The Sahuagin are Dungeons & Dragons Monster royalty. Appearing at the birth of the game and continuing to be reinvented in every edition. Let's take a look at the early appearances and art of these "Devil Men of the Deep."
On the newest episode of the Retroist Podcast, I discuss the baseball comedy classic, Major League. This is a fun summer film about America's sport. I hope listening to the show might persuade you to check it out,
Starting with its Monster Card from 1983 by Jim Roslof, let's take a look at the development and many early appearances of the iconic Dungeons & Dragons Monster, the Red Dragon.
Atari Backgammon is a fun port of the ancient board game that works surprisingly well on the Atari 2600, especially in two-player mode.
Released in 1989, BMX Airmaster for the Atari 2600 is a great looking game with advanced gameplay. Unfortunately, the release in 1989 is deep into next generation console territory. So by the standards of the day, this game looks a bit primitive. Still it is a great game and worth tracking down for your collection.
The Neo-otyugh is one of two Gulguthra or "Dung-Eaters" in Dungeons & Dragons. Join me as a I take a look at the early history of this tentacled waste-eating monstrosity.
Have you ever wondered how to pronounce words used in Dungeons & Dragons? I tended to butcher the words until I found this wonderful pronunciation guide from 1985. It covers most of the more difficult words used in 1st edition AD&D
The mysterious underutilized Mihstu was a monster that peaked during Dungeons & Dragons 1st edition. It is an interesting creature with a twisting origin, so lets take a look at the Monster Card for the Mihstu and see what we can learn.
The Lizard Man in Dungeons & Dragons is a monster we all fight and unsurprising it hasn't changed much from its origin in 1975 through its appearance on this Monster Card by Jim Roslof.
Kobolds are in the DNA of Dungeons & Dragons. So let's take a look at the art for his ever-evolving monster, starting with the Jim Roslof Monster Card and moving onto its appearances in the 1st edition Monster Manual and 2nd edition Monstrous Manual.