Get Well Soon!

Today's post goes out to a friend of Grognards everywhere, David R. Deitrick.  David has been in a accident recently and is in a wheelchair.  I'm sure you'll recognize his artwork that has adorned many gaming products. You can find some of his work at Art of the Genre.One of my favorites is one that …

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Creature Catalog part 4, Cantobele

Back to the Creature Catalog from Dragon Magazine #89. This creature made it into the Forgotten Realms 2 Monstrous Compendium (MC 11) in 2e. I also referenced (and even copy and pasted) from http://creaturecatalog.enworld.org/cc/converted/view_c.php?CreatureID=872 that had a 3e version.CantobeleMedium fey, neutral evilArmor Class 15Hit Points 20 (3d10+6)Speed 30 ft., climb 30 ft.STR DEX CON INT …

Creature Catalog Part 3, Calygraunt

We dip again into the Creature Catalog from Dragon Magazine #89.CalygrauntMedium fey, chaotic neutralArmor Class 13Hit Points 18 (4d8)Speed  40 ft.STR DEX CON INT WIS CHA14(+2) 14 (+2) 10 (+0) 16 (+3) 16 (+3) 10 (+0)Immunities all mind-affecting effect, including charms, compulsions and illusionsSaving Throws Intelligence +5, Wisdom +5Senses passive Perception 13Languages Common, FeyChallenge 1 …

The Fellowship

Here's a different sort of play report.  My old friend Brian and I started playing D&D together waaaaaay back.  Earlier this year, we started a play by post in a Google Docs document that we shared.  We decided on AD&D rules, so I rolled up a party and he created an adventure.  I was to …

Basic Rules update

The D&D 5th Edition has a couple of updates on the free download.  They've updated the Player's Basic Rules, increasing it a few pages, and also added the DM's Basic Rules, which mostly covers monsters.  I haven't had time to check out all the updates, but the Lair Actions on the ancient red dragon look …