Winter has come. It has finally come to the Windy City just as it finally came to Westeros. Fortunately, we haven’t had dire wolves in Chicago in 10,000.
Managrimm asks: Why doesn’t a monster’s speed factor into it’s CR? The aggressive trait raises your offensive CR. It seems like ranged attackers with a speed of 60’ are more dangerous than ones with a speed of 15’.
Every adventure begins with rats. Swarms of rats, giant rats, and dire rats. But this is the story about how a real life variety of rats got misnamed. Because of British history.
What’s the secret history of the otyugh in D&D? There isn’t one. So we had to fill this episode with a lot of s$&%. Literally.
It can be hard to figure out how some weird monsters got into D&D in the first place. For example, who would guess that the bulette is only in D&D because of an economic collapse in 1873?
Sometimes the weird is bonkers. And sometimes it’s just incongruous. Like the backwards-handed cat demons of Dungeons & Dragons.
Sometimes the weird is bonkers. And sometimes it’s just incongruous. Like the hippo-people of Spelljammer. Or as we like to call it, D&D in Spaaaaacccceee!
Magical psychic zombie-creating mushroom men? What if we told you the only crazy thing about that was the size of the mushroom men?