Triple Threat: Therasal

Therasal (or stone quills as they are more commonly called) are a strange mixture of badger, pangolin, porcupine, and canine with eight legs, octagonal scales, long spines, and a fuzzy down in places where their armor does not fully overlap. Their sharply pointed ears have fine tufts of fur that alert them to danger and […]

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Triple Threat: Krampus

The Krampus (sometimes called “Black Peter”) is a unique being that is sometimes thought to be a demon or elf who lost a bet with Father Christmas and is now forced to serve him as his terrifying enforcer, a job Krampus delights in. Along with the other Companions, he can only appear after December 1stand […]

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Gamemaster’s Guidepost: The Ecology of Giant Spiders in Dungeon Fantasy, Part I

Spiders in the night Creeping round the walls Now you’ll feel him Crawling over you -Ozzy Osborne Guest Post by Anders Starmark Giant spiders are among the most terrifying monsters in the Dungeon Fantasy world. A giant spider is black, with a huge abdomen and eight hairy legs. They have a small head with powerful mandibles […]

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Triple Threat: Crocoroach

Crocoroach That’s right. It’s part insect, part reptile. It’s all nightmare. Maybe a wizard did it. Maybe a mad scientist. It doesn’t matter who did it you got to deal with it now, and really, that’s just not fair. The size of a small cat, the crocoroach is a consummate omnivorous scavenger. Usually found only […]

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Triple Threat: Hellwasp

Hellwasp These monstrous insects can grow upward to two feet long (not including a 6” to 12” stinger!) and are shades of mottled red and gold. It’s iridescent wings bioluminescence at night and is often confused with swamp gas emissions and/or St. Elmo’s fire. Since they prefer dark, humid environments they can often be found […]

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Triple Threat: Marrowsucker

    Marrowsucker Marrowsuckers are large, salamander-like creatures that resemble komado dragons with hooked, needle-like teeth. Their long, whip-like tails end with a bony protrusion that the creatures habitually rake across hard surfaces (mostly rock) to sharpen. This protrusion is attached to a series of ligaments and biomechanical “gears” that allows for it to be […]

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Triple Threat: Abattoirian

AbattoirianAbattoirians are the nightmarish result of three or more dead bodies fusing together into one hideous creature. Standing between seven and eight foot tall, they are a humanoid being made of a mishmash body parts where smooth skin should be. This might result in an extra head being embedded in the torso or arms sticking […]

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