 100 rooms keyed.

But I only had my listing of Classic D&D monsters (a homemade document with most of the non-planar BECM/RC critters, plus some of the Creature Catalogue monsters I use a lot and some of my home-made critters thrown in too).  For the past couple days, I've been going through my PDF collection of monster books, looking for other stuff to use.

There's a lot of good stuff out there, between Classic, AD&D 1E and 2E (especially the 2E Monstrous Compendiums of various campaign worlds and annuals), and 3rd party stuff like a PDF a friend sent me of White Dwarf's various creature feature articles (many of which are in the Fiend Folio, but not all!). 

I feel like I'm swarming in monsters!  And that's not a complaint.

I've had an idea to try and make a new monster every week here on the blog.  That's my goal, anyway.  52 new monsters (or stats given to various non-D&D monsters like I usually do) in 2012. 

Stay tuned, the first one should be coming up maybe tomorrow or Friday.


  1. I love new monsters so I'll be watching this eagerly! I'm sure I'll be stealing some for my games. :)

  2. aye new monsters (even variants of established ones) are always welcome to drop into the campaign and surprise the players

    Looking forward to the weekly monster post