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U is for Umber Hulk, Lying in Wait

Today I really wanted to talk about the Friendship is Magic session during Delve Night, where we pitted the players against the show’s heroes, including unicorns, to disable a magical ritual that hurt anybody without friends. But on reflection, I … Continue reading

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H is for Hezrou, Prince of the Dark

I went back and forth several times on what to do for H because I had two good candidates, both evil outsiders and both campaign villains in different ways. I settled on this one because while I did something interesting … Continue reading

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F is for Fire Bats (Well, Fire Keese)

F is also a surprisingly hard letter. Few creatures begin with F except those who do it by virtue of having some modifying word: flesh golems, frost worms, forest drakes, etc. I’ve really only used one F creature, and even … Continue reading

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C is for Chimera (Three out of Five)

I think we take certain D&D creatures for granted. We know there are several monsters borrowed from Greek mythology, like minotaurs and sphinxes, and it’s somewhat common knowledge that golems come from Jewish folklore, and so on. But we’re often … Continue reading

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Puzzle Bosses

In my career I’ve seen the designers of D&D try to approach boss monsters in several ways. In 3E a boss is a monster with a CR higher than the party level, which usually means it has higher defenses, bigger … Continue reading

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