Creature Catalog part 5, Fachan

So it's been a week since I've given you any crunch.  I'm picking and choosing thru the Creature Catalog from Dragon Magazine Issue #89.  I don't think I'll be converting all of them.  To be honest, I don't see myself using all of them.  Today I give you the Fachan.  Based off a creature from …

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Some monster tweaks

I got some invaluable monster number crunching help from surfarcher.  Tweaked a few of the stats in the previous monster listings to balance them better. You can check out surf's masterful 5e monster crunching over at his blog. http://surfarcher.blogspot.com.au/

The DM is the Core Mechanic of D&D

I've been a big fan of The Angry DM for awhile now.  Just wanted to give a shout out to this rant of his.  http://www.madadventurers.com/angry-rants-the-raw/The picture above, and the title of this post are my two favorite parts of it.

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 …

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 …